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Bill Cosby Hires Michael Jackson Lawyer For His November Retrial on Sexual Assault

by Monique Judge on

Bill Cosby is hard at work putting together a “dream team” of attorneys to represent him in November at his retrial in Pennsylvania for sexual assault charges. The comedian has hired an attorney who previously represented Michael Jackson.... Read full article

TV Producer/ Screenwriter Shonda Rhimes Signs Major Deal With Netflix

by Business Women on

47-year old Shonda Rhimes has just signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix, making her production company, ShondaLand, one of the most powerful woman-owned companies in the television industry!... Read full article

For Those Considering Blaxit, I Present to You: Jakarta

by Jennifer Neal on

Now, two years into his tenure, Adam says that he enjoys the perks of living abroad on an American salary. He has a private car and a driver and rents out a modern apartment in the middle of the city for a fraction of the cost of his NY residence... Read full article

White Power Is About White Victimhood, and It’s Everywhere

by Danielle Butler on

The common thread between the lionization of Damore and the rally in Charlottesville is a fundamental belief in white male victimhood: the notion that white people, particularly white men, are being oppressed by “PC culture,” “the intolerant left”... Read full article

Unite the Right, the violent white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, explained

by Dara Lind on

Hundreds of protesters descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday for a “Unite the Right” rally: a belated coming-out party for an emboldened white-nationalist movement in the United States. ... Read full article

‘Detroit’ Tells A Gruesome, Horrifying Story That Must Be Seen

by Selena Hill on

It's raw, uncomfortable, and painful—just like our history... Read full article

COMPANY OFFERS "GHETTO TOURISM" AROUND AN IMPOVERISHED AND GENTRIFYING BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOOD

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Graffiti was ostracised and the artists that did it around here were criminals. Now there’s a tour? I’m not mad at people that want to see cool artwork but it feels like commodification and appropriation of a culture.” ... Read full article

'Darktown' Imagines What It Was Like For Atlanta's First Black Policemen

by Karen Grigsby Bates on

In 1948, Atlanta added eight black men to its police force. This was at a time when, as author Thomas Mullen explains, a 1947 Newsweek article "estimated that one-quarter of Atlanta policemen were, in fact, members of the Ku Klux Klan."... Read full article

The Blacknificent Women Behind #BlackLivesMatter

by Kimberlee Buck on

As a result of Zimmerman being found not guilty for any crime, three African American women by the name of, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi and Alicia Garza created #BlackLivesMatter. ... Read full article

'Caramel Curves,' the all-female motorcycle club in Nawlins

by Talia Lakritz on

Photographer Akasha Rabut was out and about on Super Sunday in New Orleans when she came across two Black women sitting on motorcycles.... Read full article

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