Conservative Sinclair News Host Resigns After Threatening to Sexually Assault Parkland, Fla., Student

A Sinclair Broadcast Group host showed his whole ass—and was forced to resign—after writing a tweet in which he threatened to sodomize Parkland, Fla., student and gun-reform activist David Hogg...

 

 

NEqual Pay Day: Will Women Ever Catch Up?

Well, that only took about 100 days. That’s right, kids: It’s Equal Pay Day 2018, otherwise known as the day women’s collective earnings catch up with men’s earnings from the previous year...

 

 

Report Details How Employees Scammed Howard University for Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

JA preliminary investigation detailing a recent financial scandal at Howard University was released on Monday and reveals that the malfeasance was more widespread than previously thought...

 

 

The Power of a Woman: Tarana Burke Covers Variety Magazine

It seems like only yesterday we were talking about the incredible Tarana Burke. Oh, wait; it was just yesterday...

 

 

The Biggest ‘Black Lives Matter’ Page on Facebook Is a Fake: Report

As Facebook continues to be mired in controversy over the way its user data has been used by outside companies and how its platform has repeatedly been infiltrated by Russian troll farms...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BET’s In Contempt Confronts America’s Unjust Legal System While Giving Us a Black Leading Lady

BET is shaking the table with its new series, In Contempt. The show stars Erica Ash as Gwen Sullivan, an opinionated and passionate public defender who sincerely cares about her clients—the downtrodden...

 

 

Martin Luther King Jr.: 50 Years Later, His Battles Live On

In his last years, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was grappling with many issues: workers’ rights, a sprawling protest movement, persistent segregation and poverty. We inherited them all...

 

 

New Jersey Prisons Lift Ban on Award-Winning Book The New Jim Crow

After being called out by the ACLU for banning an award-winning book about mass incarceration, New Jersey said that it has lifted the ban on Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow...

 

 

#NetNeutrality: FCC Reveals Details of ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Order

Just three weeks after it voted to repeal the rules of net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission finally released the details of its “Restoring Internet Freedom” order Thursday...

 

 

Rosa Parks, Recy Taylor and Gertrude Perkins Are Mothers of the #MeToo Movement

In 2016, former Oklahoma City Police Officer and rapist Daniel Holtzclaw was sentenced to 263 years in prison for the rapes and sexual assaults of seven black women and one black girl, ranging in age from 17 to 58...

 

 

 

 

 

Missouri Man Accused of Attempting Terror Attack on Amtrak Was (Surprise!) a White Supremacist

It’s time to come to grips with the “white identity extremist” problem we have in America. The latest example: The FBI has charged a 26-year-old...

 

 

Former Sheriff David Clarke Heads to Trial for Facebook ‘Snowflake’ Threat

Although a federal judge on Friday dismissed most of a civil rights lawsuit against former Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. over an incident at a Milwaukee airport...

 

 

Who Will Survive in America?

On Kanye West’s 2010 album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, there is an often overlooked track entitled “Who Will Survive America?”...

 

 

Google Gives $1,000,000 Grant to Push the Representation of Black Male Youths in Tech.

Google is doling out a cool $1 million grant to an Oakland, Calif.-based organization that is dedicated to increasing representation of black male youths in tech...

 

 

3 Athletes Who Risked It All Before Colin Kaepernick.

When now-former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee to bring attention to injustice, he may have lost his career simply by speaking out...

 

 

The Unsinkable Nikki Giovanni Reflects on a Life of Tears and Laughter in New Collection.

You don’t have to wonder where Nikki Giovanni is on a Saturday night. The iconic poet, who just released her latest collection of poems last week, is a devout Saturday Night Live fan and is especially impressed by Alec Baldwin and his Donald Trump impersonations...