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The New Negroes Debuts On Comedy Central Next Month The New Negroes Debuts On Comedy Central Next Month

A show Comedy Central gave the greenlight in 2017 will finally make its way to television next month.

National Cathedral Politely Calls Donald Trump Out For Being the Liar He Is National Cathedral Politely Calls Donald Trump Out For Being the Liar He Is

Donald Trump is the kind of man who wants credit for everything.

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid Likely Settled With NFL for Less Than $10 Million: Report Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid Likely Settled With NFL for Less Than $10 Million: Report

What is the price of pushing players out of the National Football League and preventing them from playing again because they silently protested against racial inequality and the pervasive and very real threat of unarmed black men and women being shot and killed by police in the United States with impunity?

Murder Trial Date Set for Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger in the Shooting Death of Botham Jean Murder Trial Date Set for Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger in the Shooting Death of Botham Jean

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger has a trial date for her role in the shooting death of Botham Jean, an unarmed black man.

Bill to Protect Banks That Work With the Cannabis Industry Gets a Vote in Congress Next Week Bill to Protect Banks That Work With the Cannabis Industry Gets a Vote in Congress Next Week

The House Financial Services Committee will vote next Tuesday on a bipartisan bill that would protect banks that service businesses in the cannabis industry from being penalized by federal regulators.

LAPD Officers ‘Violated Policy’ in 2018 Shooting of a Black Man Inside a Crowded Mall LAPD Officers ‘Violated Policy’ in 2018 Shooting of a Black Man Inside a Crowded Mall

On a Tuesday evening in April 2018, a black man who appeared to be suffering from a mental health crisis ran through the crowded Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Mall in Los Angeles armed with a long kitchen knife. When commanded by police to drop the knife, he did not comply, so officers began shooting at him as…

Trial Begins for Former Police Officer Who Shot and Killed 17-Year-Old Antwon Rose II Trial Begins for Former Police Officer Who Shot and Killed 17-Year-Old Antwon Rose II

The white former East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in the back goes on trial Tuesday, potentially facing life behind bars.

Marijuana Is One Step Closer to Being Legal in the State of New Jersey Marijuana Is One Step Closer to Being Legal in the State of New Jersey

Looks like there may be an entirely new meaning to New Jersey’s nickname as “The Garden State.” Lawmakers voted Monday to advance bills that would legalize marijuana in the state and expunge prior convictions related to marijuana.

#StephonClark: One Year Later, There Is Still No Justice and No Peace

One year ago today, 22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot and killed by two police officers as he stood in the backyard of his grandparents’ home in the Meadowview neighborhood of Sacramento, Calif.

Friends of Dr. Tamara O'Neal, Emergency Room Physician Slain in Hospital Shooting, Create Scholarship in Her Name  Friends of Dr. Tamara O'Neal, Emergency Room Physician Slain in Hospital Shooting, Create Scholarship in Her Name 

Former medical school classmates of an emergency room physician who was shot and killed by her ex-fiancée in a shooting last year at Mercy Hospital in Chicago have created a scholarship fund to honor her with a medical school scholarship created in her name.

‘While Black’: New York City Commission on Human Rights Launches Campaign to Combat Anti-Black Racism ‘While Black’: New York City Commission on Human Rights Launches Campaign to Combat Anti-Black Racism

Walking while black, waiting for an Uber while black, swimming while black, entering an apartment building while black, selling water while black, barbecuing while black; simply existing while black has become a headline-worthy situation as black people doing nothing more than going about their daily lives have become…

No Surprise Here: Police Regularly Deny Access to Officer Video Footage No Surprise Here: Police Regularly Deny Access to Officer Video Footage

When 22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot and killed by two police officers in the backyard of his grandparents’ house in March 2018, the Sacramento Police Department released officer body camera footage as well as footage captured by a Sacramento sheriff’s helicopter within days of the shooting. The city has its own…

NY Prosecutors Want Paul Manafort to Go to Jail, Go Directly to Jail. Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Get a Presidential Pardon NY Prosecutors Want Paul Manafort to Go to Jail, Go Directly to Jail. Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Get a Presidential Pardon

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, was sentenced in a Washington, D.C., federal court Wednesday to an additional 43 months in prison for conspiracy and fraud.

Whoa! Whoa! Hold on There! GOP Senators Seek to Stop Trump From ‘Acting Like a King’  Whoa! Whoa! Hold on There! GOP Senators Seek to Stop Trump From ‘Acting Like a King’ 

Remember last month when your little “president” declared a national emergency because he wasn’t getting the money for his stupid wall he felt he should get?

737 Death Row Inmates in California Get a Reprieve From Gov. Gavin Newsom 737 Death Row Inmates in California Get a Reprieve From Gov. Gavin Newsom

There are 737 people on death row in California, and on Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom gave them all a reprieve because he believes the death penalty is immoral and discriminatory.

This White People College Cheating Scam Is the Perfect Example of Why We Need Affirmative Action This White People College Cheating Scam Is the Perfect Example of Why We Need Affirmative Action

Whenever people try to tell me that affirmative action admissions policies give black people (and by extension other nonblack people of color) an unfair advantage, I always have to remind them that the deck is stacked against us in the first place. White privilege, systemic and institutionalized racism and nepotism…

For MAGAts Who Need Safe Spaces, There’s an App For That For MAGAts Who Need Safe Spaces, There’s an App For That

It’s hard out here for Trump supporters who wear MAGA hats.

Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Charges Related to the Alleged Attack Against Him Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Charges Related to the Alleged Attack Against Him

An Illinois grand jury has indicted Empire actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony charges related the alleged hate attack he reported on Jan. 29.

#StephonClark: U.S. Department of Justice Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into Shooting  #StephonClark: U.S. Department of Justice Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into Shooting 

After both the Sacramento district attorney and the California state attorney general both declined to press criminal charges against the officers who shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark in the backyard of his grandparents’ home nearly a year ago, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it would be…

#NetNeutrality: Pelosi, et al Plan to ‘Save the Internet’ #NetNeutrality: Pelosi, et al Plan to ‘Save the Internet’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday that House Democrats plan to introduce a bill that would replace the open internet protections that were in place until the Federal Communications Commission repealed them in December 2017.

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