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Charlie Hebdo, Politico Show Cruelty Not Satire in Harvey Cartoons

As those in the path of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction continue to be rescue andbegin to recover, some media coverage of the record-breaking storm is causing its own storm online. First, Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Matt Wuerker brought controversy to Politico when the … Continue reading »

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No Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Under Trump, Mnunchin Says

President Barack Obama, the first black president in United States history, finalized plans during his presidency to replace President Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill with abolitionist, humanitarian, spy and general bad ass Harriet Tubman. When the plans were … Continue reading »

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Carl Dix, Veteran Activist, On How Charlottesville Was Different

“Charlottesville” has now become synonymous with the events that happened in the Virginia city two weeks ago Saturday. Those events include: the “Unite the Right” rally bringing together various far-right factions like the KKK and neo-Nazis to protest the removal … Continue reading »

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“Okay Ladies Now Let’s Gentrification?” Did TSwift Copy Beyonce in LWYMMDVideo?

Taylor Swift hasn’t even released the entire video for her new single “Loow What You Made Me Do” but she’s already making news, fielding controversy and breaking records with it. She released the single’s audio version August 24th with a … Continue reading »

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Kim Kardashian, Jeffree Star, Makeup, Racism and Apologies

Kim Kardashian Photo Credit: Kenny Servera/THZ Library Jeffree Star built his career on being a talented makeup artist and drag queen and making entertaining YouTube videos that include makeup product reviews, rants and tutorials. He has also built his career, … Continue reading »

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What the Heck Happened in Charlottesville?

It started Friday night and took over all of Twitter and the rest of the Internet throughout the day on Saturday. It ended in at least one related death and fueled a debate that is old as our country itself … Continue reading »

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Trump Undermines Sanctions Bill While Signing It; Mueller Issues Subpoenas

The “cloud” that is the Russia scandal continues to follow Donald Trump wherever he goes and whatever he does. That is, in large part, due to his own behavior. As The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin put it in her article … Continue reading »

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“Black America” vs. “Confederate”

HBO received backlash recently when it announced that “Game of Thrones” creators David Bernioff and D.B. Weiss, two white men, would be creating a new series called “Confederate,” based during the post-Civil War Reconstruction Era but with a twist. The … Continue reading »

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Donald Trump Encourages Police Brutality

Somehow, after the nonstop news avalanche that was his presidential campaign and 6 months in the White House, Donald Trump continues to find ways to shock us. Though his statements Friday to police officers on Long Island are not surprising … Continue reading »

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TRIGGER WARNING: N-Word Used to Describe WalMart.com Wig Cap

  Wal-Mart has apologized for the use of the n-word by one of its third-party vendors on the international corporation’s website. A wig cap, used to separate a persons’s hair/head from a wig, was described as “n$&&er brown” in the … Continue reading »

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