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Post-Debate Analysis: Joe Biden Is a White Man, the Media Are Racist Against Julián Castro and Black People Are Out of Their Goddamn Minds

HOUSTON—Let’s get straight to the point: Joe Biden showed his ass on the debate stage last night and there is no way in hell he should have the support from black voters that he has. Much of this has to do with a mainstr...

Post-Debate Analysis: Joe Biden Is a White Man, the Media Are Racist Against Julián Castro and Black People Are Out of Their Goddamn Minds

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Julián Castro questioned Joe Biden’s acuity. But did Castro get it right? An uncomfortable topic that has lingered just below the surface of the primary for months erupted into clear view before millions of Americans on national television....
11:00, 09/13/2019

Cory Booker sides with Julián Castro on Biden attack: You do 'wonder' when Biden speaks... Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., expressed solidarity with former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro for his controversial attack against former Vice President and 2020 frontrunner Joe Bid...
10:42, 09/13/2019

Julián Castro calls Trump Jr a ‘coward’ over racist attack on Kamala Harris President’s son retweeted and then deleted post claiming Harris is not ‘American black’ but comes from ‘Jamaican Slave Owners’Donald Trump Jr is “like a coward” for tweeting and deleting a racist atta...
17:28, 06/30/2019

Julian Castro under fire for questioning Joe Biden’s memory Julián Castro went too far with his crack about 76-year-old Joe Biden’s memory during Thursday’s debate, several of his fellow 2020 Democratic contenders said, with one calling it “not cool,” and “so ...
20:14, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Julian Castro goes on offensive against Biden HOUSTON – Julian Castro went on offense Thursday night and accused Vice President Joe Biden of being forgetful and not living up to the health care aspirations of President Barack Obama. “I̵...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Julián Castro and Jorge Ramos Team Up to Destroy Joe Biden on Immigration Julián Castro has next-to-no chance of winning the 2020 Democratic primary, but he’s making good use of his time in the limelight. Tonight alone, Castro has skewered frontrunner Joe Biden for his inco...
10:14, 09/13/2019

Julian Castro’s and Cory Booker’s risky attacks on Joe Biden’s sharpness There are certain attacks you can explain away in the general election. Calling Biden a "meandering" old man who can't remember what he said two minutes ago isn't one of them....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Julián Castro fantasizes about his inauguration day, saying ‘adios’ to Trump at White House Julián Castro on Friday ended his speech to the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in San Francisco by describing his fantasy for Jan. 20, 2021 – the day he imagines being inaugurated pres...
23:56, 08/23/2019

Julián Castro seeks to 'disarm hate' with gun, white supremacy plan Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro called for the United States to "disarm hate" in a plan he unveiled Friday to crack down on guns and white supremacy....
05:00, 08/10/2019

Julián Castro's Plan for Indigenous People Sets a High Bar for the 2020 Field Indigenous people have long been asking for United States politicians to simply listen; now, it looks like one is finally bending his ear....
18:00, 07/26/2019

'Are you forgetting?': Rival Julian Castro puts the focus on Joe Biden's age in debate Joe Biden's age was thrust into the spotlight at a stormy Democratic Party presidential primary debate as a rival repeatedly raised questions about the frontrunner's memory....
12:42, 09/13/2019

'The View' hosts defend Joe Biden from Dem attacks, say there’s a 'real racist in the White House' "The View" hosts on Thursday pushed back on race-based criticisms of former Vice President Joe Biden, suggesting that by calling him a "racist," people were trivializing real racism in the White House...
22:42, 06/20/2019

White Mayor Gives Extremely Racist Answer on Why She Won’t Hire Black Candidate A mayor of an overwhelmingly white city outside of Atlanta is facing calls to resign after the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that she stopped considering a candidate for city manager because h...
01:00, 05/07/2019

‘I hate black people’: Student expelled, arrested over racist video A South Carolina student has been arrested and expelled from a private Catholic school after disturbing videos circulated online of him threatening black people, according to reports. In the footage, ...
22:56, 08/05/2019

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump Administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
17:14, 07/10/2019

Everyone Is Freaking Out About Julián Castro Julián Castro struck a nerve with his direct and repeated questioning of Joe Biden during the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, and now lots of people are all freaked out about it....
17:00, 09/13/2019

Julián Castro on Immigration Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary and San Antonio mayor, was the first Democratic candidate in the 2020 campaign to release an immigration plan....
05:00, 06/27/2019

Julián Castro Go to Sleep Man What the Hell Julián Castro had a great night last night. The former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and mayor of San Antonio distinguished himself on an extremely crowded debate stage mostly by dismantl...
23:28, 06/27/2019

Julián Castro Finally Had His Big Moment at the First Debate Julián Castro has been a rising star in the Democratic Party since at least 2012, but it took him until Wednesday’ night’s presidential primary debate to finally catch the spotlight...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Julián Castro Wants to Decriminalize Border Crossings All of the candidates on last night's debate stage, except Beto O'Rourke, joined Castro in support of making illegal border crossing a civil offense....
20:42, 06/27/2019

Why Julián Castro’s Obama Moment Didn’t Last As a young mayor, he was given a prime-time speaking spot at the 2012 Democratic Convention. He is still trying to get from that stage to a bigger one....
18:56, 08/19/2019

Julián Castro Knows Just How to Get His Message to Trump—Take Out an Ad on Fox News Democratic presidential candidate and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said “fuck it” to hoping Donald Trump hears his cries and took his message straight to the man by pos...
00:56, 08/14/2019

Julian Castro at Fox News Town Hall Julián Castro, the Housing and Urban Development secretary under former President Barack Obama and a 2020 presidential candidate, appeared at a Fox News Town Hall with Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum....
06:00, 06/14/2019

Julian Castro says his beef with Beto O’Rourke isn’t personal WASHINGTON – Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro walked back comments he made that suggested he believed fellow Texan Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign was toast. “N...
22:28, 06/30/2019

Julián Castro unveils $10 trillion environmental plan Democratic presidential hopeful Julián Castro unveiled Tuesday a $10 trillion plan to fight for environmental justice, resilience and jobs amid climate change....
03:42, 09/04/2019

Joe Biden’s Corn Pop Story Is a Parable About How White People See Us The first time I visited Baltimore, I was covering the uprisings after the death of Freddie Gray. To discover more about the turmoil in the city, I met with local residents who explained their content...
20:28, 09/17/2019

MSNBC's Matthews asks Harris how she didn't 'have hatred towards white people' after racist childhood experiences Chris Matthews asked Kamala Harris after the Democratic debate Thursday how she was able to move past racist childhood experiences and not “have hatred towards white people generally?”...
17:42, 06/28/2019

Ex-de Blasio ally to spin for Dem debate opponent Julian Castro Mayor Bill de Blasio’s one-time City Hall ally, former Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, is now a surrogate for Hizzoner’s Democratic debate opponent Julian Castro. Mark-Viverito will...
23:42, 07/30/2019

Julián Castro Is Crowned the Winner on Telemundo’s First Debate Night The network simulcast the Democratic debate in Spanish, and had interpreters prepare for months to be able to translate “Medicare for all” in real time....
21:56, 06/27/2019

Julián Castro’s Fox News Town Hall: Live Updates Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary, is at a Fox News town-hall event in Phoenix, becoming the latest Democratic candidate to take the network for a spin....
00:42, 06/14/2019

Julián Castro Wants to Stop Police Brutality by Getting Rid of Qualified Immunity “Qualified immunity” refers to one of the most powerful federal laws that protects police officers from personal liability in cases of deadly force. But if presidential candidate Julián Castro has his...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Beto O’Rourke and Julian Castro get into Texas tussle at Dem debate MIAMI, Fla. — Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who represented El Paso, and ex-HUD Director Julian Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio got into a Texas-sized tussle on immigration Wednesday night at the f...
05:42, 06/27/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
22:28, 05/13/2019

Julian Castro’s twin brother grew a beard to avoid mix-ups Presidential candidate Julian Castro is often mistaken for his identical twin brother, Joaquin, but now there’s a whisker of a difference between the two. The 44-year-old siblings travel together on t...
07:42, 07/29/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan in his 2020 campaign. The forme...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Julian Castro joins McDonald's minimum wage rally Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and se...
22:14, 05/23/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have...
17:56, 06/03/2019

Julian Castro proposes plan to tax inheritance, provide family tax credit Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro introduced a plan Thursday to tax inheritance, raise the capital gains tax rate and provide a tax credit for families....
03:14, 08/16/2019

Julián Castro: 'We already pay for the healthcare of undocumented immigrants. It's called the emergency room' Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro claimed during a Sunday morning interview with George Stephanopoulos that the United States already pays for the healthcare of illegal immigrants throug...
02:56, 07/01/2019

A ‘White Man’s Problem Visited on People of Color.’ Joe Biden Says Racism is ‘Institutional’ in U.S. (WASHINGTON) — Racism in America is institutional and it is a “white man’s problem visited on people of color,” Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday, arguing that the way to a...
23:56, 08/27/2019

Donald Trump Pardons Disgraced Media Mogul Conrad Black: White House President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned disgraced media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison in the US for fraud and obstruction of justice....
05:28, 05/16/2019

Julián Castro calls for end to euthanization at animal shelters in wildlife welfare plan Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for an end to euthanization at animal shelters in a plan he released Monday focusing on improving the welfare of both domestic and wild animals....
00:56, 08/20/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
19:56, 06/18/2019

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief an...
14:14, 08/21/2019

Julián Castro takes 'eye-opening' tour of Las Vegas tunnel homeless encampments Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Friday toured the flood tunnels underneath the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, accompanied by local organizations working to end homelessness....
00:42, 04/29/2019

Julián Castro pressed on his liberal immigration platform: Isn't it 'effectively open borders?' Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro was pressed by ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos on whether his far-left immigration platform amounts to "open borders."...
22:28, 07/01/2019

Julian Castro’s twin outs Texas Trump donors over El Paso shooting The Trump 2020 campaign demanded Tuesday that Rep. Joaquin Castro – the twin brother of 2020 White House hopeful Julian Castro – delete a tweet that publicly named and shamed some of the presidentR...
04:28, 08/07/2019

Julián Castro buys anti-Trump ad on Fox News – to ensure the president sees it Democratic 2020 contender buys targeted ad on Trump’s favorite network that accuses president of ‘stoking the fire of racists’On Wednesday, a new ad from Julián Castro will air in which the Democratic...
20:03, 08/13/2019

Julián Castro buys Fox News ad targeting Trump: 'You stoked the fires of racists' Julián Castro, a Democratic candidate for president, plans to release a television ad Wednesday on Fox News connecting President Donald Trump to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
02:56, 08/14/2019

Unhinged black man wanted for ‘hate’ attacks on white people: cops Cops are looking for an unhinged black man who has committed as many as seven separate attacks on white pedestrians in Manhattan this month, calling one of his victims a “f—ing honky,̶...
08:14, 08/24/2019

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan...
20:42, 06/11/2019

Julian Castro attacks Trump while defending brother's decision to publish donor names Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) Julian Castro defended his brother's controversial decision to publish the names of some President Trump donors, arguing it was important for peopl...
05:00, 08/10/2019

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimi...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Julian Castro renews call for president's impeachment after ex-prosecutors claim Trump obstructed justice Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is once again urging the House of Representatives to move forward with impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump. The former San...
04:14, 05/07/2019

Black teen shoots at cars, allegedly shouts ‘I don’t like white people in my hood’: report A black teenager in Ohio was caught on video chasing four individuals with a pistol — firing multiple shots at them and allegedly shouting, “I don’t like white people in my hood!R...
10:56, 07/31/2019

Marianne Williamson asked white people to apologize to black audience members on speaking tour for slavery, lynchings, other issues Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson asked white members of her audience at an event last July to apologize to black people also in attendance for slavery, lynching, police b...
02:42, 07/17/2019

The Warm-Up: People lose their minds about who takes a penalty "Maybe Nick Miller is completely out of touch about what constitutes a crisis worth getting upset about, but the world appears to have lost the run of itself..."...
19:56, 08/20/2019

Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting Already What You Just Said?’ In a clash over their differing plans for Medicare, Julián Castro also told the former vice president: “I’m fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama and you’re not.”...
03:56, 09/13/2019

Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’ Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had....
05:00, 09/13/2019

White yoga teacher holding class for white people to learn how white supremacy is in their 'body, mind and heart' A Seattle white yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
15:56, 06/11/2019

White Tears Attempt to Drown Out the True History of Louisiana Plantation: 'Very Racist. If You're White, Don't Go' In today’s edition of white people whitepeopling, I’d like to introduce you to the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La., where visitors are encouraged to partake in a guided tour of “the only plantation...
03:00, 08/10/2019

Castro insists he wasn’t making insinuations about Biden’s age but notes ‘he’s been around a long time’ During a morning television interview, the Democratic White House hopeful said he had no regrets about an exchange in which he asked Biden, “Are you forgetting what you said two minutes ago?”...
23:00, 09/13/2019

When are age and acuity fair game? Castro’s Biden attack means Democrats are now going to have to decide. The most notable exchange in Thursday night’s Democratic debate, in which former housing secretary Julián Castro seemed to allude to former vice president Joe Biden’s mental sharpness, may or may not....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media U.S. social media firm Twitter Inc has blocked the accounts of Cuban Communist Party Leader Raul Castro, his daughter Mariela Castro and Cuba's top state-run media outlets, a move the Cuban Union of J...
21:28, 09/12/2019

Twitter blocks accounts of Raúl Castro and Cuban state-run media outlets Mariela Castro and state media journalists were also blocked in move Cuban Union of Journalists called ‘massive censorship’Twitter has blocked the accounts of Cuban Communist party leader Raúl Castro,...
20:28, 09/12/2019

Joaquin Castro calls Laura Ingraham 'a white supremacist' A Twitter spat between Rep. Joaquin Castro and Fox News’ Laura Ingraham escalated quickly on Wednesday — with the Texas congressman branding the conservative talking head “a white supremacist” during ...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Democratic Debates, Day 2: Andrew Yang Won the Night, Castro Shined, Biden and Harris Didn’t Perform Well FLINT, Mich.—Just an hour away from the debate stage in Detroit where 10 candidates made their cases to the nation as to why they should be the next president of the United States, several dozen resid...
04:28, 08/02/2019

Harris challenging Biden on race and Castro blasting Beto on immigration: These are the top moments from the Democratic debates From Kamala Harris' powerful story on race, Pete Buttigieg owning up to racial tensions and Julian Castro blasting Beto O'Rourke on immigration, here are the top moments from both nights of ...
13:14, 06/28/2019

Analysis: How Biden and Warren both think they can win tonight's debate There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be -- and should be -- on only two: Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren....
20:00, 09/12/2019

Analysis: How Joe Biden is eating into Bernie Sanders' coalition Since officially jumping into the 2020 race less than two weeks ago, former Vice President Joe Biden has reshaped the Democratic primary. His polling numbers have risen from the high 20s to the low 40...
16:14, 05/08/2019

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense m...
21:28, 07/14/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and ...
06:28, 08/20/2019

Analysis: Does Joe Biden's 'foot-in-mouth' problem matter in Trump's America? Joe Biden was under 40 when he was elected to the Senate, and he spent decades representing Delaware in the deliberative body, rising to lead the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Foreign Rela...
19:28, 05/02/2019

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining.       ...
16:56, 09/12/2019

White-Ass Joe Biden Claims Old White-Ass Segregationist Never Called Him ‘Boy’ Here’s a suggestion: If you are an old white man running for president and opponents and pundits claim that you’re out of touch and “old-fashioned,” you probably shouldn’t recall your work with segreg...
21:42, 06/19/2019

Fresh analysis of LIGO data supports “no hair” theorem for black holes Enlarge / Simulated image of two merging black holes detected by LIGO, viewed face-on. (credit: SXS Lensing) Physicists have "heard" the telltale ring of an infant back hole for the first time, tha...
23:56, 09/17/2019

Slumping White Sox Fella Daniel Palka Would Henceforth Prefer To Be Known As "Julian" White Sox outfielder Daniel Palka finished his rookie season last year with a healthy 27 home runs and 67 runs batted in, in 417 at-bats. It was a promising year, even if Palka also struck out a whopp...
02:14, 07/03/2019

ANALYSIS: NDP still needs 190 candidates while Tories, People’s Party near full slate of 338 On the eve of the 2019 election call, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has failed to find candidates to stand with him in more than half of Canada's 338 ridings....
19:28, 08/30/2019

New White Paper on Analysis of Options-Based Funds and Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO – March 6, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the publication of a new study, “Performance Ana...
14:10, 05/01/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Media analysis: Trump rally chants drown out police cases in week of racial tension Hundreds protested the Eric Garner decision this week. Just hours later, came the "send her back" chants at President Trump's rally, overtaking media.        ...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Castro Punches His Ticket, Harris Starts to Fidget and Yang Starts to Kick It: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 8 We made it. After eight full weeks of Twitter spats, campaign gossip, polls and memes, we’ve reached our first bye week of The Root’s Presidential Black Power Rankings. Not only have the power ranking...
00:14, 08/27/2019

YouTube recommended a Russian media site thousands of times for analysis of Mueller’s report, a watchdog group says YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government....
20:56, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden’s years-old letters to racist senator revealed Joe Biden’s history of dubious stances on racially-charged issues came back to haunt him again on Friday with the disclosure of old letters he wrote to a racist Southern senator thanking him for helpi...
19:28, 06/21/2019

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “...
05:56, 07/16/2019

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were...
20:28, 06/20/2019

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covere...
17:28, 06/27/2019

Players in England want racist social media accounts deleted Footballers in England are asking social media companies to permanently delete accounts after a single racist post and commit greater resources to identifying abusive messages     ...
19:42, 09/04/2019

Democrats and media condemn Trump’s racist Cummings attack Baltimore Sun: ‘Better to have some vermin than to be one’ Mulvaney insists Trump not racist, just fighting backDavid Simon: Trump is a ‘simplistic, racist moron’In its response to Donald Trump’s raci...
21:42, 07/28/2019

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremacists.        ...
04:56, 08/02/2019

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees w...
20:56, 06/19/2019

Yakou Méïté: ‘People think they can say what they want, even if it’s racist’ The Reading striker was racially abused on social media after missing a penalty – and decided to publish the messagesEven 24 hours on Yakou Méïté is struggling to comprehend the events of Sunday after...
03:56, 08/21/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ...
23:28, 06/27/2019

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory posts on Facebook groups....
11:56, 07/16/2019

Chelsea's Lampard urges social media action after more racist abuse "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard called on social media firms to register their users in order to stamp out racist comments after defender Kurt Zouma became the latest player to be subjected to online a...
00:42, 09/01/2019

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Monday's 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Adidas social media campaign backfires after racist and offensive tweets Adidas newest social media campaign was met with widespread backlash after the sports brand accidentally tweeted racist and offensive phrases and slogans....
08:28, 07/03/2019

Trump Accuses Black Congressman and Allies of Being Racist, Deepening Feud The president defended his criticism of the congressman and his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” district, even as Democrats and the local newspaper fired back....
06:28, 07/29/2019

Black leaders boycott Trump visit over 'racist, xenophobic rhetoric' Senior Democrats in Virginia stay away from commemorationPresident says boycotters acting ‘against their own people’Donald Trump on Tuesday waded further into the race row he sparked with a weekend at...
22:00, 07/30/2019

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws wri...
01:14, 06/03/2019

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse • England women’s manager responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful mess...
15:56, 08/20/2019

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday....
05:56, 07/19/2019

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse online....
00:14, 08/21/2019

72 Philadelphia police officers taken off streets over alleged racist social media posts Philadelphia has placed 72 of its police officers on administrative duty pending an investigation into alleged bigoted social media posts. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.  ...
02:56, 06/21/2019

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in response to a significant rise in online racist abus...
19:56, 08/20/2019

Zenit Supporters Unfurl Racist Banner To Protest The Signing Of A Black Player During a match between Zenit St. Petersburg and FC Krasnodar, Zenir supporters revealed a banner with a message to those at the head of their club that read (roughly translated): “Thank you leadership...
23:42, 08/04/2019

The Wing is Publicly Responding to a Racist Incident That Has Black Members Openly Quitting In late May, as almost everyone involved has acknowledged, a racist incident took place at the West Hollywood location of The Wing, a glossy women’s coworking space we keep having to write about. On T...
02:14, 09/06/2019

Meet Tish James, the Black Woman Standing up to Trump and All His Racist Policies New York Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James is not here for any of Donald Trump’s fuckshit. Not only is she New York’s top law enforcement officer but she has no problem using every ounce of her au...
07:00, 08/21/2019

9 campus officers fired for sexist, racist posts, historically black university says Hampton University said in a statement that it fired the officers over “egregious violations" of the university's code of conduct.        ...
20:14, 07/26/2019

Twitter exec: ‘Jail,’ ‘impeachment’ for Trump, calls social media chief ‘racist d--k’ A senior Twitter manager who has called for jailing and impeaching President Trump and slammed the White House social media chief with four-letter slurs is raising concerns that the platform isn’t ser...
17:28, 07/15/2019

Notre Dame African-American mascot responds to racist social media criticism Samuel Jackson, Notre Dame's new leprechaun mascot, took to Twitter to answer social media criticism, hoping to use "negative energy" in good way.       ...
00:00, 09/05/2019

Gilroy shooter Santino William Legan posted racist rants on social media The teenage gunman who opened fire on a California garlic festival posted hate-filled messages against mixed-race people and said he was “angry” just before his rage boiled over into bloodshed, it eme...
04:28, 07/30/2019

The brand label that stokes Trump’s fury: ‘Racist, racist, racist.’ Throughout his career as a real estate magnate, a celebrity provocateur and a politician, Trump has recoiled from being called the r-word, even though some of his actions and words have been plainly r...
23:28, 08/11/2019

President Trump Ramps Up Attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings, Calling the Black Congressman ‘Racist’ (WASHINGTON) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading b...
18:28, 07/29/2019

Black model’s leg broken by gang of rugby players in South Africa 'racist attack' A BLACK model was brutally battered and left with a broken leg after star rugby players attacked her while she was with her white German boyfriend in an alleged racist attack....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Warren blasts Trump for ‘ugly and racist’ tweets directed at black Democratic congressman Democratic White House contender Elizabeth Warren slammed President Trump Saturday for what she called “ugly and racist” tweets directed at House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings....
18:00, 07/28/2019

Black Woman Gets a Racist Surprise with Her Drive-Thru Order: ‘I Seek Justice for This Hate Crime’ After ordering your food in the drive-thru, it’s only natural to check your receipt in order to asses the damage to your bank account. I mean, did you really need those carne asada fries?...
21:14, 06/14/2019

Biden Extols His Black Support: ‘I Think They Know Me’ In an interview with black journalists, the former vice president cited his support among black voters to push back on criticism of his candidacy as focused on the white working class....
07:28, 08/28/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken ...
22:00, 07/15/2019

'Keep Marysville white': racist remark by would-be councilor shocks Michigan city A question about diversity in a candidate’s forum produced a jaw-dropping response from first-time candidate Jean CramerFor the first hour of the election forum in Marysville, Michigan, on Thursday ni...
19:28, 08/23/2019

CNN Invites White Supremacist Richard Spencer to Explain Why Trump Isn’t Racist Enough In an obvious nod to Donald Trump’s “both sides” doctrine, America’s third-favorite cable news outlet (second, if you don’t count Trump’s personal propaganda network, Fox News) extended an invitation ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’ The four freshmen Congresswomen who President Donald Trump attacked on Twitter issued a scathing joint rebuke Monday, calling his remarks “hateful,” “the agenda of white nationalists...
01:42, 07/16/2019

"Agenda Of White Nationalists": Congresswomen Slam Trump's Racist Attack After being singled out by President Donald Trump with racist tweets - following days of scolding from their own party leaders - four Democratic congresswomen chose to stand together before the......
07:00, 07/16/2019

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often...
21:14, 06/05/2019

Black voters are cutting Biden some slack — for now The former vice president’s talk of working with segregationists has not torpedoed Biden’s strong support among African Americans. But they warn their patience is not unlimited....
02:42, 06/23/2019

After President Trump’s Racist Tweets, People Have Been Searching for the Definition of ‘Racism’ As backlash and debate over a series of racist tweets posted by President Donald Trump continues, Merriam-Webster dictionary announced a big uptick in Americans searching for the definition of “...
19:28, 07/18/2019

A Police Union Is Telling Cops to Use the Punisher's Logo Amid an Investigation Into Racist Social Media Posts Earlier this year, a group of St. Louis police officers were put on administrative leave after their racist social media posts were resurfaced, prompting the police department to launch an investigati...
01:28, 07/16/2019

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
02:28, 08/20/2019

The Goddamn KFC Just Up And Exploded What the hell! This KFC in Eden, North Carolina just exploded out of nowhere overnight, leaving residents gazing upon nothing but scattered rubble when they arrived to get their Thursday morning fill ...
19:56, 07/12/2019

This AI is so goddamn smart, it can name other AIs AI models are wonderful and weird. Some of them can create videos from just one image, and some can stop your cat from getting inside a house with prey in its mouth. But we have to admit, these models...
16:14, 07/02/2019

Joe Biden builds massive lead among black voters Joe Biden is the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic nomination campaign, thanks in part to his popularity at this early stage with black voters....
21:28, 05/21/2019

CNN faces backlash after interviewing white nationalist Richard Spencer about Trump's racist tweets David J. Phillip/AP CNN sparked heavy criticism on social media on Tuesday after interviewing a prominent white nationalist, Richard Spencer, about Trump's racist tweets from the weekend. Spencer sai...
14:42, 07/17/2019

Woman Who Wanted to Keep Michigan Town White ‘As Possible’ Withdraws Her City Council Bid, But Not Before Saying More Racist Nonsense Jean Cramer, a city council candidate in Michigan who publicly said she wanted to keep her community as white “as possible,” withdrew her candidacy on Monday....
01:00, 08/28/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Top Aide Resigns After Accusations of Framing Black Activist and Sending Racist and Sexist Texts Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff, a white man who actually and truly goes by the name Cade Cothren, has resigned amid allegations that he framed a black activist, as well as sent r...
01:56, 05/08/2019

What Karma Looks Like: Ex-Detroit Officer Who Mocked Woman in 'Black Girl Magic' Snapchat Video Sued Twice for Racist Abuse If there were ever a pantheon of racists (aside from your middle school American history textbook, that is) former Detroit police officer Gary Steele surely deserves an honorable mention....
13:42, 05/02/2019

The Sims 4 Gets Goddamn Wizards Meet Lucretia Sand, witch. She’s the Sim I made for The Sims 4’s latest magic-centric expansion. Puns aside, she’s the perfect character to explore the latest game pack, Realm of Magic....
02:28, 09/10/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Media starting to turn on Biden, 'it's over' for him in 2020 Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh says "it's over" for Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden after ABC's "Good Morning America" featured a report on the "Hunter Biden-ChiCom-Ukra...
01:28, 06/21/2019

Biden Has Deep Connection to Black Voters. Will It Translate Into Votes? The Democratic front-runner leads in the polls among African-Americans, and older black voters admire him. But it’s not “locked down,’’ said one party strategist....
06:56, 09/16/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
04:42, 05/16/2019

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a key issue on abortion. ...
03:14, 06/06/2019

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and ant...
00:14, 06/21/2019

Rev. Al Sharpton: Black vote is not a 'lock for anyone' in 2020; Biden should have apologized 'two weeks ago' Rev. Al Sharpton said the current field of Democratic presidential candidates shouldn't take the black vote for granted on "Morning Joe" Monday, claiming their allegiance is anything but assured. ...
04:14, 07/09/2019

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support ...
08:28, 06/21/2019

Biden, Stressing Obama Ties, Has Support From Older Black Voters. Is It Enough? Mr. Biden is the early pacesetter in the South Carolina primary, buoyed by his long ties to elected officials there. But some question whether his support will endure....
20:56, 05/07/2019

Trump grants pardon for former media baron Conrad Black Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain's Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem Post....
03:14, 05/16/2019

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish op...
07:42, 05/26/2019

Biden adviser Symone Sanders lashes out at media over Hyde Amendment coverage Biden campaign senior advisor Symone Sanders had a heated clash with MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing on Friday about the Democratic frontrunner's sudden reversal on the Hyde Amendment, declaring "we're not...
01:14, 06/08/2019

This Guy Got Trapped in a Big Piece of Farm Equipment and CUT OFF HIS GODDAMN LEG Picture yourself on a farm, doing farmer shit, when suddenly your leg becomes stuck in a large piece of machinery you’re working with. What do you do? A guy in Nebraska chose to cut his losses in the ...
18:42, 05/14/2019

CHEAP: Good goddamn, Google’s Pixel 3 is only $499 — THAT’S 37% OFF, YO Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! There are a whole load of good Android phones out there, but there aren’t many great ones. In that category (whi...
17:42, 08/06/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June 17th and 18th. While few details are yet known abo...
23:42, 05/15/2019

How DARE You Ask Joe Biden to Call Trump a White Supremacist In 2015, Donald Trump opened his campaign by saying Mexican immigrants were “rapists” and “drug dealers.” Now, four years later, major Democratic political players are finally starting to agree that T...
08:28, 08/09/2019

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess, but probably did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
00:14, 07/04/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 De...
18:42, 05/26/2019

Biden's support from black voters cut in half after debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former Vice President Joe Biden, the early front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has lost support among African-Americans after taking heat on racial issues during the party's ...
14:56, 07/03/2019

Joe Biden Condemns Racism While Visiting a Black Church and Says Whites ‘Can Never Fully Understand’ (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday framed current racial tensions as part ...
08:56, 09/16/2019

As 2020 Democrats Court Black Voters, Biden Faces Reckoning on Race Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, the field’s two leading black candidates, have stepped up their criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden’s decades-long record as the next debate nears....
21:00, 07/25/2019

New Poll Shows That Black Voters Favor Former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020 A new poll has shown what we all feared—fine, maybe it’s just me—but black folks, at least the ones polled, have declared that Vice President Joe Biden is the frontrunner out of all the Destiny’s Chil...
19:42, 06/11/2019

Conrad Black: 2020 Dems are 'ludicrous troop of unqualified candidates'; Biden 'not up for the job' The 2020 Democratic field is a collection of nearly two-dozen unqualified presidential hopefuls -- led by former Vice President Joe Biden, who is not ready for the job, Conrad Black said Wednesday....
06:42, 07/11/2019

Biden Defends Record on Race Before a Black Audience at Rainbow-PUSH Convention A day after getting spanked on the issue of race during the second night of the Democrats’ presidential primary debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record Friday before a...
02:56, 06/29/2019

Trump signs full pardon for ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison, the White H...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the American leader....
14:42, 05/16/2019

Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul convicted of fraud Black was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent more than three years in prisonDonald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was...
06:56, 05/16/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
05:56, 07/20/2019

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open...
01:00, 05/28/2019

The ethics of deepfakes aren’t always black and white Chances are if you’ve seen a deepfake, such as this now infamous video of Obama ‘speaking’ Comedian Jordan Peele’s words, it has left an uncomfortable feeling. Since deepfakes emerged in December 2017...
16:56, 06/16/2019

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally atta...
06:14, 07/20/2019

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and whit...
19:42, 06/01/2019

Pay gap between black, white college graduates has grown Members of the college class of 2019 are starting out on some of the best economic footing in recent memory, but that fortune isn’t spread equally. The gulf in wages between young black college gradua...
01:00, 05/15/2019

DNC Warns Candidates: Don't Fucking Swear at Our Goddamn Debate As it turns out, the DNC has something (new) in common with 100 percent of the readers who send me emails: They’d prefer no swear words, please!...
19:28, 09/11/2019

Turns out every children's TV show character is a goddamn giant Fools that we are, it’s long been assumed that cartoon characters meant to look like children are at least roughly child-sized. In order to hold onto a sense of reality, our brains automatically parse...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden represents a failed white liberalism | Malaika Jabali Black Americans are disproportionately loyal to the Democratic party, yet suffer most when Democrats align policy with racists and a wealthy minorityLast week, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Bi...
11:42, 06/28/2019

‘This is white nationalism’: Biden and Buttigieg condemn Trump’s actions Democratic 2020 candidates accused president of ‘coddling white nationalism’ following El Paso at a fundraiser dinner in IowaMore top Democrats, including 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden, have accused Dona...
17:56, 08/10/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White H...
19:28, 05/26/2019

Democrats have long blamed 'culture' for black poverty. Joe Biden is no exception | Bhaskar Sunkara Both Democrats and Republicans attack black culture, but refuse to enact the redistribution of wealth and power that could end racial inequityThis weekend, Joe Biden was attacked for another bizarre, ...
18:57, 09/17/2019

Cornel West says Biden needs to get off 'symbolic crack pipe' or black voters will head to Trump Harvard University Professor Cornel West said Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden “needs to get off his symbolic crack pipe” or he’ll lose black voters to President Trump in the 2020 election...
13:56, 05/29/2019

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in...
22:28, 06/26/2019

New CEO of G/O Media ripped for bringing in ‘older white guys’ Jim Spanfeller, the new CEO of G/O Media, is getting flak for bringing in “older white guys” from his past to run Gizmodo Media and The Onion after he was tapped to run the dozen Web sites private equ...
22:42, 07/27/2019

Liberal Media Scream: CNN’s Don Lemon gives Trump’s black jobs credit to Obama This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN host Don Lemon urging black voters not to believe President Trump’s success in reducing black unemployment to historic lows....
11:14, 09/10/2019

Joe Biden the subject of critical editorial published by North Korea's state-owned media agency North Korea's news agency published a scathing op-ed on Tuesday, deriding former Vice President Joe Biden's intelligence, demeanor and all-around quality as a human being....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Black-and-white adventure 'Minit' lands on iOS and Android Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelated art style and bite-sized gameplay. As of today, m...
03:28, 06/28/2019

CBS All Access will stream 'Twilight Zone' in black and white It's not often that streaming services are willing to release new versions of their shows to cater to fans, but CBS All Access is willing to make an exception. It's launching a black-and-wh...
04:42, 05/12/2019

There Is Yet Another Dodge Charger Special Edition and This One Is Black or White One of the things that makes Dodge so wholesomely Dodge is that it regularly and eloquently debuts new editions of its rapidly aging muscle cars, keeping the masses happy and spending money in spite ...
03:56, 06/06/2019

The Morning After: The black-and-white portable console of the future Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The new game system everyone is talking about can't do 4K, 8K or even 1K, but we're still excited about Panic's surprise Playdate portable console...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Black couple gets gun pulled on them by white campground manager A black couple had a gun pulled on them by a white manager after picnicking on campgrounds in Mississippi. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
23:56, 05/30/2019

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a rese...
05:56, 05/29/2019

A white father called police on a black man. Both men speak out A black man who was accused of trespassing at a San Francisco apartment building by a white father and shot video of their tense encounter is responding to the father's explanation and apology....
01:42, 07/11/2019

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled Mor...
21:14, 05/28/2019

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit...
17:00, 07/06/2019

If only I’d had a colonoscopy at 45, as all black people should | Yolanda Young Scientists say it takes 10 years for a polyp to become cancerous, so had I been tested at 45, I probably could have avoided a cancer diagnosis altogether“We found a mass.”The soothing tone and wide sm...
17:42, 08/06/2019

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
13:14, 07/17/2019

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined ...
14:28, 05/29/2019

Antonio Brown And The Raiders Have Conspired To Ruin Every Goddamn Thing Let us start with a hearty LOL. The Oakland Raiders traded for downfield savant Antonio Brown during the offseason, handed him $30-plus million in guaranteed money, and now stand ready to piss that in...
21:56, 09/05/2019

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden -White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday, aligning t...
19:14, 05/26/2019

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more s...
23:28, 07/15/2019

Biden vows to repeal Trump tax cuts on 'Day One' if he captures White House Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on "day one" he would repeal President Trump's 2017 tax cuts and close $500 billion on tax loopholes he said, speaking ...
02:14, 06/23/2019

Joe and Jill Biden made more than $15 million in two years after leaving the White House Joe Biden and his wife Jill took in more than $15 million in the two years after the former vice president left the Obama administration, according to tax returns released by his campaign....
22:14, 07/09/2019

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in Iowa labeling President Trump an “existential ...
19:56, 06/11/2019

The White House may host a social media summit next month The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "bring together digital leaders for a rob...
22:28, 06/26/2019

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
22:28, 07/11/2019

Trump Blames the Media for White Supremacist Mass Shootings Donald Trump’s response to the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, had already been callous and utterly vapid, but on Monday morning, with a day of space to respond to the tragedie...
04:00, 08/06/2019

White House social media summit not a “one-and-done,” Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a...
21:56, 07/12/2019

New Gizmodo Media CEO ripped for bringing in ‘older white guys’ Jim Spanfeller, the new CEO of G/O Media, is getting flak for bringing in “older white guys” from his past to run Gizmodo Media and The Onion after he was tapped to run the dozen websites private equi...
04:42, 07/19/2019

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for th...
13:28, 07/10/2019

Black NHL star told to 'stick to basketball' in 'racially motivated' social media comment San Jose Sharks star Evander Kane claims he was subjected to what he called a “racially motivated” comment after he was told on Instagram to “stick to basketball.”...
22:42, 08/29/2019

White People Are Boring Soggy toilet paper sheet repurposed as a mesh romper for bougie chipmunks David Brooks emerged from his seltzer waterbed today to warn us that the Democrats will definitely lose the Presidential elect...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Black and white flag becomes F1's official 'yellow card' warning FIA race director Michael Masi says the return of a black and white flag warning for unsportsmanlike driver conduct should be considered Formula 1's equivalent of football's yellow card...
14:28, 09/04/2019

White Officers Who Led Black Man on Rope Won’t Face Criminal Charges A photograph of the man’s arrest in Galveston, Tex., on Aug. 3 evoked images of slavery. The authorities are also investigating whether the officers violated any police department policies....
02:56, 08/20/2019

White Assistant Principal Admits to Saying the N-Word to a Black Student but Not In a Bad Way A Texas high school assistant principal is disputing claims that he told a student to “turn off that nigger music,” insisting instead that he used the offensive racial slur in a different way than the...
01:56, 05/08/2019

Google may add an extra Pixel 4 color to the black and white stable While the rumored "Mint Green" color for the Pixel 3 never materialized, and the midrange Pixel 3a came with a Purple-ish option, there is now renewed hope that it will be the Pixel 4 edition that wil...
23:42, 06/21/2019

Black men are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by police force than white men: Study A new study is painting a bleak picture for law enforcement across the country. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
18:56, 08/06/2019

They look white but say they're black: a tiny town in Ohio wrestles with race Many residents in East Jackson were raised to identify as black. But what dictates race: where you live, your DNA, the history you’re taught?The stale, smoky air around Clarice Shreck heaves. She take...
20:28, 07/25/2019

Art so white: Black artists want representation (beyond slavery) in the Met, National Gallery Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
16:56, 05/08/2019

Michigan cops stop black man for looking at white woman ‘suspiciously’ Police in Michigan stopped a black man for almost 20 minutes and asked for his ID after a white woman reported that he was “looking at her suspiciously,” according to reports. Devin Myers was stopped ...
22:56, 08/16/2019

Maryland County Apologizes After White Cop Uses N-Word While Questioning Black Men Montgomery County police have released body camera footage of a police officer using the N-word while questioning black man over the report of a trespassing,. according to the Baltimore Sun....
20:28, 05/11/2019

White Texas cops who led black man by rope won’t face charges Two white Texas cops on horseback who were caught on video leading a black suspect by a rope through the streets of Galveston will not face a criminal investigation, according to a report. The officer...
23:42, 08/18/2019

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-109....
23:56, 06/06/2019

Ain’t Too Proud to Sing: Claiming Black Space on the Great White Way Two days ago, the Broadway show Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations was nominated for 12 Tony Awards. For those who don’t follow the Great White Way, this is big. Big! For those of ...
17:56, 05/02/2019

Video shows white cops gun down fleeing black teen A black teenage robbery suspect was fatally shot in the back while fleeing two white Colorado Springs police officers, new surveillance video shows. De’Von Bailey, 19, was running from the scene of a ...
20:28, 08/07/2019

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t ...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Joe Biden stops short of calling Trump a white supremacist: 'You just want me to say the words so I sound like everybody else' Former Vice President Joe Biden, who was quick to connect Donald Trump's racist rhetoric to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, stopped short of calling the President a white supre...
21:14, 08/09/2019

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two poli...
19:14, 06/11/2019

Biden says Trump fans 'flames of white supremacy' as Democrats attack racism Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy beliefs blamed for several U.S. mass shootings, as Trump visited tw...
06:56, 08/08/2019

Biden, in 1992, touted crime bill does ‘everything but hang people for jaywalking’ Former Vice President Joe Biden is facing renewed scrutiny about his stance on the death penalty amid a re-surfaced video from the '90s in which he boasted that sweeping crime legislation he helped wr...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Joe Biden Accidentally Told People to Visit ‘Joe 30330.’ The Internet Responded Accordingly All eyes were on frontrunner Joe Biden ahead of Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate. And just before the broadcast ended, the former Vice President offered up some campaign information that wa...
16:28, 08/01/2019

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
04:28, 07/12/2019

Leaked Emails Show How White Nationalists Have Infiltrated Conservative Media Conservative institutions in the Donald Trump era have often sought to portray themselves as shocked and appalled by the so-called “alt-right.” White nationalists have also engaged in their own effort...
23:00, 08/29/2019

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke...
18:14, 07/08/2019

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his a...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
20:28, 07/11/2019

Sanders campaign fights media narrative that White House bid is slipping Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is pushing back against what they call a faulty narrative in the media that the independent senator from Vermont’s White House bid is slipping....
01:00, 08/13/2019

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
01:14, 08/10/2019

White House hosts social media summit with conservative firebrands The White House has invited well-known conservative social media figures, including some controversial voices, to meet with President Trump on Thursday for what’s being billed as a “social media summi...
18:56, 07/11/2019

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details of their presence on social media, CNN reported on F...
04:56, 09/08/2019

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
16:14, 08/31/2019

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best a...
15:56, 06/10/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
20:56, 05/15/2019

‘Enemy of the people’: Trump’s war on the media is a page from Nixon’s playbook But where the former president only talked about exposing journalists, the current leader is putting that plan into actionWar reporting has never been more dangerous, as correspondents are increasingl...
06:14, 09/08/2019

Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns, union says, due to stress, media attention A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced ...
21:56, 07/16/2019

Dear White People, How You Like Your Grits? OK, OK, OK, I have a confession—the headline is a tad misleading as I don’t really care how white people like their grits or whether they know what a grit is. This is really about that Justin Simien s...
15:56, 06/19/2019

Why are people obsessed with White Claw? Since my taste test of hard seltzers, people have begun turning to me as their personal Hard Seltzer Explainer. I field the questions at parties, via text, on Twitter: What are hard seltzers made of? ...
17:56, 07/26/2019

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid [Corrected] As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious inj...
21:14, 07/05/2019

Is federal carbon tax killing jobs? Experts say answer isn’t ‘black and white’ The Saskatchewan Government has said the carbon tax is killing jobs, but one expert says job losses in the energy sector are not the result of any sole factor, but a confluence of different issues....
23:00, 08/25/2019

Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone Will Soon Be Available in Black and White, as the Cosmos Demands The Twilight Zone in color feels off, even as a revival. Soon, we’ll be able to watch it as it was always supposed to be: in black and white.Read more......
23:56, 05/12/2019

Black And White Or Coloured? Viral Optical Illusion Confuses The Internet Every so often, an optical illusion goes viral on the Internet and makes us question our own eyes. This week too, a mind-boggling optical illusion is confusing social media users across the globe...
10:56, 08/02/2019

Assault charge dropped against black boy who beaned white classmate with ball Charges have been dropped in a racially charged assault case involving a 10-year-old black boy — which caught the attention of comedian D.L. Hughley, Michigan prosecutors said Wednesday. The boy...
20:56, 07/31/2019

White officer guilty of assaulting black pedestrian can get charge expunged An ex-officer has pleaded guilty to felony assault by choking a black pedestrian, but that and other charges will be dismissed in a year.        ...
03:56, 08/10/2019

Black couple turns away white repairman who had Confederate flag on truck A black couple in Georgia turned away a white repairman who showed up to their house while flying a large Confederate flag, leaving the couple in utter “disbelief” before saying he wasn’t welcome. The...
19:28, 07/05/2019

Cafe Coffee Day Mourns Co-Founder's Death With A Black And White Logo Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) on Wednesday changed its red logo to black background with text in white across social networking platforms in remembrance of its founder late VG Siddhartha....
21:42, 07/31/2019

In black and white: why Newcastle United fans want Mike Ashley out – podcast As the Premier League season kicks off this weekend, David Conn examines the fraught relationship between Newcastle United fans and the club’s owner, Mike Ashley. Plus, Ammar Kalia on the Miss England...
06:00, 08/09/2019

White officers in Texas who led black man on rope avoid criminal charges Donald Neely was arrested by two mounted officers who handcuffed him and used a rope to lead him through the city Two white police officers who prompted national outcry after leading a black man throu...
02:00, 08/20/2019

Fuji Is Bringing Back Black-and-White Film Because the Kids Demanded It Young people take the blame for a lot of the world’s problems. Ignoring the fact that wages have been stagnant for the last 40 years, we’re often blamed for killing the economy because we’re not buyin...
04:56, 06/11/2019

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” human’s tendency to stereotype racial bias is seeping ...
13:28, 07/24/2019

White campground manager fired after holding gun in confrontation with black couple A Kampgrounds of America manager has been fired after a viral video of her holding a gun at an African American couple who did not have a reservation.        ...
23:28, 05/29/2019

White Mississippi man who burned a cross near the home of black residents has been charged A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.        ...
18:56, 07/01/2019

#LookingWhileBlack: Police Stop, Question Black Man for ‘Looking Suspiciously’ at a White Woman In what serves as the latest example of #ExistingWhileBlack, I present 20-year-old Devin Meyers, who was stopped by police for—wait for it—“looking suspiciously” at a white woman....
22:28, 08/15/2019

Kate Middleton's Order of the Garter Look Proves Black and White Will Never Go Out of Style Kate Middleton attended the 2019 Order of the Garter service in style. The Duchess of Cambridge arrived at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Monday in a Catherine Walker......
21:14, 06/17/2019

#PicnickingWhileBlack: Pistol-Packing White Woman Pulls Gun on Black Couple A black couple who planned to spend their Memorial Day enjoying the beauty of nature found themselves at the wrong end of a gun barrel when a pistol-wielding white woman confronted them at a Mississip...
00:28, 05/30/2019

Nearly 1 in 3 Young Black People Say the Democratic Party Doesn’t Care About Them Young black people are more likely than their peers to consider themselves Democrats—and “strong Democrats” at that—but nearly a third of them believe the Democratic Party doesn’t care about them, acc...
04:28, 08/02/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said t...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Anti-Biden website is tricking people into thinking it's actual campaign site Joe Biden may be leading in 2020 Democratic primary polls, but he’s struggling to get a footing in the digital space, with a parody anti-Biden website featuring him touching women and girls being the ...
13:56, 05/07/2019

Bernie Blows It, Beto Shows It, and Biden Finally Grows a Bit: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 4 This week’s power rankings had a one-week gap because we had a lot of events we wanted to cover to make sure candidates were staying on their toes. We know you missed us. (So did the 2020 Democratic c...
17:56, 07/26/2019

Booker Bodies Biden, Bernie Gets Cardi, and Kamala Gets Clapped: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 5 Before you read The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings for Week 5, we want you to close your eyes and use your imagination. It’s January 2023: Lil Nas X has just accepted a Grammy for his 3...
23:14, 08/02/2019

Trump takes swipes at media in rally during White House correspondents dinner President Donald Trump attacked the press during a rally he held in Green Bay, Wisc. Saturday that aimed to be counter-programing to the White House correspondents dinner.     ...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet his prominent online personalities and vent his frustrations with big-tech companies allegedly sque...
14:28, 07/11/2019

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’re legal citizens, anyway. For Conservatives like T...
10:28, 05/16/2019

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
18:28, 07/11/2019

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on...
14:14, 07/08/2019

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said....
18:42, 07/07/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration...
02:14, 05/16/2019

White House plans new social media summit as Congress raises questions The White House announced on Wednesday it will hold a summit on social media next month amid growing criticism from President Donald Trump and some in Congress....
20:42, 06/26/2019

Chinese state media calls for ‘people’s war’ as US trade conflict escalates Chinese state media launched a propaganda offensive Tuesday amid the mounting trade war with the US – as Beijing calls for a “people’s war” against Washington’s “greed and arrogance,” according to rep...
16:42, 05/14/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
11:14, 05/23/2019

'I've had people saying they're going to come to my house' - Declan Rice reveals social media abuse "Declan Rice has opened up on the extent of the abuse he received after switching his international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England."...
10:28, 09/10/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Racist prom proposal, this time in Texas, leads to suspension The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
19:14, 05/10/2019

Framing John DeLorean Is the Story of a Man Whose Life Was Too Colorful for a Black and White World The narratives around John Z. DeLorean usually go one of two ways. He’s either remembered as an iconoclastic hero of American motoring, a David who fought one Goliath after another until he lost every...
21:00, 06/05/2019

White cops no more likely to shoot minorities dead than black, Hispanic officers: study The study out of Michigan State University and the University of Maryland at College Park found "no evidence of anti-Black or anti-Hispanic disparities across shootings."...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Black woman claims bartender made her give up seat for white customers A woman in Michigan has filed a class-action lawsuit against J. Alexander’s restaurant after alleging she was the victim of racial discrimination at a location just outside of Detroit. On Wednesday af...
01:14, 06/27/2019

A Black Officer, a White Woman, a Rare Murder Conviction. Is It ‘Hypocrisy,’ or Justice? Mohamed Noor this week became the first Minnesota police officer convicted of murder in an on-duty killing, prompting mixed feelings among social justice advocates....
00:14, 05/04/2019

This short movie gives an inside look into how Ilford makes its iconic black and white film Since 1912, Ilford Photo has been making film rolls for photography enthusiasts from across the globe, giving recreational and professional photographers a way to see the world in black and white. Ear...
19:56, 07/17/2019

A White Woman Charges She Got Kicked Out of Her Rental for Having a Play Date With Black Folks A white woman from Georgia is suing her former landlords, saying they evicted her because she dared to have black guests over at the home she rented from them....
07:56, 07/11/2019

Black Woman Alleges She Was Denied Service, Forced to Give Up Her Seat for White Men Welcome to 2019: Where our president is racist, our college campuses aren’t far behind, and black people are apparently still expected to give up their seat to white folks....
21:28, 06/28/2019

White cops on horseback led a black man by rope in Texas. Their police chief apologized Galveston police chief Vernon L. Hale, III apologized to the man on behalf for the officers. The man, Donald Neely, was under arrest for trespassing.        ...
01:14, 08/07/2019

Baseball fans trashed the MLB Players' Weekend black-and-white jerseys MLB Players' Weekend returned for its third year on Friday, and fans are roasting the league's decision to introduce solid black and white jerseys.       ...
12:14, 08/24/2019

Here's how gender wage gap affects black women, who are paid 61 cents for every $1 for white males Thursday marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which is when the combination of their wages so far this year, plus all of their 2018 income, matches what white men earned last year alone....
16:42, 08/22/2019

Meet the Black Preacher Invited to the White House to Spread the MAGA Gospel After years of being left out of the Marvel Universe as the arch-nemesis to everything black, including Colin Kaepernick, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, the NAACP and—no, I’m not kidding—love, Bill Owens,...
02:56, 07/31/2019

Give "Promised Rs 15 Lakh Black Money" To People: Mamata Banerjee To BJP TheBJP should give its "promised Rs 15 lakh black money" to people, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today at the mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata....
11:00, 07/21/2019

Baltimore residents: Trump's attacks 'denigrate, dehumanize black people' After Donald Trump’s attack on a Baltimore district as ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’ , we asked residents to share their perspectives on the cityPresident Donald Trump has called Baltimore a “rat and r...
08:00, 08/01/2019

Investment managers don’t understand how to rate funds managed by black people Enlarge (credit: Govt. of Alberta / Flickr) Science has struggled to increase the diversity of the research community, trying to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to contribute to humani...
01:42, 08/14/2019

Black Mirror reminds us that sometimes unhappy people sing happy songs If “Smithereens” shows how a substantial running time can improve a slight story, “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too” shows how it can completely fail an overstuffed one. What starts off as an episode about...
01:42, 06/06/2019

Nafissa Thompson-Spires: ‘I wanted to see more stories about nerdy black people’ The African American author on how a 19th-century abolitionist helped her portray life under Trump, living with pain and tackling taboosNafissa Thompson-Spires was born in San Diego, California and st...
11:14, 08/06/2019

Biden Misses the Bus, Booker Starts to Cuss, and Harris Adjusts: The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 2 Welcome back to The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, where our select committee of activists, consultants, politicians, and analysts decide where the candidates stand on the issues that ...
20:14, 07/03/2019

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
06:28, 07/10/2019

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
19:00, 07/02/2019

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of bias.Read More...
01:56, 07/09/2019

White House questions tech giants on ways to predict shootings from social media The technology could serve as an early-warning system for potential attacks, White House officials proposed at the brainstorming session, perhaps compiling information from across social sites to iden...
04:14, 08/10/2019

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a S...
23:28, 05/31/2019

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the ...
14:42, 07/17/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican...
23:28, 05/16/2019

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately exp...
08:28, 06/09/2019

Suspect taken into custody for ‘hate’ attacks on white people in NYC A man wanted in a Manhattan ‘hate crime’ spree against white pedestrians has been taken into custody and charged with three of the incidents, police sources said. Todd Lyons, 33, was picke...
00:42, 08/25/2019

White Professor Accuses Historically Black Tuskegee University of Age, Racial Discrimination: 'It's Just Wrong' Here’s something I never thought I’d live to see: a historically black college has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging age and racial discrimination—by a white guy....
01:42, 07/26/2019

Kaitlynn Carter Celebrates Her Birthday With Miley Cyrus and a Black and White Photo Shoot It was a party in the USA for Kaitlynn Carter's birthday. On Wednesday, the Hills reality star rang in her 31st birthday with famous company: Miley Cyrus. Over on Instagram, Carter......
17:00, 09/05/2019

White professor sues historically black university for age, race discrimination after 40-year tenure A white professor at a historically black university in Alabama has filed a federal lawsuit against the school Friday for age and racial discrimination after he claims they have denied him the salary ...
01:28, 07/26/2019

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers ...
17:28, 07/24/2019

White Dallas cop who killed black neighbor after mistakenly entering his apartment told 911: 'I’m going to lose my job' The white Dallas cop who mistakenly entered her black neighbor's apartment in September, mistaking him for an intruder, and killing him, told emergency dispatchers “I’m going to lose my job,” in a 911...
20:14, 04/30/2019

Black student robbed of salutatorian because district feared white flight, lawsuit alleges Mississippi student Olecia James' lawsuit claims the honor of salutatorian went to a white student whose grade score appeared to be lower than hers.        ...
22:56, 05/02/2019

White gangbangers brand black member with racial slur tattoo — but spell it wrong White members of a Florida gang thought they were punishing a black member of their gang when they attempted to forcibly tattoo him with what they thought was a racial slur, police said. However, the ...
00:28, 05/04/2019

White Arkansas woman pulls gun on 4 black teens raising money for football team The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator Jerri Kelly pulled a gun on four black teen who raising money for their high school football team.        ...
01:42, 08/16/2019

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
06:42, 06/13/2019

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Ame...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Bill de Blasio Talks ICE, Sex Work Decriminalization and Why Black People Should Support His Campaign New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Bill de Blasio said Donald Trump won the 2016 Election because people stayed home instead of hitting the polls, not because the majority of the coun...
22:14, 09/11/2019

Joy Reid oddly accuses Trump of splitting black people into two separate groups MSNBC weekend host Joy Reid accused President Trump of treating black celebrities differently than ordinary black citizens, and said he splits them into two separate groups. ...
23:28, 06/25/2019

Toni Morrison’s gift was to make black people feel seen | Irenosen Okojie In her inspirational writing, she gave voice to reality of the African American experienceIt is impossible to fully encapsulate the magnitude and influence of Toni Morrison, a writer of such power, gr...
11:00, 08/13/2019

Trump’s 'Blackground': An Exclusive Interview With Black People Who Attend MAGA Rallies Black Trump supporters have come under increased scrutiny after a recent crowd engaged in racist chants. On Wednesday, entertainer Bette Midler came under fire from Trump supporters for saying Trump p...
22:14, 07/25/2019

Biden Brings the Pain, Warren Starts to Gain and Yang Makes It Rain: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 9 We’re back! Yes, after a short break, The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings are back just in time for the Hunger Games of the third Democratic debates and the post-Labor Day campaign push....
00:42, 09/14/2019

White House summit on social media gave a boost to key Trump supporters. They used it to attack Mueller. The bemoaning of social media suppression has proved to be an incredible marketing opportunity — and a route to stardom — for Trump’s right-wing provocateurs....
01:00, 07/25/2019

White Supremacist President Blames Media, Internet, and Video Games for Mass Shootings, Says Nothing about Guns If you expected the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by two white domestic terrorists (at least one of whom is alleged to be a white supremacist, but neither will be named he...
18:00, 08/05/2019

The White House is hosting a social media summit as Trump continues to assail tech companies The White House said Wednesday it will hold a social media summit with "digital leaders" to talk about "the opportunities and challenges of today's online environment."...
17:56, 06/26/2019

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating against conservatives, the White House is hosting a ...
02:28, 07/03/2019

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel bastion: state media Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where an army offensive has gained ground....
17:56, 08/22/2019

AOC, Trump join list of celebs and social media stars as 'most influential people on the internet' While Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump differ vastly in their political views, a new ranking highlights some common ground between the two....
00:28, 07/17/2019

White Woman Claims She Invented the Hair Bonnet, Black Twitter Tells Her to Go Back to Wypipostan A white woman may have secured her spot in the Columbusing Hall of Fame after claiming that she invented an accessory used by black women ever since Earline Jackson delayed her escape to the Undergrou...
23:14, 07/22/2019

Rich white girl claimed she was black tennis prodigy in college admissions scam: report A white California prepschooler whose parents worked with the mastermind of the college admissions scandal was nearly accepted to several of top schools — as an African American tennis star, a report ...
03:42, 08/01/2019

White woman arrested after holding 4 black teens fundraising for football team at gunpoint, police say Four black teenage boys who were going door to door in their Arkansas community to fundraise were held at gunpoint and forced to the ground by a white woman until police arrived at the scene, official...
19:14, 08/18/2019

Florida White Supremacist Arrested for Plot to Shoot Up Walmart; FBI Still Fixated on ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, last week that claimed 22 lives....
01:00, 08/13/2019

White Mississippi sheriff calls lawmaker ‘worse than a black person’ in text White Mississippi Sheriff Jim Johnson made a racist remark in a text message, a public records request by a local newspaper reveals.        ...
02:28, 08/15/2019

Why Calling the Cops on White People Is a Great Form of Self-Care Yoga is cool. Exercise is fine. Sex is great. Rest is sublime. But if you really want to practice an exciting and efficient version of self-care, try calling the police on random white people. You wil...
18:56, 07/15/2019

Music festival will no longer charge white people more for tickets A Detroit music festival has dropped its controversial plan to charge white concertgoers twice as much as people of color — saying it was for the “safety of the community” following ...
14:42, 07/08/2019

Alabama Dean Quits Because White People Can’t Handle the Truth A University of Roll Tide dean at the center of a controversy over a series of stunningly accurate tweets chose to resign from his position rather than succumb to the horrific fate of drowning in a se...
15:14, 09/07/2019

The Case for Washcloths: Why White People Need to Wash Their Damn Legs I really don’t know what to write to introduce this video, so I’m just going to be literal. It has recently been revealed, through various social media platforms, that some people who happen to be whi...
20:14, 07/01/2019

‘No justice for black people’: family of man shot by police demand same payout as Justine Damond Father of Jamar Clark says Damond’s family, who received $US20m from Minneapolis, were treated differently The family of an African American man shot dead by Minneapolis police are demanding a $US20m ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

'I could have shot you in front of your fucking kids': how cops dehumanize black people | Paul Butler Why would anyone treat someone this way? Research gives a grim answer: some police literally think of blacks as subhuman“I could have shot you in front of your fucking kids.”That’s what a Phoenix poli...
08:42, 06/29/2019

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her unqualified to be in the White House, saying that “P...
02:42, 08/22/2019

‘What Do People Want Me to Do? Wear Black Every Day?’: How Child Star JoJo Siwa Built Her Sparkly Empire Upstairs at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, little girls were bouncing in like grounders, but JoJo Siwa knew how to field them. She caught their smartphone cameras in her right hand, scooped in t...
15:56, 08/22/2019

Candace Owens Defends MAGA in a Room Full of Black People and It Ends Exactly How You Expect It Would The slogan “Make America Great Again” infamously became popularized in 2016 as a rallying cry for conservatives, white supremacists, and other sycophants and deplorables before eventually propelling D...
19:42, 09/16/2019

Stand Your Kampground: Gun-Toting Granny Arrested for Pulling Gun on Black People Attempting to Picnic The pistol-packing, 70-year-old sentient packet of Mississippi sour cream known as Ruby Howell was arrested on Tuesday for brandishing a gun at a black couple as they attempted to access a campground,...
21:14, 06/05/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Ohio teen's racist prom proposal sparks backlash In the post, a poster reads, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm picking U for prom?"        ...
22:56, 05/02/2019

President Trump Invited a Cartoonist Known for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Images to a White House Social Media Summit While Facebook and Twitter are reportedly still waiting for their invites, President Donald Trump has invited a cartoonist accused of creating “a blatantly anti-Semitic” illustration to a ...
20:42, 07/07/2019

Democratic Hopeful Marianne Williamson Asked White Audience Members to Apologize to Black Guests for Slavery I don’t know if 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson believes that she can win, but she’s certainly entertaining in her losing effort. To put it lightly, the spiritual guru, aka “g...
18:14, 07/17/2019

Jemele Hill's call for black athletes to leave 'white' colleges draws charges of 'pro-segregation' and racism Former ESPN host turned Atlantic staff writer Jemele Hill wrote a controversial first piece for the October issue in which she says black athletes should leave white colleges....
08:56, 09/06/2019

CNN analyst: 'People of color' will pick Dem nominee, not 'white liberals on Twitter' CNN political commentator Paul Begala declared Monday that "people of color" would ultimately select the Democratic nominee in 2020 and suggested the presidential candidates not to pander to "white li...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Dear White People’s third season feels more like a gap year than a return to form The trailer for the third season of Netflix’s Dear White People attempts—in its own heavy-handed way—to prepare returning viewers for a substantial shift. “So the show’s gonna be a little different w...
03:42, 08/01/2019

Dear White People promises the "same title, new spin" in third season trailer Dear White People’s stellar second season wrapped up more than two years ago, so we’re delighted that the Netflix comedy about the realities of living as a person of color on a predominantly white Ivy...
16:56, 07/19/2019

A Detroit Music Festival That Charged White People More Backtracks on Its Pricing Afrofuture Fest initially planned to charge people of color $20 and “non-POC” $40. By Sunday evening, it announced a general admission fee of $20 for all....
08:14, 07/08/2019

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidat...
07:28, 08/23/2019

White police officer caught cursing at black middle school students rescinds public apology offer The Virginia police officer who promised to publicly apologize after being caught on video cursing at a group of black middle school students has rescinded the offer....
20:00, 05/08/2019

White Mississippi man who burned cross near black residents' home has been charged in federal hate crime case A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.        ...
19:42, 07/01/2019

Banking while black: Minority business owners with better credit scores than white counterparts face worse treatment and more scrutiny Black and Hispanic men seeking small business loans faced more scrutiny and worse treatment from bank officers than less qualified white men, according to a new study by the National Community Reinves...
14:56, 09/07/2019

Lois Lane is a White House reporter in new DC comic book ‘Enemy of the People’ Comic book icon Lois Lane is making a return in a new 12-issue series from DC comics. In the series, “Enemy of the People,” the character reprises her role as a hard charging reporter for ...
17:42, 09/14/2019

Ilhan Omar suggests people should be ‘more fearful of white men’ than jihadists in 2018 interview Rep. Ilhan Omar said Americans should be “more fearful of white men” when discussing the threat of “jihadist terrorism.” The Minnesota progressive was asked in a resurfaced int...
19:56, 07/25/2019

Lego’s Friends Central Perk Set Is An Impressive Collection Of Tiny White People Not only is there an official Lego set based on classic sitcom Friends hitting stores on September 1, the set comes with the actual actors from the show. Oh wait, no. Those are generic Lego minifigure...
18:56, 08/08/2019

Top Immigration Official Claims He Didn't See Trump's Racist Tweets But Also Says They Weren't Racist The president can’t stop himself from lobbing racist attacks on House Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley. But for Trump’s top immigration official, telling ...
17:42, 07/15/2019

Trump GOP Challenger Joe Walsh: 'I Wouldn’t Call Myself a Racist, but I’ve Said Racist Things' Joe Walsh, former Tea Party congressman turned Republican presidential candidate, is just two days into his quixotic bid to challenge President Donald Trump for his party’s nomination in the 2020 elec...
06:14, 08/27/2019

Oh, He’s RACIST Racist: Anthony Scaramucci Says He Can No Longer Support Trump for President Anthony Scaramucci lasted just 11 short days as Donald Trump’s White House communications director during the summer of 2017. Like many others handpicked by the “president,” he was ousted and sent on ...
01:00, 08/13/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government ...
20:28, 05/17/2019

Trump claims racist tweets at congresswomen were 'not racist' – live Trump tweets: ‘I don’t have a racist bone in my body’House to vote later on resolution that condemns TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.50pm BST How did that outing by the Ho...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Trump's Racist Tweets Aren't Racist, Twitter Decides President Trump’s attack this Sunday on four first-term congresswomen was widely viewed as one of the most racist he’s ever produced. Not everyone agrees, however. Twitter, whose platform serves as a ...
20:14, 07/15/2019

Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona....
01:42, 06/07/2019

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public from his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffre...
23:00, 07/17/2019

'Not just for white, educated foodies': fewer people are shopping at farmers' markets on food stamps California is rich with agriculture, but the region has seen a decline in low-income residents at outdoor marketsSan Francisco farmers’ markets are overflowing with summer’s plentiful bounty, but many...
10:42, 07/24/2019

SUNY professor pens article titled ‘Seeing poor white people makes me happy’ A professor at SUNY Old Westbury is offering a lesson in hate. Nicholas Powers, an associate professor of literature at the taxpayer-funded public college on Long Island, penned an article titled, “Se...
23:42, 06/29/2019

Biden says ‘poor kids’ just as bright as ‘white kids’ in latest gaffe Former Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic primary frontrunner, made another gaffe Thursday when he told a crowd in Iowa that “poor kids are just as bright and talented as white kids.”...
06:28, 08/09/2019

Latest Biden blunder: ‘Poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ Gaffe-prone presidential hopeful Joe Biden put his foot in his mouth during an Iowa campaign stop on Thursday when he told a group of predominately Asian and Hispanic voters that “poor kids are ...
06:56, 08/09/2019

Biden tells minority voters in Iowa that ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ The former vice president, who has a history of gaffes, sought quickly to recover while speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines....
16:14, 08/09/2019

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids Are Just as Bright’ as ‘White Kids’ at Event for Asian and Hispanic Voters Joe Biden told a group of mostly Asian and Hispanic voters Wednesday that “poor kids are just as bright” as white children. The former vice president, who is known for verbal gaffes, made ...
22:56, 08/09/2019

Biden says ‘poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids’ Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives to walk in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neiber...
19:42, 08/09/2019

Biden criticized after saying: 'Poor kids are as bright as white kids' Former vice-president’s remarks prompt criticism from left and right amid Democrat’s history of gaffesJoe Biden, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president, found his record on race u...
22:42, 08/10/2019

Emmett Till being included in 'famous people from Chicagoland' image was 'poor form,' White Sox official says A Chicago White Sox official said Sunday it was “poor form” to show lynching victim Emmett Till in the same scoreboard graphic as Pat Sajak and Orson Welles as “famous people from Chicagoland.”...
16:28, 07/02/2019

Biden warns against demonizing the rich during fundraiser: 'Rich people are just as patriotic' Former Vice President Joe Biden seemed to challenge the narrative building among some in his party when he argued on Tuesday that it wasn't always appropriate to "demonize" rich people....
22:56, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids’ Are Just as Bright as ‘White Kids’ Mr. Biden was speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines when he made the remark, which he quickly sought to recover from....
17:28, 08/09/2019

The Case for Reparations? All Hell Breaks Loose After AfroFuture Fest Charges White People Double to Attend Throughout the course of 2019, it seems like everyone and their mother has unveiled their stance on reparations. From Democratic presidential candidates to Georgetown students, to riveting House testi...
18:42, 07/08/2019

Chris Matthews Asked Kamala Harris to Explain Why She Doesn't Hate White People. Here's the Answer [Corrected] Shortly after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) finished her cool-down exercises after forcing the former Pinky to Barack Obama’s Brain into submission with a Rear Naked Chokehold before a live television aud...
21:28, 06/28/2019

White News Anchor Keeps Job After Comparing Black Co-Anchor to a Gorilla: ‘He Kinda Looks Like You’ In the long list of things to never say to a black person, right before, “No, you can’t have more napkins” you’ll find comparing us to a primate right up there....
20:42, 08/27/2019

Trump Tries to Prove He's Not Racist by Being Incredibly Racist Donald Trump thinks he can flip New Mexico, a state he lost by eight percentage points, in 2020. That task will require him to win over a significant portion of the 49.1 percent of New Mexicans who id...
20:28, 09/17/2019

What happens when theater minds meet Part conference, part festival, Berlin's annual Theatertreffen brings together the best and brightest in the theater scene to discuss industry challenges and features 10 of the best German-language st...
14:56, 05/08/2019

'Time AI' Crypto Company Sues Black Hat After People Laughed at Its 'Time AI' Tech The creator of a curious encryption technology was heckled on stage during a bizarre presentation at the recent Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, and now the company has filed suit against t...
22:42, 08/26/2019

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
20:56, 06/14/2019

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
23:14, 07/24/2019

Manny Pacquiao and suspicious minds After beating Keith Thurman last weekend, Manny Pacquiao’s legend gathers pace but so do the accusations being aimed at him, writes Matt Christie The post Manny Pacquiao and suspicious minds appeared ...
16:28, 07/23/2019

The Cwezi: Ancient Race of Mystical People and the Modern-Day Cwezi Cult Accused of Black Magic The Bachwezi people, who are also known as the Ancient Cwezi or Chwezi, were a group of people who legends say ruled the Empire of Kitara (Empire of the Sun) ...
22:56, 07/01/2019

Black woman claims bartender at Michigan restaurant made her give up seat for white customers, but restaurant shares different story Liah Gant claims she was sitting at the bar of the J. Alexander’s in West Bloomfield on Thursday night when a bartender asked her to give up her seat so two white men could sit down....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Joe Biden accuses Trump of deepening racial divide in US as he says racism is 'white man's problem' Joe Biden has lashed out at Donald Trump as he said described racism in the US as an institutional "white man's problem visited on people of colour"....
19:28, 08/28/2019

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bashes Trump administration for setting a poor example on human rights.        ...
01:14, 06/03/2019

Socialist Twitch Streamer Says He's Changing Minds Leftist Twitch streamer Hasan Piker guested on the popular leftist podcast Chapo Trap House, and told the Chapo hosts that he’s breaking through to the insular, potentially reactionary teens on Twitch...
06:14, 05/21/2019

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democra...
01:42, 06/18/2019

Race to the Clouds' really 'plays with the minds of racers' It's a motorbike race like no other. Sometimes there are animals on the road, sometimes lightning at the start line and sometimes hail at the finish. And in between a 12.42-mile public toll-road compr...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Pompeo crashes E.U. meeting but changes few minds on Iran The unplanned visit pits Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against European foreign ministers who fear that the United States and Iran are inching toward war....
06:42, 05/14/2019

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
21:42, 07/24/2019

Corruption probe on striking UAW workers' minds Striking General Motors workers say they wonder about their union’s leadership in the midst of a federal corruption investigation (Sept. 17)       ...
23:56, 09/17/2019

White-on-White Violence: How a Bedbug Diss Teaches Us Everything We Need to Know About White Male Fragility [Updated] The white male ego and Twitter don’t mix. The white male ego is a frozen raindrop falling on a bed of ice. Twitter is a flamethrower. The white male ego is freshly fallen snow. Twitter is dog piss. Th...
01:00, 08/28/2019

Jack Black and Jack White meet, at last Fulfilling the prophecy laid down lo these many years ago—presumably nine seconds after the very first Twitter account was formed—musicians Jack Black and Jack White have finally provided the world wi...
07:00, 06/06/2019

White-on-White Violence: How a Bedbug Diss Teaches Us Everything We Need to Know About White Male Fragility The white male ego and Twitter don’t mix. The white male ego is a frozen raindrop falling on a bed of ice. Twitter is a flamethrower. The white male ego is freshly fallen snow. Twitter is dog piss. Th...
21:00, 08/27/2019

How Facebook is capturing the hearts and minds of gamers and streamers Facebook was out in force with a big presence at E3, and the company made a lot of effort to gather eyeballs about games and to draw attention to streamers.Read More...
17:14, 06/20/2019

I'm Criminal Minds Actor Kirsten Vangsness, and This Is How I Work When Kirsten Vangsness landed the role of hacker Penelope Garcia in CBS’s Criminal Minds, she was still working multiple day jobs. She was also working in theater, which she now participates in as a p...
20:14, 07/24/2019

Norseman triathlon tests toughest minds and bodies A 3.8km swim in icy fjords, a 180km bike ride, and a full marathon up to the top of Norway's Mount Gaustatoppen - is the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon for you?...
12:28, 08/06/2019

Book sales are steady, but tariffs are on publishers’ minds Thousands gathered to talk about upcoming books, hear from favorite authors and review the current market at the industry convention BookExpo and the fan-based BookCon...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it com...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Deserve's Got Nothing To Do With It When Adults Lose Their Minds Over A Foul Ball Foul ball and dinger retrieval rights shouldn’t necessarily be decided by merit. The most qualified person in a given section to score a game ball is generally going to be an adult with a baseball glo...
05:28, 05/30/2019

Leaked Documents Show Trump Team Used Google to Vet Staff, Considered Hiring a ‘White Supremacist,’ and Wondered Why an Official Put His Junk in People’s Faces A treasure trove of previously unseen documents reveals Donald Trump’s presidential transition team vetted potential administration officials with a not-so-stringent process that amounted to looking t...
03:28, 06/26/2019

Some Want Delivery Drones to Buzz Off. Would Stricter Rules Change Their Minds? A parliamentary report into one of the world’s most advanced drone-delivery trials, by a Google affiliate in Australia, raised concerns about privacy, noise and wildlife, underscoring challenges tech ...
15:42, 08/02/2019

Why Can’t We Sleep? by Darian Leader review – understanding our sleepless minds Are you so worried about not sleeping it’s keeping you awake? Why ‘sleep science’ has made insomnia worseThe complaint has become all too familiar: the phones by our bed are Trojan horses, brimming wi...
11:14, 05/23/2019

India Has Taken Kashmir, But Winning the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris Will be Harder On the sunny, cloudless morning when Imaad Tariq was born in Kashmir, most of his family had no idea. “Nobody knows that my wife delivered a baby boy,” says Tariq Ahmad Sheikh, at the hosp...
13:14, 08/08/2019

Making A Difference: Dream Bus Keeps Bellies Full, Minds Stimulated MARION COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Marion County School District is making sure that every child has a meal to eat and a chance to learn this summer. The Dream Bus hits the road twice a day, five ...
02:42, 06/08/2019

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
21:28, 07/19/2019

Don't Miss: African origins, deadly mozzies and meeting of minds This week, listen to a founder of Out-of-Africa theory, read about our deadliest enemy, the mosquito, and explore the future of human and robot minds...
17:42, 08/03/2019

Redskins CB Josh Norman rails against media: 'Don't try to twist people' Redskins cornerback Josh Norman said he felt some of his comments about Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott had been taken out of context.       ...
04:56, 09/16/2019

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventually Gov. Cuomo — passed a bill that will end New Yo...
09:42, 06/14/2019

"Chemical Locha In Their Minds": Alpesh Thakor, Ex-Congress, Slams Party Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor said that Congress failed to understand what people want. They only repeatedly shouted that scam happened. There was no scam, the scam was in their minds....
11:56, 05/28/2019

The Mueller report has not changed Americans' minds about Trump and Russia: NBC/WSJ poll Overall, Trump's public standing remains little changed. The proportion approving of the president's job performance has ticked up slightly to 46%, while 51% disapprove. But his job rating h...
21:00, 05/06/2019