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This Law School Created A Criminal Justice Class Based On 'The Wire'

The University of Pittsburgh Law School is bringing the real life lessons from HBO’s classic series “The Wire” to the classroom. The 3-credit course, “Crime, Law and Society in ‘The Wire,’” will use the Baltimore-based drama to analyze many of the contemporary issues in the criminal justice system. Show More Summary

Someone Tried To Come For Kim Kardashian, But John Legend Shut It Down

Friends who go to Waffle House together defend each other. At this point, nasty things written on the internet probably slide off Kim Kardashian like water off a duck’s back ? but as for John Legend, well, that’s a different story. The...Show More Summary

Artist Creates Haunting Ode To The Countless Black, Female Bodies That Have Disappeared

Last week, people of color mobilized on social media to spread awareness of the alarming number of black and brown young women currently considered “critically missing” in Washington, D.C. The viral effort, along with sharing facts regarding...Show More Summary

Aunt Viv Of 'Fresh Prince' Calls Co-Star A 'Media Hoe' After Reunion Photo

This sitcom feud just got refreshed. The day after a photo emerged of the cast of “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air” reuniting at the beach, one left-out actress lashed out big-time. Janet Hubert, who played Aunt Vivian for three seasonsShow More Summary

The Anti-Trump Movement In North Carolina Has The Potential To Flip The South

DURHAM, N.C. ? North Carolina has been in an almost constant state of protest for the last year. It started in March 2016, when former Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed HB 2, a measure preventing local governments from passing anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people, into law. Show More Summary

Trevor Noah: 'Trump May Destroy The World, But God Damn He's Cute'

Trevor Noah has been one of Donald Trump’s harshest critics, but it seems he can’t help but have a soft spot for the president. On Wednesday’s episode of “The Daily Show,” Noah spoke about Trump’s promise to save the U.S. coal industry...Show More Summary

Angela Rye Slams Former Rep. Joe Walsh: 'That's What Makes You A Bigot!'

CNN commentator Angela Rye had no patience for former Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) when he said the bar was lowered for President Barack Obama because of his race. “I’m not talking to bigots,” Rye said during a CNN segment Wednesday. Rye and Walsh were invited on air to discuss what started as a Twitter fight. Show More Summary

7 Signs A Marriage Won't Last, According To Sex Therapists

Sex isn’t everything in a marriage, but for most people, a healthy, regular sex life matters quite a bit. Sex therapists can vouch for that. Below, they share seven issues that can ruin a relationship if left unaddressed. 1. The couple no longer has sex. Surprisingly, you can be in a sexless marriage and still have sex. Show More Summary

Team Trump Is On A Bizarre Mission To Convince You They Value Women

Over the last 48 hours, members of the Trump administration have embarked on a stunningly tone-deaf campaign. After a presidential campaign rife with blatant misogyny, President Donald Trump spent his first months in office contemplating anti-woman policies surrounded by groups of white men. Show More Summary

DEA Takes Billions In Cash From People Not Charged With A Crime, Can't Say How It's Helping

WASHINGTON ? Over the past decade, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has permanently seized $3.2 billion in cash from individuals who were never charged with a crime, according to a Justice Department inspector general reportShow More Summary

Gay Porn Star Is Donating $250 From Every Scene To Gay-Straight Alliances

A gay adult film star is setting an important example of how to be an ally by donating $250 he earns from every sce he shoots to the Gay-Straight Alliance network. Markie Moore of Next Door Studios made the announcement Saturday morning at The Phoenix Forum, a trade show for adult online entertainment, in Tempe, Arizona. Show More Summary

New Netflix Film Shows A 'Real Representation' Of America's Housing Projects

In his film, “Imperial Dreams,” director Malik Vitthal attempted to accurately show America’s housing projects. Starring John Boyega, Rotimi, Glenn Plummer, and Keke Palmer, the Netflix original film chronicles a reformed gang member’s journey to care for his son and pursue his dreams of becoming a writer after serving a prison sentence. Show More Summary

Two Black Women Just Sued Fox News For Racial Discrimination

On Tuesday, Fox News was hit with a racial discrimination lawsuit from two black female employees who are accusing a white executive of racial harassment and the network of ignoring their complaints. Tichaona Brown, a payroll manager,...Show More Summary

Why Kristen Bell Thinks White Parents Should Talk To Their Kids About Race

Kristen Bell wants her daughters to celebrate peoples’ differences. The actress is mom to 4-year-old Lincoln and 2-year-old Delta. During a recent Facebook Live interview with Parents magazine, she shared her thoughts on raising herShow More Summary

A Definitive Ranking Of 32 Trump-Related ‘SNL’ Sketches This Season

“Saturday Night Live” is currently enjoying its most successful season in decades, thanks in no small part to the the country’s ravenous appetite for political commentary in the lead up to and fallout from the president election. The...Show More Summary

Even More States Are Getting In On The Free ‘Baby Box’ Trend

For years, Finland has been hailed as a kind of promised land for parenting, thanks to its generous leave policies, subsidized daycare and famed free “baby boxes,” that can double as safe, simple infant beds. Now the practice of giving...Show More Summary

How To Buy Art And Resist Hate, Too

Since President Donald Trump’s election, artists and curators have been showing up and putting in work to prove that the line between art and activism is tenuous at best. An upcoming exhibition called “No Borders” is the most recentShow More Summary

Students Protest Sexist Flyers Depicting What ‘Good Girls’ Wear To Prom

On Monday, posters featuring a new prom dress code appeared in the halls of Stanton College Prep, a public high school in Jacksonville, FL. As with many dress code fiascos, the Stanton College Prep dress code flyers are both odd and sexist. Show More Summary

Teen Posts Beautiful Photos Of Her Body Hair To Prove An Important Point

Last week, 17-year-old art student Lalonie proudly showed off her natural body hair in two photos on Twitter. The backlash from Twitter users to her now-viral post serves as a reminder that women are still held to a double standard when...Show More Summary

Police, Muslim Leaders Join Hands In Mourning At Westminster Bridge

It’s a day for standing up to fear. Police officers, local Muslim leaders and thousands of others gathered Wednesday to form a human chain on London’s Westminster Bridge, mourning the terror attack that left five people dead and dozens more wounded last week. The bridge in central London was closed to traffic as people bowed their heads in silence. Show More Summary

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