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Obama Is Holed Up Writing His Book On The South Pacific Island Of Tetiaroa

After a brief layover in Hawaii, former President Barack Obama is hanging out on a South Pacific island for a month to write his White House memoir, according to the Washington Post. The island, called Tetiaroa, is an atoll located in a group of French Polynesian islands. Show More Summary

Maxine Waters To Bill O'Reilly: 'I'm A Strong Black Woman, And I Cannot Be Intimidated'

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) had nothing to say to Bill O’Reilly after the Fox News host made a racist and sexist comment about her Tuesday. But she did have a lot to say to viewers tuning in to MSNBC. “I am a strong black woman, and I cannot be intimidated. Show More Summary

Watch Bill O'Reilly Snicker While 'Apologizing' For Mocking Maxine Waters

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly apologized Tuesday night for making a racist, sexist crack about Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) earlier in the day. But while apologizing, the “O’Reilly Factor” host snickered. While on “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton: 'Too Many Women' Face The Same Sexism April Ryan And Maxine Waters Did

SAN FRANCISCO ? Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held up reporter April Ryan and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) as examples of how women face routine sexism in the workplace, arguing Tuesday afternoon that even women in the highest...Show More Summary

What We Get Wrong When We Talk About Food Stamps And Immigrants

Food banks across the country have been noticing a trend since President Donald Trump was inaugurated in January. In recent weeks, outlets including the Washington Post, The Nation and NPR have reported that outreach workers and enrollment...Show More Summary

Local Officials Grapple With Trump's Fearmongering On 'Sanctuary City' Policies

NEW YORK ? President Donald Trump’s campaign to take down so-called “sanctuary cities” isn’t just about denying them funding. He’s also trying to turn the public against local officials who refuse to fully cooperate with deportationShow More Summary

Uber Needs To Do Better When It Comes To Diversity

After years of keeping its diversity data hidden away, Uber released its first diversity report Tuesday, under the direction of its new Chief Human Resources Officer Liane Hornsey. The report revealed that Uber employees are mostly white and mostly male, especially at the more senior levels of the company. Show More Summary

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: The Character And Credibility Of "The Civil Rights Pharisees Of Philadelphia" Will Be Tested: PROTEST Against The Asian Store Owner Who Shot The Robber In N.Philly To Affirm His SUPERIORITY OR Stay Silent, Tacitly Admitti

The Blame Belongs To The 'Rank and File' Citizens Of Philadelphia. For TOO LONG They Have Been Manipulated Into Believing That EXTERNAL FORCES Are The Cause Of Their Ongoing Crisis In Their Communities, Long After They Should Have Been...Show More Summary

Google "YouTube" Lowers The Barriers On What Is "Offensive Content", Begins To Ban Certain Content Contributors


Not Even John Legend Is Safe From Chrissy Teigen's Trolling On Twitter

Chrissy Teigen, supermodel and Twitter queen extraordinaire, rarely misses an opportunity to troll someone ? even if that someone happens to be hubby John Legend. It all started Monday evening, when Legend gave props to his wife forShow More Summary

Undocumented Student Who Posted Viral Tax Form Selfie Asks Trump For His Receipts

Belén Sisa recently did what many Americans are doing this time of the year: she paid her taxes. But when she posted a selfie with her tax form, it went viral. That’s because the Arizona State University junior is an undocumented Dreamer. Show More Summary

Ana's Fate Rested With An Asylum Officer Who Had Just Been Told To Doubt Her Word

AUSTIN, Texas ? Ana was working at a restaurant in Guatemala four years ago, when a teenager with baggy pants approached. He ordered a tostada, then remained standing at the entrance even as another waitress invited him several times to take a seat. Show More Summary

New York Defiant As Trump Threatens Funds Over 'Sanctuary' Immigration Policies

NEW YORK ? If the Trump administration follows through on a promise to strip federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities, New York City will take the fight to court, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (D) said Monday. Mark-Viverito...Show More Summary

Why There Is No Alternative to Publicly Funded Science Research

'Avideh Zakhor is a Hertz Foundation Fellow and recipient of the prestigious Hertz Foundation Grant for graduate study in the applications of the physical, biological and engineering sciences. Here, she illuminates the difference between...Show More Summary

BookTV -- Erica Armstrong Dunbar on 'Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge'

'Erica Armstong Dunbar, history and Black American Studies professor at the University of Delaware, recounts the life of Ona Judge, a slave owned by George and Martha Washington, whose escape initiated a manhunt ordered by the first President. Armstrong Dunbar is the author of 'Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge.' -- +BookTV

Art Basel Hong Kong: In (and out of) Frame -- Africa in Perspective

'This conversation considers creative practices from within and around Africa, bringing together scholars, curators and artists to shed light on the way in which contemporary art practices are growing and developing within and across...Show More Summary

Activating Marginalized Histories: Museums as Catalysts for Social Change

' Jennifer Scott is an anthropologist and public historian. She serves as faculty in the graduate program of Museum and Exhibition Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago and as a professor at The New School for Public Engagement in New York City. Show More Summary

BookTV: Caroline Light on 'Stand Your Ground: A History of America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense'

'Caroline Light, director of undergraduate studies in the Program in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Harvard University, offers a critical examination of stand-your-ground laws, now adopted in thirty-three states, and how the gun rights movement has emboldened DIY self-defense. Show More Summary

Video Breaks Down Why Machismo Isn't Synonymous With Latino Men

Kat Lazo wants people to stop thinking machismo goes hand in hand with being a Latino man. The video producer took on Latino male stereotypes in the latest installment of We are mitú’s series The Kat Call. In the three minute piece,Show More Summary

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