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Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo To Be Extradited To U.S.

Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman Loera, also known as El Chapo, will be extradited to the United States, Mexico’s foreign ministry said on Thursday. Guzman has been incarcerated in Mexico for the last year, after he wasShow More Summary

10 Striking Reflections On Obama's Presidency From Black Change-Makers

Alas, the time has come. Thursday marks Barack Obama’s last full day as president, a role he has carried out with respect, dignity and pride over the last eight years. At the time of his election, Obama symbolized hope and promise for...Show More Summary

Queer Activists To Stage Anti-Inaugural 'GAG Ball' In D.C.

A prominent anti-gun LGBTQ activist group will hold an anti-inaugural ball in protest of the incoming administration and its support of the National Rifle Association (NRA) on the same night as President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Gays Against Guns (GAG) is sponsoring The GAG Ball, at Cobalt in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Zoe Saldana Explains Why She's Placing Her ‘Faith’ In Donald Trump

Zoe Saldana is planning to give Donald Trump a chance. Shortly after her controversial comments on why she feels Hollywood has “bullied” the president-elect, the actress spoke with Univision’s Jorge Ramos about why she’s going to give...Show More Summary

Obama Grants Drug Prisoners Early Freedom On Final Day Of Presidency

WASHINGTON ? President Barack Obama shortened the sentences of 330 federal prisoners on Thursday, less than 24 hours before Donald Trump takes office. With Thursday’s announcement, Obama has now granted commutations to 1,715 federalShow More Summary

Artists Band Together With A Message For Trump: We Make America

#Repost @natters555 ??? A little preview of what to expect from We Make America at the women's march on Washington and NYC. #wemakeamerica #statueofliberty #dumptrump #art #notmypresident #nyc A photo posted by We Make America (@wemakeamerica)...Show More Summary

Hundreds Of Queer People Held A Guerrilla Dance Party Outside Mike Pence's Home

Hundreds of queer people stormed the streets surrounding Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s home last night to engage in a classically queer form of resistance: dancing. Queer dance party outside Mike Pence's house More Summary

18 Comics You Need To See If You're Dealing With Anxiety

Anxiety often clouds the brain with false stories such as, “you’re not good enough,” “that mistake will haunt you forever” and “your worst fear is coming true.” The mental health condition, which affects an estimated 40 million American adults, is notorious for creating excessive stress, worry and rumination ? sometimes for no reason at all. Show More Summary

Betty White Won't Remarry, But She's Open To 'Fooling Around'

Betty White isn’t interested in marrying again, but a little hanky panky? She’s thought about it. In a new interview for Yahoo News, Katie Couric asked our favorite 95-year-old if she had ever thought about remarrying after the death of her husband Allen Ludden in 1981. “Remarry? No. Show More Summary

Why 4 Women Want 1 Million Women To Send In Their Stories

This is the voice of a woman who isn’t going to sit back and be quiet. I am that link the chain that broke the cycle of poverty. Growing up I was always called “bossy” instead of a “leader.” These are the voices of women who can’t attend...Show More Summary

T.I. Warns Of 'Hidden Agenda' Behind Trump's Meetings With Black Influencers

T.I. has issued a stern warning to his celebrity peers meeting with Trump: “Do not accept any invitation to have any meeting... No matter how positive you think the outcome may be.” On Monday, T.I. shared his two cents on the matterShow More Summary

Afrofuturist Artists Craft A Virtual World For Women Of Color

It was the summer of 2016 and molecular and cellular biologist/multidisciplinary artist Ashley Baccus-Clark was gifting herself a day of self-care. The police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile had left her, like so many black Americans, anguished and weary. Show More Summary

Fans Think This Photo Of Selena Gomez Is Photoshopped

Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo has blessed the faces of stars like Karlie Kloss, Lily Aldrige and Emily Ratajkowski with his beauty expertise. Most recently, he uploaded an Instagram photo of his look for Selena Gomez that has created...Show More Summary

Janet Mock: Sex Workers' Rights Must Be Part Of The Women's March

Janet Mock wrote a poignant essay explaining why it’s integral that sex workers’ rights be included in the values that anchor the Women’s March on Washington. According to a Tumblr post Mock published on Tuesday, the author and transgender activist helped create the march’s beautifully intersectional policy platform. Show More Summary

Issa Rae And Jussie Smollett Are Blessing Us With A New YouTube Series

As we eagerly await new episodes of “Insecure” and “Empire,” Issa Rae and Jussie Smollett are giving us a new show to watch. And it looks like it will be a damn good one. The duo have teamed up to executive produce a web-series scripted...Show More Summary

March With History's Greatest Writers On Your Side, Thanks To Molly Crabapple's Protest Art

It can be overwhelming to confront a blank poster head on, trying to select the one message that you most want to share with the masses during a march or protest. Thankfully, Molly Crabapple has your back. The artist, journalist and activist has created four free, downloadable and printable posters, each featuring the wise words of an iconic writer. Show More Summary

DOJ Sues JPMorgan For Racial Discrimination

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday sued JPMorgan Chase & Co, acc us ing the bank of discriminating against minority borrowers by charging them higher rates and fees on home mortgage loans between 2006 and at least 2009. Filed in a Manhattan federal court, the government’s complaint acc us ed the bank of violating the U.S. Show More Summary

My TV Wish List for Future: Latin-Culture Network but with English Dialogue

By Amanda Osorio UCF Forum columnist I am watching beautiful, empowering African American women being celebrated on a BET show called Black Girls Rock! The audience is full of African Americans celebrating their accomplishments, andShow More Summary

Puerto Rican Nationalist Granted Clemency After Decades In Prison

President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Puerto Rican nationalist leader Oscar López Rivera on Tuesday, in a move cheered by activists on and off the island who had pressed for years to have his decades-long sentence cut short. López...Show More Summary

A Border Wall Like Steve King’s Model Could Be Dangerous For U.S. Agents

One of America’s toughest immigration hard-liners apparently keeps a model of a border wall in his office. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) tweeted a photo Friday that showed the model, as well as retired Gen. John Kelly, President-elect Donald...Show More Summary

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