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Stephen Colbert Spells Out Perfectly Why Racial Tension Keeps Erupting

As racial tension over police shootings dominated the headlines on Thursday, “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert offered his own take. Referencing the state of emergency in Charlotte, North Carolina, after the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont...Show More Summary

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed - The Mayor Who Fights DISCRIMINATION But Lacks DISCERNMENT. IRONY As The Mayor (And The NAACP) Strikes Back Against White Republican Donald Trump's "INSULTS" About "BLACK AMERICANS BEING POOR"

STUDY THIS MAN, FOR HE IS THE "AMERICAN POLITICIAN OF THE FUTURE COLONIZATION" MAKE HEAVY USE OF "BLACK PROGRESSIVE RACIAL INDICTMENTS" AGAINST THE WHITE RIGHT WING In Order To Unify Your BLACK And PROGRESSIVE FUNDAMENTALIST BASE DEFEND...Show More Summary

MUST-GO PLACES OF STUDENT SUMMER-2017

Summer is the season of inspiration and opportunities in any student’s life. Besides holiday pleasures, you can gain new knowledge and skills, passing summer courses abroad or performing some jobs which you like and know how to do. The students-trip will fill you with great impressions and experiences. Show More Summary

Okla. Officer Charged with Manslaughter in Terence Crutcher’s Death, Released on Bond

The Tulsa, Okla. who shot and killed Terence Crutcher was booked at the local county jail on Friday morning before being released shortly after on a $50,000 bond, CNN reports. Officer Betty Shelby was charged with first-degree felony manslaughter and had a warrant issued for her arrest on Thursday. The criminal complaint against her said […]

So, Richard ‘All Lives Matter’ Sherman, Now You Want to Speak Out on Police Violence?

So, Mr. All Lives Matter—Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman—decided that he was gonna use his latest press conference to do nothing but talk about police violence. “I think the last couple days, a couple more guys have gotten shot and killed in the middle of the street. More videos have come out of guys getting […]

Was My Black Ancestor Named After a Confederate General?

Dear Professor Gates: I visited Charleston, S.C., last week and walked past a statue of Wade Hampton III and stopped dead in my tracks. You see, my great-grandfather’s name was Wade Hampton Shields. Wade Hampton III was a Confederate general, U.S. senator and governor of South Carolina. He was one of the largest enslavers of people […]

A House Divided; The Do’s and Don’ts of Family Football Rivalries

Yes!!!! Football is back!!!! I’m so ready to cheer on my Cowboys!!! Luckily, my husband is a Cowboys fan, too, or else we would have some serious rivalry going on in our house. But I recognize there are couples who do indeed cheer for different teams. Most of the time, it’s just a playful rivalry. Keep Reading ?

11 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Are Sick of Waiting for the Ring

Someone recently asked me how long is too long to wait for a ring. I didn’t have an answer because I think so many things can factor into how long a woman is willing to wait for a proposal. The choice to wait or not to wait is such a personal decision. I dated my Keep Reading ?

Funeral for 13-Year-Old #TyreKing Set For This Weekend in Columbus, Ohio

The family of Tyre King says his funeral will be this Saturday, WOSU reports. As previously reported by The Root, King, 13, was fatally shot by Columbus, Ohio, police officer Bryan Mason on Sept. 14.   Mason, a nine-year veteran on the force, was responding to reports of an armed robbery—in the amount of $10—and […]

Indiana Fever Kneels As A Team During National Anthem

The Indiana Fever began their first-round game in the WNBA playoffs by locking arms and kneeling as a team during the playing of the national anthem on Wednesday. Two players for the Phoenix Mercury, Mistie Bass and Kelsey Bone, joined in the protest. Coaches for both teams as well as the rest of the Phoenix […]

Hagerstown, MD, Police Pepper-Spray 15-Year-Old Girl After Traffic Accident

Police in Hagerstown, Md., have come under fire after body-camera footage showed an officer pepper-spraying a 15-year-old girl who was handcuffed in the back of a squad car. Officers from the Hagerstown Police Department responded to the scene of an accident Sunday afternoon after the girl, whose identity has not been released, reportedly hit a […]

15 Honest Reasons Women Say They Don't Want To Get Married

Marriage isn’t for everyone, especially these days. In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 124.6 million Americans 16 years and older were single ? or 50.2 percent of the population ? compared with 37.4 percent of theShow More Summary

Judge Who Ended New York's Stop-And-Frisk Policy Slams Trump's Idea To Bring It Back

NEW YORK ? Shira Scheindlin, the federal judge who ruled three years ago that the New York City Police Department’s aggressive stop-and-frisk practices were unconstitutional, had a few words about Donald Trump’s proposal to institute...Show More Summary

Design + Architecture: The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & Culture

'A hundred years after the idea was first floated, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will open its doors. The museum houses over 17,000 artifacts, each telling a story about the African-American experience. Show More Summary

Keith Lamont Scott’s Wife Witnessed Him Being Shot By Police, Attorneys Say

Attorneys representing the family of Keith Lamont Scott say that Scott’s wife witnessed the Tuesday afternoon shooting that killed her husband. “Yes, it’s my understanding that his wife saw him get shot and killed and that’s something she will never, ever forget,” attorney Justin Bamberg said, standing in for the family at a press conference […]

6 Expert-Approved Tips For Dating With Anxiety

When you suffer from an anxiety disorder, getting through a date can seem near impossible. It may help to know you’re not alone. An estimated 18 percent of all American adults suffer from an anxiety disorder of some kind, ranging from social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder and general anxiety. Show More Summary

Trans Model Breaks Down Why Some People Identify As Latinx

If you still don’t quite understand what the term “Latinx” means, allow trans model Laith Ashely De La Cruz to break it down for you. De La Cruz, who is of Dominican descent, shared what he understood the term to mean in an interview published on NBC Latino Sept. Show More Summary

Univ. of Tenn. Law Professor Urged Drivers to Hit Charlotte Protesters

Glenn Reynolds, a law professor at The University of Tennessee, urged motorists to run over demonstrators blocking traffic in Charlotte, N.C., as they protested the death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was fatally shot by police, reported by The Tennessean. Reynolds tweeted, “Run them down” in response to a tweet from a news station in […]

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