The Florida Firearm Owners Privacy Act, odiously nicknamed 'Docs v. Glocks,' is being debated in federal court that has physicians on one side and gun rights activists on the other. It's been five years since the Florida law passed, and all eyes are on the Federal Court in Atlanta. Most......
A few days ago, NBC's Lester Holt confronted Donald Trump about his statement, in a speech, that during the Benghazi attack, Ambassador Chris Stevens "was left helpless to die as Hillary Clinton soundly slept in her bed."Trump's response was: "Were you there? Were you there? Were you with her?" That is, he goes on the offensive. Show More Summary
The activist and Grey’s Anatomy star accepted BET’s Humanitarian Award Sunday night by defying everyone listening to join the ongoing struggle for black liberation from systemic oppression.
Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. With powerful speeches, Prince tributes, and a surprise performance by Beyonce, the 2016 BET Awards definitely didn't disappoint -- and neither did the fashions on the red carpet! The evening's most memorable...Show More Summary
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His speech wasted no breath as the Black Lives Matter activist poetically highlighted the fact that celebrating "how far things have come" while black children are still being shot by cops is not only irresponsible, it's deadly.
Yahoo: When James Carville sat with Sarah Palin for a Politicon conversation on Sunday, he was polite. He praised her 2008 Republican National Convention speech. He even seemed to sympathize with her for being scapegoated in John McCain’s presidential campaign. But then he challenged her on wanting to “take back the country,” a common Tea Party […]
We don’t typically think of neo-Nazis as fun-loving individuals, but they apparently aren’t above going out dancing… as long as the music also samples Adolf Hitler. The Daily Beast has a fascinating report on the Nazi dance music scene that was highlighted recently when a neo-Nazi...
The 2016 BET Awards featured an opening performance by Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar, several tributes to Prince and Muhammad Ali, and quite a few political statements. Usher used his BETAwards performance to make a statement against Donald J. Show More Summary
During last night’s BET Awards, actor Jesse Williams received a humanitarian award and gave a powerful speech about racism, police violence against African Americans, and inequality. The award, he said, is for “the activists, the civil...Show More Summary
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Years & Years front-man Olly Alexander gives an impassioned speech about the importance of pride at this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Gospel star Kirk Franklin receives the Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award at the BET Awards 2016.
Justin Timberlake came under fire from critics on Twitter for praising Jesse William's moving speech at the BET Awards on Sunday night (June 26). The Grey's Anatomy actor and activist gave a powerful, impassioned speech about the Black...Show More Summary
The speech represents the first meeting from a rumoured joint ticket for the Democratic Party The post Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren meet for first 2016 campaign event appeared first on Macleans.ca.
After a rousing and rather fierce introduction by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Monday morning, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton took to the stage at a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio to give a speech that was focused on the economy, but which also contained heavy doses of criticism for Republican rival Donald Trump. Show More Summary
Sarah Palin celebrated Donald Trump as a champion of “Joe Six Pack” Americans in a speech touting the real estate developer and reality TV star’s populist appeal. The former half-term governor of Alaska and failed Republican vice presidential candidate spoke Sunday at the...
Actor Jesse Williams inspired a lot of people after his speech at the BET Awards 2016. Among those inspired was Justin Timberlake, who took to Twitter to express his support for Williams's emotional speech about race relations in this country. However, when one Twitter user accused Justin of racial appropriation, it led to a social media hot mess.
British Prime Minister David Cameron addressed Parliament on Monday, saying he has no plans for a second referendum. Here is what he said: With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the result of the EU referendum. Last week saw one of the biggest democratic exercises in our history with over […]