Coberly/ July 21, 2016 10:26 am mike instead of begging to differ, why don’t you try to explain your case better? it sounds to me like you are arguing that ignoring traffic violations in black neighborhoods will result in more black on black crime including homicide. that could well be the case, but i don’t think […]
As part of Stephen Colbert’s extensive Republican National Convention coverage, the Late Show host managed to find a black delegate/Trump supporter at the overwhelmingly monochrome event: a man named Frank, who happened to be played by Keegan-Michael Key. Show More Summary
Donald Trump, now the official Republican presidential nominee, commands a whopping 0 percent of the black vote in Ohio. But that doesn’t mean that black Ohioans are wholly unrepresented at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland—in fact, Frank Walters is there, and he’s having a great time. Show More Summary
It sucks to be the only one in the room. But maybe the exception to this is if you're Frank Walters (played by Keegan-Michael Key), who went on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert as the lone black delegate at the RNC. Everyone is so nice! They want you to ... More »
DURBAN, South Africa and DURHAM, N.C. - Investigators from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) today announced key results from the HPTN 073 Study at the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa. The study,...Show More Summary
Who says Donald Trump doesn’t have black supporters? After a poll found that support for the GOP nominee for president was at zero percent among African-Americans in Ohio, Stephen Colbert went out and found a black delegate at the Republican...Show More Summary
Surprise, surprise: A Youtube account operated by Gavin Eugene Long and discovered by The Daily Caller reveals key insight into what might have motivated the 29-year-old black man who killed three Baton Rouge police officers Sunday morning. Videos on Long’s account show that he was a former Nation of Islam member. He also ranted against […]
Trump garners a whopping zero percent of the electorate among African-American voters in key swing states, a slice of the population that lies at the intersection of two key constituencies. The recent Wall Street Journal/NBC/Marist poll shows that a mong the entire Ohio electorate, Clinton and Trump tie at 39 percent. Show More Summary
I get how white Trump voters can ignore or even been happy with the fact that Trump is polling at 0% among black people in key states.
The video comes on the heels of a particularly violent week in which two black men – Philando Castle and Alton Sterling – were violently gunned down.
Beyonce, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Chris Rock, and many more are coming together to reveal 23 ways that you could be killed if you are black in America in this new video produced by Mic. Some of the actions include “falling to signal a lane change,” “riding in your girlfriend’s car with a child in the [...]
This is some powerful stuff. If you've been paying attention to national news lately, then you're aware that America is currently suffering from an increase in black deaths at the hands of police. While victims like Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and Trayvon Martin may never get justice at this rate, Alicia [...]
In the week after shootings that left two black men dead, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé and other notable celebrities have teamed up to create this powerful video on the everyday interactions that can get black people killed in America. The video,...Show More Summary
Beyoncé, Chris Rock, Chance the Rapper, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Queen Latifah, Janelle Monáe, Bono, Taraji P. Henson — these are all names that are newsworthy even when they’re saying nothing, and they’re using the notion of their particularly heightened celebrity platform to make news that matters. Sadly, people can ignore tragedy, but they’re less willing […]
'Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Pink, Bono, and others explain why it's time to take action to heal the long history of systemic racism in America. #23Ways. In collaboration with Alicia Keys and the We Are Here Movement, with original reporting from Mic's Jamilah King.'
Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Rihanna and Chris Rock are among the stars to contribute to Mic's video listing the 23 reasons why black Americans have been killed, particularly in recent years since the launch of the Black Lives Matter movement. The video supports the We Are Here Movement and follows the viral murders of...
Alicia Keys and the We Are Here movement gathered a crew of celebrities including Pharrell, Queen Latifah, Kevin Hart to recite 23 everyday activities that 23 victims of police shootings were doing before their deaths. Journalist Jamilah...Show More Summary
As the shooting deaths of black and brown people have galvanized the country to candidly discuss race, policing and gun control, numerous celebrities have found themselves called to use their platforms to advocate for justice. Singer Alicia Keys found herself among them as she gathered some high-profile...
If last week's police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile taught us anything, it's that black lives can be taken for any number of senseless reasons. A new collaboration between Alicia Keys, Mic, and the We Are Here Movement attempts to highlight just how easy it is to be ... More »
Alicia Keys, Janelle Monaé, Bono, Kevin Hart, and Pharrell also participate in "23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America".