Who would’ve thought emojis could prove so controversial? Following on from the yellow skin color accusations and Russian LGBT emojis attempted banning, the nonprofit group New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) has launched a new hashtag entitled #DisarmTheiPhone — calling for Apple to “remove the gun emoji [from iOS] and take a stand for stricter gun accessibility […]
A Twitter clash has broken out between people favoring #BlackLivesMatter or #AllLivesMatter, both protesting U.S. police violence against Americans but failing to take into account the hundreds of thousands of lives lost to the U.S. military as self-appointed global policeman, says Sam Husseini. By Sam Husseini The last several months have seen a debate, at times heated,…
It's been a rough couple of months. Senseless violence against unarmed blacks in churches, at routine traffic stops, and in our communities has left us reeling. For Black millennials, watching these tragedies play out in the news and social media has been a recurring punch in the gut. Show More Summary
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It's a brilliant marketing stunt, and also a tease of how complicated freedom of expression can be when corporations get involved. New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV), a nonprofit whose mission is pretty much in the name, has aimed the barrel of its latest campaign right at Apple. Show More Summary
While the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has become a violent and dangerous force in the Middle East, a new interview shared the personal toll ISIS is having on the LGBT community in occupied territories.
Bill O’Reilly compared the Black Lives Matter movement to the gestapo Wednesday night, shortly before proclaiming he is the reporter who has done the most to “shed light” on violence against young black men. During a segment on "TheShow More Summary
By Cengiz Gunes | (The Conversation) | – – The recent surge of violence in Turkey following the massacre of socialist activists in Suruc has brought Turkey perilously close to an all-out…
He linked police violence against individuals to “the violence of economic deprivation” visited upon the same communities of color. The stakes were high for the speech by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to the national gathering of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday night. Show More Summary
Get ready for the uncomfortable feeling of agreeing with King Joffrey: In an interview with The Daily Beast, Jack Gleeson addresses the subject of the violence against women on Game of Thrones with the candor of someone not currently employed by the show. "Of course," he said, when asked whether... More »
Violent clashes between Israeli security forces and Jewish settlers reignited at the West Bank settlement of Beit El on Wednesday as bulldozers finally moved in to carry out a longstanding demolition order against half-finished apartment blocks in the outpost. Show More Summary
Another crazy twist in the Orlando Scandrick and Draya Michele love saga -- with a judge TOSSING the restraining order against her... after the NFL star failed to show up to today's court hearing. It's a BIG deal -- considering…
A third video has been released by the Center for Medical Progress and I’m hearing it contains material that will turn any human with a soul’s stomach. Yes, I have to add the qualifier because the fact is that there are humans without...Show More Summary
The federal government is hoping that a study of drunk men's eye movements will help to reveal the role alcohol plays in gender relations and sexual violence against women.
Congressman Johnson, alarmed at violence against women -- and black women in particular -- gave the following speech on the House floor today: [WATCH THE SPEECH HERE] M. Speaker, a few weeks ago I came to this floor and said it felt like open season on black men. Show More Summary
We are absolutely speechless. In a chilling video that surfaced on Monday, Shia LaBeouf threatened domestic violence against girlfriend Mia Goth. On Friday, the 29-year-old actor was in Germany — visiting his GF who's filming an upcoming horror movie — when locals filmed a fight between him and the Nymphomaniac actress outside their hotel. [ Related: Shia LaBeouf [...]
As running back Ray Rice is increasing his efforts to return to the NFL, a national organization working to end violence against women believes it’s time that he got a chance to resurrect his football career. Video of Rice knocking out the woman who is now his wife in a casino last summer brought a […]
The Guardian President Obama continued his diplomatic visit to Kenya Sunday with a speech focusing on gender issues including sexual violence, education and the forced marriage of minors. The president, whose father hailed from Kenya,...Show More Summary
A conference protesting police violence against African Americans ended in police violence against African Americans on Sunday. The post BREAKING: Cop Caught On Video Pepper Spraying Attendees Of Black Lives Matter Conference appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Let’s first stipulate that people whacking piñatas of President Barack Obama hung by a rope from a tree would have... The post Violence Incited Against Trump: Nissan Car Dealer Airs Ads Showing Public Beatings of Trump Piñatas appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.