Ten Not-Shitty Alternatives for Columbus Day

Every year around Columbus Day I feel a great disturbance, as if a million history majors have cried out in terror as they try to decide if it's worth it to explain why the day is racist to friends and relatives on Facebook. And for the past two years the Oatmeal comic extolling the virtues of Bartolomé de las Casas » 10/13/14 10:34am 10/13/14 10:34am

Blue Ivy's Hair Is Perfect and You Should Shut Up About It

I cannot believe we have to have this conversation. Although I see it over and over again, I continue to be stunned by the complete lack of respect and utter disregard their wellbeing that is shown towards little black girls. With that in mind, I'm not sure why I expected things to be any different for Blue Ivy Carter. » 8/26/14 7:11pm 8/26/14 7:11pm

Video of Kajieme Powell Refutes Police Claims Following Shooting

Every 28 hours a black person is killed by police. Video has surfaced of the shooting of Kajaime Powell of St Louis, who on Tuesday was killed by St Louis police officers following an incident in which Powell, 25, robbed a convenience store of two Red Bull sodas and a Honeybun and the video seems to refute the police… » 8/21/14 9:13am 8/21/14 9:13am