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Stacey Abrams Campaign: Supreme Vote-Suppressor Brian Kemp Needs to Resign as Georgia Secretary of State Stacey Abrams Campaign: Supreme Vote-Suppressor Brian Kemp Needs to Resign as Georgia Secretary of State

As we barrel towards one of the most momentous elections in Georgia’s history, Democrat Stacey Abrams’ campaign is calling on Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp to resign following a report his office is cheating using a rigorous verification process to suppress the votes of thousands of African Americans.

Black Man Actually Able to Use Self-Defense Plea After Violent Confrontation Outside Pennsylvania Bar Black Man Actually Able to Use Self-Defense Plea After Violent Confrontation Outside Pennsylvania Bar

There is allegedly a right in the U.S. criminal justice system ... the right to use deadly force to protect one’s property or to prevent death or bodily harm to one’s person. It is called self-defense. However, this plea usually only works for those of the Caucasian persuasion.

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against City of Denver for Outrageous Bail Bond Fees ACLU Files Lawsuit Against City of Denver for Outrageous Bail Bond Fees

In a righteous blow to the prison industrial complex’s enduring grab for funds from already cash-strapped communities, the American Civil Liberties Union has brought a lawsuit against the city of Denver for what it terms illegal jail bond fees.

Cop Who Shot and Killed 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Withdraws New Police Job Offer  Cop Who Shot and Killed 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Withdraws New Police Job Offer 

Timothy Loehmann is the man who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice less than two seconds after arriving on the scene of a Cleveland playground (the police cruiser was still moving).

Gov. of Mississippi Has the Nerve to Talk About Being ‘Civilized’ After Black Teens Stage Controversial Halftime Show Gov. of Mississippi Has the Nerve to Talk About Being ‘Civilized’ After Black Teens Stage Controversial Halftime Show

Gov. Phil Bryant, head of the state which ranks second to last in education in all 50 of these United States; a man who runs the government of a place with an actual Confederate flag in its state flag and where the poverty rate stands at an abysmal 20 percent, has the nerve, the unmitigated gall, the cajones, to talk…

Goodbye British ‘Black History Month’? Cyber-Racism and Whitewashing Mar U.K. Celebration Goodbye British ‘Black History Month’? Cyber-Racism and Whitewashing Mar U.K. Celebration

For the past 20 years, October has marked the start of Black History Month in the U.K. (a whole 31 days! Imagine!) But this year, the event has been mired in controversy, with one prominent Black History Month site recently targeted by hackers and some local councils now opting to rebrand October as “Diversity Month.”

SC Police Officer Killed, 7 Injured After Armed Gunman Opens Fire on Cops  SC Police Officer Killed, 7 Injured After Armed Gunman Opens Fire on Cops 

A South Carolina man barricaded himself inside a home, held his family hostage and opened fire on law enforcement officers on Wednesday, killing one officer and injuring seven others after officers attempted to serve a warrant at the man’s home.

'The Video Doesn't Show My Perspective': Jason Van Dyke Testifies About Shooting Laquan McDonald as Trial Draws to Close 'The Video Doesn't Show My Perspective': Jason Van Dyke Testifies About Shooting Laquan McDonald as Trial Draws to Close

Closing arguments are scheduled for Thursday in the shooting death of a Chicago teen, Laquan McDonald, who died at the hands of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in 2014. The defense rested their case on Wednesday, and as early as this afternoon, a Cook County jury will decide Van Dyke’s fate, and along with it,…

Dallas Police, DA Refuse to Release 911 Call, Records From the Night Amber Guyger Shot Botham Jean Dallas Police, DA Refuse to Release 911 Call, Records From the Night Amber Guyger Shot Botham Jean

The Dallas Police Department and the city’s District Attorney’s Office refuse to release a slew of records that could help the public better understand what happened the night an officer shot and killed an unarmed black man, Botham Jean, in his apartment.

Time's Up Taps Former WNBA President Lisa Borders to Serve as 1st President and CEO Time's Up Taps Former WNBA President Lisa Borders to Serve as 1st President and CEO

Time’s Up, the gender-equality initiative founded in the wake of the #MeToo movement, has selected former Women’s National Basketball Association President Lisa Borders as the organization’s first president and CEO.

Cardi B Ran Up on Who and Did What? Rapper to Turn Herself in to Police After Strip Club Brawl in Queens Cardi B Ran Up on Who and Did What? Rapper to Turn Herself in to Police After Strip Club Brawl in Queens

Police confirm Cardi B will turn herself in to authorities Monday in connection with a fight at a Queens strip club in August.

High School Idiots Spell Out Racial, Homophobic Slurs During Class Photo Session High School Idiots Spell Out Racial, Homophobic Slurs During Class Photo Session

It never fails. Every year, high school students gather for class photos. And every year, at some high school, somewhere, some conglomeration of assholes lines up to do something stupid, offensive and racist.

Racist Charged With Stabbing Black Man in Times Square Says It Was 'Practice' for Killing Interracial Couples Racist Charged With Stabbing Black Man in Times Square Says It Was 'Practice' for Killing Interracial Couples

In a taped confession, the white man who stands accused of brutally murdering a black man in Times Square with a sword showed no remorse, and explained the killing was just “practice” for a larger spree: killing black men with white women.

It's Bigger Than a Hip-Hop Exhibit: What the Controversy Around White Curators in Black Spaces Reveals [Updated] It's Bigger Than a Hip-Hop Exhibit: What the Controversy Around White Curators in Black Spaces Reveals [Updated]

It wasn’t breaking news, by any means: Timothy Ann Burnside, a specialist in Curatorial Affairs at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, had been collecting hip-hop artifacts for the Smithsonian for years. But a discussion about her position and her work dominated parts of the Twittersphere this…

A Man Called Police on a Black Candidate and her Family Campaigning in a White Neighborhood, Suspected Them of Buying Drugs A Man Called Police on a Black Candidate and her Family Campaigning in a White Neighborhood, Suspected Them of Buying Drugs

Getting out the vote means knocking on doors. And that’s what Sheila Stubbs, a 12-year veteran on the Dane County, Wisconsin, Board of Supervisors was doing on August 7. Stubbs, a candidate for State Assembly, representing Wisconsin’s 77th district, was canvassing the neighborhood in anticipation of the Democratic…

Australian Athletes Donned Full-Body Blackface to Impersonate Williams Sisters Australian Athletes Donned Full-Body Blackface to Impersonate Williams Sisters

An Australian Rules Football (AFL) club had to apologize this week after three of its players donned full-body blackface to impersonate Venus and Serena Williams, as well as a Kenyan-born AFL player, Aliir Aliir.

White Man Sues for Minority Business-Owner Status After DNA Test Shows He's 4 Percent African White Man Sues for Minority Business-Owner Status After DNA Test Shows He's 4 Percent African

Having found nothing left to colonize on land, sea or the celestial bodies that orbit the planet on which he lives, a Washington man is making a valiant effort to colonize blackness itself.

Police Issue Arrest Warrant for White Man Who Brandished Gun at 4 FAMU Students Attempting to Get on Elevator Police Issue Arrest Warrant for White Man Who Brandished Gun at 4 FAMU Students Attempting to Get on Elevator

Tallahassee police have an arrest warrant out for a white man who was caught on camera brandishing his gun during an exchange with four Florida A&M students as he was preventing them from entering an elevator.

Trial Begins Today for Chicago Officer Who Shot and Killed Laquan McDonald Trial Begins Today for Chicago Officer Who Shot and Killed Laquan McDonald

Nearly four years after Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke unloaded 16 bullets into Laquan McDonald, his murder trial is set to begin in earnest.

Stop Eating Before Reading: Florida Prisoner Kills Cellmate, Uses Ears for Necklace Stop Eating Before Reading: Florida Prisoner Kills Cellmate, Uses Ears for Necklace

In an apparent bid to top every absurd “Florida Man” story ever told, an inmate at a Florida correctional facility strangled his cellmate, gouged out his eyes, mutilated the body and made a necklace with the victim’s body parts before heading to eat breakfast in the chow hall.

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