• Black journalist schools alt-right leader

    Gary Younge, just taught Richard Spencer a lesson he won’t soon forgot. This summer, the British writer traveled from Maine to Mississippi for The Guardian  in an effort to understand why why American voters had gone from choosing Barack Obama as their first black president to electing the likes of Donald Trump. During his investigation...
  • Miscarriages in Flint: ‘I Really Believe It’s the Water’

    FLINT, Mi. —  Rachel Lauren, who has three healthy children, found out she was pregnant again in September. “I was sleeping a lot, and thought, ‘Oh boy, here we go again,’” she said. “I was excited to have another baby.” Lauren told Rewire she moved to Flint in November 2013, just before...
  • Trump: Texas shooting about ‘mental health’ not guns

    WASHINGTON — Monday, during a joint news conference in Tokyo, President Donald Trump was asked about the mass shooting at a Texas church and put the blame squarely on mental health, not gun control. “Mental health is your problem here,” Trump insisted, saying that “preliminary reports” described the shooters as  “a very deranged individual.”...
  • Opinion: Jemele Hill & The ESPN Brand

    It’s no secret that President Trump doesn’t agree with the media. He famously calls most if not all news outlets that criticize him negatively as “Fake News”.  As busy as a President is (or should be), it’s amazing to see how self-aware he is, when he should be working....
  • Why the Environment Matters Now More Than Ever

    In the past couple of weeks, two major hurricanes have impacted the United States. Harvey devastated Houston, while Irma did a lot of damage in the Caribbean islands and Florida. It’s very unusual that two hurricanes would happen in such close proximity to each other, and it looks like...
  • Dammit America, I Have Questions.

    I consider myself to be a fairly conscious individual.  Working in media has definitely enhanced that and the over inundation of information can obviously be a lot to deal with at times.  That said, Friday nights are usually a fine time for me to unwind. For the last 6...
  • State Of Emergency Declared In VA Amid White Nationalist Rally

    Virginia’s governor on Saturday declared a state of emergency after protesters and counterprotesters clashed ahead of a “Unite the Right” rally of White Nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, CNN reports. One person died and at  least seven people were hurt when a speeding car slammed into another car that was driving...
  • Omarosa Sparks Outrage at NABJ Conference

    Trump aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s appearance at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans on Friday did not go over well with many attendees, reports the Huffington Post.   EXCLUSIVE: Omarosa caused chaos at a conference for black journalists https://t.co/iCCnzOK019 pic.twitter.com/pHPYaA8mEp — Page Six (@PageSix) August 13, 2017   During...
  • Another Promise Broken: Trans People Banned from Military

    Hateful. This is the first word that popped into my mind as I read the multiple push alerts that came to my phone. 45 has done it again. He’s broken another campaign promise and elected to ban transgender people from serving in the military. This morning 45 tweeted “After...