If You Didn’t Believe Social Media and Online Activism…

You wouldn't be reading this blog. Every time something tragic happens, the masses take to social media. The tweeters tweet, the bloggers blog, the tumblrs...

Father Pays Outstanding Child Support Still Gets Jail Time

This story on MyFoxHouston making the rounds on social media, has left me scratching my head: HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Clifford Hall says he's more than...

Chicago Mom Loses Fourth Child to Gun Violence

While Chicago has seen 40 homicides in the month of January, the rest of the country is in many ways just waking up to...

New York Times editorial board praises Louisiana’s criminal justice reform

The New York Times editorial board Wednesday (July 19) praised Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Legislature's decision to pass new laws to reduce its...

The Tsarnaev Brothers Being White Hasn’t Thrown a Monkey Wrench in...

Okay, teachable moment aside, the truth is that in America much to the disadvantage of dark-skinned people, the Muslim religion is used to denote...

Black Cop Who Killed Justine Damond Will Get Off Like All...

Okay, so we now know that the police officer who shot and killed Justine Damond is black. Yes, and Justine was a white woman from...

Papa John’s CEO Apologizes for Employee’s Racist Rant

As if racial tensions in Sanford, Florida weren't already on high pending the start of George Zimmerman's trial in a few weeks. In comes...

Rapper Shoots Friend In Illuminati Blood Sacrifice

Apparently, as a rapper, it's tough getting a record contract these days. I don't know whether this can be attributed to the commercial decline...

New York Private School Feels "Bad" Poor People Can't Afford Quality...

  I almost feel conflicted writing this post. I'm suffering from Catholic guilt! As a child of the parochial school system of New Jersey I am...

Post-Racial Update: Rudy Eugene, the Maryland Cannibal, & the Detroit Kool-Aid...

I'm so disappointed with the black community this week. First off, I can't believe that none of you are protesting the police shooting death...

GLAAD Gives Alec Baldwin a Pass for anti-Gay Tweets?

Alec Baldwin went into a homophobic rage with a series of tweets wherein he threatened a gay journalist with bodily harm. Since this incident,...

Georgia Police Kill Diabetic After Family Calls 911 For Ambulance

Last Friday a woman called 911 seeking medical assistance after she suspected that her fiancé may have taken too much insulin. Instead of an...

Real Bronx Tours: Final Stop on the Ghetto Express

If you’re a curious suburbanite or someone who lives a … sequestered life of comfort and privilege, every now and again after turning off...

Why Ending the Drug War is Good Gun Control Policy

Remember that iconic photo of Malcolm X peeking out the window while holding gun with what's known on the streets as a banana clip?...

When You’re Black, the “Stand Your Ground” Law May Not Apply...

Well, I think it's safe to say that shit just got real for George Zimmerman. Watching him in his first appearance yesterday -- aside...