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New Year, New Me—But for Real This Time New Year, New Me—But for Real This Time

Seventeen days into 2019, I am still reflecting on what I want for myself this year and how I am going to go about getting it.

This Is Not Justice: Former Chicago Police Officer Sentenced to 6 Years, 9 Months for the Murder of Laquan McDonald This Is Not Justice: Former Chicago Police Officer Sentenced to 6 Years, 9 Months for the Murder of Laquan McDonald

As if we needed more proof of just how much the criminal justice system in the United States does not value the lives of black people, a judge in Chicago gave us a glaring example. The former police officer who murdered 17-year-old Laquan McDonald will serve just 6 years and 9 months for his crime.

R. Kelly Accused of Sexually Abusing a Former Epic Records Intern When She Was 16 R. Kelly Accused of Sexually Abusing a Former Epic Records Intern When She Was 16

In an episode of NBC’s Dateline scheduled to air Friday night, a woman who worked as an intern for Epic Records when she was teen says R. Kelly sexually abused her.

Maybe Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Really Is Just Donald Trump in Disguise Maybe Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Really Is Just Donald Trump in Disguise

Have you ever noticed how when Donald Trump is on camera talking, a whole lot of words are coming out of his mouth, but none of them are really making sense?

Police Disciplinary Records in California Are Now Public Information Police Disciplinary Records in California Are Now Public Information

A new California law that went into effect on Jan. 1 makes it possible for the public to get records on law enforcement officers that up until now were kept secret by their departments. Now that those agencies are required to give that information up, the American Civil Liberties Union is taking full…

Where the (Legal) Weed At? More States Eye Cannabis Legalization Where the (Legal) Weed At? More States Eye Cannabis Legalization

It seems as though we are reaching the point where cannabis will eventually be legal all across the United States.

City Girls and Cardi B Give Us the Ass-Clapping Video Anthem We Never Knew We Wanted

I know I am not the only person who was mesmerized by Cardi B’s stripper dancing and pole work in her video for “Money.”

We Thought Beto O’Rourke Was Cool Until We Found Out He Voted for Anti-Black Lives Matter Legislation We Thought Beto O’Rourke Was Cool Until We Found Out He Voted for Anti-Black Lives Matter Legislation

During the 2018 midterm elections, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke quickly became a favorite even among those who couldn’t legally vote for him in his Senate race because they didn’t live in the state of Texas.

Border Agents Would Rather Migrants Die Than Let Them Have Food and Water as They Cross the Desert Border Agents Would Rather Migrants Die Than Let Them Have Food and Water as They Cross the Desert

Last week during his Oval Office confessional, Donald Trump asserted that there is a humanitarian crisis at the U.S./Mexico border.

Netflix and Bill: Streaming Service Raising Its Prices—Again Netflix and Bill: Streaming Service Raising Its Prices—Again

Did you know that Netflix is paying $80 million to keep Friends on its streaming service through 2019?

Why Is NBC News Afraid of the Word Racist? Why Does CNN Want Us to Give Bigots a Pass? [Update: NBC—Never Mind]  Why Is NBC News Afraid of the Word Racist? Why Does CNN Want Us to Give Bigots a Pass? [Update: NBC—Never Mind] 

Why is it that in the year 2019, we still have legacy media outlets that are afraid to call a thing what it is? Why is it that we have legacy media outlets bending over backward and concerning themselves with the feelings and sensitivities of racists and bigots? What is the problem, NBC? What are you doing, CNN?

Journalist and Former MSNBC Host Touré Accused of Sexual Harassment By Former Coworker Journalist and Former MSNBC Host Touré Accused of Sexual Harassment By Former Coworker

The Surviving R. Kelly docuseries on Lifetime brought out some terrifying revelations about the R&B singer who has thus far avoided facing any consequences for his actions. In as much as we have learned a lot about Kelly and his abusive behavior, we have also been made aware of the reported behavior of some of the men…

Aaliyah ‘Lied About Her Age’ and R. Kelly Didn't Know, Lawyer Claims Aaliyah ‘Lied About Her Age’ and R. Kelly Didn't Know, Lawyer Claims

You have to be a disgusting individual to get on national television and try to save your client’s already trashed reputation by casting aspersions on the legacy of a dead young woman who is no longer able to speak for herself.

Government Shutdown Threatens Housing Funds for Low-Income Senior Citizens Government Shutdown Threatens Housing Funds for Low-Income Senior Citizens

As the government shutdown started by a Donald Trump temper tantrum in response to the lack of support for his mythical border wall continues, those most vulnerable continue to suffer.

KTLA Reporter Kacey Montoya Tells Black Activists They Are the Reason People Are Racist

After a second black man was found dead of a drug overdose in the home of wealthy, white Democratic donor and West Hollywood resident Ed Buck, activists showed up in front of his apartment building to protest what they see as the protection of white privilege which prevents Buck from being arrested in connection with…

R. Kelly’s Estranged Daughter, Another Reported Victim, Come Forward to Speak Out Against Him R. Kelly’s Estranged Daughter, Another Reported Victim, Come Forward to Speak Out Against Him

More women are stepping forward to speak out against R&B singer R. Kelly, after the six-hour documentary series Surviving R. Kelly brought renewed attention to the sexual crimes he is accused of.

R. Kelly’s Attorney Accuses Lady Gaga of Exploiting His Current Controversy to Win an Oscar R. Kelly’s Attorney Accuses Lady Gaga of Exploiting His Current Controversy to Win an Oscar

The backlash against R. Kelly continues to grow in the wake of the Surviving R. Kelly documentary, and the R&B singer, as well as his team, seem determined to keep up the appearance that nothing is wrong—despite things falling apart all around him.

Could Trump’s Endgame Be a Plea Deal and a Resignation? Rudy Giuliani Reportedly Thinks So Could Trump’s Endgame Be a Plea Deal and a Resignation? Rudy Giuliani Reportedly Thinks So

“President” Adderall has gone completely off the rails and is standing strong in his conviction not to budge on the government shutdown unless Congress gives him his way. It has been 19 days since he started his standoff over the $5.7 billion he is demanding to build his mythical wall across the U.S./Mexico border,…

R. Kelly’s Legal and Personal Woes Mount in the Aftermath of Victim Allegations in Surviving R. Kelly R. Kelly’s Legal and Personal Woes Mount in the Aftermath of Victim Allegations in Surviving R. Kelly

Many of us are still trying to move on from the traumatic six hours we spent watching the #SurvivingRKelly documentary. The series shined a bright spotlight on the singer, illuminating the horrible acts he has long been accused of, and drawing renewed attention from law enforcement agencies.

Oval Office Confessions: Trump Goes Live on National Television to Talk About His Dumb Wall Oval Office Confessions: Trump Goes Live on National Television to Talk About His Dumb Wall

Previously on White House Apprentice, we found out that the magical wall of doom your “president” won’t stop talking about was never really supposed to be a thing in the first place.

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