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Monday, June 14, 2021

Black Ross Employee Remains Calm While KK-Karen Calls Her a 'Black Bitch'

Normally, I’m not one to praise Black people for remaining calm and peaceful in the face of aggressive white racism—because I don’t believe we should have to. Why the hell do I have to take the proverbial high road when there’s a belligerent melanin-not in my face calling me a nigger, and God gave me hands, feet and…

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Simone Biles Reveals the Inspiring Words That Unlocked Her Potential in Latest Trailer for Simone vs. Herself

I hate Mondays as much as everybody else, but today, in particular, isn’t quite so bad since it means that we’re less than 24 hours away from the debut of Facebook Watch’s Simone vs. Herself.

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10 Books Celebrating the Rich History of Black Cuisine to Honor Juneteenth

In recent years, Juneteenth has become another date to celebrate all facets of Blackness—and that, of course, includes the food. Because it’s June, everyone loves an excuse to set up their grill or pit or whatever method of fire bearing, meat-smoking device they so choose and light the F up.

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America, Bernie Mac Is Getting a Biopic. But Who Should Play Him?

On Friday, we told you about the upcoming biopic about the life and successful career of on of the OG Kings of Comedy, Bernie Mac.

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Redfall Steals the Spotlight During an Otherwise Meh E3

The annual gaming extravaganza known as the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) went down this weekend, and one cursory glance at Twitter would show you that folks were generally underwhelmed by what they saw. I, on the other hand, was simply whelmed by this year’s conferences. Considering that we’re in year one of a…

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‘I Was a Troll, Full Stop. And I Am Sorry’: Chrissy Teigen Issues Lengthy Apology Following Bullying Scandal

The world has a lot to say about “cancel culture”—whether or not it works, or if it even exists in the first place.

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They're All Gonna Laugh At You

One of my greatest fears isn’t success. It’s what happens to your career, your psyche, your very livelihood, after your fame transitions from being a blessing to becoming a fucking burden.

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Maryland Officers Caught on Video Tasing and Kneeing Black Teens While Enforcing Anti-Vape Laws on the Boardwalk

Police officers in Ocean City, Md., are apparently being investigated after video footage showed them beating and tasing Black teens Saturday for committing the egregious crime of *checks notes* vaping on the boardwalk.

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Minneapolis Woman Dead After Car Drives Into a Crowd of People Protesting Against Police Violence

A Minneapolis woman is dead after a man drove his car into a group of people who were peacefully protesting against police violence.

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Drake Says Certified Lover Boy Album Is Coming Before the End of Summer. We’ll See About That

Over the weekend, Drake gave an update on when fans and followers can expect the release of his upcoming sixth-studio album, Certified Lover Boy.

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Newsmax 'Reviewing' Host's Racist Tweets About How White People Being in the Military 'Made a Big Difference With Morale'

In today’s episode of The Fragile Whites Say the Darndest Things, Greg Kelly, a host on Newsmax—which is basically Fox News’ illegitimate love child that it only claims during tax season—posted then later deleted a pair of racist tweets about how the existence of white people in the military and government made him…

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Lying Ass Liar Kayleigh McEnany Says She ‘Never Lied,’ and That May Be the Biggest Lie of All

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McFiberton, of the New Hampshire McFibertons, couldn’t tell the truth if her life depended on it.

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The Phoenix Suns Are Breaking Generational Basketball Curses In Real Time

My allegiance to the Orlando Magic runs deep.

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Ted Cruz Continues Courting Trump, Files Lawsuit for His Boo to Reclaim Millions He Gave to Campaign

I don’t know how campaign financing works, but I know that I have a Ted Cruz rule in my house which states, “Where did Ted Cruz fall on this issue?” and then I do the exact opposite of whatever it is. It has never failed me. Not once. Mostly because Ted Cruz looks like a fat Eddie Munster and also because his politics…

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5 American Cities That Thrive on Black Culture

The word long doesn’t adequately express what we’ve experienced over the last 15 months. As we face another summer that looks far different from summers past, one thing is certain, and that is our need as melanated beings to be in spaces and places that celebrate our existence.

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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Thousands of Teachers Protest Laws that Dictate What They Can Teach About Race in Class

Teachers in more than 20 cities gathered to let G.O.P. lawmakers know that they ain’t down with attempts to dictate they can and can’t teach in class.

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The Grave of a Former Slave Turned Florida State Senator May Be Buried Under What's Now A Tampa Parking Lot

Robert Meacham, who became a Florida state senator after being freed from slavery, is one of more than 1,200 people buried at a site that is now believed to be a parking lot for the Italian Club Cemetery in Tampa, Fla.

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Students Help the School From Remember the Titans Forget Its Racist Namesake

Everyone remembers the Titans, but soon, we’ll have one less reason to remember T.C. Williams–the namesake of the Alexandria, Va. school where the football team immortalized by the Denzel Washington-led film calls home.

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Saturday, June 12, 2021

$4 Billion in Federal Relief for Black Farmers on Hold After White Farmers Cry Discrimination

About $4 billion in federal stimulus money designated to forgive loans for Black and minority farmers remains in limbo because white farmers claim that this loan forgiveness program is unconstitutional and discriminatory against them.

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Two White Families Got Riled Up After Two Black Students Beat Their Kids for School Honors in Mississippi

Just when you thought we may have finally gotten a break from hearing the word “recount” ad nauseum after the most recent election cycle, two white families broke the respite after two Black students beat out their kids for graduation honors at a West Point, Miss., high school.

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  • Who are you? - Ever since I saw the first preview of the movie, Overcomer, I wanted to see it. I was ready. Pumped. The release month was etched in my mind. When the time...
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Black Ross Employee Remains Calm While KK-Karen Calls Her a 'Black Bitch'

Normally, I’m not one to praise Black people for remaining calm and peaceful in the face of aggressive white racism—because I don’t believe...