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Kenan Thompson is finally being recognized for being all that. The 40-year-old comedian, who has been on the show for 15 seasons, was nominated for an Emmy in 2017 for outstanding original music and lyrics for the “SNL” song “Last Christmas,” along with Chance the Rapper, Will Stephen and Eli Brueggemann. This nomination is Thompson’s […]

Federal authorities have reopened the lynching case of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal murder in Mississippi in 1955 helped launch the modern civil rights movement. The Department of Justice informed Congress in a report in March that it is reopening the case after “the discovery of new information,” which was not detailed. The decision […]

Jada Pinkett Smith is putting everything on the “Table.” The “Girls Trip” actress confessed to a self-described “sex addiction” on her Facebook Watch show “Red Table Talk” on Monday. “When I was younger, I definitely think I had a sex addiction of some kind, yes, that everything could be fixed by sex,” she said. Pinkett […]

A black man says he was told to leave the pool at his own apartment complex where he has been renting a unit for more than a year in an incident he described as racial profiling. Shayne Holland told the Indianapolis Star he was relaxing after a workout last Friday when he was approached by […]

Even though Yale Law School published a press release touting the accomplishments of Brett Kavanaugh, its alumnus and President Donald Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, not everyone at the school is singing his praises. As of Tuesday night, more than 200 students, staff members and alumni of Yale Law School signed an open letter calling for […]

Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt had a colorful way of describing President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe this week.  Stirewalt told anchor Shannon Bream that Republicans in the U.S. Senate “will not stop Donald Trump from undermining NATO” nor will they be able to prevent the president “from realigning U.S. foreign policy to be more […]

Who should President Donald Trump have nominated to fill retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy’s soon-to-be vacant spot on the Supreme Court? Depends who you ask, of course. But if you ask Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), he’ll heavily imply ― if not state outright ― that it should be a white person. We know this because Cramer […]

The NFL Players Association filed an official grievance against the NFL on Tuesday, challenging the league’s new policy that requires players on the field to stand during the playing of the national anthem. The players union announced the challenge on Twitter, with a statement that said the new policy is “inconsistent” with the NFL’s collective […]

Trump Wax Figure Visits U.S. Embassy In London Trump Wax Figure Visits U.S. Embassy In London A model of President Donald Trump from Madame Tussauds waxwork attractions stands outside the new U.S. Embassy in London on Jan. 12, 2018. Leon Neal via Getty Images

In yet another instance of a white person confronting people of color on camera for some real or imagined infraction, a man was filmed yelling a racist insult at teens skateboarding in a corporate parking lot in San Pedro, California, on June 28. Local station KTTV points out there are lots of “no skateboarding” signs in the lot, but […]

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