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This might be his most controversial endorsement of all. Sure, his ardent support of fast-food loving President Donald Trump has raised eyebrows, as has his bizarre White House appearance and a few of his remarks of late. The rapper also made a six-figure donation to Democratic mayoral candidate Amara Enyia in his hometown of Chicago after saying […]

New York City police are searching for the culprit who left hate-filled graffiti last week on the historic African Burial Ground National Monument in Manhattan. The vandal’s message, penned in black marker on a monument plaque, contained a racist slur and suggested black people should be killed. The offensive graffiti was quickly removed, but community […]

Taken on election night 2008, the image, which was captured “through tears” by Souza, shows Obama embracing daughter Malia in Chicago after the historic win.  “I remember a photographer-friend said to me that night, ‘I’m so glad I’m alive to see this happen,’” Souza wrote in the photo’s caption. “He, too, had tears in his eyes. And […]

A white woman who was filmed harassing two black sisters outside of an apartment complex in North Carolina last month has reportedly turned herself over to the police to face charges stemming from the incident. Susan Westwood, widely dubbed “South Park Susan,” was booked by the Sunset Beach Police Department on Saturday on an outstanding […]

Ten years ago Sunday, Americans elected a young senator from Illinois named Barack Obama to be the 44th president of the United States. The country’s first black president recalled the historic night of Nov. 4, 2008, in an Instagram post on the anniversary. “When more people get off the sidelines and decide to participate, our […]

Former President Barack Obama stopped at a restaurant to order tacos while on the campaign trail in Florida. Unsurprisingly, he drew large crowds of enthusiastic supporters.  Obama was greeted with shouts of excitement as he entered restaurant Coyo Taco at its location in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, The Miami Herald reported.  “I want everybody […]

The man who police say walked into a Tallahassee, Florida, yoga studio and opened fire on Friday evening was a self-identified misogynist who ranted against women and spewed racist beliefs in videos and songs posted online. Tallahassee police say Scott Beierle, 40, shot six people, killing two of them, and struck another with his gun […]

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) on Friday recalled the day known as “Bloody Sunday” ― when he and several hundred others marched the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Alabama in 1965 ― while campaigning for Stacey Abrams, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Georgia. “I gave a little blood on that bridge in Selma, 53 years ago,” Lewis told […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Court records show that the 40-year-man identified as the shooter at a yoga studio in Tallahassee had been previously arrested for grabbing women. Police say that Scott Paul Beierle shot six people, killing two, and pistol whipped another person before turning the gun on himself. Beierle was charged by police with battery in […]

President Donald Trump could learn a thing or two from former President Barack Obama about how to handle hecklers. Trump has infamously encouraged supporters to “knock the crap” out of people who protest him at rallies. Obama showed how it should be done Friday, however, when he was heckled while stumping for Democratic candidates Bill […]


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