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Following the Sheriff’s Department retweet of white supremacist Richard Spencer, we call on the sheriff to end their collaboration with ICE, stop profiting off of the incarceration of people of color, stop hosting militarized law enforcement trainings, and accurately account for what was saved as a result of Proposition 47. by Zaineb Mohammed Richard Spencer, […]

Over a dozen journalists have been labeled “enemies” of the White House in a new campaign ad for President Donald Trump. The video, titled “Let President Trump Do His Job,” comes on the heels of deadly unrest in Charlottesville, Va., last week where white nationalist demonstrators descended on the city and clashed with counter-protesters. Trump’s […]

Vernard Gray said Black people in the area haven’t done enough to promote Black history, art and culture. (Photo by (Mary Hui/The Washington Post) With several historic D.C. neighborhoods facing fast-encroaching gentrification, longtime locals fear that the rich, Black history of the city’s Southeast region is bound to be wiped out — and soon. The […]

Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans. (AP Photo/ Gerald Herbert, File) Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee was vilified in the North during the Civil War only to be transformed in the decades afterward into […]

Oakland Raiders legend Tim Brown is wondering why Marshawn Lynch has decided to sit for the national anthem and therefore, in his words, “bring negativity” to the sport. “Why man? Why bring this to yourself?” Brown tells TMZ Sports Tuesday, Aug. 15. “He has the perfect thing going on in Oakland. Why bring negativity to this […]

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Unidentified gunmen attacked the headquarters of the U.N. peacekeeping force in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu on Monday, killing seven people and injuring seven others in what the mission’s chief called a “terrorist” attack. Earlier Monday, gunmen attacked two neighboring U.N. camps in Douentza in the Mopti region of central […]

Michael Jordan (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has a small stake in Derek Jeter’s investment group that reached an agreement to buy the Miami Marlins. The person confirmed Jordan’s role to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday […]

Tired young woman sitting on desk and using computer. Papers and tools, a cup on desk. Tall windows, shelves with folders, office seat on background. WASHINGTON (AP) — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the […]

Islamic extremists on motorcycles opened fire on patrons at a Turkish eatery in Ouagadougou. (Wikipedia) OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso late Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second such attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the […]

Malcolm Jenkins (second from right) paused his protest only once last year. (Leon Halip/Getty Images) After raising his fist for all but one game last season, Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins vowed to continue to make the gesture in protest of the national anthem this year. “Last season, I raised my fist as a sign of […]


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