This week is the Oscars, which means around the country, people are cramming in their last chances to have social media bragging rights over whether they watched all the Oscar-nominated movies before the Oscars broadcast.
#BlackLivesMatter NYPD Officer Peter Liang was convicted for killing Akai Gurley in a stairwell. After “accidentally” billing Tamir Rice’s family for emergency services, the Cleveland Mayor apologizes. Reproductive Justice groups have partnered with #BlackLivesMatter in a great move towards intersectional social justice causes. We mentioned that the DOJ filed charges against Ferguson for civil rights […]
Happy Friday, everyone. We’re catching up on two weeks’ worth of news stories today, so let’s get started, and you can get a nice, shiny sense of somewhat informed accomplishment.
Happy Black History Month, everyone! Here’s how you can help shut down the ignorant haters, just like John Boyega, or celebrate with the rest of the internet.
Oh man, everything is wonderful and terrible. The Internet hate fuel cycle has been in overdrive this week thanks to #OscarsSoWhite making the rounds, allowing us to add names to our Celebrity Shitlist.
White terrorists are still occupying a federal building in Oregon in relative warmth and comfort, while the internet hotly debated if #OscarsSoWhite even had any impact on black and other PoC actor success. All this and more in this week’s roundup!
This week we talked about the overwhelming whiteness of Hollywood award season and honored Martin Luther King Jr.
Hello, fellow unicorns. I’d say “Happy Friday,” but with the way people are dying this month, it feels strange to do so. Let’s knock wood for all our favorite celebrities and take a look at other news stories from the past week.
Everything happens when you have limited internet access for a week. We’ll get to the disaster that was the Oscars after some news.
Nominations for the 2015 Oscars were announced Thursday morning and, as always, there are a few snubs and shockers. Just a few hours after the nominations, attention was already being called to the extreme whiteness of this year’s list of nominees.