Black writer nearly shot by police while shopping for conditioner

Black writer nearly shot by police while shopping for conditioner
Despite reports regularly detailing how police target, harass, and kill unarmed Black Americans, officers’ interactions with people of color seem to have changed very little. A Twitter thread from writer Ben Faulding on Wednesday details a shocking confrontation that shows how miscommunication and racial profiling can cause people of color to die at officers’ hands. Faulding says he was walking home from the gym when he suddenly remembered that he needed conditioner for his hair. So he stopped at a

‘Fire and Fury’ lawyer shoots back at Trump’s team in blistering letter

‘Fire and Fury’ lawyer shoots back at Trump’s team in blistering letter
Lawyers representing the firm that published Fire And Fury: Inside The Trump White House strongly pushed back against President Donald Trump‘s legal team, which demanded the publisher halt publication of the book. In response to a cease-and-desist letter sent to Henry Holt and Company Inc. and the author Michael Wolff, the publisher’s lawyers said there is “no reason to doubt” that the book is an “accurate report on events of vital public importance,” and they would not issue an

This dystopian photo pretty much sums up the Trump presidency

This dystopian photo pretty much sums up the Trump presidency
Sure, things are bad, but it’s not like we’ve gone full dystopia yet.  I mean, our Great Leader isn’t lavishing praise on kowtowing corporations from giant screens while his dutiful lackey looks stone-faced into the distance … Image: MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA-EFE/REX/ShutterstockAh, yes, I see I spoke too soon. Welcome to just another day in 2018, which is turning out to be as batshit crazy as 2017.  During a press briefing on Thursday, the White House skipped the entire pretense of

Here’s How Dave Chappelle Addressed Louis C.K. & His Caitlyn Jenner Backlash In New Netflix Special!

Here’s How Dave Chappelle Addressed Louis C.K. & His Caitlyn Jenner Backlash In New Netflix Special!
Dave Chappelle may have once run from the spotlight, but in his two new In Equanimity, Chappelle tells the audience about a letter he received from a fan who was disappointed in his thoughtlessness when it comes to transgender issues. The comic makes clear "as a policy" he never feels bad about what he says onstage but says that letter actually got to him: But it's the accusations against fellow comic Louis C.K. that hit close to home. First

How a Unique Traffic Software Gets You Organic Targeted Free Traffic On Autopilot in ANY Niche!

How a Unique Traffic Software Gets You Organic Targeted Free Traffic On Autopilot in ANY Niche!
Hey guys, I want to show you a pretty impressive online traffic grabbing software with a real case study in just a sec... but first let's talk about the most important "lifeblood" of an online biz.   And that is: Traffic   (ideally TARGETED traffic.)   Without traffic, you simply won't see results. Really.   It doesn't matter what offers or services you're promoting.. because if you aren't seeing results for yourself, then chances are you simply aren't getting

Netflix has a blunt message for the FCC in the wake of the net neutrality repeal

Netflix has a blunt message for the FCC in the wake of the net neutrality repeal
For those who question whether Netflix is willing to fight to keep net neutrality in place, the streaming giant has made itself clear. It’s willing to go to court to battle the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Less than a month after three members of the FCC repealed net neutrality, which ensures that all internet traffic is treated equally, the Internet Association—a trade association that represents internet companies in public policy—said in a statement that it planned to “act as

Trump plants trees to block CNN’s view of him golfing

Trump plants trees to block CNN’s view of him golfing
President Trump played golf for the fifth straight day on Dec. 30, but you won’t be able to find any footage of him at the Trump International Golf Club in Florida.   CNN host Ana Cabrera noted . “Yes, new trees are being planted there.” CNN “” after the holiday. furious response from the right, which painted CNN as mere paparazzi. wroteOthers, like .—the son of Trump’s former security advisor , who in December—defended Trump’s frequent golfing by claiming

There’s a good chance Apple might buy Netflix

There’s a good chance Apple might buy Netflix
Apple could soon make a bid for Netflix, according to Citi analysts. While it’s complicated and far from certain, there’s a decent chance it might actually happen, and it all hinges on Donald Trump‘s corporate tax cut. That’s because the GOP tax plan not only offers a significantly lower tax rate but also boasts a one-time repatriation of overseas cash. Apple is said to have $252 billion in foreign cash, which it can now bring back to the U.S. without a major tax hit. Citi analysts Jim Suva and

She Banned Muslims Before Trump. Now She Wants to Be Governor.

She Banned Muslims Before Trump. Now She Wants to Be Governor.
If you hate Muslims, love guns, and are giddy at the prospect of a holy war pitting Christians versus Muslims, then theres only one logical thing to do: Run for governor of Arkansas. Actually, there are other things you could do with that pedigree, such as appear regularly on Fox News or Citizens for Trump, came to infamy in 2014 when she proclaimed that Muslims would not be permitted into her gun range,Hindu men from her gun range even

Meryl Streep Slams Rose McGowan’s Claim That She Turned A Blind Eye To Harvey Weinstein’s Misconduct

Meryl Streep Slams Rose McGowan’s Claim That She Turned A Blind Eye To Harvey Weinstein’s Misconduct
Since news of Harvey Weinstein’s prolific sexual misconduct broke, people around the world have been forced to reflect not only on the behavior of people in the entertainment industry, but themselves. Yet despite the groundbreaking revelations, the accusations the scandal has inspired have shown no signs of letting up. One of Weinstein’s accusers is actress Rose McGowan. Back in October, the Charmed star accused the former movie mogul of raping her in 1997. She revealed that she was told

CNN footage of Trump golfing leaves conservatives furious

CNN footage of Trump golfing leaves conservatives furious
On Christmas, President Donald Trump said he would get “back to work” after the holiday to “Make America Great Again.” However, as CNN showed in a video posted on Tuesday night, Trump apparently views work as golfing. The Associated Press reported that Trump played a round of golf with pro golfer Bryson DeChambeau, former Senior PGA player Dana Quigley, and Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) on Tuesday, despite his claim that it was time to get “back to work.” I

Starbucks Customer Demands Asian Student Stop Speaking Korean

Starbucks Customer Demands Asian Student Stop Speaking Korean
The patron verbally attacked Annie An, a Korean international college student, after she heard An conversing in Korean with her tutor Sean Lee. An caught some video of the incident on her phone and shared it on Facebook.  “... Oriental. I hate it,” the woman can be heard saying in the video.  “President Obama said that everyone in here in America ... should speak English,” the woman says At one point, the woman types on her laptop keyboard and

This week in black women: Shonda Rhimes delivers, Tiffany Haddish slays, and more.

This week in black women: Shonda Rhimes delivers, Tiffany Haddish slays, and more.
This is the eighth edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. This week, I'm shouting out some of Hollywood's best and brightest, a few new elected officials, a family you need to know about, and more. Remember these women! Pay these women! Follow these women! Let's do this. "Taking care of business": Adrienne Nelson, Tamaya Dennard, and Nikuyah Walker With the new year comes new

Gun-Toting Zoo Owners in Showdown With PETA and the Feds Over Baby Tigers

Gun-Toting Zoo Owners in Showdown With PETA and the Feds Over Baby Tigers
One day in October, Randy Stearns walked out to a Florida campfire, dressed in a fringed leather top like a modern-day Davy Crockett. Hello, friends, Randy the Tiger Man, the animal trainer greeted the camera, which was set between a teepee and totem pole out in the woods near his familys Dade City zoo.You cant believe a damn thing you see on the news, the 34-year-old declared in the filmed fireside chat posted on Facebook. Just look at me.

Tesla’s massive new battery system is already fixing Australia’s energy crisis

Tesla’s massive new battery system is already fixing Australia’s energy crisis
A month ago, Tesla announced it had completed installing the world’s largest lithium-ion battery near a wind farm in rural Australia. Local officials had high expectations for the newly installed energy packs, which they hoped would help mitigate outages like the one in 2016 that caused 1.7 million residents to lose power. Now it appears Tesla’s energy system isn’t just achieving those goals, it’s overperforming. In the past few weeks, the Hornsdale Power Reserve, which houses the 100MW batteries, responded