In certain households, the word “lie” is forbidden. Instead, phrases such “tell a story” or “misleading” are used. It appears that the United States of America has adopted the policy and created a new term to use – “alternative facts.”
The day after a public figure with a well-documented history of misogyny, racism, xenophobia and many other prejudices was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, millions marched.
Fox News has declined to renew the contract of one of their most controversial voices and vocal Trump supporters – Stacey Dash.
Kanye West ruffled quite a lot of feathers when he announced his support of President-elect Trump while on stage. Then he made a stop to Trump Tower to have a personal meeting with him and posed for pictures in the lobby.
Kanye had finally gotten the approval of those white billionaires he’s wanted for years at the expense of the respect of many of his fans and supporters. At least, that’s what it looked like.
Today is a big day for most if not all of us.
As Donald Trump takes the oath of office today, protesters, organizers, and advocates are ready to meet his dismal cabinet nominees and nationalist, sexist policies on their own terms: through direct actions, with several petitions, and every other possible way there is to take a stand.
President Barack Obama’s farewell tour has been emotionally draining and full of highs and lows. While it’s customary for the President to leave a letter in the oval office for the next in line, Obama also penned another letter for the American people.
Student loan debt is one of the most critical issues affecting today’s work force. Graduates often come out of school with the weight of tens of thousands of dollars in debt holding them back from moving forward with their lives.
If that wasn’t bad enough, a new lawsuit alleges that millions of those borrowers may have been the victims of intentionally damaging lending practices.
Hip-hop culture isn’t necessarily known for being the most welcoming community when it comes to a number of issues. Non-heterosexuality is, perhaps, at the top of the list behind women’s rights.
This history is exactly why it was inspiring when Taylor Bennett took the time to come out and tell the world he identifies as bisexual the day before his 21st birthday.
After two decades, the Secret Service has reached a $24 million settlement in a discrimination lawsuit filed by more than 100 black agents.