Remember, kids, it’s not a trend until it happens to white people.
If you didn’t know that the Angry White Woman exists, it’s because they’re usually celebrated as empowered, strong-willed, and generally kick-ass. Here are 18 white women allowed to have a natural range of emotions without being
stereotyped as angry the way black women often are.
Also proving the importance of seatbelts in the process.
I’m a black woman who was arrested while out with my white male friend. The cops said it was a case of mistaken identity, but eight years later, I find that hard to believe.
His brother Doug Ford is running for mayor in his place.
Why we swipe the way we swipe.
Jeffery Renard Allen, author of Song of the Shank, on the musical genius of Thomas Greene Wiggins.
City planning contributed to poverty, and influenced the demonstrations that took place following the shooting death of Michael Brown.
“I can’t wait to show you off at my office party.”
There appears to be some confusion about what “reverse racism” is and when one may claim it is happening. Hopefully, this can provide some clarity.
Ferguson Democratic Committeewoman Patricia Bynes has accused City of St. Louis Alderman Antonio French of exploiting protests for political gain.
These poems leave bruises. And you’ll love them.
Lifetime’s Girlfriend Intervention premieres tonight, and the internet is already buzzing with criticism.
“Race is there; it exists. You’re tired of hearing about it?… Imagine how fucking exhausting it is living it.”
See you later, Andrew Garfield!
They want justice — for Michael Brown, and for everyone.
On a blazing Sunday afternoon, about 60 people showed up outside a bar in St. Louis to show support for the officer who killed Michael Brown.
Featuring people getting tattoos for the first time, a cat riding a Roomba in a shark costume, and a Corgi getting a massage.
Dismissed as “agitators” and “fools,” Ferguson’s young protesters are actually ordinary young black men — and some women — who are leaderless but united by anger. And some don’t think the old civil rights guard achieved much: “I feel in my heart they failed us.”
Welcome to the mocha-chocolate-coffee-bean-exotic-butterscotch-caramel-cinnamon-cafe-au-lait side of town.
Law enforcement began dialing back significantly Thursday, but long-standing anger in the community remains.
The minds behind Wilfred and Images You Should Not Masturbate To have joined forces to produce a new take on Australian stereotypes. The results are hilarious and controversial.
After promising change, the police let loose with rubber bullets, tear gas, and flash bombs three full hours before curfew. “They didn’t give us no warning.”
On Friday night, Ferguson felt like Mardi Gras — until police and angry young people clashed again. With a curfew imminent, will the anger subside or flare up?
Brown’s death and fiery rallies exposed two cities that exist in one. Some residents say, “It’s one of the most racist places there is.” But the mayor insists, “There’s not a black-white divide in Ferguson.”
But a higher percentage of white residents have contraband, according to a racial profiling report from the Missouri Attorney General’s Office.
The Tell Me More host talks the wage gap, “having it all,” and “checking your privilege” in the National Journal’s Women in Washington issue.
Established writers of color offer priceless advice for those just starting out.
“Either she behind me or in the corner so I had to call her racist ass out.”