Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Trump Met the Pope, and Clearly the Pope Hates Him

And here is Pope Francis, much like most of America, now:The pope looks like he’s the lead singer of Pope and the Russians, an alternative goth-rock band, and he doesn’t like the band’s new sound. This photo looks like the poster for National Lampoon’s...

Today's Best Deals: Logitech Gold Box, Echo Dot, Portal Router, and More

Logitech peripherals, hiking boots, and Amazon’s Echo Dot lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web. Today's Best Lifestyle Deals: Hiking Boots, Nordstrom, Uniqlo, Urban Outfitters, and MoreNordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale, a Memorial Day Sale at Uniqlo, long weekend discounts from Urban…Read more ...

Watch: Remembering Black Radical Women Who Used Art to Start a Revolution

“We think of artists usually in history as European, as male, as being trained in a certain way,” said Rujeko Hockley, co-curator of “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85,” an exhibition currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum.“We don’t necessarily think of...

The Bachelorette Says She’s Found Her Dream Man

Although The Bachelorette is just getting started on television, Rachel Lindsay, the show’s first black Bachelorette, says she’s found her dream man, thanks to the show.“I absolutely fell in love! I definitely did, I’m very, very happy,” Lindsay, 32, said in an interview with...

Jalopnik What’s Wrong With This Picture?

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Walmart Shopper Tells Latina to 'Go Back to Mexico,' Calls Black Woman the N-Word in Viral Video 

The deplorables stay wilding. It’s like they can’t contain their racist little selves. This time, a white woman is seen hurling racial comments and racial slurs at a Latina and a black woman in a Walmart store in Bentonville, Ark. in a video that...

Miss. Man Accused of Intentionally Locking Disabled Child in a Hot Car

A Mississippi man was arrested and is facing felony child abuse charges after being accused of intentionally locking a disabled child in a hot car as a way to punish the child’s mother.According to The Clarion-Ledger, 31-year-old Brandon Windham was taken into custody last...

Judge Denies Karrueche Tran's Permanent Restraining Order Against Chris Brown

Karrueche Tran’s court date didn’t go as planned, because she was a no-show in her quest to get a permanent restraining order against Chris Brown.A Los Angeles County judge denied the permanent restraining order request after the actress failed to appear in court. But...

#WalterScott: Black Attorneys Group, New Black Panther Party Demand Life Sentence For Killer Cop Michael Slager

A Washington-based Black attorneys group is demanding that former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager be given a life sentence in his federal case for the shooting death of unarmed Black motorist Walter Scott in 2015. Malik Shabazz, president of Black Lawyers for Justice,...

After Betty Shelby Verdict, People Gather in OKC to Say ‘Black Lives Matter’

The weekend after Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby was found not guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed black motorist Terence Crutcher, people gathered for rallies in Oklahoma City on two separate days to say “Black Lives Matter.”One group marched through downtown...