Krystal Garner

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America’s “Prince” problem: How Black people — and art — became “devalued”

<b>Prince (AP/John Shearer)</b><p>The reserved musical icon spoke hard truths at the Grammys — about art, artists and our disturbing racial politics<p>Brittney Cooper<p>April 21, 2016 6:06pm (UTC)<p>Near the end of the 2015 Grammy Awards, musical icon Prince presented the Grammy for Best Album, with this preamble: …

Black Lives Matter

The Agony of Solitary Confinement: It’s Like Being ‘Buried Alive,’ Prisoners Say

A new documentary goes inside a supermax prison to experience solitary confinement, which experts call unnecessary and prisoners say is torture. …

Snapchat Now Beats Instagram Among Teen Users

Snapchat has surpassed Instagram as the social media bae of choice among teenagers, according to a study done by Piper Jaffray.<p>In the semi-annual …

Georgia Just Executed An Intellectually Disabled Man Whose Sentencing Was Tainted By Racism

The lethal injection adds to Georgia's troubling death penalty record.<p>Kenneth Fults, an intellectually disabled man who pleaded guilty to murdering his next-door neighbor in 1996, was put to death by lethal injection Tuesday night in Georgia.<p>Fults, 47, was pronounced dead at 7:37 p.m. at the …

Jared Fogle Beaten and Bloodied in Prison Yard Ambush

<b>Jared Fogle</b> got a surprise beatdown in federal prison from an inmate who has major issues with child molesters ... TMZ has learned.<p>According to docs, …

Man behind celebrity nude photos leaked from iCloud pleads guilty to phishing scheme

The man responsible for leaking explicit photos of dozens of celebrities back in 2014 has been formally charged today. According to a post on the Department of Justice website, a man from Pennsylvania has been charged with felony computer hacking after obtaining access to Gmail and iCloud accounts …

Personal Information

The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet

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Trump marches toward nomination as Clinton sweeps south on Super Tuesday

Trump and Clinton win seven states and start to look toward general election even as Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders each claim victory in multiple states<p>A pitched battle for the White House between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moved closer to becoming reality as both leapt further ahead in the …

Government

Supercut Of Actor Playing Every Ethnicity Hollywood Has Asked Him To Play

Hollywood has a tradition of casting white actors to play nonwhite roles, commonly referred to as "whitewashing", and despite the backlash they …

Donald Trump Threatens House Speaker Paul Ryan

To view the current state of the Republican party in a nutshell, consider the rhetorical slap-fight on Tuesday evening between presidential …

'It's going to be an easy race': Donald Trump fires back at Hillary Clinton amid triumphant Super Tuesday

Earlier in the evening, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton took a swipe at Trump and his "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan.<p>"We know we've got work to do. It's not to make America great again," Clinton said. "America never stopped being great. We have to make America whole …

Government

Senior Facebook executive arrested in Brazil after police are denied access to data

RIO DE JANEIRO — A senior Facebook executive was detained in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Tuesday after the company’s WhatsApp cellphone chat subsidiary told federal authorities it was unable to intercept instant messages in connection with a drug investigation.<p>Diego Dzodan, Facebook’s vice president for …

Chris Rock forgot that Hollywood’s racism is bigger than black and white

One way Chris Rock proved how much Hollywood needs black actors on Oscar night was with an extended clip showing what some of last years best movies could have been like if they employed actors of color. For <i>Joy</i>, Rock had Whoopi Goldberg, in a janitor’s jumpsuit, interrupt the scene where Jennifer …

Race & Ethnicity

The very best Oscars quotes: 'Hollywood is sorority racist'

From Chris Rock’s take on #OscarsSoWhite to Sacha Baron Cohen bringing back Ali G, here are the night’s most memorable lines<p>“The in memoriam montage is just going to be black people who were shot by the cops on the way to the movies.”<b><br>Chris Rock</b><p>“A black girl would have to invent the cure for cancer …

BlackGirl

'Damn, Daniel' video deleted from the internet after creator Josh Holz has Twitter account hacked

The original “Damn, Daniel” video has been disappeared from the internet after its creator had his account hacked.<p>Josh Holz’s post — which featured a …