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Trump orders tariffs on $200B more Chinese goods

President Donald Trump on Monday raised the stakes in a growing trade dispute with China, ordering trade officials to draw up a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese goods that would be hit with an additional 10 percent tariff.<p>The move, which drew a strong response from Beijing, follows China's …

Globalization

Tom Brady Looked Like a Magician at the Met Gala Last Night

Tom Brady’s Met Gala Suit Was Widely Mocked on Twitter<p>The Patriots quarterback's black and gold ensemble was roasted online. Meanwhile his wife, …

Matt LeBlanc Just Turned 50 and ‘It Sucks’

The actor talks to The Daily Beast about the beginning of ‘Friends,’ the end of ‘Episodes’ and what comes next.<p>This is something that has happened to …

The Roots of Today’s Racism and Police Violence, in an ‘Inconceivably Brutal’ Riot 150 Years Ago

<i>One hundred and fifty years ago this month, the white population of Memphis, Tennessee, set about raping, murdering, and plundering the city’s</i> …

Noam Chomsky: White fear of revenge is 'deeply rooted in American culture'

American culture is imbued with fears that African Americans will someday repay the violence and oppression that has marred their history in this …

Noam Chomsky

The South Isn't The Reason Schools Are Still Segregated, New York Is

New York City might be a liberal hub, but that doesn't mean white parents want their children going to school with black kids.<p>New York City didn't experience school desegregation in the 1960s and '70s like other metropolitan areas. Unlike in Little Rock, Arkansas, the National Guard was never …

Unconscious racism is pervasive, starts early and can be deadly – Princess Ojiaku

Last spring in Madison, Wisconsin, I skipped my academic duties as a neuroscience graduate student to attend a protest demanding justice for Tony …

Will Racism Ever End, Will I Ever Stop Being a Nigger? - Community

CNN analysts debate Trump, racism

CNN on Wednesday brought out analysts Van Jones and Jeffrey Lord to reprise their heated debate from the previous night over Donald TrumpDonald John …

Melissa Harris-Perry, Dan Rather and Nolan Richardson fired for cause

<b>LOS ANGELES</b>, February 29, 2016 — While many Americans focused on a racially charged Hollywood awards show, a biracial one-percenter let her ego get …

Black MP Dawn Butler reveals she was victim of racism in Parliament after fellow MP assumed she was a cleaner

An MP has revealed she was the subject of racism in parliament when a fellow MP mistook her for a cleaner.<p>Appearing on <i>BBC</i> Five Live’s Piennar’s …

ADHD Wars Against Black Boys: Dr. Umar Johnson Details How To Combat Misdiagnosis Of The Learning Disorder

Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?<p>Recent studies show that …

Mental Health

White Students Who Put a Bike Lock on Black Student's Neck, Called Him "Three-Fifths" Dodge Hate Crime Convictions

What happens to racist people the likes of this group of high schoolers who wore shirts that spell out the N-word or these other high schoolers who …

Black Students

A black director, a white author, and their differing accounts of rebel slave Nat Turner

A black filmmaker puts his acting career on hold, raises nearly $10 million and makes a movie about the rebel slave Nat Turner. His film receives a rapturous reception at a major festival, a bouquet of awards and praise from Hollywood's elite.<p>A white novelist writes a bestselling account of Nat …

Black History

A Detailed Response to My Favorite Piece of Hate Mail from Black History Month

Being a black activist means getting a ton of crappy mail/Twitter hate. I'd normally ignore them, but some letters just deserve a little feedback.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I sat on a Black History Month panel along with Supriya Dwivedi, Sylvia Maracle, and Nikki Clarke. It was a pretty awesome panel, …

Chamber of Commerce

If You Doubt The Organic Industry Leads The Anti-GMO Movement, This Settles It

This week, Dr. Joseph Mercola, famous alternative medicine advocate and vaccination opponent who sells homeopathic and organic supplements at Mercola.com, proclaimed the “#1 most visited natural health website,” has launched the latest rally against genetic engineering, with a push for donations to …

A look in the mirror: What Peyton Manning allegations tell us about sports, ourselves

Two cannons of confetti rained on American sports when the final gun concluded Super Bowl 50 last Sunday. The first was literal, the meaningless …

Peyton Manning Is a Far Bigger Prick Than Cam Newton

The Carolina Panthers’ star QB has come under fire for walking out of a press conference. It’s yet another frustrating example of the double …

Why was Josh Norman saying that Panthers played ‘two teams’ in the Super Bowl?

Josh Norman may have gotten clowned on the Internet for appearing to be in tears in the waning moments of the Super Bowl, but the Panthers cornerback was also hailed for saluting Peyton Manning as the pair crossed paths at midfield after the game. Norman was also generous in his praise of the …

“An angry black man scares the heck out of many people”: Michael Eric Dyson explains the right’s racism and Obama hatred to Stephen Colbert

“You can have critical viewpoints about the president,” Dyson began, but this is something different…<p>Michael Eric Dyson sat down with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday's "Late Show" to talk about his new book "The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America." Colbert said that a …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

Jerry Seinfeld Does Not Have a Diversity Problem

Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld got in trouble for saying he didn't care about the ongoing diversity debate in comedy. Some media outlets have taken this to mean that he only thinks white people are funny, which is about as far from reality as possible.<p><i>Welcome to another edition of This Week in</i> …

Comedy

Did A Rapper's Murder Bring Down Greece's Neo-Nazi Party?

In September, a rapper known as Killah P was stabbed to death on a busy Athens street by a member of Golden Dawn, Greece's thriving fascist party. For a country torn apart for years by nationalist violence and economic austerity, this was either a breaking point or the beginning of a whole new wave …

Why Do Rich Women Have Better Sex Lives?

Money may not buy you love, but it can buy you good sex. And not in the way you think.<p>Mo’ money, mo’ sex?<p>A recent analysis of the first Spanish …

Cam Newton's Appraisal of Style, 2013 Edition

<b>As the end</b> of 2013 approaches, for many it's a time of self-reflection. In keeping with that spirit—and because this weekend also marks week sixteen of the 2013 NFL season (read: that final push for playoffs)—we caught up with Cam Newton, the offensive leader of the Carolina Panthers (and friend of …

14 Reasons Black Is The Only Color Worth Wearing

Grace Coddington does it. Joan Rivers does it. Mary-Kate and Ashley do it. Johnny Cash swore by it.<p>So really, is there any reason to <i>not</i> wear all black?<p>We don't think so. Head-to-toe black is the easiest, chicest, most foolproof way to get dressed... and it's actually cool. Black leather jackets, …

Anyone Who Counts Obama Out Hasn’t Reckoned on His Survival Skills

The president has proved his knack for surviving political and governmental crises time and again.<p>It’s been a week of football metaphors in politics. …