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Be best: Michelle Obama throws some love to Greta Thunburg after Trump cyber-bullied the teen activist:
Stephen A. Smith's ego and hairline suffers 2-inch setback after Jemele Hill snatches his wig on Twitter:
Cam'ron doesn't believe dinosaurs existed, probably because the t-rex's arms are too small to rep Dipset
Rapper Scarface of The Geto Boys Came Close to Houston City Council Seat
Oh Heavens!!! Orlando Jones Says He Was Fired from 'American Gods' Because Mr. Nancy Character Wasn’t Right ‘For Black America’
A SC restaurant manager enslaved a disabled black man for 23 years, whipping him, burning him with hot grease and forcing him to work 100 hours a week without pay. He got 10 years in prison:
This kid roasting his teacher for lying about Christopher Columbus is the greatest thing you'll read today:
"Should I pretend that didn't kneel?" claps back at people who tell her to leave politics out of sports.
Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Bernie Mac's passing. Let's reflect on the life of a legend:
White dude who claimed a Black guy stabbed him because of his haircut admits that he lied and stabbed himself
Police charged an Arizona man with first-degree murder after he allegedly killed a black teenager because the teen's music was "a threat to his community" and made him feel "unsafe."