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This kid roasting his teacher for lying about Christopher Columbus is the greatest thing you'll read today:
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:
"Should I pretend that didn't kneel?" claps back at people who tell her to leave politics out of sports.
An investigation reveals that hundreds of police officers around the country belong to racist Facebook groups.
White dude who claimed a Black guy stabbed him because of his haircut admits that he lied and stabbed himself
"My twists have become such a synonymous & a conflated part of not only my personal identity & how I show up in the world, but my political brand. And that's why I think it's important that I'm transparent about this new normal & living with alopecia." — @AyannaPressley
Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Bernie Mac's passing. Let's reflect on the life of a legend: