To be Black in America is to be afraid

Over the last few days, four more names have trended; four more Black citizens who have been killed by police violence or neglect. We...

A Clinton victory isn't a luxury for people who look like...

I am a born and raised New Yorker. My parents immigrated from the south of India. My skin is a darker shade of brown, my...

GOP ALARM: Despite massive media advantage, Trump can't close the deal

With a few tweets and demeaning nicknames, Donald Trump handily dispatched some of the most powerful and well-funded Republicans in the country. So why is...

Trump laughs as surrogate Don King uses N-word

This clip is swiftly making the rounds: https://twitter.com/oliverdarcy/status/778602131024740352 Reaction was immediate: https://twitter.com/SymoneDSanders/status/778606805895217152 https://twitter.com/GeorgeTakei/status/778624768547446784 https://twitter.com/VoxYVote/status/778623728057999360 https://twitter.com/ChocnessMonsta/status/778622395427020804 https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/778586277742518272 https://twitter.com/pbump/status/778609239963164673 Also note King's previous stance on Hillary Clinton: https://twitter.com/danmericaCNN/status/778603955840483328 This is quite an election.

Donald Trump's self-proclaimed business expertise was casually demolished in a sentence

In a Facebook post, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich handily demolishes the narrative that Donald Trump is a good businessman. His story begins...

Forget slavery: Trump says 'African-American communities in worst shape ever, ever,...

This really doesn't require any commentary: https://twitter.com/SopanDeb/status/778356178585653249

Sen. Cory Booker calls out Republicans for blocking Black judicial nominees

During Tuesday's Senate session, Sen. Cory Booker took to the floor to fight for the nominations of Judge Julien Neals to the United States...

New revelation threatens to break Trump Foundation scandal wide open

https://twitter.com/GlennThrush/status/778285035409539072 https://twitter.com/JoyAnnReid/status/778264801218859008 As my colleague Matthew Chapman detailed, the breathless reporting on the Clinton Foundation yielded nothing but innuendo and speculation. When no evidence of wrongdoing...

Skittles are literally more dangerous than refugees

It's Tuesday, which can only mean that there's yet another Donald Trump controversy that would end any other politician's career, but which the national...

Hillary Clinton is running an exceptional campaign against a tough and...

Over the course of a week, the corporate media largely ignored a half dozen Trump transgressions that would have sidelined any other candidate. Among them: saying the...