A TikToker explained how the “Black people can’t swim” stereotype is directly linked to segregation, reminding viewers that the racialized convention is “not a stereotype; this is history.” Model Maya Echols (@mayaechols), who has gone deep into historical Black trauma on her TikTok, posted a video explaining the racial history around theRead More →

A newly released video shows a homeless Black man being fatally shot by San Clemente police after being stopped for jaywalking. The incident, which occurred in September of 2020, is further highlighting the crisis of hyper-racialized interactions between the police and Black people and the outcomes of military veterans. The newly releasedRead More →

This article contains content regarding suicide. A Black police officer in Louisiana reportedly filmed himself speaking out about police brutality and racism before dying by suicide on Monday. Clyde Kerr III, a 43-year-old father and military veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, died by suicide outside of the LafayetteRead More →

A Twitter thread highlighting the lack of equitable hair treatment for Black actors and actresses in the film and television industry has gone viral. The thread, which starts off by noting how some Black actresses like Tati Gabrielle, who portrayed Prudence Blackwood Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, or Trina McGee, whoRead More →

A Black security guard who punched a Trump supporter allegedly in self-defense has reportedly been fired and is facing criminal charges, according to the Atlanta Black Star. People online are now raising thousands for her legal fees on GoFundMe.  The officer is 28-year-old Ashanti Smith, who says she “honestly fearedRead More →

A man is getting slammed on Twitter for defending the reputation of a deceased Capitol rioter after he previously smeared George Floyd posthumously. Y’all wanna see a dead body? pic.twitter.com/afkeHBWZ7I — Tamantha 👸🏾 (@Tamantha_5) January 8, 2021 After one woman died while rioting at the Capitol, the New York PostRead More →

According to the scores of hilarious “December 21st Our Real DNA Will Be Unlocked” memes, today is a momentous day. They refer back to a Dec. 5 response by @lottidot to a conspiracy-driven tweet, which supported the belief that on Dec. 21, 2020, Black people will receive superpowers.  The memes, though funny,Read More →