Bill O’Reilly is vile. His departure from Fox is long overdue | Moustafa Bayoumi

The alleged sexual intimidation tactics of his off-air life mirror his on-air persona as an ideological bully. Common decency celebrates his departure Is anyone looking to hire an alleged sexual harasser who is a falsehood-babbling, pathologically bloviating, sanctimonious sac of conservative bile? If so, I may know someone! Bill OReilly has been fired, and not […]

8 Black Media Professionals Helping To Create A Better Tomorrow

To kick off our series, we’re honoring eight black men and women in media who constantly use their voices, across various platforms, to help unify and uplift others. We hope you admire their activism and participate in the conversation online: #BlackFutureMonth.  Comedian and video blogger  “Ramsey says it’s critical we understand the power of our […]

Girl’s drive to find 1,000 ‘black girl books’ hits target with outpouring of donations

Eleven-year-old Marley Diass appeal #1000blackgirlbooks, which gathered huge support, grew from her frustration at only being given stories about white boys and their dogs An 11-year-old girl who was frustrated about only being given unrelatable books to read at school has reached her goal of finding 1,000 black girl books after starting the campaign #1000blackgirlbooks. […]

Why Did Fox News Welcome Date Rape Apologist Mike Cernovich?

As Roger Ailess sexual harassment scandal continues to unfold, Fox News is being forced to answer why Mike Cernovich was invited to be a guest on Red Eye.”> The last thing the embattled cable outlet needs right nowgiven the escalating fallout over ex-chairman and founder Roger Ailess alleged sexual misconduct and mushrooming allegations of a […]

Doc McStuffins: parents fight for future of show that’s ‘important for the world’

Parents say the Disney Junior TV program has helped their children face anxiety over doctors appointments and its black, female star is an inspiration When McKinzie Dobeys brother was injured in an ATV accident, the Disney Junior show Doc McStuffins helped her daughter face the scary situation. She went in with her Doc bag a […]

‘She gave me space to be unapologetically black’: why Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC show mattered

Former contributors and friends of the show worry that marginalized voices are not just being tuned back down, but issues at the heart of many Americans minds are being ignored Days after the cancellation of Melissa Harris-Perrys show, a vast array of former guests, speakers and intellectuals remain aghast at the news. In an email […]

Melissa Harris-Perry apologizes for letting down #nerdland fans

At Monday night’s Straight for Equality awards gala hosted by PFLAG, Melissa Harris-Perry addressed the cancellation of her MSNBC show and apologized to fans. Accepting the Straight for Equality in Media award, Harris-Perry choked back tears toward the end of an emotional acceptance speech that touched on what it means to be an LGBT ally, […]