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Joy Reid Gets Melissa Harris-Perry’s Time Slot on MSNBC 

“Melissa did a show that was incredibly valuable,” Reid said in a statement, according to the site. “Instead of trying to replace it, we will fill the space with something new, something compelling and something that adds to the conversation.” … Continue reading

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11 Thoughts That Ran Through My Mind While Watching the Roots Remake With a Random White Woman Sitting Next to Me

As I mentioned before, I entered the screening with a bit of skepticism. Remaking Roots is like remaking Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On. Why remake such a classic, especially if the remake has the potential to be, well, dated? But during the post-screening … Continue reading

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Asian Americans to Outnumber African Americans by 2065: Report

“PSST! Don’t tell anyone, but the number of Asian Americans will surpass African Americans by the middle of this century,” Ed Diokno wrote Tuesday for AsAmNews. “A recent report from Pew Research Center, 10 Demographic Trends Shaping the U.S., glossed … Continue reading

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Bigger Than Incarceration: Angela Davis Talks Mass Criminalization, Mental Health and the War on Drugs

“The impact of this vast prison industry, this prison industrial complex, on other institutions in our society is such that if we only focus on ending mass incarceration, we may forget that our schools, particularly in schools in poor communities, … Continue reading

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Africa? What Africa? Donald Trump Barely Mentions Entire Continent During Foreign Policy Speech

To Trump the world is a brightly colored, dangerous place full of bad guys whom Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have ignored, coddled or abetted. He suggested that the United States get out of NATO, saying that the treaty with … Continue reading

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