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Kentucky Governor insults Black high school chess players

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin made a tone-deaf and biased statement that angered the West Louisville community while visiting black school kids who he didn’t think was up for the challenge of being chess players, the Courier Journal reports. Bevin made the insult in a video he posted outside Nativity School in St. Boniface as he was preparing to visit […]

Millennial woman scholar lands dream job at Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions

Kamil Oshundrara, Jordan Peele courtesy of Twitter Cultural activist Kamil Oshundara has landed the job of many people’s dreams. She will join Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions as a specialist in academic and cultural research for story lines and character development, The Hollywood Reporter writes. Peele is the comedian and creator of the iconic horror film Get Out that […]

Thief drains bank account of nation’s oldest World War II veteran

ARLINGTON, VA – NOVEMBER 11: (AFP OUT) Richard Overton (C), 107 years-old, who is believed to be America’s oldest living veteran is acknowledged by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony to honor veterans at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. For […]

West Point gets 1st black superintendent in 216-year history

Associated Press WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, a 1983 U.S. Military Academy graduate who has held high-ranking Army posts in Europe and Asia, will become the first black officer to command West Point in its 216-year history, academy officials announced Friday. Williams will assume command as the academy’s 60th superintendent […]

White woman calls police on Black pool goers for “making fun of me”

A White woman called the police on a group of Black friends visiting a local pool for “making fun of me.” “BBQ Becky” has a cousin by racist association and her name is “Pool Patty.” We all heard about the white woman Jennifer Schulte who called the cops on some BBQing Black folks in Oakland, became one […]