Report: Kanye West Allowed to Perform, Not to Advise Obama at DNC Fundraiser

This year’s Democratic National Committee fundraiser will feature Kanye West, everybody’s new favorite presidential hopeful, as its headlining performer. And given Yeezy’s recently announced plans to run for office in 2020, this gig might seem an opportune time to talk shop with President Obama, who will also be in… »9/29/15 10:30am

Pres. Obama: There Is No Way To Revoke Bill Cosby's Medal of Freedom

At a press conference on July 15, President Barack Obama was asked about his opinion regarding whether Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom should be revoked following his admission that he drugged and sexually assaulted dozens of women. In his response, Obama managed to get his opinion across without explicitly… »7/15/15 5:30pm

Philadelphia Mayor Drops the Mic On 'Rapper's Delight' With The Roots

This weekend was a big one for America. Not only did we celebrate Independence Day by getting hella drunk and enjoying our freedom to throw up on the shoes of strangers, but a very important politician dropped the mic on a rap classic. You’ve got to see Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter just kill “Rapper’s Delight.” »7/06/15 12:00pm

The Power and Sadness of a Black President's Call for Grace 

On Friday, South Carolina Senator and Rev. Clementa Pinckney was memorialized in a packed auditorium at the College Of Charleston. As his wife and two young daughters sat and suffered what must be the worst moment of their short lives, President Obama delivered Pinckney’s eulogy with fervor and deliberation. It was… »6/27/15 3:45pm