A white male leader of Arizona’s Maricopa County NAACP chapter is in hot water because of his appreciation for a local news reporter’s “tits.”
December 1 marks the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ radical move of refusing to move from her seat on an Alabama bus, inciting the 13-month Montgomery bus boycott led by Martin Luther King Jr. Parks is often characterized in history books as a quiet “old” seamstress, but she was an activist long before she was…
On Saturday night, after a brief illness, civil rights leader Julian Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75.
In addition to being the most ridiculous story in recent memory, the Rachel Dolezal saga is also laughably confusing. Almost every piece of new information we receive makes the story even more baffling than it was previously.
A Smoking Gun report published Monday reveals that Rachel Dolezal once filed a lawsuit against Howard University for discriminating against her as a white woman.
Given that one of his most famous Chappelle’s Show characters is a blind black KKK member who’s unaware he’s black, one would think that Dave Chappelle has a lot to say about Rachel Dolezal. He does, kind of.
In September 1958, nearly a decade before James Earl Ray fatally shot Martin Luther King, Jr, a woman named Izola Curry tried to kill the civil rights leader with a letter opener. After evading the press for decades, she's now been found—in a nursing home in Queens.
The FBI is seeking a man who is a person of interest following an explosion at an NAACP building in Colorado Springs.
Irony of ironies: after being booed by an unimpressed crowd at the NAACP convention yesterday, Presidential candidate Mitt Romney turned around and tried to use those boos to get his rich white friends to give him more money at a fundraiser. "Support my run for President! Black people hate me!" And less than…
Today, Mitt Romney, a perennial finalist in the global Whitest Person Alive contest, spoke in front of a crowd at NAACP's national convention. It didn't go well.
Yay! First of all, no terrible Jan Brewer: Vaginal Grinch bills were signed into law today, which is awesome. Second of all, The Washington Post says that the NAACP's board of directors just voted to support same-sex marriage today, joining the esteemed ranks of Japanese Mickey Mouse, Jay-Z, and all rational human…
- Dita Von Teese has a guest role on CSI, and was asked to wear less-revealing clothing to play a school teacher turned nightclub dancer.
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Whoopi Goldberg is high on live TV, Mary Matalin fights with husband James Carville, and Janice Dickinson joins the cast of Celebrity Rehab.
- SJP on Carrie's style influence: "I've never revealed as much or been so daring or made quite as many triumphant mistakes as Carrie. But I'm now bolder than I would have been had I never played this part." [People]
The 19th NAACP Theatre Awards, at West Hollywood's DGA theater, had as varied a red carpet as we've ever seen: you want glam? glitz? retro? dubious? nightwear? You've come to the right place!
Zelma Henderson, a Kansas beautician and the sole surviving plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the landmark 1954 federal desegregation case, died on Tuesday. She was 88. Henderson grew up in Colby, where her family was one of two black families; when she was a girl, her family moved to Oakley, a…