Houston Police Chief Says It's Time to 'Ask God's Forgiveness' for Inaction on Gun Control

When politicians like Ted Cruz copy-paste their prayers into another post-school-shooting press release, they usually fluff it up with a solemn thanks to police and first responders. Hours after Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo responded to this week’s school shooting about 30 miles away in Santa Fe, which left ten…

Anonymous actress accuses Luc Besson of sexual assault

Variety reports that an anonymous actress has accused director Luc Besson of committing a “violent sexual assault” against her. The actress—who’s asked that her name not be revealed to the press—has apparently worked with the Valerian and Lucy director on at least two occasions. Earlier today, Variety confirmed with…

Suits star Meghan Markle signs on for long-running, incredibly expensive reality series

Actress Meghan Markle—best known to American audiences for the seven seasons she spent on USA’s Suits—signed a contract this week to join one of the planet’s longest-running reality shows, making a public appearance today affirming her commitment to a co-starring role in The British Royal Family. Unlike most reality…

Report Raises Questions About Another Trump Campaign Meeting with Foreign Operators

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team began with a mandate to investigate Russia’s meddling in U.S. elections and alleged collusion by the Trump campaign. But a new report in The New York Times is raising questions about possible support of then-candidate Donald Trump by additional outside actors, including Israeli…

At Royal Wedding, Gospel Choir Sings American Civil Rights Anthems 'Stand By Me' and 'This Little Light of Mine' 

As previously reported, Meghan and Harry’s royal wedding sermon, delivered by American Bishop Michael Curry, brought American black culture to the fore of an aging, all-white, and fairly racist monarchical structure. Another truly moving force was the British gospel choir Karen Gibson and the Kingdom Choir, who sang…

Bishop Michael Curry Quotes Martin Luther King Jr, Cites American Slavery at Royal Wedding

Even from this side of the pond, racism surrounding the royal wedding has sounded loud and clear, from Princess Michael’s decision to wear a “Blackamoor” black servant brooch to meet Meghan to British tabloids’ incessant, unprompted mentions of Meghan Markle’s race, using references like “straight outta Compton,” and…

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