#PermitPatty: White Woman Calls Police on 8-Year-Old Black Girl Selling Water, Says She Was Tired of the Noise [Update]

Update: June 23, 2018 6:17 p.m EDT: The woman appropriately dubbed #PermitPatty has been identified as Alison Ettel, who owns a weed for dogs business in San Francisco. But get this, Ettel, in an interview with Huffington Post, says she was not motivated racially to snitch on the 8-year-old, but was tired of hearing…


Michelle Obama's Memoir Will Be A 'Re-Humanization Effort'

Former First Lady Michelle Obama told the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference audience, in New Orleans, that her upcoming memoir “Becoming” will be a “re-humanization effort” that shares the “ordinariness of a very extraordinary story” that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless, the