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America's Long, Disturbing History of Black People Calling the Police and Ending Up Dead

This past Sunday morning, Seattle police responded to a 911 call from 30-year-old Charleena Lyles reporting an attempted burglary at her home. Shortly after police entered her apartment, Lyles was dead—officers fatally shot her while three of her children were present. It’s unclear what led to the rapid escalation and…

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Watch Top Model Contestants Try to Talk About Black Lives Matter and Fail

Tensions are formulaically rising in the America’s Next Top Model house as everyone battles it out to determine who gets to play the biggest badass role on the show. On Monday night’s otherwise boring episode—the second in the Vh1 reboot—the models engaged in a muddled argument about Black Lives Matter and the origins…