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A Fascist Trump Rally In Greenville

Scholars say the rally — where Trump supporters chanted "Send her back!" about Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar — is an escalation in America's slide toward fascism.

Added July 18, 2019

As Trump Supporters Chant ‘Send Her Back,’ Ilhan Omar Says She’ll ‘Rise’ In Face Of Hate

The Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota tweeted part of a Maya Angelou poem after the president renewed his racist attacks against her.

Added July 18, 2019

Trump Renews Attacks On Congresswomen Of Color: ‘Let Them Leave’ America

“If they don’t like [our country], let them leave,” the president said of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and other Democratic congresswomen.

Added July 18, 2019

Billy Porter On Historic Emmy Nomination: 'The Sky Is The Limit Now, Honey!'

Working on the FX series "Pose," the openly gay black actor said, "taught me how to dream the impossible."

Added July 18, 2019

Who Said It: Donald Trump Or A Racist?

Hmm.

Added July 17, 2019

Eric Garner's Mom Calls For The Police Officers Who Killed Her Son To Be Fired

“The NYPD failed us. Mayor de Blasio failed us. And now the DOJ has failed us,” Gwen Carr wrote in a New York Daily News op-ed.

Added July 17, 2019

With 'Old Town Road,' Lil Nas X Sets New Precedent For LGBTQ Musicians

The rapper's track, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, is the longest-running No. 1 single by an openly queer artist in history.

Added July 17, 2019

GOP Sen. John Kennedy Calls 4 Minority Congresswomen 'Whack Jobs'

The Louisianian did not hide his disdain for the lawmakers known as "the squad."

Added July 17, 2019

Ayanna Pressley Tells Why She'll Always Refer To Trump As The White House 'Occupant'

"I’m not dishonoring the office – he does, every day," said the Democratic lawmaker, the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress.

Added July 17, 2019

In 'Hustlers,' Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu And Cardi B Strip Down And Get Even

The crime caper, which also stars Lili Reinhart, Lizzo and Keke Palmer, is based on a real-life case and hits theaters in September.

Added July 17, 2019

Rep. Al Green Files Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump, Setting Up House Showdown

"To condemn a racist president is not enough, we must impeach him," the Texas Democrat said.

Added July 17, 2019

Why Is Country Music Considered So White?

Country music is deeply rooted in the black American experience, and yet the genre hasn't quite lost its original racial designation.

Added July 17, 2019

Eric Trump Ironically Calls Minority Congresswomen 'Most Hate-Filled Group'

Eric Trump went on “Fox & Friends” to defend Donald Trump after the president told four nonwhite House members to “go back” to other countries.

Added July 17, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Doesn't Have To 'Look At His Heart' To Know Trump Is Racist

The Democratic senator said the president is "trying to stir up as much hatred and dissension in this country as possible."

Added July 17, 2019

Beyoncé Looks Poised To Win Big With 'Homecoming' And 'The Lion King'

The singer, actress and all-around icon scored six Emmy Award nominations and could add to that haul in the months to come.

Added July 17, 2019

Trump Has Put Judges All Over The Courts With Awful Records On Voting Rights

"This administration is weaponizing the federal judiciary to restrict the vote," the NAACP warns in a new report.

Added July 17, 2019

Donald Trump's 'Go Back' Slur All Too Familiar To Minority Members Of Congress

White lawmakers, however, acknowledged that people generally assumed they were American.

Added July 16, 2019

Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' Scores The Most 2019 Emmy Nominations For Netflix

"Thank you @Netflix for believing in this story and letting me tell it the exact way I wanted,” the director wrote on Twitter.

Added July 16, 2019

R. Kelly Denied Bail After Federal Sex Crime Charges

The disgraced R&B singer and accused serial sexual abuser was indicted Friday on 18 federal charges, after also facing numerous state charges.

Added July 16, 2019

Barack Obama's Life-Size Statue Featuring Sasha Unveiled In South Dakota

The former president joins past U.S. presidents who were commemorated with sculptures along the streets and sidewalks of Rapid City.

Added July 16, 2019

Iowa Official Ousted After Singing Tupac Shakur's Praises To Co-Workers

Emails show that Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the rapper even after at least one complained to lawmakers.

Added July 16, 2019

Evangelical Church Organizes Mission Trip To Support Border Patrol Agents

Prestonwood Baptist Church is supporting undocumented immigrants, but also the government agencies that detain them.

Added July 16, 2019

Kendrick Sampson Is Empowering Celebs To Become Activists With New Initiative

The "How to Get Away With Murder" actor is imploring entertainers to fight for equality with his new initiative, BLD PWR.

Added July 16, 2019

Watch NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo Try To Hit A Baseball Off A Tee

The Milwaukee Bucks star took his swings with the New York Yankees.

Added July 16, 2019

Kamala Harris Responds To People Who Don't Think She's 'Black Enough'

“It is challenging ... and to be honest with you, it is also hurtful," the Democratic senator said.

Added July 16, 2019