Politics

Where To Donate To Support The Black LGBTQ Community During Pride Month & Beyond

By Daffany Chan
People across the country are protesting systemic racism and police brutality as they demand justice for the recent killings of Black people at the hands of police, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade among them, as well as Ahmaud Arbery,…

Twitter Is Getting Excited About The Supreme Court Ruling On Trump's Tax Info

By Madhuri Sathish
Ever since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign in 2015, his finances have been under intense scrutiny — and now, the Supreme Court has weighed in. On July 9, the Supreme Court handed down rulings in two cases concerning the president's…

20 Anti-Racism Organizations To Join & Help Implement Real Change

By Cianna Garrison
The anti-racism protests following the recent killings of Black people at the hands of police — George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Elijah McClain among them, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed in a confrontation with two white men…

Kanye Disavowed Trump, But He Also Said A Lot Of Other Problematic Things

By Brandy Robidoux
When Kanye West announced on July 4 that he would be running for president, many questions arose. Mainly, was he serious about his presidential bid? And, why would he run against Donald Trump, a candidate he once supported? Well, West had since made…

The Supreme Court Just Made It More Complicated To Get Birth Control Through Insurance

By Madhuri Sathish
For the third time in 10 years, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandate requiring employers to provide free birth control coverage was thrust into the spotlight at the Supreme Court. In Trump v. Pennsylvania, the Trump administration argued in favor…

The Trump Admin May Consider Banning TikTok, Because Why Not Make 2020 Harder

By Madhuri Sathish
In the midst of rising tensions between the United States and China, Americans may potentially have to say goodbye to social media apps like TikTok. In a July 6 interview with Fox News, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Trump…

Kim K Showed How She Feels About Kanye's Presidential Run With 1 Emoji

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
Kim Kardashian appears to be standing by her man. Over the years, Kardashian has remained loyal to Kanye West through thick and thin, and it appears she's doing just that after the rapper announced his 2020 presidential candidacy. Kim Kardashian's…

Twitter Is Full Of Jokes After Kanye West Announced He’s Running For President

By Lara Walsh
The Twitterverse is weighing in after Kanye West's surprise announcement that he plans to face off against President Trump and Joe Biden come Election Day. While it's not the first time the rapper has teased a presidential bid, his latest post is…

Pay Attention To These Local Elections To Vote For Police Accountability

By Madhuri Sathish
As activists continue to take to the streets in protests against racist police brutality, they are also advocating for major changes to police departments, demanding everything from police accountability to defunding or abolishing the police. But…

Follow These Black Women Activists On Instagram To Stay Inspired In The Fight For Anti-Racism

By Lara Walsh
People around the world continue to protest police brutality in light of the deaths of Black people at the hands of police officers, including the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who was…

This Glossary Of Anti-Racism Terms Will Help You Speak Out

By Madhuri Sathish
In light of ongoing protests for racial justice and against police brutality, many young people are starting to have conversations about race with their friends and family members. Whether you’re an activist who has long been steeped in anti-racist…

AJR Is Committed To Making Music That Reflects Their Values & Here's Why

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
In 2020, celebrities are feeling compelled to get more vocal than ever about the causes they believe in. Fans are no longer settling for their favorite artists staying silent about the issues that affect them, so many celebs are stepping up, whether…

Where To Donate To Support Black Communities, Now & Always

By Lara Walsh
Mass protests around the country show no signs of slowing as people continue to fight for justice for the recent killings of Black Americans George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, at the hands of police, as well as the extrajudicial killing…

The Supreme Court Just Made A Major Ruling On Abortion

By Lilli Petersen and Madhuri Sathish
Despite everything else going on in the United States, it's still Supreme Court ruling season, and on June 29, 2020, the justices gave Americans a big one. The Supreme Court's ruling on abortion case June Medical Services, LLC v. Russo affirmed the…

Watch Beyoncé Encourage Fans To "Be The Change" In Her BET Awards Speech

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
Michelle Obama and Beyoncé are two of the most powerful women in the world, and their outspoken support for each other is a reminder of how important it is for women to uplift other women. When Obama got the chance to honor Beyoncé during the BET…

Here's How To Incorporate Anti-Racism Into Your Daily Life

By Cianna Garrison
With the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter and anti-racism movement in response to the recent killings of Black people at the hands of police — George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain and Tony McDade among them, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who…

You Can Donate To These Organizations Supporting Black Youth Through Educational Opportunities

By Cianna Garrison
In light of the recent police killings of Black people including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, as well the death of Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed in a confrontation at the hands of two white men, the resurgence of the Black Lives…

Here's What To Know About Your Rights As A Protester Before You Go March

By Cianna Garrison and Lilli Petersen
The consistent killings of Black people at the hands of police, like the cases of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, Tony McDade, and more, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed in a confrontation with two white men, have sparked…

Disney Is Giving Splash Mountain A 'Princess & The Frog' Makeover In Both U.S. Parks

By Cianna Garrison
On Thursday, June 25, Disney announced its Splash Mountain attractions will be getting a touch of new magic from its Imagineers. The news comes after criticism of how Splash Mountain's design was inspired by the 1946 film Song of the South, as well…

Trump Played A Panic! At The Disco Song At His Rally & Brendon Urie Was NOT Pleased

By Brandy Robidoux
Panic! At The Disco's "High Hopes" is the ultimate anthemic bop. The song is all about dreaming big, and it's the perfect tune to play at sports games, rallies, and graduations. But front-man Brendon Urie is not happy after hearing the most-recent…