Tag: black america

The University Professor Who Is Still Trying Not to Vomit

Drexel University Associate Professor George Ciccariello-Maher is under fire once again for posting an inflammatory tweet. His message about “trying not to vomit” because someone offered their first-class seat to a uniformed soldier caused an uproar on Twitter. In an interview with Fox News, the professor appeared to be interested in supporting the troops, but… Read More

Controversial Painting Reflecting Brutal Murder of Emmett Till Ignites Protest

“Open Casket” by artist Dana Schutz, is a painting being showcased at the 2017 Whitney Biennial located at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY. Peaceful protesters have been taking turns standing directly in front of the painting to obscure its view as they believe it is exploitative and disrespectful to black… Read More

Jay-Z and Weinstein Co. Team Up for Trayvon Martin Film Projects

The Weinstein Company has partnered with Jay-Z to make a series of films in memory of the Trayvon Martin. “Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin,” Injustice was written by Lisa Bloom, an American Civil Rights Attorney and daughter of well-known attorney Gloria Allred. “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin,”… Read More