August 6 marks Jon Stewart’s final episode of The Daily Show, an event that is sure to bring back plenty of familiar faces, such as John Oliver and Stephen Colbert.
This is 3-year-old Samara. She dressed up as Queen Elsa for a Disney-themed event in Melbourne earlier this month.
A Georgia private school’s commencement ended abruptly after the school’s director made a racially charged remark, which she blamed on the Devil in an apology email to parents.
How did one comment at a 45-student graduation lead to national coverage on CNN? Here’s a step-by-step breakdown. More
The song is a ubiquitous sign of a summer – the chiming incantation that calls like the Pied Piper, sending kids scrambling to the streets for a frozen treat. However, it turns out that the traditional ice cream truck jingle has a dubious past that has recently been unearthed. More
Last Friday, Harvard students premiered the on-stage performance “I, Too, Am Harvard,” as part of the 16th annual Doctor Walter J. Leonard Black Arts Festival. It came after black students within the Harvard community launched a Tumblr photography campaign in the weeks leading up to the play to raise their voices on the issue of racism on the Cambridge campus. The photos featured black Harvard students holding up signs that read different quotes that they have heard or been the target of while attending the University. The website, and in turn, the play, raised enormous discussion and support beyond Harvard’s campus. More
Kanye West certainly knows the currency of not being liked. His verbal candidness, which can simply be defined as not knowing when to shut the hell up, has made him the perfect centerpiece for media fodder. West called out then-President George Bush on his disturbing post-Katrina apathy, infamously tap danced all over the feelings of Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs, and recently denounced corporate-sponsored music (as well as the Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake collaboration “Suit and Tie”). Whether or not you stand behind West’s antics, the man knows how to spark dialogue — even it if means inadvertently showing just how racist America remains. More