Tag: Black

Black TikTokers Are Tired of Not Getting Paid for the Moves You Stole

You’ve probably seen TikTok stars Addison Rae and Charlie D’Amelio do the “Renegade.” They’ve made millions posting viral dance moves on the platform and earned movie, TV, and brand deals along the way.  But neither of them created that choreography. It was Jalaiah Harmon, who was 14 years old at the time. Neither D’Amelio nor […]

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Lawyers for Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Really Want to Stay Away From Race

Gregory McMichael attends the jury selection in his trial together with Travis McMichael and their neighbor, William “Roddie” Bryan, at the Glynn County Superior Court, on October 27, 2021 in Brunswick, Georgia. (Photo by Octavio Jones-Pool/Getty Images) During opening statements in the murder trial against Ahmaud Arbery’s killers, attorneys on both sides tried to convince […]

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Minneapolis Could Become One of the First US Cities to Replace Its Police

A demonstrator holds a portrait of George Floyd outside the Hennepin County Government Center on March 9, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The city where cops murdered George Floyd last year could become one of the […]

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On the Next Stop of Their Controversial Tiffany’s Campaign, the Carters Get Cute—but Blue Ivy Steals the Show

As previously reported by The Root, the Carters’ partnership with Tiffany & Co. includes a $2 million About Love Scholarship program through BeyGOOD and the Shawn Carter Foundation for five smaller HBCUs: Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, Norfolk State University in Virginia, Bennett College in North Carolina, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Central State […]

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The Unbearable Whiteness of the Democratic Party…and America

The Unbearable Whiteness of the Democratic Party…and America Advertisement Of course, reconciliation is a complex process that can only be determined by the Senate Parliamentarian, who interprets the rules of the Senate. It’s not like Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) can just fire or overrule the Parliamentarian. Except he can. It wouldn’t even be […]

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