The expected signing of a white former NFL player who hasn't played pro football in nearly a decade and was widely regarded as a failure during his time in the league has renewed outrage sparked over the apparent refusal to give Colin Kaepernick a second chance on the gridiron.
Tim Tebow, who hasn't competed in an NFL regular-season game since the 2012 season - four years longer than when Kaepernick last played - was reportedly going to sign a one-year contract with his hometown Jacksonville Jaguars to play tight end, a position he has never played before on any level of competition.... Read more
NBC announced Monday it would not air the Golden Globes in 2022 because of diversity issues. Variety reported that NBC said the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which hosts the awards, needed time to make necessary changes.
"Change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we feel strongly that the HFPA needs time to do it right," said NBC in a statement. The network also noted the HFPA had not released a timeline, which the organization did later in the day.... Read more
Republicans are more focused on not feeling bad about being racist than just not being racist. Claims that discussions about racism, sexism and other forms of oppression are divisive or make people feel bad have nothing to do with education.
Following this national trend, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a new law that prioritizes feelings over progress. House Bill 1775 relies on a distorted framing of Critical Race Theory to prevent "mandatory gender or sexual diversity training or counseling" in higher education institutions.... Read more
For many, the first step to buying a home is saving up for the down payment. It can feel like a difficult goal when you first start, even if you don't plan to buy for years. Here are some tips to help you start saving and speed up the process:
Determine your budget
Knowing how much you need to save will help you create a focused plan for reaching your goal. Keep in mind that most people can qualify for a bigger mortgage than they can comfortably afford.... Read more
Polo Ralph Lauren has announced a partnership with Major League Baseball designing three special collections in collaboration with some of baseball's most iconic teams. Celebrating the rich heritage of America's favorite pastime, the first capsule will include the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. The collections will later expand [...]
The masses prove once again they miss the old Kanye West. His 2010 custom bag has resold for a cool $55,000. As spotted on High Snobiety one of the rapper's most famous accessories has just landed a new owner. Last week Yeezy's custom Goyard backpack was sold for half a ticket via Justin Reed's online boutique consignment [...]
A Florida State's Attorney found no wrongdoing relating to a disturbing viral video that showed an elementary school principal paddling a six-year-old child.
The video, taken by the child's mother, shows an April 13 incident where Central Elementary School Principal Melissa Carter, with the add of a staff member Celia Self, stuck a child on her buttocks several times. The young girl was accused of accumulating $50 worth of damage on a school computer.
Outlets have not released the name of the mother or the child because of the girl's age and for safety reasons.... Read more
A simple day outing morphed into a racist encounter for two Black women after they were falsely accused of assault and stealing their own property.
A Black vlogger in New York City named Alana Lambert shared her experience on YouTube after she and a friend were accosted by a woman in Central Park over Lambert's phone charger.
2021 seems to be an instant replay of the mess that 2020 left behind. The incident is likened to the infamous "Central Park Karen" fiasco where a white woman filed a false police report on a Black birdwatcher, accusing him of attacking her after he simply asked her to leash her dog.... Read more
Tennis phenom Naomi Osaka is furthering her efforts to empower youth through sports. According to People, the four-time Grand Slam singles champion is expanding her sports academy to Haiti and Los Angeles.
Play Academy with Nike and Laureus Sport for Good was unveiled in Japan last year. The academy was designed to eliminate the socio-economic barriers that stand in the way of sports participation for youth by teaming up with local organizations to aid them in creating accessibility.... Read more