Here’s an update on the Jussie Smollett case in which the star of Fox television’s Empire claimed that he was beaten in Streeterville early last Tuesday by two people who put a noose around his neck, poured a chemical on him, and lobbed anti-gay, anti-black slurs while shouting that Smollett was in “MAGA country,” a reference to Donald Trump’s 2016 “Make America Great Again” slogan.
Last week the remorseless scythe of a market in correction began to swing. BuzzFeed is cutting 250 jobs. Verizon is letting 800 people go, including the entire opinion section of HuffPost. Mic was effectively wiped out last November and Mashable burned up in 2017. VICE is struggling. Rather proving the point about pigs turning into men, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti has been floating the idea of a merger between BuzzFeed and its rivals like VICE and Vox. Would anybody be able to tell the difference?
Two years after marriage was redefined in Massachusetts, David Parker’s son brought home a book from his kindergarten classroom. The book was designed to celebrate and normalize homosexuality and same-sex marriages.
It is that time of year again: People are dusting off their holiday decorations in order to make their homes and public spaces festive. It is also the time when certain stories and songs are being repeated.
Television holiday shows such as “A Charlie Brown Christmas” are almost iconic, with audiences watching them year after year. And the same is true of holiday songs such as “Jingle Bells,” or “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” that are played at almost all stores.
New York City’s incoming socialist congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, says there will only be benefits, and no costs, to passing a raft of new climate change laws. In particular, she said, a new system of global warming governance will usher in “economic, social, and racial justice.”
“Starting January 4, 2019, in an approach that is inclusive and neutral, UQAM will be the first French-language university in Quebec that will allow, under certain conditions, all students who apply to add a chosen first name to their student file,” Danielle Laberge, vice-rector in charge of academic life, told students and staff in a statement.
With Halloween nearly upon us, it’s time again to talk about costume do’s and don’ts. It is imperative that Americans heed the whims of the SJW community while celebrating this festive fall holiday or risk suffering the social embarrassment of committing a politically incorrect costume faux pas.
Saint Luke’s nurse in blackface Beyonce costume is no longer employed, hospital says
An employee of Saint Luke’s East Hospital who posted photos of herself and another person in blackface is no longer employed, the hospital said Tuesday.
The hospital became aware of the photos on Monday, after which the “information was shared with appropriate health system personnel and an investigation was initiated immediately,” Laurel Gifford, senior director of media relations at Saint Luke’s, said in a statement.
The Bronx Jesuit school’s offices received angry calls and emails last week after an evangelical organization, the Tradition Family Property Student Group, posted a petition ripping the event at a school auditorium.
After a day of proceedings in Hillsborough, North Carolina, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill has been found guilty of misdemeanor defacing a public statue or monument.
A downtown Montreal statue of Sir John A. Macdonald has been spray-painted red, only hours before the start of a demonstration to denounce racism and the newly-elected Coalition Avenir Quebec government.
Ever wonder why, while watching the Kavanaugh hearings, you thought you were peering through a keyhole at a particularly unruly and infantile kindergarten class with the teachers off on a two-hour bathroom break?