10 Things of Note In Nicki Minaj’s 'Anaconda' Video

Last night at midnight, the world was finally blessed with the video for Nicki Minaj's latest single, Anaconda. The song itself has always been a bit meh, we all knew this. But she more than made up for it with an aggressive hype campaign and the video itself certainly lived up to expectations. If nothing else, Nicki… » 8/20/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Ways the Media and Police Justify the Killing of Unarmed Black People

There is a prevailing notion in this country that when an unarmed black person is shot by the police, there must have been a valid reason. In the spirit of fairness, it doesn't even have to be at the hands of the police. Black victims are routinely put on trial in the media with an unspoken but clear suggestion that… » 8/19/14 5:15pm Tuesday 5:15pm

Parents Television Council Would Like the VMAs to Tone It Down, Thanks

The Parents Television Council is upset that the MTV Video Music Awards are not as wholesome as the Kid's Choice awards. The censorship advocacy group has released a letter to MTV warning them to tone down this year's VMAs and, yes, it is possible that they are confused as to who they're talking to. » 8/18/14 2:20pm Monday 2:20pm