Social Issues

VIDEO: Madonna, American Ferrera And More At Women's March In D.C.

Large crowds gathered together Saturday for the Women's March in Washington D.C. and around the country. In Washington the arts community, specifically, made a prominent presence with their inspirational human rights speeches and musical numbers. Here's more from Billboard: -Mike Draup Photo: USA...
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SNL Writer Suspended After This Tweet About Trump's Son

During the inauguration festivities, Saturday Night Live writer Katie Rich tweeted, "Barron will be this country's first homeschool shooter." Barron is Donald and Melania Trump's 10-year-old son. There was immediate backlash, and on Monday SNL suspended the writer indefinitely. Rich deleted her...
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Chrissy Teigen Vs. Racist Photographer

While at the airport, Chrissy Teigen was cornered by a photographer and documented the encounter on Twitter. Paparazzi at JFK just asked me "if we evolved from monkeys, why is John Legend still around?" - and people wonder why celebs lose it in pics — christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) January 19,...
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Shots Fired: Trump Lashes Out At Meryl Streep

Not sure if this is good for his Hollywood future ... Meryl Streep isn't one to mess with. Donald Trump lashed out at Streep, calling her a "Hillary flunky who lost big" after she criticized the President-elect during a speech at the Golden Globes. She said that of all the performances she saw in...
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Rapper T.I.'s Wife Files For Divorce

Rapper T.I.'s wife, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, has filed for divorce after six years of marriage. The couple has three children together, including a 9-month-old daughter. Divorce rumors were swirling back in August, but they strongly denied them at the time. -Mike Draup Photo: USA Today
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16 and Pregnant Star Dies

Valerie Fairman, who appeared on the MTV reality show 16 and Pregnant in 2010, has died of an apparent drug overdose at 23. According to TMZ, she was staying with a friend who found her unresponsive in the bathroom. Fairman's years-long struggle with drugs was featured on the show but recently her...
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Why Women Everywhere Are Mad At Lena Dunham

Actress Lena Dunham was trying to make a point, but accidently kept talking. Have you ever done that? Dunham is apologizing to women who've had abortions after saying she wished she could count herself among that group. She said what now? Lena was telling a story on her podcast about visiting a...
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VIDEO: Portlandia's 'What About Men'

Have you noticed white males are in the minority now? Wait, what? Watch Portlandia's Fred Armisen take on male social issues in a hilarious rock ballad called, "What About Men?!" Look close - the clip begins with the characters biking past the show's feminist bookstore "Women and Women First,"...
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Ready To Take Beyonce 101? College Offers Course On Her 'Lemonade'

This certainly isn't the first time a musician has had a college course based on them, but it often happens long after the performer is dead. The University of Texas at San Antonio is offering a class that analyzes race, gender and social class in Beyoncé’s Lemonade. The course is called “Black...
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Six-Year-Old's Letter To President Obama Goes Viral

A six-year-old boy from New York wrote a letter to President Obama, inviting a Syrian refugee to stay at his house. His name is Alex and here is what he wrote: "Dear President Obama, remember the boy who was picked up by the ambulance in Syria? Can you please go get him and bring him to our home...
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