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Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Are you the sort of person who can't resist slowing down at an accident because you feel compelled to look? I confess I'm ambivalent about accident s...

The Shade Room Is More Than A Gossip Blog

Timothy Tukes | Posted 06.23.2015 | College
Timothy Tukes

At first glance, I thought The Shade Room was another online rumor mill. After interviewing its found and editor-in-chief Angie [who insisted her ...

Dennis Rodman Applauds Acceptance Of Caitlyn Jenner

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.03.2015 | Sports

'People are now so open today.'

Floyd Mayweather Doesn't Just Physically Abuse Women

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports

He psychologically tortures them too.

Dear Chris Brown, Mentally Ill Black Women Need Counseling, Not A Good Lay: An Open Letter

Nicole Moore | Posted 05.21.2015 | Black Voices
Nicole Moore

Not too long ago, Mr. Brown, you were in a similar place as Ms. Ayeb when the media aimed to make you feel ashamed and small, so I'm sure you can understand when I say to you that your remarks on TMZ were damaging, ignorant and unnecessarily part of this unhealthy cycle of mocking the mentally ill.

Ben Affleck - When TMZ Meets TMI

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.21.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Actor Ben Affleck, recently the subject of the PBS series Searching For Your Roots, a direct copy, by the way of the BBC series Who Do You Think You Are, found out that his ancestors were once slave-holders.

TMZ Fails Spectacularly At Getting Hillary Clinton On The Record About Email Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.06.2015 | Media

TMZ had not one but two chances to get Hillary Clinton on the record about her recent email controversy. The gossip site managed to botch both opportu...

Michael Sam Just Played TMZ With 'Game Of Thrones' Wedding Plans

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.24.2015 | Sports

Michael Sam recently got engaged, and he just told TMZ he's getting married in Westeros and is registered at King's Landing. Just one teeny problem...

Russell Simmons Hits Back At Geraldo Rivera Over Criticism Of Hip Hop

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.19.2015 | Media

Def Jam Records co-founder Russell Simmons has some strong words for Fox News' Geraldo Rivera and his comments about hip hop damaging the lives of bla...

REPORT: Suge Knight Fatally Ran Over A Man With His Car

TMZ | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

Suge Knight got into a fight on the set of a film project in Compton, and ran over a man and we're told the victim is dead. ...

Former Super Bowl Champ Fired By College For Hitting Student

AP | Posted 01.12.2015 | Sports

BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Former NFL player Charles Grant has been fired from his position as a volunteer football coach at Bowie State University after a v...

'Duck Dynasty' Star Hospitalized Following Seizure

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment

Jep Robertson says he's glad to be alive after suffering a seizure last weekend. TMZ reports that the "Duck Dynasty" star was in a stand hunting wi...

Has ESPN Turned Into the TMZ of Sports?

Dave Horn | Posted 11.30.2014 | Media
Dave Horn

ESPN has the responsibility to report on the issues surrounding our favorite sports, and sometimes, unfortunately, those happen to be moral and legal issues. However, it is not ESPN's responsibility to uncover facts and break stories.

When Sarah Palin's Fighting, Somebody Should Be Filming

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.17.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Does anybody in Alaska own a video camera? How about a video-equipped cell phone? Anyone? Anyone? I ask only because it's been almost two weeks and I have yet to see visual evidence of the alleged Palin family party brawl that occurred earlier this month.

The Buck Stops with Goodell

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Donna Wick, Ed.D

Honestly, what the hell is going on in the NFL? As Andrew Hill discusses today in the Financial Times, Ray Rice is merely the latest scandal in an organization plagued with racism, bullying, homophobia and misogyny.

DiGiorno Interrupts Serious Conversation About Domestic Violence To Sell Pizza

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business

Twitter is a place for complex debates about important topics. It's also a place for brands to shamelessly self-promote. On Monday, these two function...

Gilbert Arenas' Racist Comments Should Earn Him the Donald Sterling Treatment: A Permanent Ban From the NBA

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 10.14.2014 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

Rev. Al Sharpton and I at a press conference in Detroit, Michigan (photo credit: Joe Jones) Gilbert Arenas, the relatively unknown basketball player ...

Justin Bieber & Orlando Bloom Maybe Just Had The Lamest Fight Ever

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.01.2014 | Entertainment

You know those fights in baseball where everyone rushes out onto the field and then just sorta gives each other dirty looks for a little while? We...

Print Tabloids: Why Are You Still a Thing?

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media
Sheila Moeschen

I realize that in relation to the digital colosseum the sad print tabloid industry is merely a fungus on the underside of a rotting stump. But that doesn't excuse its existence.

Donald Sterling: Facade, Fiction, and Forgiveness

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 06.30.2014 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

Sterling's comments are not unlike Cliven Bundy's recent musings. Bundy, the Nevada rancher who owes more than a million dollars in federal grazing fees wondered aloud if blacks might have been better off as slaves "picking cotton and having a family life and doing things."

Donald Sterling, the NBA and Racism

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

It is good the NBA responded swiftly in this particular instance. But more work needs to be done to address the racism which permeates much of our society today.

About A "Girl" Who Refused To Just Shut Up And Take Orders

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.29.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Peggy Drexler

You could argue that the woman on the recording didn't really set up the man on the recording; instead, she let events play out in a way that seemed quite characteristic for the Clippers owner.

A Letter to Donald Sterling, the Loneliest Man in L.A. (And Why We Can No Longer Accept His Money)

Jonathan Zeichner | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Zeichner

As someone who has accepted your funding in good faith, I want you to know that I find your remarks to be utterly repugnant and I denounce them. I'm doing so publicly because you have been publishing my photo under yours for several years, and I'd like you to stop.

Why Not Even Olivia Pope Can Help Donald Sterling

Melissa Schwartz | Posted 06.28.2014 | Media
Melissa Schwartz

Aside from the obvious fact that Olivia would not be welcome at a Clippers game (the character is played by African American actress Kerry Washington), there are a few tips any crisis expert would have advised.

Furor Mounts Over Clippers Owner Donald Sterling's Alleged Racist Rant

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

An NBA team is a business, but it also carries the imagery of representing that city. Sports and athletes can provide opportunities for positive role modeling and influencing attitudes -- when turned negative, the effects ripple.