Saturday Night Live found itself in hot water recently after announcing Republican candidate Donald Trump would be hosting the show this coming Saturday. SNL is known for calling attention to certain controversial issues in the news, pointing out problems in the world that traditional news sources may not necessarily be pointing out. With the 2016 […]

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The 2014-15 season in television has graced audiences across the country with some of the most intense, scandalous and unpredictable storylines seen in quite some time. Television has especially become as diverse as ever, finally showcasing people of color in enthralling leading roles on successful shows such as, “Empire,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” “How to […]

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Sarah Burstein @sarahh_burstein That’s right. It’s another McDonald’s controversy. It’s no secret that civil rights and other issues concerning race in the United States are on everyone’s minds right now. The cases last year concerning what many believe to be the unlawful and tragic murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner by police officers, as […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Raven-Symoné, Disney darling and “Cheetah Girls” star, had her first interview addressing her sexuality in Oprah’s “Where Are They Now” series earlier this week. Oprah began the interview by reading one of Raven’s tweets from August 2013 that said: “I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it will remove the word ‘negro’ from its surveys, beginning with next year’s American Community Survey, according to the Associated Press. For a 19-year-old whose only real connection to the civil rights movement is a textbook, it’s shocking that the term is […]

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