Gritty: why the Philadelphia Flyers’ new acid trip of a mascot must be stopped

The Flyers new googly-eyed mascot embodies everything thats good and bad about the authors hometown. But mostly the bad Philadelphia is home to the undisputed king of professional sports mascots: the Phillie Phanatic. No less esteemed a source than greasing poles to minimize damage by and to fans after Eagles…

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Todd Starnes: Remember when Starbucks just served over-priced, burnt coffee?

close Video Starbucks to close stores for racial-bias training 8,000 Starbucks across the nation will receive racial-bias training. Bryan Llenas has the story. If you are in the mood for a high-priced cup of coffee that tastes burnt – you’ll have to go somewhere other than Starbucks during a three-hour…

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We Need To Talk About White People Calling The Cops On People Of Color

The past few weeks have seen a spate of news stories about white Americans calling the police on people of color who appear to be simply going about their lives ― whether waiting at a Starbucks, golfing, attending a university tour, leaving an Airbnb, napping or barbecuing. These incidents have sparked fierce…

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Sarah Sanders: It ‘Bothers Me’ Being Called A Liar

WASHINGTON ― White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says it bugs her when people accuse of her lying to the press. “It certainly bothers me,” she told The New York Times in a Wednesday article. “Because one of the few things you have are your integrity and reputation.” But Sanders has told…

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Black men arrested in Starbucks settle for $1 each and $200,000 program for young people

Furore followed arrests of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson for sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city Wednesday for a symbolic $1 each and a promise from officials to set up a…

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Starbucks issues apology over arrest of two men

Starbucks has issued an apology after a viral video showed two black men being arrested for refusing to leave when a store employee denied them access to the restroom.  (AP) Starbucks has issued an apology after a viral video showed two black men being arrested for refusing to leave when…

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