Shane's Recent Articles

Octavia Spencer, Tracee Ellis-Ross, & Gabby Sidibe speak out on Hollywood’s assault on women’s bodies & minds

It’s no secret that Hollywood demands a lot from its performers, mostly from its ladies. Women in the profession often tell stories of the demands placed upon them by executives who want the starlets to alter their appearance. From fad diets to cocaine diets to...

Where’s the Beef … in Taco Bell?!

Who knew that when we order a Taco Bell “ground beef” taco we would receive a veggie taco in return. We can now confirm and place Taco Bell’s “ground beef” to the long list of American mystery meats alongside hot dogs, chicken nuggets, and lunchmeat....

Do Black People Care About the Green Movement?

When you turn to your favorite cable news network, a story may feature an environmental issue, and more often than not, that report will have one of two memes: Americans trying to save some remote brown people from some “unforeseen” toxic-industrial tragedy. Or the real...