"When a woman is nude, it usually attracts attention, and that was definitely the goal," Rochelle said. "To attract attention to the fact that women are not laying down peacefully and taking this kind of treatment, and that people are against Cosby." … [Read more...] about Who is Nicolle Rochelle aka Nicole Leach, what was the Bill Cosby topless protest about and was she on The Cosby Show?
Thomas became familiar with many of these images when he was a child. His mother, Deborah Willis—a photographer, photo historian and MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient—worked as a curator at New York’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Thomas spent hours in the archives, as entranced by 20th-century photography as other children are by Legos. When he grew up, he trained as a photographer, and his conceptual work often entails years of patient research. “As my mother’s son, I’m very interested in looking at the past through the lens of the present.” … [Read more...] about Would You Stand Up for Your Beliefs? New Hank Willis Thomas Show Asks Just That
The United States, France and the United Kingdom launched airstrikes Friday against chemical weapons facilities in Syria, where Russia is actively supporting President Bashar al-Assad. The airstrikes stopped after just one day without any retaliatory strikes from Russia, but experts noted that the possible confrontation between Russia and the West had caused a “war scare” in Moscow, where the state-run media likes to portray the U.S. as its top foe decades after the end of the Cold War. … [Read more...] about Russian State Media Shows What a Nuclear Explosion Near the White House Might Look Like
"I had to have my book reviewed by the FBI to make sure it didn't include classified information or any sensitive investigative information, so its not in the book, and I can't talk about it," Comey said. … [Read more...] about Comey’s ‘Late Show’ Appearance Teases More to Come in Probe
The loyalist blogger Jamie Bryson raised the case of the recent boycott against Mr Nolan. He claimed a number of parties engaged in the campaign and whipped up a frenzy on social media encouraging trolling with a number of politicians "more than happy to engage" and attack Mr Nolan's integrity as a journalist. … [Read more...] about Boycott all you want, it ain’t going to work: BBC’s Nolan says campaign had no bearing on show figures