Comedienne Rebel Wilson performed a skit at the VMAs poking fun at police violence but the joke fell flat with many activists and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement who felt they too much light of a serious issue.
A monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. must not be installed among the sculpted figures of Confederate leaders at Georgia's Stone Mountain, a group of civil rights leaders told the state's governor Wednesday.
A rebel group called Seleka has been accused of sending Central Africa Republic into a horrific, downward spiral since it successfully seized political power in March. Recent looting, abductions, rapes and killings have been pointed to in a recent New York Times article.