More Americans hunted for bargains this weekend than ever before as retailers lured them online and into stores with big discounts and an earlier-than-usual start to the holiday shopping season. RELATED: Black Friday Craziness Nothing To Laugh At A record 226 million shoppers visited stores and websites during the four-day holiday weekend starting on Thanksgiving […]

According to the American Muslim news site Illume Magazine, a conservative blogger named Pamela Gellar is upset that Butterball Turkeys have been certified halal (the Muslim equivalent of kosher). Apparently she deems these turkeys unfit for American consumption and suggested a boycott: “Across this great country, on Thanksgiving tables nationwide, infidel Americans are unwittingly going […]

Today I’m very excited to be celebrating Thanksgiving with my family. Back when ‘89 was the number, I was not feeling this holiday at all. I was working with Black Panthers trying to free Geronimo Pratt, playing Public Enemy and Poor Righteous Teachers all day and reading anything I could find by Dr. John Henrik […]

A few years ago, I was at my Aunt Bernie’s home for Thanksgiving. All the “usual suspects” were on hand and the meal, as usual, was fantastic. It’s a bit of a drive for us, and it was super cold outside, but it’s always worth the drive. My aunt’s home is very nice. Among other […]

By this time tomorrow, many of us will be smacking our lips and filling our bellies. We’ll have the freedom to go to church to celebrate Thanksgiving, or not. And, if we want to take a YouTube jab at an elected official we don’t care for, we’ll be able to do that, too. But too […]