Racism

May 15, 2017

Cultural Appropriation: When “Borrowing” Becomes Exploitation

In fashion, art, music and beyond, some people now argue that certain African cultural symbols and products are off-limits to non-Africans.

May 4, 2017

J. Cole’s “Neighbors” Video: What Does It Mean?

J Cole's "Neighbors" video made a strong point about race but it also confused some fans...

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May 4, 2017

Too Pretty to Play? Stephen Curry and The Light-Skinned Black Athlete

To white Americans, the relationship between skin color and toughness or masculinity might not be obvious.

May 3, 2017

Tufts University All Black Concert Highlights Issues With Race on Campus

A hip-hop concert that took place at Tufts University is raising interesting questions about race on the campus.

Apr 29, 2017

This Is Why A New Movement Black Minds Matter Is Springing Up On Campuses

There is a new movement on college campuses called Black Minds Matter, to prepare African-American students for the 21st century.

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Apr 17, 2017

Racism: Is It Ruining The World of Online Dating?

Is who you choose to love really a political choice after all?

Logic Explores Really Complicated Race Issues That Will Make You Think

Logic had it rough, but that’s not going to stop him...

Protests erupt over David Duke visit to an HBCU in New Orleans

David Duke finally made his appearance at Dillard University and it didn't go well, as one would expect when the former grand wizard of the KKK makes a visit to a historically black college.

Howard University Has Been Trying, But The Tech Companies Aren’t Hiring

President Obama is attempting to tackle tech literacy with the $ billion Computer Science for All initiative, which pledges to expand computer science resources for K-12 students. However, if the companies do not change their hiring practices, what does it matter? The hiring process is starting to change, thanks to Howard Professor Legand Burge and teacher Charles Pratt.

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Jan 27, 2016

Should White Girls Be Expelled Over Ni**er Shirt?

Should these white girls in Arizona be expelled for the shirts they wore that spelled out the word "Ni**er"!!?

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Jan 26, 2016

Rappers Supposedly Backing Scholarships For White Boys Only

There’s a new scholarship out created exclusively for young white boys in the United States. Breitbart.com technology editor/activist/journalist/entrepreneur Milo Yiannopoulos...

Jan 19, 2016

The Oscars Really Gave The Middle Fingers To Hip-Hop This Year Too

The Oscar’s snub of "Straight Outta Compton” about rap group N.W.A and the failure to nominate rapper Will Smith for his role in “Concussion” has once again brought up the question of racism in Hollywood. The Academy went three for three by completely ignoring the year’s biggest song, “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth.

Jan 18, 2016

Something Scholastic Forgot In Their Slave Coloring Book About George Washington

The decision-makers at Scholastic have come to their senses and pulled "A Birthday Cake for George Washington," a new coloring book based on George Washington's slave, Hercules. Even though Hercules was George Washington's favorite slave because of his culinary skills, the first president of the United States went to great lengths to keep his slaves in bondage...

Dec 14, 2015

Justice Scalia’s Inaccurate Comments About Black Students Even “Shocked” Donald Trump

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s suggestion during a hearing of oral arguments for the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin that African-American students do not benefit from attending more academically rigorous colleges is at odds with empirical research on the subject, according to researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center).

Nov 29, 2015

The Largest Release of Prisoners in U.S. History Need the Tools to Stay Out

We must give newly freed prisoners the tools they need to succeed, if we want to keep the recidivism rate low.

Nov 23, 2015

Dartmouth Student Schools Fox News Racist Anchor on #BlackLivesMatter

A student went toe-to-toe with a Fox News anchor in defense of the #blacklivesmatter movement.

Nov 23, 2015

The Story of The Phonograph, Murder and George Johnson, First Recording Star In History

Thomas Edison invented the phonograph this month in 1877. But the real story centers on the invention's first star, an African-American George Johnson.

Nov 23, 2015

Bar Takes Branding To A New Low And LSU Students Aint Having It

Student Taylor Ward was stunned when she saw the stamp on her hand after she entered a bar named Reggie's last week in Baton Rouge. Apparently, each week patrons’ hands are stamped after they enter the venue. When Ward looked at her stamp, she noticed the stamp read "Reggin." When you view the word backwards, it spells out "nigger.”

Nov 16, 2015

The Hate At Yale Goes To Next Level and Protests Erupt At The University’s President’s House

Violent, Racist Call To African-American Studies Department causes heightened security at Yale. But the students aren't being punked and took their anger to the President of the University's house!

Nov 13, 2015

Some Racist Beef Is Brewing At Clemson…Will The University Be The Next To Explode?

When major sports networks show our team running down the hill onto the football field taking part in “The Most Exciting 25 Seconds In College Football,” they show only part of a complicated picture. At the hill’s apex is former Vice President, South Carolina Senator and slave owner John Calhoun’s historic Fort Hill Plantation house, overlooking an exploitative circumstance for which no case needs to be made.

Nov 12, 2015

Mizzou Students Poignant Protest that Led to Dramatic Changes at the University

Mizzou Students Poignant Protest that Led to Dramatic Changes at the University

Nov 11, 2015

Black Veterans Go To War With Federal Government Over Racism In Workplace

The institutionalized discrimination in the armed services threatens the United States’ ability to defend its position in the global theater of war. It will ultimately have an impact on homeland security!

Nov 8, 2015

Football Players Boycott, Student Hunger Strike: What’s Happening At University of Missouri?

A 25-year-old grad student at the University of Missouri in Columbia, will go without food until he dies, unless the school’s president resigns.

Nov 4, 2015

Ellen DeGeneres’ Billionaire Biz Partner’s “Savage” Remarks About Black Student Makes Ithaca College Explode

The students at Ithaca College in New York might give the President a vote of NO CONFIDENCE. It comes on the heels of comments Ellen Degeneres business partner made about an African-American student...

Oct 23, 2015

Students At Ole Miss Stand Up To Local KKK and Confederate Flags Flying On Campus

Over 20 members of the KKK showed up to Ole Miss an attempt to intimidate the students during a protest of the confederate flag...

Oct 19, 2015

Raven Symone Managed To Be The Winner and The Loser in Argument With Ann Coulter

While it is funny to watch Raven-Symone get owned by Ann Coulter, Raven was the real winner and loser of the argument. If Raven had read a recent study by UCLA, she might have been more prepared to handle Coulter.

Oct 12, 2015

Forget The Internet Issue – Classism Is Ruining Jamaica’s Creative Industry

The music industry in Jamaica is in a crisis and for once, the problem has nothing to do with piracy or streaming technologies. No, Jamaica is facing a different problem with their entertainment industry, one that has its roots in slavery.

Oct 9, 2015

Lil Dicky: Selling Out His Jewish Roots For The Loot?

Rapper Lil Dicky is being hailed as a marketing with wiz, thanks to the debut of his independently released album The Professional. But is the rapper ultimately doing more harm than good?

Oct 8, 2015

Students At UC Berkeley Are Sick Of Discrimination On Campus, So They Are Fighting Back

The Black Student Union at UC Berkeley is pushing back against the treatment of African Americans on the campus.

Oct 8, 2015

UCLA Student Sums Up #BlackBruinsMatter Over Racist “Kanye Western” Frat/Sorority Party

Protests are taking place on the campus of UCLA, thanks to Kanye West themed a fraternity/sorority party that has sparked outrage.

Oct 8, 2015

Rapper L-FRESH The LION Uses Hip-Hop To Combat Racism and Ignorance In Australia

"As a young brown man, born and raised in Australia, I’m dictated by societal norms to fit in and play a certain role. If I want anything outside of what’s expected of me, then that’s trouble. I’m told that I’m not allowed to." - L FRESH The LION

Sep 30, 2015

Don’t Judge Me: Chris Brown and the Real Task of Tackling Violence Against Women

The prominence of this single African-American man in discussions about violence against women in Australia can lead us to overlook widespread sexism in Australian society by men of all ethnicities.

Sep 24, 2015

A Noose Or A Lantern? University Of Delaware’s Top Cop Explains, But Leaves Some Questions Too

University of Delaware Police Chief Patrick Ogden said at least eight students verified they had already seen what was later reported to be nooses from an earlier event.