Racism

Sep 17, 2018

Are Today’s White Kids Less Racist Than Their Grandparents?

Do we have any reason to believe that each new generation of white people will be more open-minded and tolerant than previous ones?

Sep 10, 2018

What In The World? Black Patrons Blasted With A Water Cannon At A Miami Burger Joint

A group of tourists were blasted with a water cannon after a racially charged incident in Miami.

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Aug 6, 2018

The Problem With Blackface – It’s “Representational Violence”

It is clear that in both the past and present, blackface engages in representational violence by drawing on antiblack stereotypes.

Jun 13, 2018

Do Bouncers At Clubs Enforce Dress Codes Equally Across Races?

Are venues being racist when they selectively enforce dress codes?

May 29, 2018

What The Hell Is Unconscious Bias Training, And Will It Work For Starbucks?

Today, Common is helping Starbucks re-train their employees. But what exactly is he doing?

Jan 18, 2018

Willie O’Ree’s Little-Known Journey To Break The NHL’s Color Barrier

On Jan. 18, 1958, Willie O’Ree became the first black person to play in a National Hockey League game.

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Jan 12, 2018

MLK’s Vision Of Love As A Moral Imperative Still Matters

For King, love was not sentimental. It demanded that individuals tell their oppressors what they were doing was wrong.

What It’s Like To Be Gay And In A Gang

Nipsey Hussle is a gangbanger who has sparked a discussion about homosexuality in the African-American community.

Does Singing Jingles Bells Make You A Racist?

Are you being a racist by singing Jingle Bells? Check out this Professor's opinion.

Will The Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up…To Trump?

Eminem is the only artist who uses the same tactics as President Trump. Is Trump shook?

Dec 1, 2017

Be Smart: Just Liking Racist Posts Can Get You Suspended

A group of students in the Bay Area are learning the hard way that racism online doesn't pay off.

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Nov 29, 2017

Elementary Genocide: The Board of Education vs. The Board of Incarceration

Award-winning filmmaker Raheem Shabazz has released new installments of his documentary exploring the school-to-prison pipeline.

Oct 30, 2017

These Six “Banned” Artists Say F Trump To Work With Top Rappers

Spotify is launching its first-ever documentary short, which showcases the power of music to unite against social and political injustice.

Oct 25, 2017

White People Should Never Rap The N-Word: A Linguist Breaks It Down

Black youth appear to strengthen their solidarity and identity by using the n-word as an in-group term.

Oct 23, 2017

This Flowchart From Ohio State Shows How To Not Be Racist This Halloween

Ohio State University has come up with a flowchart to help students avoid being embarrassed this Halloween.

Oct 22, 2017

Frat At University Of Louisiana Monroe Suspended For Going Full Racist

Racism seems to be alive and well at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Oct 9, 2017

How “White People” Were Invented By A Playwright in 1613

It may sound hard to believe, but there was a time where the concept of "race" did not even exist. Read on.

Oct 2, 2017

The Difference Between Black Football Fans and White Football Fans

White football fans and black football fans hold very different views about the relationship between football and national pride.

Sep 27, 2017

Not Funny: New Book Explores Dark, Racist Side Of Comedy

A new book explores the dark, racist side of being a comedian.

Sep 14, 2017

Racial Battle Brewing In North Carolina As Students Go Hard To Remove Offensive “Silent Sam” Statue

Students of all races are uniting on campus at UNC Chapel-Hill, do topple a racist statue named "Silent Sam," which celebrates Confederate alumni.

Aug 14, 2017

Charlottesville Attack Shows Homegrown Terror On The Right Is On The Rise

The attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a man named James Alex Fields Jr. used his Dodge Challenger as a weapon against a crowd of protesters, underscores the growing violence of America’s far-right wing.

Aug 7, 2017

This Guy Faked Being Black To Go To College

The author of a new book is very proud to have taken cultural appropriation and the debate around Affirmative Action to new lows.

Aug 5, 2017

Why Detroit Exploded In The Summer Of 1967

While Detroit grew geographically to accommodate newcomers, most blacks were confined to four districts in the city until about 1960. Venturing into other neighborhoods came at a considerable risk.

Jul 22, 2017

Will Smith Enjoyed Being A Racist In His New Movie “Bright”

Will Smith new movie "Bright" may be about aliens, but the movie makes a statement about racism too.

Jul 20, 2017

The Juice is Loose: Five Facts About OJ Simpson’s Parole Hearing

O.J. Simpson will be back on the street this October. Check out five facts about the case...

Jul 17, 2017

Floyd Mayweather’s Sick Of Conor McGregor’s Racism

it looks like Conor McGregor's bottom of the barrel racist comments about black women and Floyd, are starting to get to the boxing champ.

Jul 14, 2017

A Mural and Killer Mike’s Call To Action Leads To $50 Million In Deposits Into Black Owned Banks

Black people are depositing their money into black owned banks like crazy, after Killer Mike's call to action...

Jun 22, 2017

Remembering Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, And How Society Treats Its Sports Heroes

The world today seems very different to that of Joe Louis’ heyday. Yet the appeal of boxing as a spectator sport remains strong and there are some noticeable parallels in the way in which we think about and portray our sports heroes.

Jun 19, 2017

This Hip-Hop Album Cover Cost A Former Student His Job At A Christian College

Another college in Indiana took action against an employee, over a hip-hop album cover and posted a Facebook page.

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...

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.

Apr 17, 2017

Racism: Is It Ruining The World of Online Dating?

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