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Racism

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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?

Apr 16, 2017

Logic Explores Really Complicated Race Issues That Will Make You Think

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

Nov 4, 2016

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.

Feb 2, 2016

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.

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"!!?

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.”