Chelsea Jones

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That Time White People Burned and Pillaged a Black Community on Election Day

The 1920 massacre in Ocoee, Florida, involved whites lynching, castrating, and removing hundreds of blacks from their land in retaliation for them trying to exercise their right to vote.<p>Election Day 1920 gave us one of the most violent, horrific stories in the history of American democracy. And …

Black college student flooded with death threats for making ‘all white people are racist’ hoodies

Eneale Pickett, a second-year student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was done with polite, comfortable conversations about race, so he …

The Hunt for "Becky With the Good Hair" Is Sexist and Everyone Needs to Stop

Why are Rachel Roy and Rita Ora being attacked, but not Jay Z?<p>Rachel Roy is having a bad week. Rumors are circulating that she's "Becky with the good hair," the woman with whom Jay Z, husband to Beyoncé, allegedly had an affair, and who Beyoncé singled out on her new visual album <i>Lemonade</i>. When Roy …

Another Islamic State jailer who held Western hostages identified as Londoner

A member of a British cohort within the Islamic State that oversaw the brutal detention and beheading of Western hostages in Syria has been identified as Alexanda Kotey, a 32-year-old convert to Islam who grew up in West London.<p>Kotey is the second militant among the group of Islamic State jailers …

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Racism at Oxford goes deeper than the statue of Cecil Rhodes. So what’s the point in ditching it?

As 50% of the black population of my year at Oriel College, I can say confidently that Oxford University’s racial issues go far beyond the memory of a 150-year-old dead dude. Indeed, when my peers began protesting, I was shocked to find that, despite the visible lack of diversity, the university’s …

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