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When Black Lives Are Under Attack, What Do We Do? Stand Up, Fight Back!

It seemed like the “alt-right” got the memo that spewing hateful rhetoric and inciting violence like we saw last year in Charlottesville, Va., only …

Rights & Freedoms

Mississippi man calls a black woman the N-word in a donut shop — and quickly loses his job

A man who used to work at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center is now out of a job after he was caught on video using a racial slur. Kyle Thomas, a …

Women of Color

The “I Am Steve Rogers” Joke in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Is the Definitive Captain America Moment

It’s a joke moment, at 1:50:50 into <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>. The heroes of Earth are fighting Thanos’ alien devil dogs, turning Wakanda into a …

Marvel Universe

Watch this motorcycle racer transform into a surfer during a crash

MotoGP racing has always been known for forcing riders to scrape their knees along hot tracks at 75 mph, but Japanese racer Tetsuta Nagashima has a …

Red Bull Ring

Kanye West silenced by Jimmy Kimmel's question about Trump

LOS ANGELES — Rapper Kanye West isn't known for holding his tongue, but at one point in a meandering interview on TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Thursday, one question brought silence.<p>Kimmel, a near nightly critic of President Donald Trump, hammered the performer over his support for Trump, whom West …

Donald Trump

Arkansas cop fired after telling 2 Black men they ‘don’t belong’ in town

An Arkansas police officer has been fired after he was recorded telling former town residents, two Black men, that they “don’t belong in my city.”<p>In …

Stereotypes

We all missed this ‘Captain Marvel’ Easter egg in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Now that <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is out on home release, fans are starting to pick up on a ton of new details. Among them is this easily missed <i>Captain</i> …

Marvel Universe

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

National Parks

15 Most Inappropriate Comics Storylines Of All Time‏

Comic books have never been afraid to push boundaries. Captain America socked Hitler in the face years before the US had even engaged the Nazi …

Comics

Police officer jumps off overpass to save boy's life in daring New York rescue

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A 12-year-old boy is recovering and remains hospitalized days after he jumped several feet from an overpass and a police officer jumped to help him Friday.<p>"Everything happened so fast and I think my adrenaline was pumping so high" said police Officer Jessie Ferreira Cavallo, of …

First Aid

Chinese FA opens probe into Demba Ba racism controversy

The Chinese Football Association (FA) said in a statement that it would hold hearings to determine whether any league conduct rules were violated.

Soccer

Dak Prescott Defends National Anthem Stance, Discusses Backlash

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is not surprised he is facing backlash over his comments regarding the decision of some NFL players to protest inequality and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem.<p>According to Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the <i>Star-Telegram</i>, a mural showing …

Football (U.S.)

Top 10 Black Racists

In America today there is nothing worse than being called a racist. You can’t easily defend yourself against the life-changing, sometimes …

Black Lives Matter

Race politics is back – and the far-right are loving it

This is being driven not only by the politicisation of fear, but also the monetisation of racism. Sections of a fracturing media industry, under the …

Brisbane

Amazon removes Nazi and white supremacist listings

Amazon's policy prohibits the sale of racist and 'hatred-glorifying' goods, but a couple of watchdog groups recently found Nazi and white supremacist products sold on the platform. Those products include jewelry adorned with Nazi swastikas and even a children's book normalizing racist beliefs …

Rights & Freedoms

An innovative approach to criminal justice reform: Put black women in charge

About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Sign up for the newsletter.<p>SOUTH FULTON, Ga. — In this new Atlanta suburb, the sentence for shoplifting may include attending city council meetings instead of serving jail time. Residents found …

Women of Color

Are White People Ready to Bail on Democracy? These Researchers Warn the Danger is Real

Steven Miller and Nicholas Davis on the research linking racial intolerance to a longing for authoritarian rule.<i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

Political Science

WATCH: White woman rips away sign from BLM protester — then cries like a baby to cop when she gets punched

A white woman was caught on camera ripping away a sign from a Black Lives Matter protester — and then crying to a police officer when the woman who …

Justice

Somehow, Donald Trump Keeps Finding Groups of Thirsty, Shameless and Silly Church Negroes to Meet With Him

If I am ever lucky enough to meet God, of the myriad questions I plan to ask Him (most, btw, involve lactose intolerance), one of the more pressing …

Donald Trump

Nothing Reminds You That You're Black in White America Like Trying to Buy a House Does

Five weeks ago, moments after landing back in Pittsburgh after a two-daylong trip to Chicago, I switched off airplane mode, checked my phone, and saw …

Real Estate

White Mich Cop Who Says He Faced Racial Taunts After Ancestry.com Test Showed He's 18 Percent Black Settles with City for $65,000

The city of Hastings, Mich. has settled with a decidedly white officer who claimed he was racially discriminated against after his colleagues found …

Black Lives Matter

#ServingYourNeighborhoodWhileBlack: Calif. Safeway Calls Cops on Black Woman Donating to the Homeless, Accuses Her of Shoplifting

Imagine you are out and about, doing some good, helping your community and your fellow man when you get the cops called on you, accusing you of being …

Women of Color

Dreamy Airstreams and Campers You Can Rent Through Airbnb

If you weren't already hip to Airstream rentals, now's the time to smarten up. Sort of similar to glamping—but indoors—Airstream trailers and campers …

RVs

Nothing is more powerful than privileged white people talking about white privilege

Until a couple of days ago, I had never heard of Nia Wilson.<p>My introduction to her came from an unexpected source — the Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway.<p>With a single Instagram post last week, Hathaway was able to push the story of this young African-American woman’s tragic death onto …

Women of Color

Incompetent Thieves Steal Shark From San Antonio Aquarium By Disguising It as a Baby

Security footage caught three people stealing a gray horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium in Texas in a plot that would be comically stupid were …

San Antonio

This 70-year-old book about racist mass movements perfectly describes Trumpism

The 1949 book, Prophets of Deceit, A Study in the Techniques of the American Agitator, by Leo Lowenthal and Norbert Guterman, was written to explain …

U.S. Government

How to Talk to a Racist

NASHVILLE — There are still white Southerners who honestly believe that American culture worked better for everyone, white and black alike, under segregation. There are still white Southerners who question how bad slavery really was. When an enslaved black person’s health and strength are needed to …

White Supremacism

Cops Held Ving Rhames At Gunpoint Because White Lady Had Free Time

Lately we have been hearing many tales of white folks calling the police on black people for suspiciously suspicious reasons like napping, golfing, …

Law Enforcement

A battle over pot pits the Mormon Church against an unlikely group: other Mormons

Brian Stoll faced a dilemma as his wedding day approached. For more than a year, he had been smoking marijuana to treat severe back pain, but to remain in good standing with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and get married in the temple, he had to stop using pot.<p>Since marijuana was …

Cannabis

Banking While Black: Cops Called On Elderly Woman For Trying To Cash A Check

The “living-while-Black” stories shared by Black people on social media just keep getting worse. An elderly African-American woman filed a racial …

Wells Fargo