Discrimination

The American Economy Isn’t Getting Any Less Racist

The American people are less racist than they used to be (by some measures, anyway).<p>In 1990, 63 percent of nonblack Americans said they would be …

Social Justice

A New Study Just Confirmed Our Worst Fears About Trump And Racist Violence

President Trump insists that his racist, nationalist, often-incendiary claims about immigrants, Hispanics, Muslims and others have not fueled hate …

Racism

New study: White people lack empathy across the socioeconomic spectrum

Apparent empathy gap among white Americans shows up on questions of both race and economics, study finds<p>Since the election of Donald Trump, the hunt to figure out what’s the matter with White America has pitted racism against economic anxiety as if those things existed in separate and competing …

Liberal View

Study: anti-black hiring discrimination is as prevalent today as it was in 1989

Racism is alive and well in America.<p>Americans are as racist as they were back in the late 1980s — at least in one crucial area: jobs.<p>A new study, by researchers at Northwestern University, Harvard, and the Institute for Social Research in Norway, looked at every available field experiment on hiring …

Politics

Americans think racial discrimination is fading, but following the money shows how wrong they are

Most Americans believe active discrimination is a declining concern.<p>They believe that despite the challenges our society currently faces, we are at least past the era of outright and explicit exclusion. The case for this belief rests on the fact that black Americans and other nonwhites have seen …

Racism

Police Violence against Black Men Is Rare

And the media narrative to the contrary is damaging.<p>A few days ago, former police officer Jason Stockley, who is white, was acquitted of first-degree …

Conservative View

White people are really confident that things are getting better for black people

Wonkblog<p>September 18, 2017 at 3:00 PM<p>Workers assemble cares in a factory in Vance, Ala. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)<p>Americans, especially wealthy whites, vastly overestimate progress toward racial economic equality despite evidence of persistent gaps between …

Social Justice

Black immigrants in the U.S. face big challenges. Will African Americans rally to their side?

President Trump’s announcement that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, pending further action from Congress, has once again pushed immigration into the political debate. That debate —whether it is about undocumented immigrants or about the 800,000 “dreamers” who …

Politics

Colin Kaepernick Pledges $25,000 In DACA Aid

Of the $1 million Colin Kaepernick pledged to donate to organizations aiding communities affected by systemic racism, social injustice and police …

Colin Kaepernick

What Americans get wrong about race in the U.S.

The growing economic divide between whites and blacks in the U.S. is far wider than most Americans realize, new research suggests.<p>Americans of both …

Social Justice

Tesla Ex-Employee Sues Over N-Word, Racial Discrimination

An African-American man who worked for <b>Tesla</b> claims he was harassed by other employees and called the n-word.<p><b>DeWitt Lambert</b> claims he started working …

Report: Colin Kaepernick speaks up, ‘ready right now’ to play in NFL

Before Sunday’s NFL action got underway, Colin Kaepernick apparently spent some time with civil rights activist Shaun King.<p>The former 49ers …

San Francisco 49ers

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It’s near impossible for black Americans to achieve parity with their white counterparts in the labor market, according to two new studies which show …

Liberal View

Opinion: Quebec systemic discrimination and racism hearings should be open

The Quebec inquiry on systemic discrimination and racism has yet to begin hearings, but what’s already apparent is that the Couillard government does …

Canadian News

Jay-Z Dedicates Song to Colin Kaepernick

At his first headlining concert in three years on Friday, Jay-Z had some words of support for NFL star Colin Kaepernick, who has earned both scorn and praise for his kneeling protest against the national anthem. “I want to dedicate this song to Colin Kaepernick tonight,” the rapper said before …

Colin Kaepernick

African Americans are the only racial group in U.S. still making less than they did in 2000

African Americans were worse off financially in 2016 than they were in 2000.<p>The median income for an African American household was $39,490 last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released this week. It was $41,363 in 2000. (Both figures are in 2016 dollars, so they have been adjusted for …

Liberal View

Study Confirms That Bias Against African American Job Seekers Is Still Prevalent

The “is my name too black?” struggle is a common one for African Americans on the job hunt, as hiring discrimination has plagued the black community …

Employment

Don't Ignore This Positive PR Twist To Colin Kaepernick

Say the name Colin Kaepernick, and you’re bound to get a broad range of responses. To some he is one that disrespects the flag, and those that serve it due to his protest last season of taking a knee during the National Anthem. For others he is seen as making a stand for those of color that are …

Colin Kaepernick

NFL players’ union names Colin Kaepernick its Week 1 MVP for his charity work

Colin Kaepernick is not currently in the NFL, but that didn’t stop the NFL Players’ Association from naming the 29-year-old its Week 1 MVP.<p>The award, which is open to current NFL players and free agents actively seeking to return to the league, went to the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback …

Sports

Census: In D.C., Black Median Income Is Now Less Than a Third of White Median Income

Economic inequality is widening in the District despite stable overall growth, according to an analysis of the latest U.S. Census data on income and …

Social Justice

Maine Governor Paul LePage's home back on the market for double the price - Buying, News

Set right across the street from the water, this three-bedroom, three-bath, 2,237-square-foot home in Boothbay, Maine, is listed for $409,000 — and …

Real Estate

A third of Americans think white people are “under attack”

A poll reveals that Americans think that political correctness is destroying freedom of speech<p>A new poll by Reuters/Ipsos/UVA Center for Politics reveals that Americans are, to a remarkable degree, buying into white delusions of persecution.<p>More than half of the population 57 percent — believe that …

Liberal View

Hispanics Pass Blacks As Chicago's 2nd Largest Racial, Ethnic Group: Census

The Hispanic population grew by nearly 18,000 last year and the black population dropped by 40,000.

Chicago

Actor files racial discrimination lawsuit against 'Second City'

A racial discrimination lawsuit has been filed against Chicago's famed "Second City."<p>Scott Morehead, a white actor and writer for the revue "A Red …

Racial Discrimination

Minnesotans’ incomes are up, poverty is down, but successes remain uneven

Following a national trend, Minnesota families in 2016 had more money in their pockets, were less likely to be poor and were more likely to have …

Social Justice

Poll: Blacks, whites split on players getting paid to play

Most Americans believe collegiate athletes earn adequate compensation through their scholarships, but the divide between African-Americans and white …

College & University

Complete Week-One List of Anti-American Black Racists in NFL

Complete Week-One List of Anti-American Black Racists in NFL Colin Kaepernick isn’t the only pseudo-black racist in the NFL. No, the league has a …

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick Is Paying the NFL’s Black Tax

If the NFL were a meritocracy, it’s hard to resist the conclusion of Aaron Rodgers (arguably the league’s best quarterback and undeniably one of its …

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick Faceplants on Twitter Trying To Support ESPN Anchor

ESPN anchor Jemele Harris made some ... <i>interesting</i> ... remarks on Twitter Monday, calling both President Donald Trump and musician Kid Rock "white …

Conservative View

ESPN Issues Apology For Jemele Hill's ACCURATE AF 'White Supremacist' Tweets About Trump, Colin Kaepernick Defends Her

Y'all, folks are trying to come for <b>Jemele Hill</b>'s neck because she stated facts about <b>Donald Trump</b>'s white supremacist ways. Now that her boss ESPN has …

Jemele Hill