Equality

Actor Riz Ahmed praises Sandra Oh as a diversity...

Actor Riz Ahmed praises Sandra Oh as a diversity trailblazer<p>SAN DIEGO (AP) - Riz Ahmed, who shattered glass ceilings as the first Asian man to win an …

Entertainment

Why is ‘We get it, you like black guys’ becoming a slur in the Asian community?

When you’ve grown up in a certain community, you’re likely to be acquainted with its shortcomings.<p>If you’re a woman, you may turn to a safe medium …

Social Justice

A College Student Texted The N-Word To Her Future Roommate Then Blamed Spell Check

Georgia Southern/Flickr (Creative Commons) / Via Flickr: georgiasouthern<p>Officials at Georgia Southern University have declared the college is "no …

Social Media

Equality literally helps people sleep at night — here's why

• <b>Couple who live in countries with more gender equality sleep better, according to a new study.</b>• <b><br>It may be down to less pressure and anxieties in</b> …

Gender

Brandi Carlile Asks The Industry To "Play Fair"

<b>Brandi Carlile</b> is asserting festival boundaries by announcing that her <i>Girls Just Wanna Weekend</i> will feature an all-female roster. “I’m proud to …

Country Music

The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, July 20

New music, old music, live music, recorded music, music formats, music business, the culture of music, music in the courts, music festivals, music …

SXSW

Orange County killing marks 4th of transgender woman of color in Florida this year, advocates say

A woman killed in Orange County early Thursday was the fourth known transgender woman of color killed in Florida this year, according to the …

Orange County

Confounded Identities: A Meditation on Race, Feminism, and Religious Studies in Times of White Supremacy

AbstractThis article addresses the pervasiveness of white supremacy in American identity-thinking. Challenging the use of identity to structure unity …

Philosophy

What’s Behind Asian Americans’ Academic Protests?

Asian Americans and elite academics are again headline news. Certain Asian Americans are contesting the Harvard University admissions process, …

Social Justice

'Am I accepted now?' — St. Louis couple's art tackles colorism

Married couple Danielle and Kevin McCoy are used to being treated differently based on the color of their skin — not only because they are each …

Washington University

Join HRC’s Equality Action Academy | Human Rights Campaign

This year, thousands of HRC members and supporters like you are taking action for LGBTQ equality all across the country. As part of our elite …

LGBTQI

UN marks 100 years since Mandela’s birth with a vow to continue struggle for equality

Taking stock of his “vast” legacy for mankind, the United Nations will mark 100 years since the birth of the late anti-Apartheid activist, Nelson …

Nelson Mandela

Teacher Uses Genius Way To Explain Difference Between Equality And Equity, And 8-Year-Olds Understand It Better Than Adults

Kids are smart, curious and adaptable, and can learn challenging concepts with remarkable ease with the right teaching methods.<p>Tumblr user …

Teaching

'No Asians' Is Not a Preference. It's Racism.

Sinakhone Keodara is considering suing Grindr for allowing racism on its app. Here, he and Hussain Turk explain how damaging anti-Asian sentiment is.

LGBTQI

Pick of the week: Women's Equality Party 'thanks' Trump in protest campaign

Satirical ads "thanked" Donald Trump for his contributions to the cause of women’s rights, with slogans such as "Thank you Trump – for giving …

Advertising (UK)

Who is Logan Paul's girlfriend Chloe Bennet? Agents of SHIELD star targeted by KSI as YouTubers clash ahead of fight

If you want to rile your most bitter rival, insulting their other half is a reliable tactic.<p>One man who can attest to that is YouTube star Logan Paul.<p>…

Sport (UK)

Nelson McCausland: Only Project Fact can expose Sinn Fein propaganda about the way it has weaponised equality agenda

In an unguarded moment in Enniskillen in 2014, when he was addressing a Sinn Fein gathering, Gerry Adams let the cat out of the bag. He described …

Sinn Féin

Comics of Asian Descent, Tired of Being Invisible, Put Themselves Onstage

On a recent Friday night, the comedian Misha Han took the stage at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in the East Village and told the crowded room that Asians love two things. “We love Miyazaki movies and we love not being asked, ‘Where are you really from?’” The audience responded with a …

The Theatre

Kamal Haasan on rape accused Dileep s row: What stops actors from batting for gender equality

Criticising Malayalam actors' guild for reinstating rape accused Dileep into the organisation, Kamal Haasan says male stars' silence on the subject …

Kamal Haasan

Papa John’s merger talks with Wendy’s cooled after racial slur incident came to light

Papa John’s International Inc. founder and recently ousted chairman John Schnatter held talks to merge the pizza company with Wendy’s Co., people …

Social Justice

SUCKER PUNCH (Equality pt. 2) by DOJA CAT - Listen to music

Social Justice

Athlete Activism and the Fight for Equality: Part I - panel moderated by Jemele Hill

Jemele Hill

Warrant issued for racist Tennessee teen who hurled objects and racial slurs at cyclist

Police in Chattanooga are searching for a racist teenager caught on camera flinging bottles, cans, and racial slurs at a black cyclist last week. The …

Liberal View

Colonel Sanders' grandson responds to 'Papa John' Schnatter's accusations: 'He's a weasel'

Colonel Sanders’ family isn’t too pleased with ‘Papa John’ Schnatter.<p>The KFC founder’s grandson, Trigg Adams, is speaking out against Schnatter’s claims that Sanders used the N-word — allegations that Schnatter made during a conference call earlier this year, during which the Papa John's founder …

Social Justice

BLF in Equality Court for 'hate speech'

The Black First Land First (BLF) party was hauled to the Equality Court on Wednesday for a pre-trial conference after they were accused of using hate …

South African Politics

Let’s not kid ourselves. Harvard lawsuit is about affirmative action, not Asian Americans

The case has divided Asian Americans. Some of us want to keep affirmative action to ensure diverse campuses. Others say race-blind policies ensure …

Social Justice

Papa John’s Founder and the N-Word: ‘I Would Never Use That Word’ (But Kanye West and Colonel Sanders Have)

1 / 2<p>Papa John's Founder and the N-Word: 'I Would Never Use That Word' (But Kanye West and Colonel Sanders Have)<p>Papa John's Founder and the N-Word: …

Social Justice

"I share Mandela's vision of equality and freedom"

Nelson Mandela

Asian-Americans face barriers to healthy aging

Rutgers population epidemiologist provides insights into the wellbeing of aging Asian-Americans<p>Older Asian-American immigrants are healthier and …

Self-improvement

Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter Says He Shouldn’t Have Resigned Over That Racial Slur After All

Since Papa John’s founder John Schnatter resigned as chairman, in the wake of yet another racially tinged scandal, the company has been scrambling to …

Social Justice