Racism

Virginia's GOP Gubernatorial Candidate: I Did the Racist Ads So the Racists Would Vote For Me

It’s been just over a month since longtime GOP shitweasel Ed Gillespie lost his race to become Virginia’s next governor. And this week Gillespie …

U.S. Politics

History explains why it sounds so racist when Kayla Moore says “a Jew”

My mother-in-law is originally from Appalachia in Kentucky—a place that’s not home to many Jewish people. In fact, growing up, she didn’t realize that Jewish people existed. “Jew,” for her, was a verb, which meant “to cheat, ” as in “don’t Jew me out of my 10 dollars.” She was mortified after she …

Race & Ethnicity

Celebs Withdraw Support for Keaton Jones As Mother Addresses Racism Accusations

As the fallout over Keaton Jones’ mother continues, celebrities have pulled their support for the bullied boy. And now, his mother is speaking out on …

African-American News

Man apologizes after photo of ‘racist’ woman goes viral

Did you hear the one about the African American guy standing in a priority boarding line at the airport who got told to get out of the way by a white …

Viral

How did I handle casual racism in Los Angeles? Awkwardly

I had only just arrived in the US when somebody asked me aggressively if I was Muslim. Perhaps I should have educated him, but why is it my problem when I just want a quiet drink with my mate?<p>I have been in Los Angeles for the past few months in an attempt to see if I can make a career out here. …

Opinion

‘The Daily Show’ Explains Why Keaton Jones’ Mom Posing With A Confederate Flag Was Not At All ‘Ironic’

Life moves fast, but somehow it moves even faster on the internet, where Keaton Jones found his heartbreaking viral plea for bullies to stop hurting others suddenly the talk of the country. Everyone from Snoop Dogg to Chris Evans was reaching out to the Tennessee middle-schooler, giving him …

TV

Why I Responded Live On The Air To A Viewer Who Called Me A Racial Slur

Why do racists feel they can do this, that they can <b></b>get away with this?<p>Because they can and generally do. I really don’t think there’s anything …

Race & Ethnicity

Police are more likely to find drugs on white people than black people

<b>Police are more like to find drugs when they stop and search white people than black people, research suggests.</b><p>A report by watchdog Her Majesty’s …

Theresa May

Dem lawmaker: Moore supporter called my office pretending to be a reporter, shouted racial slurs

A Democratic lawmaker says that a supporter of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) called her office pretending to be a reporter before becoming …

Donald Trump

Keaton Jones' Father White Supremacist Doing Time

Social media pages belonging to <b>Keaton Jones</b>' estranged father are littered with white supremacy propaganda, although he hasn't posted in a while ... …

Race & Ethnicity

There is no escape from politics | Sports stopped making sense in 2017

I. “By the way, everyone wanted to be here today”<p>It is the day Donald Trump is meeting with the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, and I am sitting in the basement of the White House with a group of black folks. The group is made up of journalists, cameramen — all here to watch the day …

Race & Ethnicity

Strong reactions to upcoming white nationalist college stop

The decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati is generating strong reactions from the school …

Race & Ethnicity

Worker fired for bringing cooler with KKK, Confederate flag stickers to city job site

A worker at a Milwaukee city contracted construction site was fired after bring a cooler with Ku Klux Klan and Confederate flag stickers to the job …

Race & Ethnicity

Alt-Right Movement Despairs After Roy Moore's Loss, Blames 'Cuckservatives'

For the so-called alt-right movement, which spans white nationalists, neo-Nazis and white supremacists, the fall after Roy Moore’s loss in the …

Daily Stormer

Who is Doug Jones? From persecuting the Ku Klux Klan to the Senate

Doug Jones, the Democrat who pulled off a stunning upset victory in Alabama's nail-biter Senate contest on Tuesday, is considered a champion for …

Ku Klux Klan

Nurse stood down for racist social media rant, employment lawyer says breaches are common

A nurse has been stood down from his hospital job in northern WA following an expletive-filled, racist rant on social media that threatened violence …

Australian News

The Racist History of American Medicine

People of color have endured centuries of abuse in the name of American medicine. In fact, many of our most historic scientific breakthroughs have …

Liberal View

Let's Talk About "White People Facing the Most Discrimination" and Other Insane Trump Voter Fallacies

It has been over two years since Donald Trump first descended the escalator at Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president, but that doesn't …

Elections

What has Doug Jones done to help minorities?

The race for the Alabama Senate seat has been a tumultuous one. Multiple allegations of sexual misconduct have been leveled against Republican …

Race & Ethnicity

Unisa asks SAHRC to intervene in alleged racism, sexism at its Law College

The commission says its concerning that such claims are coming from such a distinguished institution of higher learning.

Johannesburg

Heritage group displaying Confederate flag not allowed in SC parade, president says

The Carolina Flaggers, a southern heritage group that displays the Confederate flag, was not allowed to march in the Summerville Christmas Parade on …

Race & Ethnicity

Iowa Cheerleader Barred From Kneeling for Anthem Among Targets of Racist Campus Graffiti

Officials at Iowa’s Buena Vista University are offering a cash reward for anyone who has information about a rash of racist graffiti targeting …

Liberal View

Blacks in Boston have an average net worth that is less than $10

Economic inequality remains a major issue in America. But a recent report reveals how Blacks in Boston are suffering financially. Blacks in Boston …

Black Culture

Racism and Trumpism in Alabama

biography<p><b>Dr. Gerald Horne</b> holds the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. His …

Liberal View

Roy Moore Is Not Black Voters’ Burden, It’s White Folks’ Job To Gather Their People

Source: Wes Frazer / Getty<p><b>The world is watching as the people of</b> <b>Alabama prepare to place their ballots today</b>. Their vote will determine who will be …

Race & Ethnicity

The Alabama voting law that could keep minorities from the polls

Alabama is one of nine states that enacts a law barring ex-offenders who are in debt from voting — and they won't regain voting rights until they pay …

U.S. Politics

Hanukkah should shine a bright light and unite us all in the battle against evil

Charles Dickens’ famous opening words from his 1859 novel “A Tale of Two Cities” accurately describe how many American Jews are feeling this year at the start of Hanukkah, our Festival of Lights, which begins at sundown Tuesday.<p>Dickens wrote: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it …

Opinion

White Nationalists Applied to March in Charlottesville Next Year — City Officials Said No

City leaders in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Monday denied applications submitted by far-right white nationalists to hold demonstrations next …

Conservative View

Native Americans Feel Invisible In U.S. Health Care System

Support the news<p>The life expectancy of Native Americans in some states is 20 years shorter than the national average.<p>There are many reasons why.<p>Among …

Health Care

FBI involved in probe into series of racial incidents on FSU campus

Framingham State University has enlisted the help of the FBI to investigate a string of racial incidents on campus.<p>Since October there have been at …

Race & Ethnicity