Racism

Armed neo-Nazis prepare for potential clash in small Kentucky town

Hate groups have come to tiny Pikeville in a bid for support, but locals fear a violent standoff between the neo-Nazis and anti-fascist protesters<p>In a tent deep in the woods of rural Kentucky, an old neo-Nazi spoke bitterly of how he feels “betrayed” by Donald Trump.<p>“I’m sorry I voted for the son …

Society

Two members of alt-right appear to make white supremacy hand signs in White House after receiving press passes

Two conservative journalists have sparked outcry on social media by making what some have interpreted as a white supremacist hand symbol at a recent …

The White House

Alveda King Gives Trump an 'A' on Race Relations in His First 100 Days Insider

During the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump spoke to the African American community, promising he would make huge strides on race relations in the United States as commander-in-chief.<p>Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., said on "Fox & Friends Weekend" he's been doing a great …

Race & Ethnicity

Pikeville, Kentucky, Is Bracing For A Clash Between The Far Left And The Far Right

A small Kentucky town is set to become the latest battlefield in the violent American culture wars exploding in Trump's wake, entangling old guard white supremacists and Leftists from conservative states.<p>Posted on April 29, 2017, 13:51 GMT<p>A white supremacist rally set for Saturday, and the expected …

Actress Gets Out Brown and White Eggs and Frying Pan to Expose 'The Drug War's Racism'

The liberal site Slate was delighted with a new video message about the "war on drugs" produced by Green Point Creative for an an advocacy group …

Conservative POV

SUPERMAN VERSUS THE KU KLUX KLAN Will Be Adapted as a Movie

Even among Superman fans, it’s a little known fact that the expression about the Man of Steel’s “never-ending battle for truth and justice” …

Ku Klux Klan

L.A. 1992: How Race Riots Have Shaped America

The smoke and billowing flames from South-Central Los Angeles crept as far north as Hollywood during the Rodney King riots, dubbed by street-corner …

Black Lives Matter

For the “hate speech has no consequences and must be allowed” crowd

Compare and contrast: two students, both at Transylvania College. Tracy Clayton is a black woman who wrote about the endemic racism at the school; …

Hate Crimes

US white-power groups band together, but for how long?

White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together.<p>Creating consensus among white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and …

New Zealand News

Farmer’s alleged history of racism

Hendrik Hancke, Poloko Tau and Elizabeth Sejake<p>One of the two men accused of killing a 12-year-old boy in Coligny arrives at the magistrates’ court …

News (South Africa)

100 Days in Trump’s America

White nationalists and their agenda infiltrate the mainstream<p>As he spoke to the nation on Jan. 20, Donald Trump reminded white nationalists why they had invested so much hope in him as their champion and redeemer.<p>He painted a bleak picture of America: a nation of crumbling, third-world …

Donald Trump

Residents told to avoid Ky. town over white nationalist, counter rallies

White nationalist groups are planning political rallies in Kentucky on Saturday, prompting fears of violent clashes with counter-protesters.<p>The …

Society

Alt-right 'Proud Boys' fight club planning to bring muscle to protect right-wing protesters

The Fraternal Order of Alt Knights has been formed to defend 'right wing brethren'.<p>An alt-right and pro-Trump group are planning to build a street …

Rick Perlstein: The Alt-Right Is Gunning for Anti-Trump Protesters

At demos and online, Trump's extreme supporters come armed and ready for violence.

Berkeley

Finding Mercy in Merciless Times

By David Kyuman Kim “We forgive him.” “I have no animosity in my heart for him.” This is what the family of Robert Godwin Sr. said to Anderson Cooper …

Hate Crimes

Facebook

In the last 100 days since he began his presidency, President Trump’s administration has unleashed a powerful nativist movement anchored on racist …

Black History

White Supremacist Richard Spencer Wants To Ban Football Because It Causes White People To Like Black People

White Supremacist/Nazi Richard Spencer, whose views are so extreme that CPAC ejected him, is most famous for being punched in the face during an Inauguration Day interview. He’s had a terrible time lately while losing tax-exempt status for his “think tank” and feels that President Trump has let him …

Richard Spencer

Cherokee Indian reveals truth to Jake Tapper about Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage claims

During her run for Senate in 2012, Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) became a controversial and polarizing figure over her claim that she is a minority because of her Native American heritage.<p>Warren, however, was unable to prove her heritage. Many critics claimed that she listed herself as a minority on …

Donald Trump

A federal judge is letting an Alabama school district return to segregation

Gardendale's motives "assail the dignity of black schoolchildren," but a federal judge is allowing it anyway<p>Alabama has not had a great track record when it comes to inclusiveness lately. Auburn University allowed white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak, while the Alabama state senate passed a …

Education

Black College Basketball Player Denied a Spot on the Team Because She Wouldn't Stand For Racism

Racism on college campuses is nothing new and not at all surprising, but it still brings with it a familiar feeling of disappointment when it …

College Basketball

A Georgetown sociology professor has a radical idea for reparations that doesn't involve the government

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown University, and author of "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America," reveals his plan for reparations, IRAs: Individual Reparations Accounts. The idea is that instead of the government issuing checks to descendants of slaves, white …

Black History

A Principal's Order To Keep White Students Together Is Even Worse Than It Sounds

The district has a long history of alleged discrimination against black students.<p>A Florida principal in a district accused of discriminating against black students will not return to work at her school after instructing staff that “white students should be in the same class.”<p>Christine Hoffman, …

Education

This Is What Happens When People of Color Appropriate Other Cultures

Everyone knows we do not hesitate to call out cultural appropriation at <i>The Root.</i> So what happens when someone reports a person of color to the …

African-American News

‘Dear White People’ Is A Sharp, Timely Look At Race Relations That’s Worth A Weekend Binge

When the first trailer dropped for Netflix’s <i>Dear White People</i>, certain bigoted users left the streaming service, angrily tweeting that the show was “anti-white” and “promoted white genocide.” It would be a shame for that misguided controversy to drive viewers away from the latest Netflix gem, …

Race & Ethnicity

Netflix’s Dear White People digs into everyday racism, and it's sharp — and funny — as hell

The addictive new comedy explores tensions on a prestigious college campus in a stellar first season.<p><i>Dear White People</i> opens with an “ethnic but nonthreatening” voiceover that promises to catch us up on the action at Winchester College, a fictionalized Ivy League school trying to hide …

Race & Ethnicity

Kamau Bell: These big ideas put hate speech to shame

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Why are you giving Richard Spencer a platform?"<p>That is the No. 1 question people have been asking, writing, and tweeting at me since the commercials began airing for season two of "United Shades of America."<p>In case you missed it, in the first episode I interview Spencer, a white …

Richard Spencer

Oxford University apologises for 'everyday racism' advice which offended autistic people

Oxford University has apologised for suggesting that students who avoid eye contact could be guilty of racism, after it was accused of discriminating against autistic people.<p>The university’s Equality and Diversity Unit has advised students in their Trinity term newsletter that it could be deemed a …

Education

Dear White People Is a Frank and Funny Dose of Higher Learning

<b>Dear White People streams on Netflix.</b><p>For the past half-century, college campuses have served as a primary theater of the culture wars. So it’s …

Race & Ethnicity

My father was murdered by a terrorist weeks before Lee Rigby. You've probably never heard of him

Four years ago, my 82-year-old father, Mohammed Saleem, was walking home from the mosque in Small Heath, Birmingham, down the road he had lived on …

Marine Le Pen

'Dear White People' Shows How It's Just As Awkward Bringing the White Guy Home

<i>(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you haven’t watched Chapter I of “Dear White People”)</i><p>It’s always a little uncomfortable being the black guy …

Race & Ethnicity