Racism

'Trump' football sign called racist

A high school football sign in West Virginia featuring President Trump's name drew controversy and was called "sickening racism" by an employee of a predominantly African-American school. The students who drew the sign say they were not intending to offend anyone.

Race & Ethnicity

A picture and its story: A neo-Nazi in the midst of a protest

(Reuters) - On the morning of October 17, two days before Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesman for the so-called alt-right, was to speak at the University of Florida, my wife asked if I had heard anything about it.<p>I had just returned from assignments on Barbuda and Puerto …

News (U.S.)

Racist, violent, unpunished: A white hate group’s campaign of menace

They train to fight. They post their beatings online. And so far, they have little reason to fear the authorities<p>This originally appeared on ProPublica.<p>It was about 10 a.m. on Aug. 12 when the melee erupted just north of Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>About two dozen white …

Liberal View

Racial incidents rock area schools. Now what?

Racist texts. A fight before homeroom. Cheerleaders called the N-word. A black doll hanging by a tie. Pumpkins carved with a swastika and a reference …

Race & Ethnicity

Lebanon has a racism problem

The problem of racism in Lebanon goes beyond xenophobic attitudes towards Syrian and Palestinian refugees.<p>President Michel Aoun told the United Nations General Assembly last month that Lebanon should be the permanent centre of an institution dedicated to peace education with a "focus on forgiveness …

Race & Ethnicity

Black Man Gets Past Nazi's Hate With Unusual Step: He Hugs Him

On Thursday afternoon, a black men took an unusual approach to a Nazi as they were outside white supremacist leader Richard Spencer’s speech at the …

Conservative View

I usually disparage the royals, but Meghan Markle has changed that

Prince Harry’s partner is initiating real change in UK race relations. It was exciting to hear the royal family defend this mixed-race relationship<p>I have never been much of a royalist. As a child, I was more interested in becoming an author or a pop star than a princess or duchess. But I’m 100% …

Royal Family

Dalhousie student faces backlash for criticizing 'white fragility' of Canada 150: 'Act of ongoing colonialism'

HALIFAX — A Dalhousie University student leader says she’s facing a backlash for criticizing “white fragility” and standing with Indigenous Peoples …

Canadian News

Lara Trump Warns NFL About Protesting Racism: 'They'll Pay'

In a Friday morning interview with “Fox & Friends,” Trump daughter-in-law Lara Trump was for some reason asked for her opinion on NFL players …

Race & Ethnicity

The flag, the military, police shootings, the NFL and Trump get the barbershop treatment at Tolliver's

“Do you notice anything different?” Lawrence Tolliver asked Thursday when I walked into his South Los Angeles barbershop.<p>Yes, as a matter of fact. He’s really cleaned the place up.<p>Tolliver’s always had photos of his heroes on the walls, but he’s added many more to the collection, turning the clip …

Race & Ethnicity

MSNBC's O'Donnell Claims Kelly 'Dehumanized' Rep. Wilson Due to 'Segregated' Boston Upbringing Insider

<b>'He Was Wrong': Reporter Confronts Sanders on Gen. Kelly's Criticism of Wilson</b><p><b>'Disgusting Person': Donald Trump Jr. Slams Rep. Frederica Wilson</b><p>MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell accused Gen. John Kelly of "dehumanizing" Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), and blamed it on his upbringing in an Irish-Catholic …

Frederica Wilson

'Racist' nursing textbook claims 'blacks feel pain is inevitable' and 'Jews are demanding'

Publisher Pearson apologises for nursing textbook after 'racist' accusations.<p>Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning will no longer be sold.<p>It …

Pain

Michelle Alexander and Paul Butler Talking About ''Chokehold: Policing Black Men''

Earlier this month at the Brooklyn Museum, scholar and MSNBC legal analyst Paul Butler joined Michelle Alexander, civil rights lawyer and author of</i> …

Liberal View

High Schoolers Protest Teacher Who Told Spanish-Speaking Students To ‘Speak American’

The students staged a walk-out after their teacher’s racist remarks<p>A New Jersey high school English teacher told some of her Spanish-speaking …

Education

When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions?

The NFL's players are 70 percent black; its fans are 83 percent white and 64 percent male, according to online sports site The Real GM.<p>And when it comes to the current controversy over the national anthem and players taking a knee, that statistic is playing a huge role.<p>It leads to the idea, says …

News (U.S.)

Are many hate crimes really examples of domestic terrorism?

Violent attacks perpetrated by U.S. far-right extremists compose merely the visible tip of a submerged iceberg<p>A Maryland grand jury has indicted Sean Urbanski for allegedly murdering an African-American student in May.<p>Urbanski, a white former University of Maryland student who belonged to the …

Liberal View

9 Heinous Acts of White Nationalist Terror Just This Year

Webster’s Dictionary defines terrorism as the "calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are …

Liberal View

From Sentiment to Struggle: Combating White Supremacy and Liberal Idealism

*<i>This post is the transcript of remarks read at</i> <i>the recent Cornell faculty “kneel-in” against racism.</i><p>Almost any expression of collectivity can be …

Race & Ethnicity

High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges

In August, 2016, the National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick began sitting, and then kneeling, during the national anthem before games as a protest against racist treatment of black people in the United States. His gestures created a new front in the national conversation about race, …

News (U.S.)

Gen. Robert E. Lee descendant to speak at ACLU forum

A descendant of Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee will join a panel discussion in Carlsbad on Sunday for a forum on race, reconciliation and white …

Robert E. Lee

Police: Reports of hate and bias incidents in Maryland surged in 2016

Reports of hate and bias incidents in Maryland surged 40 percent last year, the Maryland State Police reported Friday.Law enforcement agencies …

Policing

Is Omer Fast's Chinatown Show Racist?

Jilleen Liao (@heavydiscussion) weighs in on the row raging over a new Chinatown installation by Berlin artist Omer Fast that seems to trade in cultural stereotypes.<p><i>Longtime downtown resident Jilleen Liao (@heavydiscussion) is a regular on the New York art and fashion circuits, and well known for</i> …

Race & Ethnicity

FA treated Aluko appallingly but be careful about calling someone a racist

The national flag as symbol and substance, as Gandhi saw it

Gandhi’s three closest political colleagues were Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel, and C. Rajagopalachari (known popularly as ‘Rajaji’). A younger …

India

What Dubya missed about nationalism

Those whose life’s mission is resistance to Trump were encouraged by George W. Bush’s recent jabs at the president. Bush was primarily concerned …

Opinion

Tucker Carlson: Trump's birther attacks on President Obama weren't racist

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What I find impossible is someone who a daily show is having a rational conversation with anybody, when "To Kill A Mocking …

Liberal View

Why Racism Doesn't Go Away

Differential treatment of people by race and colour persists, despite the fact that racism is illegal in most of the world. Racism is most persistent …

Race & Ethnicity

Black protester shows Nazi who the bigger man is

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A man in a swastika T-shirt wandered into an angry crowd of anti-white-supremacist protesters in Gainesville on Thursday, where …

Race & Ethnicity

White supremacists who beat people up at rallies are escaping police custody — so media outlets are unmasking them

• <b>Members of California's Rise Above Movement got into violent altercations during the protests in Charlottesville and Berkeley.</b>• <b><br>But police aren't charging them with crimes, an investigation from ProPublica found.</b>• <b><br>So the outlet has identified several white nationalists, revealing who they are to the</b> …

Military

Opinion | The seeds of Trump's victory were sown the moment Obama won

The Seeds of Trump's Victory Were Sown the Moment Obama Won<p>This is white America's reaction to the death of the post-racial myth.<p>by Joy-Ann Reid / Oct.20.2017 / 10:23 AM ET<p>People watch the inauguration of Donald Trump from the National Mall on Jan. 20, 2017.Spencer Platt / Getty Images file<p>Nine …

Race & Ethnicity