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Most Trump Voters Say Whites Are “Losing Out”–And, In A Way, They Are

By continuing to see the progress of other groups as a net loss for them, these “angry white voters” are always going to feel like they’re losing. 

Robyn Pennacchia | March 24, 2016 - 9:30 am

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Takes Aim At Sanders’ “Ghetto” Comment For Clinton Campaign

Sybrina Fulton and the mother of Davis McBath, Lucia, both spoke out against Sanders’ slip-up.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 8, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Marcia Clark: OJ Jurors Didn’t Care if He Was Guilty

The former Los Angeles County prosecutor who failed to convict OJ Simpson of murder in 1995 says she would probably fail to convict now, for the same reason: Jurors who…

Newser | March 7, 2016 - 2:00 pm

When A Young Black Voter Challenged Clinton On Diversity, She Told Her To Go Run For Something

Minnesotans have dealt with their fair share frigidness, but few things top the icy exchange Hillary Clinton had with a young Somali-American voter on Super Tuesday. Capture by NBC News,…

Lauren Vinopal | March 2, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Facebook Employees Are Replacing “Black Lives Matter” Slogans With “All Lives Matter” At Company Headquarters

Facebook’s famous signature wall has become another battleground for diversity in tech.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 25, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Hollywood Diversity Study Shows An “Inclusion Crisis” In Film And TV

A study from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism gave failing grades on measures of diversity for all of the major film studios, and only barely-passing grades on diversity

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 22, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Let’s Talk About Who Bears Responsibility For Cultural Appropriation

Spoiler alert: It’s the dominant culture, not those who are historically and continually oppressed.

Tiffanie Drayton | February 3, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Bristol Palin Weighs In On #OscarsSoWhite: “Not Everyone Gets A Trophy”

We’ve got a trophy for Bristol.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm

White Academy Members Find Every Possible Excuse For #OscarsSoWhite Debacle

White members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are finding every tired excuse possible to dismiss claims of racism in the Academy following a lily-white slate this…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2016 - 11:30 am

Dear Rutgers University: How Could You Cancel The “Politicizing Beyonce” Course?!

As a Black woman and college graduate, I want to stress the importance of having classes that connect women of color to their struggle, allowing them to form critical opinions

Tiffanie Drayton | December 17, 2015 - 10:00 am

The Daniel Holtzclaw Verdict Is A Victory For Black Women, Not Feminism

Last week, Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 (out of 36) counts of rape and sexual misconduct. Some of his victims gathered to sing him “Happy Birthday” as he was carted…

Tiffanie Drayton | December 14, 2015 - 2:45 pm

5 Black Lives Matter Activists Shot By White Assailants During Minneapolis Protest

Last night, gunfire interrupted a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis when three white males, allegedly wearing masks and bullet proof vests, shot five people, all of whom thankfully survived. The protest…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 10:40 am

On Fay Wells & The Impact Of #SayHerName On The Media

Black women, as a demographic, refuse to be oppressed and silenced and that refusal is giving us the space to be heard, enumerate our struggles and demand justice. This makes

Tiffanie Drayton | November 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Donald Trump Tries To Make A Racist Point With Bullshit Statistics Favored By Neo-Nazis

Can we stop mincing words and dancing around what we know to be true, which is that the melted-rainbow-sherbet-faced dustpan full of hair clippings with a chapped asshole for a mouth is the

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Watch Nicki Minaj’s Lovely Reading Of Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

Does my sassiness upset you?/ Why are you beset with gloom?

Megan Reynolds | November 19, 2015 - 1:30 pm

The Hollywood Reporter Justifies All-White Actress Roundtable With 1200-Word Shrug

Every year, The Hollywood Reporter puts together various roundtables of actors and actresses on the big and small screen as part of the promotional cycle leading up to award season. Those who are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Racism At Colleges And Universities Is A Problem – I Know Because I Lived It

Movements have sprung up on university campuses nation-wide, inspired by protests at the University of Missouri that lead to the resignation of the school’s president for not addressing the student…

Tiffanie Drayton | November 13, 2015 - 11:50 am

University Of Missouri Increases Security In Response To Threats And Rumors

Last night and into the early hours of this morning, University of Missouri students were using social media to alert others to be safe and even stay away from campus…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2015 - 9:10 am
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