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You’re As Likely To Marry Outside Of Your Political Party As You Are Outside Your Race

The polarization of modern politics is affecting more than just Congress.

Kylie Cheung |

What The Supreme Court Decision On Affirmative Action Really Means

While opponents of such policies consider it reverse racism (which, let’s be real, doesn’t exist), the Court declared that the college’s admission process complied with previous rulings.

Lauren Holter |

Sonia Sotomayor’s Fierce Dissent Stands Up For Victims Of Racial Profiling

It is no secret that people of color are disproportionate victims of this type of scrutiny.”

Kylie Cheung |

The Supreme Court Will Rule On These 3 Controversial Issues Very Soon

What with the crazy dialogues surrounding racial injustice, immigration, and women’s rights throughout the Supreme Court’s wild 2015-2016 term, all eyes are on three cases in particular.

Kylie Cheung |

Brock Turner’s Mugshot Was Finally Released, And Here’s Why That Matters So Much

On top of his standing as an athlete at a prestigious university, Turner had another factor working in his favor — his whiteness.

Lauren Holter |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

We’ve got a trophy for Bristol.

Robyn Pennacchia |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |
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