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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. More »


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 in television to Amazon, Hulu, Disney, and the CW.

The study looked at 11,306 speaking roles in 414 films and television series, andMore »


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. More »


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

We’ve got a trophy for Bristol. More »


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 year More »


Helpful White Lady Raises Awareness Of “Secluded Cultures” Through Magic Of Blackface

No. Just no. More »


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 of the societal structure pervasively recreated by media and culture. More »


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 off to jail after sobbing relentlessly like a fool in the courtroom. Many have taken to social media to comment on the outcome of the… More »


Racist Trolls Set Up “White Student Unions” For Colleges Across Facebook

Hard eyeroll. More »


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 was being held right near the 4th police precinct in north Minneapolis, and was in response to the police shooting death of an unarmed Black… More »


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 me proud. More »


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 most ragingly racist presidential candidate since George Wallace?More »


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

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


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 selected are generally at the top of their game and in contention for nominations at the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, the Emmys, and the… More »


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 body’s concerns about racism at the institution.

These protests have been met by much harsh criticism from both white conservatives and liberals alike. More »


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 because of threats made in the wake of Concerned Student 1950’s protest. The activist group — joined by the football team, who threatened to go on strike — have been… More »


Margaret Cho: “No One Really Cared About Race Until White People Got Involved”

Things that make you go, “You’re goddamn right, Margaret Cho!” More »


Rachel Dolezal Finally Admits She’s White, Receives Thunderous Standing Ovation

Thank you for telling us something that we all aready know. More »


Report: Notre Dame Tutor Allegedly Coerced Students To Have “Racially-Motivated” Sex With Her Daughter

A female academic coach at the University of Notre Dame has been fired, according to the New York Daily News, after a lawsuit brought against the school claimed that the tutor had coerced football and basketball players into “racially-motivated sex” with her daughter.

The African-American student started at Notre Dame on an academic… More »


South Carolina Deputy Ben Fields To Be Fired For Assaulting High School Girl

Deputy Ben Fields, the Spring Valley High School resource officer who assaulted a teenage girl when she refused to get out of her seat and leave the classroom, will be fired, Sheriff Leon Lott is expected to announce at a press conference later today. The incident made headlines on Monday evening, after video of the assault… More »


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