Posts tagged "racism"

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

Trump PAC Founder Defends Assault On Black Activist At Rally

He rationalized this by saying he would get beat up if he went to a black church. …

Robyn Pennacchia | November 23, 2015 - 4:30 pm

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

Brown University Unveils $100M Plan To Boost Diversity Awareness

The Rhode Island Ivy League school, Brown University has unveiled a $100 million plan aimed at boosting diversity over the next 10 years which includes a plan to double the…

Katrin Higher | November 22, 2015 - 2:00 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

University Of Missouri President Resigns After Snidely Dismissing Racist Incidents On Campus

Tim Wolfe, the president of the University of Missouri, has officially handed in his resignation amid student led protests regarding his grossly negligent “handling” of a series of racist incidents…

Robyn Pennacchia | November 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Comedians Create ‘Deleted Scene’ In ‘Suffragette’ To Highlight Racial Issues In Film

Despite the period film Suffragette starring Meryl Streep getting a lot of praise from mainstream media, it has come under scrutiny by many women of color due to serious blind…

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 11:00 am

Donald Trump Ends Up Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ Amid Protests

Before Donald Trump was set to host “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday night, 200 protesters gathered outside of SNL headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Center to protest the presidential candidate’s upcoming…

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 9:30 am

Awful “Dear Fat People” Vlogger Back With Message For Black People

Take your pickles and go home, Nicole.

Katie Klabusich | November 5, 2015 - 10:05 am

In Praise Of Using Camera Phones As Defensive Weapons

I’m here to praise the hell out of those everyday videographers, acting in defense of themselves or others, and to also argue in favor of more of us using our camera

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Oklahoma Mayor Apologizes For Husbands KKK-Themed Halloween Hijinks

He simply had NO IDEA anyone might find it offensive. How could he have known?

Robyn Pennacchia | November 3, 2015 - 1:30 pm

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

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

Megan Reynolds | November 3, 2015 - 11:30 am

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…

Megan Reynolds | November 2, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Spring Valley High School: Children With Behavioral Problems Are Not Criminals

Why do we treat kids with behavioral problems as criminals, when the truth is they should be treated as aneurotypical?

Carol H. Hood | October 28, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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