Posts tagged "racism"

Kentucky Mayor Admitted Trading Favors For BJs, But Charges Were Dismissed

Mayor Scott Ellis is also accused of making racial slurs.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 4, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Jim Crow Is Alive And Well In The Advertising Industry

What does it mean when a Creative Director at an ad agency is comfortable throwing a “Ghetto Party” for employees?

Carol H. Hood | February 2, 2016 - 9:30 am

No, Beyoncé Is Not Appropriating Anything In Coldplay’s New Video

 Are white people the only ones who can be accused of cultural appropriation? The short answer: Yes.

Tiffanie Drayton | February 1, 2016 - 10:40 am

Diversity Of SAG Award Winners Emphasizes Oscar’s Missives

The 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards showed us all that diversity can and does win. During a time when this years Oscars nominations have caused a nationwide discussion on their

Katrin Higher | January 31, 2016 - 3:30 pm

White Feminists, Please Remember That Black Women Are People Too

“Ain’t I a woman?” is a question we still have to ask in 2016 and that’s ridiculous.

Tiffanie Drayton | January 27, 2016 - 11:05 am

Maine Gov. Is Sorry If You Think His Racist Comment Was Racist

Paul Le Page recently warned of men named “D-Money” coming to Maine to sell drugs and impregnate white girls.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 8, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Vanity Fair’s Megyn Kelly Profile Conveniently Ignores One Tiny Thing, Which Is Racism

Anybody with half a beating heart will appear moderate and well-spoken when they are contending with Donald Trump’s violent sexism.

Bronwyn Isaac | January 7, 2016 - 9:30 am

David Duke Thinks Trump Is More “Radical” Than He Is, And He’s Actually Kind Of Right

Trump’s rhetoric is actually a lot harsher sounding than David Duke’s is.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 28, 2015 - 5:30 pm

We Aren’t Asking Tina Fey To “Explain Jokes,” We’re Asking Her To Listen

Tina Fey is quitting the Internet. As the former 30 Rock actress, who is currently co-starring in the movie Sisters with frequent collaborator Amy Poehler, explained in an

Nico Lang | December 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm

New Orleans To Remove 4 Confederate Statues Around City

Four confederate statues have been ordered to be removed from New Orleans, Louisiana.

A 6 to 1 vote amongst city council representatives ruled in favor of having them…

Katrin Higher | December 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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

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
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