racism

Here’s the problem with black men like Trevor Noah and Charlamagne Tha God

Charlamagne tha God and Trevor Noah are caping for 24-year-old, blond, white, conservative talking head, Tomi Lahren. It’s not surprising, but it is annoying. If only it were as simple as ignoring…

Bené Viera | December 7, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Facebook has major problems monitoring hate speech and Germany is not having it

As recent user activity makes clear, Facebook hasn’t done a damn thing to monitor hate speech on its platform.

Kelly Kanayama | November 29, 2016 - 3:20 pm

A WSJ critic thought Kal Penn and Dev Patel were the same person. Nope.

The belief that people who share the same racial background all look the same is a classic bit of passive racism.

Kelly Kanayama | November 28, 2016 - 4:27 pm

West Virginia mayor resigns after gleefully responding to FB post calling Michelle Obama an “ape in heels”

How a woman so stupid was elected mayor is beyond me — judging you fine folks in the city of Clay.

Bené Viera | November 16, 2016 - 4:11 pm

There are way too many stories of people being harassed following Trump’s victory

The list goes on and on, but this is a start.

Karen Fratti | November 10, 2016 - 2:45 pm

Your Fave Is Problematic: White suffragettes were very fucking racist

Now that the apocalypse has arrived, I want white feminists to lean in. We need to have a chat.

Bené Viera | November 9, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Why it matters that the suspected Iowa cop killer had a Donald Trump sign in his yard

Not only has Trump consistently advocated for wider access to guns, which potentially enabled Greene, but Trump has also glorified violence among his supporters.

Kylie Cheung | November 4, 2016 - 8:51 am

Latina student calls out professor who accused her of plagiarism for using the word “hence”

It had nothing to do with her impressive record, but everything to do with her heritage.

Kelly Kanayama | November 1, 2016 - 11:33 am

Yes, Uber does discriminate against women and black people, says new study

The numbers are pretty shocking.

Karen Fratti | November 1, 2016 - 10:05 am

Facebook allows housing ads to exclude users by “ethnic affinity,” which is maybe illegal

No more excuses, Facebook. We’ve heard too many of them and you still haven’t done anything to help minorities.

Kelly Kanayama | October 31, 2016 - 6:02 pm

Hilary Duff and her BF made a half-assed apology for their racist Halloween costumes

The old “sorry you were offended by the offensive thing I did” non-apology. Truly a classic.

Kelly Kanayama | October 31, 2016 - 10:56 am

Abortion as a race issue: How the Hyde Amendment keeps people of color in poverty

Obviously, Hyde is seen as a class barrier preventing poor women from accessing abortion, but it’s part of a system of limitations placed on access to reproductive healthcare that disproportionately affects

Lauren Holter | October 28, 2016 - 3:20 pm
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