Posts tagged "racism"

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

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,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 28, 2015 - 11:30 am

Officer Who Assaulted Female Student Had History Of Violence

Spring Valley High School resource officer Ben Fields has been placed on administrative leave while the Sheriff’s Department investigates the incident.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2015 - 9:50 am

Virginia High School Blasts Racist Ducktales Parody For Football Game With Predominantly Black School

School administrators Glen Allen High School are making apologies after an obscenely racist parody of the “Ducktales” theme was blasted over the loudspeakers during warm-ups for the homecoming football game. The…

Robyn Pennacchia | October 20, 2015 - 12:30 pm

“Homeland” Is Racist, Just Read The Writing On The Wall

Quinn should’ve caught this.

Lauren Vinopal | October 15, 2015 - 3:30 pm

This “Ellen” Skit Spoofing Nicki Minaj Is Horrifically Offensive

It’s 2015. Who the hell greenlit this?

Megan Reynolds | October 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Bernie Sanders Excites Bostonians With Call To Fight Racism And Reform Gun Laws

Vermont senator and 2016 democratic presidential hopeful wunderkind, Bernie Sanders drew giant crowds in Boston on Saturday evening, delivering passionate calls for reform.

He spoke of “an institutional…

Katrin Higher | October 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Alabama Develops Clever Way To Keep Black People From Voting

Alabama, a state with Voter ID laws, is closing drivers license offices in counties with over 75 percent black people.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm
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