racism - Page 2

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

What is “implicit racial bias”? Mike Pence sure as hell doesn’t know, so let’s discuss

During the VP debate, Mike Pence said he didn’t get why we needed to talk implicit bias, further proving that we need to talk way, way more about WTF implicit…

Rachel Charlene Lewis | October 4, 2016 - 9:52 pm

NBC cancels horrible ‘Mail Order Family’ sitcom after harsh online backlash

Decent people everywhere can breathe at least a small sigh of relief.

Kelly Kanayama | October 3, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Congressman says Charlotte protesters “hate white people,” clearly not understanding Black Lives Matter

The Republican representative demonstrated an alarming amount of ignorance towards the plight of the Black Lives Matter activists in Charlotte protesting the shooting of Keith Scott at the hands of the police.

Bronwyn Isaac | September 23, 2016 - 10:57 am

Disney’s Maui costume from ‘Moana’ is basically brownface and super racist

The only reason to wear someone’s skin as a costume, unless you’re a serial killer, is if you think they’re less than human.

Kelly Kanayama | September 20, 2016 - 8:57 am

Are white men treated less harshly than men of color when it comes to sexual assault?

Former University of California, Berkeley law school dean Sujit Choudhry filed a federal discrimination lawsuit Thursday claiming the college treats white male professors accused of sexual harassment or assault more leniently

Lauren Holter | September 19, 2016 - 10:59 am

‘The Night Of’s’ Riz Ahmed details how he’s faced similar discrimination as Nasir Khan

“No sooner do you learn to polish and cherish one chip on your shoulder than it’s taken off you and swapped for another,” he writes. 

Karen Fratti | September 15, 2016 - 2:04 pm

Air China gives passengers extremely racist travel tips on London areas to avoid

I wonder what London’s Pakistani mayor thinks about that.

Karen Fratti | September 9, 2016 - 8:40 am
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