Posts tagged "racism"

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 racism that…

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

White Dude Shoots Self In Penis And Tries To Blame It On A Black Man

A South Dakota convicted felon, Donald Anthony Watson (43), is currently in custody after telling the police that he was shot in the penis by a “black guy” when in reality…

Katrin Higher | September 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Celeb Finance Firm Said Rihanna Is Hot Because She “Isn’t Too Dark”

Isn’t it rad when the people you trust with your money are actually sexist, racist dickbags, too?!

Megan Reynolds | September 22, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Soap Opera Actress Nancy Lee Grahn Whines About Viola Davis’s Emmy Speech Not Including “All” Women

Last night’s Emmy Awards were shockingly entertaining and exciting, and the acceptance speeches were the absolute highlight, each one better than the next. From Jill Soloway and Jeffrey Tambor’s advocacy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 21, 2015 - 10:12 am

Trump Supporter Calls For “Getting Rid” Of Muslims, The Donald Just Nods His Head

Color me utterly unsurprised that a supporter of Donald Trump — who made headlines as the chief celebrity birther — thinks President Obama is a Muslim, that Muslims are this…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 18, 2015 - 9:30 am

University At Buffalo Student Posts “White Only” And “Black Only” Signs For An Art Project

Art comes in many forms and sometimes people don’t always “get it.” But for University of Buffalo art student Ashley Powell, the point was to get a reaction when she posted “White Only”…

Lauren Vinopal | September 17, 2015 - 3:20 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Watch Ahmed Mohamed Get Invited To Tour MIT

I love kids, but as a former teen who ran home from school to work on her “Star Trek: The Next Generation” fanfic novel, I have a special place in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 17, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Mike Huckabee Says Dred Scott Ruling Still ‘Law Of The Land’ Despite 14th Amendment

In a recent radio interview on the topic of Kim Davis, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee argued that the 1857 Supreme Court ruling that declared blacks did not have a…

Katrin Higher | September 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Full Video Of Natasha McKenna’s Death Released, Officers Will Not Face Charges

On Tuesday, Fairfax County, Virginia chief prosecutor, Raymond F. Morrogh, announced that no charges would be brought against the six male sheriff’s deputies who repeatedly tased a mentally ill woman…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Surprise: White Man Who Published As “Yi-Fen Chou” Stole The Name From A Real Person

Micheal Derrick Hudson, the white male poet included in The Best American Poetry 2015 anthology for his poem “The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Eve” under a pen…

Megan Reynolds | September 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm

10 Tips For Being A Better Girl Friend And Ally

Last week, in an interview with The New York Times, Miley Cyrus dismissed Nicki Minaj’s criticism of racism in the music industry – exemplified by MTV, which denied “Anaconda” a VMA Video of the…

Tiffanie Drayton | August 31, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Governor Chris Christie Thinks We Should Track Immigrants Like FedEx Packages

Perhaps New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie, is trying to sound more like Donald Trump in his audaciousness, because his most recent doozie is really something…

Katrin Higher | August 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Soapbox: As Serena Williams Knows, The Race-Based Wage Gap Is No Joke

Serena may have whooped Maria Sharapova’s behind in 18 of their last 20 matches, but somehow, Sharapova is worth $5 million more.

Tiffanie Drayton | August 28, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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