racism

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

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
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