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Brown University Unveils $100M Plan To Boost Diversity Awareness

The Rhode Island Ivy League school, Brown University has unveiled a $100 million plan aimed at boosting diversity over the next 10 years which includes a plan to double the number of faculty members, minority populations and other underrepresented groups.

The university’s president Christina Paxton commented on the plan and summarized the 19… More »


Watch Nicki Minaj’s Lovely Reading Of Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

Does my sassiness upset you?/ Why are you beset with gloom? More »


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 selected are generally at the top of their game and in contention for nominations at the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, the Emmys, and the… More »


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 body’s concerns about racism at the institution.

These protests have been met by much harsh criticism from both white conservatives and liberals alike. More »


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 because of threats made in the wake of Concerned Student 1950’s protest. The activist group — joined by the football team, who threatened to go on strike — have been… More »


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 on campus. However, it’s likely he wasn’t moved quite as much by the protests themselves, the Change.org petition with 7,000 signatures or even one student’s hunger strike,… More »


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 spots particularly in their marketing choices – including its October campaign where Meryl Streep and other cast members wore t-shirts with the slogan “I’d RatherMore »


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 role on the show.

The majority of the protesters were representing Latino groups. Signs being held read “#racismisntfunny” and “Dump Trump.”

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Awful “Dear Fat People” Vlogger Back With Message For Black People

Take your pickles and go home, Nicole. More »


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 phones to document harassment, injustice and brutality. More »


Oklahoma Mayor Apologizes For Husbands KKK-Themed Halloween Hijinks

He simply had NO IDEA anyone might find it offensive. How could he have known? More »


Margaret Cho: “No One Really Cared About Race Until White People Got Involved”

Things that make you go, “You’re goddamn right, Margaret Cho!” More »


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 tutor had coerced football and basketball players into “racially-motivated sex” with her daughter.

The African-American student started at Notre Dame on an academic… More »


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? More »


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, Sheriff Leon Lott is expected to announce at a press conference later today. The incident made headlines on Monday evening, after video of the assault… More »


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. More »


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 school, located in a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, was playing the team from Richmond’s John Marshall High School, a predominantly black school, whose players were… More »


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

Quinn should’ve caught this. More »


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