Posts tagged "racism"

Bree Newsome Speaks: “I Did It Because I Am Free”

This woman is a real life super hero.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Does Amy Schumer Really Have A Race Problem? I’m Not Sure.

Context, folks. It’s all about context. …

Megan Reynolds | June 29, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Arsonists Set At Least 3 Black Churches Ablaze In The Last Week

Back in May, during the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, the TV news media spent countless hours showing footage of a burning CVS, allegedly set on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Woman Ignores Police Orders, Removes Confederate Flag From SC Statehouse

SC Governor Nikki Haley has called for the Confederate Flag to come down from the front of the South Carolina State House but for some reason the damn thing is…

Katrin Higher | June 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: Why Won’t Hillary Clinton Say “Black Lives Matter”?

Considering the large body of work that explains why the phrase “all lives matter” is contextually racist and wholly inappropriate, it seriously gives me pause that Hillary Clinton let the words

Tiffanie Drayton | June 24, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Amazon Dumps The Confederate Flag

The movement to ditch the Confederate flag is now steamrolling along: Amazon and eBay today forbid the sale of any flag-related merchandise, reports CNN. (Walmart already did so, as did…

Newser | June 23, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Frisky Rant: Yes, Don Lemon, The N-Word And Your Sign Are Offensive

Sigh. Don Lemon at his most Don Lemon-iest.

Tiffanie Drayton | June 23, 2015 - 12:10 pm

The Soapbox: What Do Most Rampage Killers Have In Common? They’re Men

Society must take a more bold stand against male violence.

Tiffanie Drayton | June 22, 2015 - 1:45 pm

President Obama Gets Candid About Race On WTF! With Marc Maron Podcast, Catches Flack For Using The N-Word

As you might expect, conservatives are being ridiculously and deliberately obtuse about Obama’s use of the n-word during the interview.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

WATCH: Larry Wilmore’s Epic Takedown Of Crappy Fox News Charleston Coverage

Watch Larry Wilmore skewer Fox News’s poor coverage of the Charleston shooting.
Fox continues its terrible coverage – doing all they can to convince its viewers that this was…

Katrin Higher | June 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Dylann Roof’s Terrifying Manifesto Has Been Discovered

The terrifying racist manifesto of mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old South Carolinian who shot nine African American people inside of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last week, has…

Katrin Higher | June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Family Members Of Victims In Charleston Shooting Forgive Shooter

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Charleston, an unbelievable display of grace took place today from some of the families of the victims.
Addressing Dylann Roof from the…

Katrin Higher | June 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

Lindsey Graham Declares Undying Love For The Confederate Flag

“It’s part of who we are,” he says. …

Robyn Pennacchia | June 19, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Jeb Bush Just Not Sure Charleston Shooting Was Racially Motivated

Dylann Storm Roof would beg to differ.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 19, 2015 - 1:30 pm

No Jokes: Jon Stewart and Larry Wilmore Get Serious About Charleston Mass Murder

Comedy Central took a somber turn as Stewart and Wilmore discussed Charleston.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

Rachel Dolezal To Matt Lauer: “I identify as black.”

She also “has a huge issue with blackface.” What?

Megan Reynolds | June 16, 2015 - 10:28 am

What’s The Deal With Jerry Seinfeld, Am I Right?

Yesterday, we saw our latest comedy battle in the mythical war between the phantom “PC Police” (not a real police force) and “Rich Old White Baby Boomer Comedian with God Complex.”…

Katrin Higher | June 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: When Black Children Aren’t Welcome In White Spaces

Many a Black child has that moment when they learn that certain White spaces are off limits to them. That not only are such spaces unwelcoming, but they can possibly…

Tiffanie Drayton | June 8, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Cop Put On Leave After Horrific Raid On Black Teen’s Pool Party

The police officer sat on a 14-year-old girl who wasn’t doing anything and pulled a gun on her friend.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 8, 2015 - 11:16 am

Zara Gets Slapped With A $40 Million Anti-Gay And Anti-Semitic Discrimination Suit

Zara, your one-stop shop for those really cute sandals and children’s shirts that look like concentration camp uniforms, is being sued by their former corporate attorney, Ian Jack Miller. He…

Megan Reynolds | June 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm
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