Posts tagged "racism"

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…

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…

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

“Anonymously Ask A Black Person” Is An App That Purports To Break Down Barriers When It Comes To Race

Do you have burning questions that you’ve always wanted to ask black people but are too afraid to do so? Do you have zero black friends, but desperately need the…

Megan Reynolds | June 4, 2015 - 9:30 am

25 Percent Of Harvard Seniors Never Had Sex During College, And Other Interesting Factoids

The Harvard Crimson published results from its annual survey of Harvard’s graduating class, with some pretty interesting data points, like:

24% of Harvard seniors reported that they never…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 28, 2015 - 11:05 am

On Ray Rice, Domestic Violence, Police Brutality & The Choices Faced By Black Women

Late last week, the charges against football player Ray Rice were all dropped by a judge after the former Ravens running back completed the court ordered terms of his pretrial…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 26, 2015 - 9:10 am

Search “N*gga House” In Google Maps And You’ll Be Directed To The White House

Type the words “nigga house” right now in Google maps. What are your findings?

Some of my Facebook friends have been sharing posts with their search…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 20, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Did Louis CK’s “Saturday Night Live” Monologue Go Too Far?

Louis CK gave a predictably polite, sensitive monologue Saturday on the closing night of “SNL”‘s 40th season—making light of racism, child molestation, and the Israel-Palestine conflict. “Child molesters are very tenacious…

Newser | May 18, 2015 - 2:15 pm

FLOTUS Gives Badass Student Address At Tuskegee University

On Saturday, Michelle Obama gave a powerful commencement address to the graduating class of Tuskegee University.

The First Lady brought up narratives of her own life to illustrate…

Katrin Higher | May 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Soledad O’Brien Tells The Media To Stop Calling Protestors “Thugs”

Bless Soledad O’Brien for having the guts to say to her colleagues in media that their insistence on using the word “thug(s)” to describe protestors (even so-called “violent” ones) is both lazy and

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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