Lie. ... This is the first rule of talking about race. If you wish to discuss racism, the first thing you must learn is that you cannot call a thing exactly what it is. Even when you’re exposing the most egregious forms of discrimination, in America there is no room for truth.
A black doctor coming home from a late-night shift was greeted by the ugly face of racism after a white man used his SUV to block her from entering the gated community where she has lived for about eight years.
Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the iconic Jackson family, is fighting terminal cancer, and his condition is rapidly deteriorating, according to reports.
I find it rich that President Donald Trump’s mighty band of ravenous deplorables, aka Trump supporters, love to push this “Speak English” doctrine to those from other countries who communicate in their native tongues. Remember the asshat lawyer who went full “MAGA” at a New York City lunch spot because two workers…
Another day, another Fox News guest attempting to validate the cruel treatment of America’s black and brown folks—this time, by seemingly pitting the two against each other.
Michelle Alexander, author of the best-selling book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, will become a columnist for the New York Times Opinion pages, the Times announced Thursday.
In news that is shocking to no one who even remotely watches basketball, the NBA draft has come and gone, and LiAngelo Ball—the middle Ball child, the one who doesn’t have the height of older brother Lonzo or the potential of younger brother LaMelo—has gone undrafted.
There’s nothing like a zero tolerance immigration policy to bring all the racist social media posts out into the light, it seems. A worker for Oregon Driver & Motor Vehicle Services, a division of the state’s Department of Transportation, is the latest to be dragged under the microscope of scrutiny after she made a…
It seems too on the nose: a cop admitting, on camera, that he’ll make up charges on a young black motorist he’s just pulled over. It’s the sort of thing a white person might see on TV and say, “Oh, I just don’t know if that’s realistic.”
This is the kind of stuff you can’t make up. What happened to a white New York City transit supervisor after he was caught in full blackface years ago?
On Wednesday, newly elected Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she is no longer allowing city jails to accept detainees from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
I’m not sure if it was Boston Celtics fans or their archnemeses, Los Angeles Lakers fans, but somehow, some way, somebody spotted someone who looked exactly like legendary Celtics power forward and NBA Hall of Famer Kevin McHale in the sea of whiteness that was President Donald Trump’s rally in Duluth, Minn., on …
Tennis superstar Serena Williams is vocalizing a push to include men—particularly young boys—into the conversation about domestic violence, a conversation that she says shouldn’t just center on women.
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump finally decided that he’d done enough damage in embarrassing America on a global stage and signed an executive order to end the separation of migrant children from their loved ones at the U.S. border. Didn’t matter that he could have done this weeks ago or that he never had to do…
The East Pittsburgh officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose in the back as he was fleeing from a traffic stop had barely been officially sworn in as an officer before the deadly encounter.
There’s nothing like a fresh cup of karma in the morning. And a Birmingham, Ala., musician is facing some pretty sweet music after he went on an expletive-filled rant on Facebook, in which he stated that he didn’t care about the “shitty life” of those crossing the border and volunteered to “shoot their asses.”
On Wednesday the Trump administration reversed itself on a policy that, until recently, it staunchly defended: forcibly taking migrant children from their families at the southern border.
Authorities have nabbed a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of XXXtentacion.
A member of Delta Sigma Theta—a black sorority—is accusing a Bahama Breeze restaurant in Orange Village, Ohio, of racial profiling after the manager called police on Tuesday toward the end of a sorority gathering.
Police officials all over California are pointing their collective itchy trigger fingers at lawmakers who advanced a new bill that might stop police in the state from having target practice on live black bodies. It’s almost like they can’t bear the thought of not shooting unarmed people.