Tag: Race Matters

Nick Fuentes’ Pro-Trump Video Urging A ‘White Uprising’ Reminds Us How Racists Love The GOP

NewsOne Featured Video Nick Fuentes, the leader of a Christian-based extremist white nationalist group speaks to his followers, ‘the Groypers.’ in Washington, D.C., on November 14, 2020. | Source: NurPhoto / Getty Loud and proud white nationalist Nick Fuentes has recently been seen on video advocating for a “white uprising” and, apparently, an orangey-white supremacist […]

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Amy ‘Central Park Karen’ Cooper Loses Lawsuit Against Ex-Employer Who Fired Her Over Viral Video

NewsOne Featured Video Film subjects Christian Copper and the “matriarch of Central Park Bird Watching” Starr Saphir attend the HBO Documentary Films Celebrates “Birders: The Central Park Effect” in New York City on June 26, 2012. | Source: Michael Loccisano / Getty Y‘all remember Amy “Central Park Karen” Cooper, right? She’s the white woman who […]

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No Proof Of Racism By School Bus Driver Who Assaulted Black Children On Video, Cops Say

NewsOne Featured Video Source: SOPA Images / Getty Here’s the thing: There’s a difference between blind speculation and experience-based speculation. But our legal system isn’t equipped to differentiate between the two. In any incident involving white people causing harm to Black people, there will be speculation that the incident was racially motivated. In many cases, […]

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Number Of Black Prime-Time Cable Anchors Shrinks Amid Concerns About CNN’s New Direction

NewsOne Featured Video Don Lemon attends The 15th Annual CNN Heroes: All-Star Tribute at American Museum of Natural History on December 12, 2021, in New York City. | Source: Mike Coppola / Getty The recent shakeup at CNN that is reimagining the network’s roster of on-air talent has drawn attention to the shrinking number of […]

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Alabama Police Investigate Racist Facebook Post Threatening To ‘Kill Every Negro’ At County Fair

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Facebook/Lee County Fair Police in Opelika, Alabama, are looking to ensure their city doesn’t become the next Buffalo, New York, as they are investigating a social media post threatening to kill Black people at an event next month at the Lee County Fair. According to Al.com, the Opelika Police Department said […]

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Where Black Women Rank On The Equal Pay Totem Pole, In 5 Depressing Charts

NewsOne Featured Video Source: iOne Creative Services / iOne Digital UPDATED: 8:00 a.m. ET, Sept. 21, 2022 Originally published: April 10, 2018 This year’s installment of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day comes as the nation tries to dig itself out of a full-fledged inflation crisis in a collision of unfortunate economic circumstances that are making […]

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Judge Gives Marc Wilson Harshest Prison Sentence Possible In Georgia Stand Your Ground Case

NewsOne Featured Video William Marcus “Marc” Wilson. | Source: Statesboro Police Department A young Black man who was recently found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in a case that centered on alleged racist road rage and Georgia’s Stand Your Ground law was sentenced to the most prison time possible under state law on Tuesday. William Marcus […]

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Donald Trump’s Lawyer Quietly Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

NewsOne Featured Video Donald Trump’s lawyer Alina Habba leaves Manhattan Supreme Court on April 25, 2022, after a judge held the former president in civil contempt for failing to comply with a court-ordered subpoena in the New York attorney general’s probe. | Source: New York Daily News / Getty In today’s episode of Racists Representing […]

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Marc Wilson’s Lead Attorney Speaks About Fighting Injustice In South Georgia

NewsOne Featured Video Source: GoFundMe / Francys Johnson More than two years after his initial arrest, William Marcus “Marc” Wilson’s fate hangs in the balance. Loss of life is always tragic. But another tragedy was narrowly avoided in Wilson’s acquittal of all the charges initially levied against him. Charged in the killing of a white […]

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Understanding Environmental Racism And Its Effect On Black Americans

NewsOne Featured Video Roshonda Snell and her 2 years old daughter sit on their stoop in the house they have been renting for the past 3 years in South Jackson on September 1st, 2022. Their water pressure is lower than usual and the water has a brownish color. They often stock up on cases of […]

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Videos Show Black Girls Reacting To ‘The Little Mermaid’ Looking Like Them

NewsOne Featured Video Source: MICHAEL TRAN / Getty Last Friday, Disney sent the internet into sheer excitement when they revealed the long-awaited trailer for the live-action reprise of The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey. The electrifying trailer was a hit among young Black girls across social media, who were mesmerized upon seeing Bailey portray “Ariel” […]

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‘White Folx’ Are Big Mad At ‘Woke’ DoD Official’s Old Tweets About Race

NewsOne Featured Video Source: MANDEL NGAN / Getty “If a white man wants to lynch me, that’s his problem. If he’s got the power to lynch me, that’s my problem. Racism is not a question of attitude; it’s a question of power.”—Stokely Charmichael, aka Kwame Ture For years, activists, academics and general progressives have insisted […]

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Racist Bully AirDropping N-Word Into Black Student’s Phone Is ‘Hate Crime,’ Colorado Mom Says

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Justin Sullivan / Getty A Colorado mother wants a middle school student punished for what she called the “hate crime” of sending a racist message to her Black son’s cellphone. The message consisted of one word — the N-word — written dozens of times to form the shape of a swastika. […]

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Herschel Walker Wants To Save White Children From Raphael Warnock’s ‘Wokeness’

NewsOne Featured Video Republican Senate candidate for Georgia Herschel Walker speaks to media at a campaign event on September 9, 2022, in Gwinnett, Georgia. | Source: Megan Varner / Getty U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker is still out here tap-dancing for white supremacy and slinging around rhetoric that is bereft of any substance, critical thinking […]

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White Professor Sues Texas A&M For Recruiting ‘Underrepresented’ Racial Groups To Increase Faculty Diversity

NewsOne Featured Video 12th Man Statue on the campus of Texas A&M University on November 24, 2005, in College Station, Texas. | Source: Getty Images / Getty The seemingly neverending story about white people trying to prove they are victims of so-called reverse racism had its latest chapter written in Texas, where a college professor […]

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BYU Investigation Of Alleged Volleyball Racism Conveniently Finds ‘No Evidence’ Of ‘Racial Heckling’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Jamie Schwaberow / Getty Last month, we reported that a Black volleyball player from Duke University said she was taunted with racial slurs by a fan during a game at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah. A security guard reportedly had to be placed by the bleachers because the Klan…I […]

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My Ariel Is Black, And She’s Swimming In White Tears

NewsOne Featured Video File photo of actress Jodi Benson, who was the voice of Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ in 1989, at Disney Studios in Burbank, California, on October 29, 1997. | Source: Getty Images / Getty First, let me start by writing something I’ve probably written a dozen times on white privilege and supremacy: Whiteness […]

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Another White Student Is In Trouble For Another ‘If I Was Black, I’d Be Picking Cotton’ Sign

NewsOne Featured Video “If I was black I would be picking cotton, but I’m white so I’m picking you.” At this point, I’m convinced that this is some kind of New Testament bible verse from the Book of Colonizer Spawn because there’s just no way this new generation of racists could possibly be this unoriginal. […]

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Black Twitter’s Remorseless Response To Queen Elizabeth’s Death, Explained

NewsOne Featured Video A woman holds a Metro newspaper with the photograph of the Queen, following the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth II in London on Sept. 9, 2022. | Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty So, Queen Elizabeth II is dead, and Black Twitter is tossing weeds on her grave instead of flowers. […]

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Video Proves Serena Williams Absolutely Admires Margaret Court, Undermining Claim By Tennis ‘Karen’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Philip Gostelow / Getty Earlier this week, we reported on former tennis champ Margaret Court, who apparently was big mad that tennis GOAT Serena Williams wouldn’t share her PS5 gamer tag or something like that. OK, what Court was actually upset about was that Serena had never voiced her admiration for […]

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Hepatitis C Statistics By Race: Black Facts By The Numbers

The hepatitis C virus. | Source: BSIP / Getty The COVID-19 pandemic has brought conversations surrounding racial inequities in healthcare to the forefront. In its shadow lies a longstanding health issue that has disproportionately plagued communities of color for decades: hepatitis C. Behind the harrowing statistics are stories that illustrate the virus’ detrimental disparities. We […]

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Columbus Cop Who Killed Donovan Lewis ‘Had To Use Lethal Force’ Out Of Fear, Lawyer Says

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Gaelen Morse / Getty An attorney for Rick Anderson—a Columbus, Ohio, police officer who shot and killed a Black man, Donovan Lewis within moments of opening Lewis’ bedroom door and finding him on his bed with a vape pen while he was executing an arrest warrant—is laying out his defense for […]

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White Supremacists Target Black Residents After Confederate Monument Removed, NC Mayor Says

NewsOne Featured Video Source: valentinrussanov / Getty White supremacists in Enfield, NC sent racist threats to the town’s Black residents after a Confederate statue was bulldozed and removed last month.  The Veterans Memorial was a 10-foot tall monument that was dedicated to Confederate soldiers and veterans of World War I in 1928. A huge Confederate […]

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Tennis ‘Karen’ Margaret Court Is Big Mad Serena Williams Won’t Call Her The GOAT

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Philip Gostelow / Getty I‘m not sure what it is about Serena Williams‘ milkshake that brings all the salty white haters to the yard… Actually, yes I am. We all are. We’ve all seen time and time again that nothing gets white folks foaming at the mouth like a Black woman’s […]

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Virginia Cops Killed ‘Unarmed’ Black Teen With ‘Head Shot No Questions Asked,’ Family Says

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Google Maps An investigation has begun in the latest sign that the so-called war on drugs has been completely ineffective after an unarmed Black man died following a police shooting last week in Virginia that video evidence proves was uncalled for, critics said. On Sunday (Sept. 4), 19-year-old Jaiden Malik Carter […]

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The Evolving Landscape Of HBCU Athletics

NewsOne Featured Video Delaware State University women’s lacrosse team in action. | Source: Delaware State Athletics For more than a century, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been pioneers in presenting opportunities for Black people to help them grow and thrive, in particular. These opportunities have not only existed in the classroom but also […]

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White People Say They’re Being Discriminated Against ‘A Lot More’ Than Black Americans, Poll Finds

NewsOne Featured Video Peter Cvjetanovic (R) along with neo Nazis, alt-right, and white supremacists encircle and chant at counter protestors at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson after marching through the University of Virginia campus with torches in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 11, 2017. | Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty Despite largely holding […]

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Viral Video Shows White ‘Kid’ Flipping Off, Cursing At Cops And Walk Away Unscathed

NewsOne Featured Video Source: SETH HERALD / Getty So, there’s this viral video circulating around social media that shows a police officer confronting and then detaining a white male who may or may not be a “kid” after he apparently flipped off the cop. What resulted was a picture-perfect display of white privilege that serves […]

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‘A Legal Lynching’: Marc Wilson’s Lawyers Rip Black Driver’s Conviction In Georgia Stand Your Ground Shooting

NewsOne Featured Video William Marcus “Marc” Wilson at a hearing on Jan. 25, 2022. | Source: Bulloch County Courtroom The legal team for a Black man convicted this week of involuntary manslaughter in Georgia is using no uncertain terms to describe what they claim is a miscarriage of justice on numerous levels in a murder […]

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Black Woman Kicked Out Of UNC’s Business School After Speaking Up About Discrimination, Lawsuit Claims

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Melissa Sue Gerrits / Getty Rose Brown, a former graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, filed a federal lawsuit against the school on Tuesday for claims of racial discrimination and retaliation. Brown, who is a Black woman, says she was forced to leave her graduate program […]

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