Tag: Racism

Cops Called On Black Student At College With History Of Racism

A Black student attending Ball State University in Indiana recently had the police called on him for not changing his seat at the professor’s demand. The student, Sultan “Mufasa” Benson, said that his marketing professor, Shaheen Borna, discriminated against him, according to a report from the AP. The university is implementing a “corrective plan” following […]

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Applebee’s Employee Believes She Was Fired for Kicking Racists Out of Restaurant

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) You know, I’m not gonna lie. The fact that this story went down in Applebee’s in New Jersey just makes all the sense in the world. NBC News reports that Amanda Breaud has filed a lawsuit against an Applebee’s in Middleton, N.J. She worked there as a supervisor and believed […]

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Black Athlete at West Virginia High School Finds Picture of Himself in a Noose Before Game

Jace ColucciScreenshot: WWVA-TV I’m often skeptical when I hear people say shit like “We just need to let the old people die out, then racism will be a thing of the past.” Mainly because those racists have kids. Kids who often turn around and do things like this. NBC News reports that Jace Colucci, a […]

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Miami Police Chief With History Of ‘Racism’ Refuses To Fire Cop Who Pretended To Be Black

Miami Police Capt. Javier Ortiz was suspended with pay after identifying himself as a “black male” in a promotion exam citing the century-old “one drop” rule. Ortiz, who is Cuban-American and has a history of racist antics, received a slap on the wrist from Chief Jorge Colina with a disciplinary action of suspension with pay. […]

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Megyn Kelly Wants Equality When It Comes to Blackface

Megyn Kelly speaks onstage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 2018 at Ritz Carlton Hotel on October 2, 2018, in Laguna Niguel, California. Photo: Phillip Faraone (Getty Images for Fortune) Megyn Kelly is the human embodiment of not having a fucking clue. She repeatedly demonstrates just how ignorant and out of touch she is […]

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Mothers Against Vampire Real Estate

The house on 2928 Magnolia Street in West Oakland, California, is an unassuming three-bedroom with a faded-out porch and white siding gone slightly gray with time. For two years, like an estimated 46,000 other homes in the area, it sat empty. But even in its unused state, the obscure physics of the market pumped and […]

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Black Woman Prosecutor Attacked On Racist Voicemail

State attorney for Baltimore, Marilyn J. Mosby, is standing with St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner following a racist and hate-filled voicemail she received about the Circuit Attorney on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Mosby shared the audio message on social media, exposing the hateful rhetoric. MORE: Black Women Prosecutors Unite After Lawsuit Against ‘Racist’ St. Louis Cops […]

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Come Again? Commes des Garcons Ignites Cultural Appropriation Controversy with Cornrow Wigs

CORNROW CATASTROPHE: A model presents a creation by Comme Des Garçons, during the men’s Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection fashion show in Paris on January 17, 2020.Photo: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (AFP via Getty Images) Hot damn heaux, here we go again! Another day and another high-end fashion brand embroiled in a cultural appropriation controversy. Advertisement On Friday, Japanese […]

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A Pilot and a Racist Trump Supporter All Wrapped in One:#MAGA Pilot Arrested for Racist Airport Graffiti

Photo: Leon County Detention Facility I mean… not that we needed yet another story tying Trump support to good-old-fashion American racism, but we got one via a 53-year-old pilot for Endeavor Air, a regional subsidiary of Delta, in today’s “Yep, Water is Still Wet as Hell” news. James E. Dees, whose name was probably not […]

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A Pilot and a Racist Trump Supporter All Wrapped in One: #MAGA Pilot Arrested for Racist Airport Graffiti

Photo: Leon County Detention Facility I mean…not that we needed yet another story tying Trump support to good-old-fashion American racism, but we got one via a 53-year-old pilot for Endeavor Air, a regional subsidiary of Delta, in today’s “Yep, Water is Still Wet as Hell” news. James E. Dees, whose name was probably not intentionally […]

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‘We Are Not Welcome’: In What Should Come As a Surprise to No One, Virginia School Board Refuses to Ban Confederate Flag From Its Dress Code

Image: STILLFX (Shutterstock) Virginia’s long-standing love affair with the Confederate flag has no bounds. And in what should come as a surprise to absolutely no one, a school board in Rocky Mount has ruled that yes, the rebel flag will still be welcomed with open arms in the district’s updated dress code. WRCB has the […]

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School Does ‘Nothing’: Bullied Biracial Student Called N-Word, Threatened With Noose, Lawsuit Says

A mother has taken action against the Franklin County Board of Education and several administrators after her biracial son was reportedly called a n****r and was threatened with a noose. The mother, who is an employee of Phil Campbell High School within the Franklin County school district and the school her son attended, filed a […]

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The Equal Rights Amendment May Have Found Its Moment

As the Virginia General Assembly prepared to vote on the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday, Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy posed a question to her colleagues: “Which side of history do you want to be on? The world is watching—your mothers, your sisters, your daughters.” By day’s end, the body had decided: It approved the amendment, becoming […]

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Racist Social Media Posts Surface From Congressional Candidate’s Burner Accounts

Social media can definitely serve as a time capsule, but when you’re running for a Congressional seat and there are racist social media posts under your belt, they will come to light sooner or later. Kansas City Congressional candidate Maite Salazar, who is running for Missouri’s Fifth District U.S. Congress against Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, is […]

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The NFL Owners’ Unyielding Commitment to White Coaches

The Rooney Rule, a policy that requires any team in the National Football League to interview at least one diverse candidate for any open head coach or senior executive position, was introduced in 2003, not due to the NFL’s benevolence (as ESPN personality Bomani Jones has reminded everyone) but because the year before, magniloquent lawyer Johnnie […]

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