Tag: Racism

Alfonso Ribeiro Denounces ‘The Carlton,’ Doesn’t Like Being Asked To Dance As A Black Man

Some actors have starred as characters that go on to become so iconic in pop culture that fans find it almost impossible to separate the role from the real-life person. From Jaleel White as Steve Urkel to Phylicia Rashad as Clair Huxtable, history has… Continue Reading “Alfonso Ribeiro Denounces ‘The Carlton,’ Doesn’t Like Being Asked To Dance As A Black Man”

White Man Gets Hate Crime Charges For Leaving Nooses & Racist Notes Around Michigan

The catch when it comes to being a racist is that, well, you can’t really be one without physically exhibiting some sort of racial intolerance. Of course by doing so, you’re also risking universal public scrutiny, career-ending backlash and in many cases legal repercussions … Continue Reading “White Man Gets Hate Crime Charges For Leaving Nooses & Racist Notes Around Michigan”

Virginia Elections Official Resigns After Racist Online Posts Get Exposed

We expect those in positions of political power to be standup citizens, but sometimes even they can be as corrupt as the criminals they’ve been appointed to punish by law. David Dietrich, an elections official out of Virgina, proved that theory to be true… Continue Reading “Virginia Elections Official Resigns After Racist Online Posts Get Exposed”

Virginia Teacher Sues Student For Racism After Having Bananas Repeatedly Left At His Doorstep

Prejudice can come in many shapes and forms, mainly due to how negative stereotyping is often used to express racism in subtle ways — think of it as the “throw-the-stone-and-hide-the-hand” approach for racists of the world. The well-documented history of Black people being inhumanely… Continue Reading “Virginia Teacher Sues Student For Racism After Having Bananas Repeatedly Left At His Doorstep”

White Chicago Teacher Under Fire For Hanging Black Doll From String In Front Of Classroom

It’s become exhausting to keep up with the acts of racism happening in classrooms lately, from cotton being thrown at a Black student in Louisiana to a whole mock slave auction a few weeks ago in Chatham County. The latest involves a teacher at… Continue Reading “White Chicago Teacher Under Fire For Hanging Black Doll From String In Front Of Classroom”

‘Batavia Karen’ Charged With Two Felonies For Racist Threats Towards Black Michigan Lawmakers

It’s amazing what people will say to you when hiding behind a phone. However, some people take things to the point of actually getting themselves in legal trouble. A 58-year-old woman from Batavia, Ohio found herself hit with two felony charges after sending racist… Continue Reading “‘Batavia Karen’ Charged With Two Felonies For Racist Threats Towards Black Michigan Lawmakers”

Maryland Road Sign On Route 40 Was Hacked To Display A Racial Slur

Electronic road signs are used to display important information for open road commuters, whether it’s just a quick reminder to “buckle up” or warn you of any recent traffic delays. What they’re not in place for is recreational use in the form of joking… Continue Reading “Maryland Road Sign On Route 40 Was Hacked To Display A Racial Slur”

Black Dunkin’ Employee Gets House Arrest After Fatally Punching Racist Customer

Any Black person who’s experienced a racist encounter before has probably felt a strong desire to respond with violence, some even pondering homicidal thoughts. A 27-year-old Black man from Tampa, Florida can now attest to that latter sentiment after a punch he delivered to… Continue Reading “Black Dunkin’ Employee Gets House Arrest After Fatally Punching Racist Customer”

L.A. Teen Starts Destiny Education Project To Address Systemic Racism In School Curriculum

Starting a foundation is no easy feat for anyone, especially for a teenager, but the injection of a little youthful exuberance is exactly what is needed in the nonprofit section. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. The Destiny Education Project is… Continue Reading “L.A. Teen Starts Destiny Education Project To Address Systemic Racism In School Curriculum”

Columbia University Professor Fired Over Tweet Calling African Model A “Freak Of Nature”

29-year-old Sudanese model Nyakim Gatwech has captivated the fashion world with her beauty, from a picture-perfect bone structure to her signature dark skin tone. The latter feature has proved to be both a career-defining quality and a heavy topic of conversation, sometimes to the… Continue Reading “Columbia University Professor Fired Over Tweet Calling African Model A “Freak Of Nature””