When Donald Trump said in a press conference that “many sides” were responsible for the white supremacist melee in Charlottesville on Saturday, he was right.
A year ago, I went to visit the farm, located east of Charlottesville, Va., where my grandmother’s grandfather Phil was born enslaved to the Parrish family.
The last week has seen images of the Ku Klux Klan grip news coverage on Charlottesville, Va. However, they weren’t the images of old: that hooded, grotesque interpretation of mythical Southern-gent chivalry, who lynched and brandished fire in faceless anonymity. The new Klan had a face. To understand why, we need to…
Senior communications adviser Hope Hicks has been temporarily promoted to White House communications director, and we all know that this assignment won’t last long—not necessarily because Hicks isn’t capable, but because defending the president is proving to be impossible.
Two Ku Klux Klan members who also somehow managed to serve as correctional officers for the Florida Department of Corrections were both convicted in a plot to kill a black inmate upon the man’s release, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced on Tuesday.
When I was in the seventh grade, my dad gave me firm instructions to come home after school. My middle school was across the street from a mall, which meant that after school, everyone hung out, and my dad didn’t want me in the mall getting into trouble since a group of kids had been caught stealing. One day, I came…
President Donald Trump defended white supremacists in George Wallace fashion yesterday at Trump Tower in New York City, and like clockwork, his black surrogates took to social media to step and fetch for him.
Just as discriminating against someone for their race, their ethnicity, their gender, their sexual orientation, their religion, their age, their disabilities, their health, their perceived intelligence and perhaps even their feelings about kombucha is (rightly) frowned upon, it’s also (usually) not cool to disparage…
If you were planning to use PayPal to send some coinage to your favorite racist, hate-mongering website to show support, PayPal just made it a little harder for you to support hate.
When you live in a world where your current president won’t disavow white supremacy, but it only takes the former president, Barack Obama, less than 140 characters to condemn racism, you’re left wondering (once again), “What did we do to ever deserve Donald Trump?”
Randall Woodfin believes any political revolution that takes off across the nation starts in cities like his hometown of Birmingham, Ala., where he is running as a progressive candidate for mayor. Sure, Donald Trump literally encouraged local police to abuse people in their custody, but the people with real power to…
Baltimore took quick action after showing its hand, removing Confederate statues across the city in the early morning hours of Wednesday morning, just one day after voting on the issue.
A former South Carolina state trooper will serve about five years in prison for shooting and injuring an unarmed black motorist during a 2014 traffic stop.
A Georgia judge was temporarily kicked off the bench after he compared anti-racist and anti-Confederate protesters to the Islamic State group, often referred to as ISIS, in comments on Facebook over the weekend.
One of the most hilarious sketches on Chappelle’s Show was the Making the Band parody, that showed Dave Chappelle imitating Sean Combs and aspiring reggae artist Dylan Dili.