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.
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, 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, which showed Dave Chappelle imitating Sean Combs and aspiring reggae artist Dylan Dili.
Symbols of the Confederacy have been the subject of two very different events over the last few days. In Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, white supremacists gathered to protest the removal of a Confederate statue from a public park, and their “protest” turned into a bloody riot, with one woman being killed and…
In a press conference during which Donald Trump shed any pretense of being anything other than a white supremacist demagogue deploying his power in the service of fascism, hate-mongering and violence wrought from the desperate need whiteness has to preserve itself, he said this:
After the deplorable racist and violent incidents that happened over the weekend in Charlottesville, Va., many have spoken out against the white supremacists involved and called for action to be taken. One state senator in North Carolina took it a step beyond by calling Black Lives Matter a “violent, racist movement”…
A black woman in Durham, N.C., was arrested Tuesday in connection with the toppling of a Confederate monument outside the Durham County courthouse Monday evening, and the Durham County Sheriff’s Office is executing search warrants, with more arrests expected to come.
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Van Jones is currently traveling across the country on his We Rise Tour, and he wants people to rise up against hate. In partnership with Tidal, Jones is making stops across America, and Tuesday night, he’s heading to Nashville, Tenn., for which he’s renamed the tour, “We Rise Against Hate.”
On Saturday, 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed after authorities say a white nationalist slammed his car into a group of protesters rallying to combat hate. It took the president some two days to come out against the group of people whose tiki-torch-laced march led to the death of Heyer and the injuries of several…
The only difference between Heather Heyer and Deandre Harris is that Deandre Harris is alive. They were both in Charlottesville, Va., protesting against white supremacy. They were both victims of white supremacist terrorist attacks.