Last year I attended Burning Man for the first time, convinced by a friend who had returned from the event in 2015 bubbling over with excitement.
Updated Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, 12:15 p.m. EDT: Looks like the South Panola School District in Mississippi isn’t buying the ol’ “Oh my goodness, I’ve been hacked!” excuse after an elementary school teacher was caught making racist comments on Facebook.
Black employees at BLT Prime, a steakhouse in the luxury Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., filed a civil complaint Wednesday accusing the Trump Organization and the managing director of the hotel of racial discrimination.
The Robert E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Va., is the latest building/memorial/what-have-you to toss the infamous Confederate general back to the past where he belongs, voting to change its name after an intense two-year debate.
Westfield State University in Massachusetts has launched an investigation into “discriminatory and highly offensive language” after a black student reported finding a racial slur written on her door.
A well-known New York City butcher who handed a black deliveryman a noose and offered to help the man hang himself has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for the threatening act.
Some people need to not open their mouths ever, and a Georgia fourth-grade teacher apparently needs to be added to the list after she apparently used a racial slur in exactly the same breath she used to dismiss another student’s controversial comments.
Summer 2017 brought us indelible scenes of racial tension in America: monuments to Confederate generals toppled and torch-wielding white nationalists marched, while families were ripped apart by armed government agents and a woman died protesting bigotry. Fall begins in one week, and as we close out the hottest season…
Again and again and again, it keeps happening. Another police officer has walked away without repercussions after gunning down a black man. On Friday morning, a St. Louis judge found now-former Police Officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, a black…
Protecting open secrets in the name of community is like sweeping glass with your bare hands. It’s unwise, impractical, and somebody always gets cut. I’m one of the writers who was cut in the aftermath of what is now simply known as #EbonyOwes.
Turns out people can’t even do their hair in peace any more. A popular hair salon in Elk Grove, Calif., has now become the center of a hate crime investigation after a threatening, racist note was left on the front door of the establishment.
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll done in collaboration with the University of Virginia Center for Politics has found that while respondents by and large reject white supremacists and neo-Nazis, many share the same racial beliefs to which these vilified groups subscribe.
If you want to talk the talk, you gotta walk the walk. That is what William Boucher, 24, is learning after being caught on camera launching into a violent, racist rant, calling a black man a slave and comparing him to livestock after the man apparently spilled some coffee on Boucher’s light-colored suit.
Another day, another person of color arrested for going about regular-day activities ... like banking, because why the hell not?
Another day, another classy post made by law-enforcement officials and (alleged) professionals. This time, a sheriff in Washington state is attempting to apologize after a horrifying meme was posted Monday to his county’s Facebook page, showing protesters being run over by a vehicle with the caption, “All Lives…
A Cherokee County, Ga., high school teacher who told two students that their “Make America Great Again” T-shirts were akin to wearing swastikas and, thus, were not allowed in class has been removed from the classroom, the school principal confirmed Friday.
A Georgia school district has issued an apology after a teacher reportedly told two students that their “Make America Great Again” T-shirts, representing President Donald Trump’s campaign, wouldn’t be allowed in the classroom.
Two Albuquerque, N.M., high school juniors were suspended after posting a disgusting, doctored image to Snapchat that the school’s principal is calling “repugnant and hateful.”
A predominantly black Prince William County church has been the latest target of racists after messages of hate were posted up at the church’s front entrance over the weekend.
Remember all the white supremacists who swore they went to Charlottesville, Va., to conduct a “peaceful” protest and stand up for their First Amendment rights, or whatever the hell they were saying to excuse their mess? It appears that they have been caught in a bit of a lie (surprise, surprise) after a stream of…