The deplorables stay wilding. It’s like they can’t contain their racist little selves. This time, a white woman is seen hurling racial comments and racial slurs at a Latina and a black woman in a Wal-Mart store in Bentonville, Ark., in a video that has gone viral.
Updated Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12 p.m. EDT: The woman who went on a racist rant in a Manassas, Va., Sprint store has been identified as Tiffany Cormier, The Root has confirmed from a source reached through Fusion. Cormier is married to a Latino man and works for American Airlines in its payroll department and has…
Looks like white nationalist Richard Spencer will be hunting for a new gym after his regular Alexandria, Va., establishment pulled his membership after he was confronted by a Georgetown University professor who called him a neo-Nazi.
Comedian W. Kamau Bell gives a lot of credit to Chris Rock for taking a big chance on him in 2012 by executive-producing his first show, Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell, on FX. “He basically gave me my career,” Bell said to The Root. “He might say differently: ‘You would have made it some other way.’ But, yes, he…
The Supreme Court on Monday said that it had zero time for North Carolina and its shenanigans, rejecting an appeal to reinstate its
stupid voter-identification laws, which a lower court had ruled targeted African Americans “with almost surgical precision.”
Normally, final exams cause enough stress and anxiety in and of themselves. However, one biology exam at Roswell (New Mexico) High School reportedly caused an uproar at the school after a screenshot of one offensive question began circulating.
An Apex, N.C., middle school teacher has been suspended after video surfaced on social media showing him saying a racial slur and comparing a seventh-grade student to a slave.
Another day, another idiot comes out to play. This time, a man is facing the music—or, rather, criminal charges—after going on what authorities say was an obscenity-laced, anti-Muslim tirade at a family trying to enjoy themselves on a Texas beach.
There are just some things you can’t make up, and apparently, a white Hastings, Mich., police officer is claiming that he has been subjected to racial taunts and other hurtful comments from within his own department after he took a genetic test on Ancestry.com that revealed he is 18 percent black.
A Chesterfield County, Va., man is facing multiple charges after police say he dragged a black woman out of her car and attacked her based on her race and then later spat on officers as he was being arrested.
A woman at a Reston, Va., Trader Joe’s has gone viral after she was captured on video making horrid anti-Muslim and anti-Barack Obama remarks to a Muslim woman, who recorded part of the incident.
A racial-discrimination lawsuit filed against Fox News continues to grow as two additional plaintiffs joined on to the now 6-week-old suit that was filed in Bronx Supreme Court in New York City against multiple defendants, including the network, parent company Twenty-First Century Fox, Fox News, Fox Business…
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday for the trial of Betty Shelby, a white Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man whose car had broken down on a highway.
A California school district is being hit with a lawsuit after suspending four students for liking and commenting on racist Instagram posts. The students claim that the punishment violates their First Amendment and due process rights.
Students at Ben Franklin High School—named Louisiana’s top public high school—ended up having to school a white teacher earlier this week after he apparently thought it was cool to just flagrantly use the n-word because, as he put it, it was a “commoditized word.”
What is it with fraternities and hosting absolutely tasteless parties? Is it a prerequisite for existing? At any rate, in today’s frats-doing-racially-insensitive-shit column, the Kappa Sigma chapter of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, has been suspended following a Mexican-themed “Cinco de Drinko” party, which drew…
A Houston man was charged with a hate crime Wednesday after, authorities say, he hurled racial slurs before attempting to stab a black man at an apartment complex in northwest Harris County on Tuesday.
American University is determined to capture the person who was involved in leaving bananas hanging from nooses on its Washington, D.C., campus. The school has released two surveillance videos in an effort to track down the suspect in what campus police are calling a “racially motivated hate crime.”
One day after being subjected to racial taunts—being called the n-word and having peanuts thrown at him—Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones received a huge standing ovation.
Colgate University, an upstate New York college, went into a lockdown Monday night after reports of an “active shooter” on campus. That “active shooter” turned out to be a black student who was carrying a glue gun for an art project.