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The Pop Chart Battle of Cardi B versus Taylor Swift Is a Metaphor for Race Relations in Trump's America 

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…

White Man Who Yelled ‘Shut Up, Slave!’ at Black Man During Altercation at Chicago Starbucks Now Faces Hate Crime Charges

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.

Wash. State Sheriff Apologizes After His County Facebook Page Posts ‘All Lives Splatter’ Meme Showing Car Running Over Protesters 

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…

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Robert E. Lee Descendant Who Spoke Out Against Racism Quits Church After Being Criticized for Supporting Black Lives Matter

The Rev. Robert W. Lee IV, a direct descendant of the Civil War general whose name has become synonymous with the Confederacy, appeared on television and spoke out against racism and the riots in Charlottesville, Va., that happened during protests about the removal of a statue of his famous ancestor. Now Lee says…

L’Oreal Drops 1st Transgender Model Because Her Post Calling Out White Privilege Is ‘at Odds With’ Their ‘Values’

Munroe Bergdorf, the first transgender model to ever be hired by beauty brand L’Oreal, was dropped from her contract Friday after a Facebook post in which she discussed and condemned racism and white privilege was posted by an online media outlet and sparked outrage from white people who don’t like it when white…