Two years ago, as part of an assignment, I was white. I didn’t change my skin color or anything, but I drove across country for three days into Mexico in a van with eight white men.
A few months ago, The Root began a series of stories under the name “I Tried It,” chronicling the experiences of writers who were willing to step outside their comfort zones to try things they normally wouldn’t consider.
Within hours of another deadly mass shooting at another school in the United States—the only country where this happens regularly—conservative bile spewer Laura Ingraham appeared on Fox News not just to defend, but to praise the AR-15 rifle that helped a young gunman kill 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High…
On Tuesday night, Tucker Carlson—the political pundit, professional white person and proof that “mediocre-est” is a word—tipped the Las Vegas betting odds in his favor on which Fox News personality will eventually kick off the race war when he jump-started a new beef with MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid by saying that her…
Laurie Rubel typically publishes her research on mathematics education in relatively obscure journals. The Brooklyn College professor’s most recent paper explored the challenges white teachers face while trying to connect with students in large urban school districts. It also contained all the right buzzwords to be…
Of course I do. You look concerned. Is something wrong?
DeRay Mckesson filed a lawsuit against Fox & Friends host Jeanine Pirro for defamation on Tuesday for claiming that he incited violence against a Baton Rouge, La., cop during a 2016 protest. The suit was filed in New York County Supreme Court in Manhattan.
At this point, it surprises no one that Fox News continues to hire a veritable all-star team of racists. Recent additions include Laura Ingraham, a woman who thinks undocumented immigrants who want to re-enter the country should be shot, and Tomi Lahren, who’s likened Black Lives Matter to the new Ku Klux Klan.
Earlier this month, Fox News ran a segment about a former Navy SEAL and two-time Purple Heart recipient (read: “war hero”) who made a custom glass presidential seal for Donald Trump.
I’ve recently come across some articles and heard the latest theories about the phenomenon of white anxiety as a precursor to the rise of the era of Trump and Trumpism. Essentially, there’s an overwhelming sense of dread that, based on impending demographic trends, has old white people especially worried about their…
Updated Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, 6:05 p.m. EDT: Eric Bolling, the 10-year veteran of the Fox News Network, confirmed Saturday that his 19-year-old son, Eric Chase, has died, hours after Bolling’s dismissal over sexual harassment claims.
1. You saw his Facebook profile, and his latest status read, “I’m not like other black people, because I watched Frasier.”
Because Donald Trump has no clue what the hell he’s doing in office, and because no one in his staff can keep his dumb ass off Twitter, he tweeted out an anonymously sourced story (because, you know, Fox News), and within hours, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned the same story on Fox News.
Before we begin this article, I need to reveal that a few weeks ago, I swore a solemn oath to the gods of hot sauce and ankle lotion that I would never publicly refer to a black person as a “coon.” I didn’t know I would be tested this soon.
Is this equal opportunity misogyny? Fox Business Network—whose sister network Fox News has been accused of being a festering cesspool of sexual misconduct—has suspended one of its team over just that.
A black New Jersey community college professor was fired after she appeared on Fox News to defend a black-only Memorial Day Celebration in New York City.