BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee sees a lot of similarities between the Ku Klux Klan and today’s administration, specifically around fear-mongering and coded rhetoric (see: the origins of Trump’s popular slogan- “America first.”)
“With the right white man, you can do anything,”John David Washington says as Ron Stallworth—the black Colorado Springs, Colo., police officer who went “undercover” in the Ku Klux Klan—in Spike Lee’s latest joint, BlacKkKlansman. This sentiment is also an entire mood. Oh, AmeriKKKa.
The man who inspired Spike Lee’s new movie, BlacKkKlansman, says that the man he conned forty years ago—none other than the KKK’s Grandwizard David Duke—is concerned that the critically acclaimed new film might make him look stupid.
A follow-up to last year’s violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., the reconvening of white supremacists of various stripes for the upcoming Unite the Right 2 Rally in Washington, D.C. has law enforcement and civic agencies debating how best to keep rally attendees and counter-protesters safe.
An administrative board has decided that a former corrections officer and Ku Klux Klan member who conspired to kill a black inmate will lose his state retirement benefits, upholding the ruling of an administrative law judge and...
Most kids, when they get the option to choose a historical figure for a history project, choose people like Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X or Barack Obama.
W. Kamau Bell’s United Shades of America became infamous for its first episode, “The New KKK,” in 2016. In the series opener, Bell attends a cross-burning ceremony and interviews hooded Klansmen. At the end of the cross burning, Bell poignantly states, “I actually feel lucky. Unlike most of the black people in this…
This has been said before, but it is worth repeating: To those allies who want to expose racism in 2018, think first about your tactics before you pat yourself on the back. To not even consider how the “big reveal” might affect those who experience racism the most (like the time the New York Daily News splayed a dead…
In Northern Virginia, racists are commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, too—by spreading Ku Klux Klan flyers attacking the slain civil rights leader.
I’m sure that many of you have heard the news by now that one of the most respected sites in journalism has uncovered evidence of my involvement with the Ku Klux Klan. I will not impugn the journalistic integrity of the reporter who unearthed the documents; in fact, I don’t even deny the charges.
Photos circulating that allegedly show Virginia high school students throwing up the Nazi salute, including one wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe, have prompted an investigation by the school district.
The Ku Klux Klan targeted a high school football game this weekend in North Carolina, putting recruitment flyers on vehicles at the Friday-night game at Gray’s Creek High School.
Disgraced ex-Googler and champion of white-straight-male mediocrity, James Damore, is back on his bullshit, this time to lament that people can’t call certain aspects of the Ku Klux Klan “cool.”
What are the requirements for being a teacher looking like nowadays? Asking a question for a friend, because sometimes it looks as if some of these teachers really have no form of diversity training or even common sense.
Legendary black Hollywood stalwart Spike Lee is collaborating with upstart Jordan Peele on Black Klansman, a true-life account of a black police detective who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan.
After finding out a Minneapolis club owner donated $500 to the 2016 Senate campaign of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, performers’ cancellations and customers’ boycotting forced the club to close last week.
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.”
An Arlington, Va., Catholic priest has decided to temporarily step down after revealing that before becoming a member of the clergy, he used to burn crosses as a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
So, there’s apparently a viral photo circulating the interwebs that purportedly shows a Confederate-monument defender embracing a Black Lives Matter supporter ... and I have some serious questions.
As rumors circulated Friday morning that the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacists planned to rally in downtown Durham, N.C., in response to the toppling of a Confederate statue on Monday by racial-justice advocates, counterprotesters showed up, crowding the streets and forcing local and government businesses and…