China is turning a blind eye to criticism its media faced after an Asian actress appeared in blackface during a comedy routine on China’s biggest Lunar New Year TV show. Instead the country is flipping the situation around on critics, claiming that people are trying to undermine relations between China and Africa.
A Maryland woman is getting the support of an entire community after an employee at a local BP service station hurled racial slurs at her.
If you’ve been following all the buzz leading up to Black Panther’s release, then you’ve probably seen the viral video of a group of friends hugging and enthusing over the movie’s poster. Their energy served as a stand-in for the excitement of folks all over the world; now’s your chance to find out who they are.
A Harlem restaurant is coming under fire after multiple black women say they were racially profiled and falsely accused of dining and dashing by staff there, resulting in the suspension of at least one staff member.
Keith Knight is the cartoonist behind the K Chronicles, The Knight Life, and (t)hink. More of his work can be seen at kchronicles.com.
Days after three employees were fired for falsely accusing two black women of dining and dashing, an Independence, Mo., Applebee’s has closed its doors for good.
Chinese media is back in the spotlight after an Asian actress appeared in blackface with her buttocks padded during a comedy routine on China’s biggest Lunar New Year TV show.
Ypsilanti, Mich., families are demanding answers after an email with threatening, racist language was sent to six black students at Washtenaw International Middle Academy.
With just a few more days until it hits theaters, the hype around Black Panther is reaching a fever pitch as everyone prepares to see Marvel’s first film with a predominantly black cast and a black director. But with all the excitement in the air, there are some folks who don’t know that Black Panther won’t be the…
A Miami news-station producer found herself out of a job mere days after celebrating her second work anniversary at the station after being caught hurling the n-word at her neighbor over an argument about street parking.
I was 6 years old when my mama educated me in the ways of saving princesses by touching flowers and shooting fireballs at turtles. Four years later, a kid in my class revealed a juicy bit of gossip: There were adult cartoons that aired way past our bedtimes.
Students from Princeton University say that an anthropology professor repeatedly used the n-word in class while asking students a question, prompting several of them to walk out of the Tuesday lecture.
The Sims 4’s newest update added ten new, darker skin tones, as well as a new curly hair, to a game that had had not previously reflected the range of skin tones that black people and other people of color have.
Life catches up with you real fast, and three employees have been fired from an Old Navy after an Iowa man posted several videos detailing his encounter with management at the store located in West Des Moines.
An Oregon State University student government representative is facing felony hate crime charges after he allegedly put racist bumper stickers—that included a racial slur—on cars in Corvallis, Ore., last year.
A black man from Iowa is accusing employees at the West Des Moines Old Navy of racial profiling after he says they didn’t believe that he had already purchased the jacket he walked into the store wearing.
The owner of Darb’s Tavern & Eatery in Mason, Mich., is attempting to apologize after staff members decided it was a cute idea to give a biracial co-worker a watermelon for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, complete with “Happy 1/2 MLK” and “Happy Black Day” written across the fruit.
In Ben Passmore’s comic Your Black Friend, a black man sits in a cafe and watches as one white person diligently ignores the casual, anti-black racism of another. On some level, both of the white folks know that what they’re doing is wrong, but neither of them is willing to acknowledge it.
A teacher at a high school in Alabama was put on administrative leave with pay after fully admitting to using a racial slur during class last week.
Black Lightning isn’t the first television show to prominently feature black superheroes and it also isn’t the first cape series with a predominately black cast. And yet, Black Lightning is telling a very particular story about black lives that’s unlike anything else on the CW right now and it feels very much like…