On Friday, the American criminal-justice system actually got something right; as it turns out, DeAndre Harris, the black man who was brutally beaten during the Charlottesville, Va., Unite the Right white supremacist rally, was found not guilty of assaulting a white nationalist.
From 1979 to 1981, at least 28 black boys and young adults were murdered in the South. Atlanta Monster is a podcast that explores the disturbing and complicated case of Wayne Williams, the person a jury found guilty of what has come to be known as the “Atlanta Child Murders.”
The biggest surprise of being a parent so far is how often my daughter surprises me. She’s a little over 2 years old now, and it seems like every week she does or says something new that I had no idea she knew how to do or say. Yesterday morning, for instance, she noticed me laughing at a text I received, and then…
President Donald Trump made a very startling appearance in Moon Township, Pa., last week in support of Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone, who was running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. (With only a handful of absentee ballots remaining to be counted, Saccone appears to have lost to Democratic…
Well, some of our neighbors across the pond appear to have lost their damn minds. Currently, police in the U.K. are investigating an incident in which multiple white teenagers apparently chained a black student to a lamppost, whipped him with sticks and called him racist slurs as part of a “mock slave auction.”
The manager of an IHOP in Auburn, Maine, is making it clear that no one should or will ever have to pay up front for a meal at the establishment after an incident of racial profiling over the weekend.
This may come as a surprise to no one, but [stage whispers] National Geographic (along with many other publications) used to be hella, obviously racist.
If you see a hateful, little, Gollum-esque creature running around Nantucket, Mass., please contact the local police because they are searching for that individual.
I’ve learned through age, maturity, meditation and Lisinopril to not allow myself to be bothered with certain things that might have irked me 10 or even five years ago. Basically I’m learning to give less fucks because fucklessness is a form of self-care for me. But there is (at least) one strain of conversation that…
Dayanna Volitich is a 25-year-old Florida public schoolteacher with a white nationalist podcast. Volitich’s racist cover was blown thanks to our friends at HuffPost. Sorry, not sorry.
For Women’s History Month, Jezebel and The Root are partnering for JezeRoot, a series that focuses on women of color, domestic workers, and sex workers.
Two 18-year-old men have been arrested for racially aggravated public-order offenses after being videotaped yelling racist slurs outside a black student’s room at Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom earlier this week.
Malcolm X told no lies when he said that the most disrespected person in America was the black woman. When it comes to dating, no one gets less love than black women because everyone is checking for the girl who looks black, but no one wants the girl who is actually black. Wednesday night’s episode of Freeform’s …
Florida strikes again. This time a middle school teacher apparently thought it was cool to use a racial slur in conversation with students.
We’ve all been there before. And by “we” I mean, “if you’re black and you’ve ever been behind the wheel of a car.”
Adam Purinton, the 52-year-old Kansas man who opened fire in a local bar last year, killing one Indian national and injuring two other people in an incident that sparked outrage across the globe, has pleaded guilty to his crimes.
An African actor was attacked at a bar in Mósteles, Spain, over the weekend in an incident that the Spanish Immigration and Refugee Support Network has reported as a hate crime.
The morning of March 2, the powers that be at Twitter robbed me of my intellectual property and community with little explanation and no avenue for redress.