Has Valerie Scogin, the Teacher Who Said Black People Should Go Back to Africa, Ever Taken a DNA Test? Because, Well ...

There have been and will continue to be calls for Valerie Scogin — the Louisiana school teacher who essentially called black people lazy animals who should go back to Africa—to be suspended and/or fired. These demands have merit, because not only is Scogin racist, she got her “facts” from a MAGA fortune cookie. And…

Terence Nance's WhitePeopleWontSaveYou.org and the Never-Ending Loop of White Saviors on Screen

You know that feeling when you drink a drink that you (frequently) drank as a young adult—Hpnotiq, perhaps (or maybe even the Incredible Hulk)—and you’re shocked and horrified (and impressed) by how terrible it tastes to you now? Well, that was me Sunday afternoon, after browsing channels and somehow landing on The

The 10 Worst Sentences From Andrew Sullivan's 'When Racism Is Fit to Print,' Ranked From 'STFU Andy' to 'Does He Have a Concussion?'

Andrew Sullivan has been saying dumb things about race and racism on TV and the Internet for as long as I’ve known who Andrew Sullivan is. I’m convinced he’s able to do this because he’s British and has an admittedly nice beard—which makes people assume his words are 30 percent smarter than they actually are.…

Ving Rhames Recalls Being Held at Gunpoint by Police at His Home After A Neighbor Called in a Break-In by a 'Large Black Man'

Money doesn’t protect you from racism and actor Ving Rhames made that clear during his interview with SiriusXM’s The Clay Cane Show Friday. When asked about how racism impacts his life, Rhames discussed an incident in which his neighbor called the cops on him because she thought he was a robber.

The Full Story of the White Woman Arrested for Petting a Black Woman’s Dog Is Even Wilder (and Whiter) Than You Think

As I noted yesterday, Becky With the Bold Hands went through the entire gamut of aggrieved white weaponry when she was detained by police officers for attempting to pet a black woman’s dog without permission. Tears, kicks, threats, panic attacks smoothly transitioning into lucid vulgarities—it was like watching…

Becky With the Bold Hands: White Woman Arrested for Attempting to Pet Black Woman’s Dog Without Permission

On the list of “Headlines I’ve always wished to write but assumed I’d never have the chance to,” “White Person Arrested for Petting a Black Person’s Dog Without Permission” might actually be No. 1, narrowly beating “Zimmerman Stampeded in Pamplona; Remains Yet to Be Found” and “Reparations Approved by Congress on One…