Saturday, August 18, 2018

Tag: discrimination

Gabourey Sidibe Shares Why She Won’t Stop...

Gabourey Sidibe's Oscar-nominated status can't shield her from racism while shopping, but that doesn't mean the actress won't ever visit such stores again. Sidibe recalled a...

Trump to Sign Religious Liberty Executive Order...

President Donald Trump is slated to sign an executive order on religious freedom come Thursday, May 4 — a policy critics say is essentially...

Leaked Draft of Trump’s Religious Freedom Order...

A leaked outline of President Donald Trump's Religious Freedom order has several legal and policy experts concerned that the directive could potentially legalize discrimination...

12 Nursery Rhymes You Didn’t Know Were...

Children use nursery rhymes when playing games or learning to read and count. However, the lyrics to many of these seemingly innocent songs have...

10 Times White People Were Called Out...

The Case of Rachel Dolezal We all remember Rachel Dolezal. The former NAACP chapter president posed as a Black woman for her own personal satisfaction...

Survey Finds Insurance Companies Charge Black Drivers...

A new survey by a consumer advocacy group says some Black drivers are being charged up to 70 percent more than white drivers for...

Lawsuit Charges South Carolina Brothers with Beating...

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District court accuses two South Carolina men of keeping a Black man in slavery, according to The Post-Courier. The...

20 Emotional Experiences You Can Relate to...

You never felt as welcomed as the other students.   Sometimes you found it hard not to feel inferior. Your white teachers only briefly covered Black history.   During...

‘Diversity’ Efforts are Band-Aids That Make Us...

What is diversity, and what does it really mean?  It is time to retire the word and think in terms of something else—such as...

Black-Owned Media is On The Decline in...

7 Baffling Facts About the Decline of Black-Owned Media You Should Know About There has been a decline in the number of Black journalists. According an...

10 Incidents That Prove the U.S. Flag...

Chattel Slavery Slavery existed under the Confederate flag for four years. However, slavery existed under the current United States flag for 89 years. The Middle Passage The...

Racism at Crosswalks? Study Finds Drivers Less...

Black men often have trouble hailing a cab in New York City, but a new study shows they also have trouble getting cars to...

8 Disturbing Things to Know About Being...

Black Egyptians experience racism daily. In their article, “Being black in Egypt,” Imogen Lambert and Nada Ramadan, two writers for al-Araby al-Jadeed, convey that those...

Raven-Symoné’s Cringeworthy Comments Speak to Her Ignorance...

Raven-Symone' seems to like catching fire.  In a segment discussing racial driven hiring practices based on “black” or “white” sounding names while hosting The...

8 Interesting Reasons Why Black People Should...

Blacks Don't Need White People To Solve Racism Marcus Garvey taught that "a race without authority and power is a race without respect." However, due to...

11 Acts by The US Government That...

Indentured Servitude (late 1600’s) Indentured servitude was the earliest form of white affirmative action. Established in the late 1600s, this system replaced white European indentured...

‘I Can’t Breathe’: African-Americans, Race Trauma and...

A white man walks into a church in Charleston and sits quietly among a bible study group for an hour before mentioning something about...

12 Childhood Nursery Rhymes You Didn’t Realize...

'Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe' Children often utilize this rhyme to determine who's “it,” especially during a game of Hide 'n' Seek. However, the lyrics to this...

One Year Later: 8 Moments That Proved...

The Ferguson Police Department's History of Racism Darren Wilson, the ex-cop who killed Michael Brown, worked for the Ferguson Police Department, which is “guilty of racism...