Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Tag: racism

Syracuse University Suspends All Fraternity Activities, Offers...

Syracuse University officials have halted social activities for all fraternities after a spate of racist and anti-Semitic incidents reported across campus. For the second time...

‘Outdated Cultural Depictions’: Disney+ Disclaimer Warns Viewers...

For over 90 years, the Walt Disney Company has brought joy to audiences young and old with its original animated classics, enchanting fantasies and...

Black Restaurant Server Says Co-Workers Sent Him...

A Black employee at a popular Arizona breakfast spot is outraged after he says two co-workers printed a racial racial slur on his food...

‘It’s Okay to Be White Signs’ Found...

East Tennessee State University officials are investigating several "It's Okay to be White" signs plastered across campus of the Johnson City school, including a...

S.C. Restaurant Manager Slapped with 10-Year Sentence...

A white South Carolina man will spend the next 10 years in prison after subjecting a developmentally disabled Black man to repeated abuse and...

Madison Becomes Latest Wisconsin City to Sign...

The Madison City Council is the latest to join the Wisconsin Public Health Association's 2018 resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. According to The...

Mississippi Man Who Burned Cross to ‘Threaten,...

A Mississippi man convicted in a racially motivated cross burning meant to intimidate his Black neighbors has been sentenced to three years in prison,...

Family Says Illinois Restaurant Asked Them to...

Employees at a Buffalo Wild Wings in the greater Chicago area are out of a job this week after allegedly asking a Black family...

Seattle Man with History of Targeting Black...

A Seattle, Washington, man authorities say has a history of targeting African-Americans faces new hate crime charges. In the latest incident, police said Adam V....

Connecticut Officer’s Membership in Violent Far-Right Group...

A Connecticut police chief is defending one of his own amid concerns over the officer's ties to the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group...

Real Estate Agent Claims Ignorance After Failed...

An Alabama real estate agent is sorry but still out of a job after posting an offensive advertisement about the recent mayoral election in...

Ohio Man Who Let His Mouth ‘Get...

An Ohio man is headed to jail after using racial slurs against a Black woman who confronted him after he struck her car. A Stark...

S.C. Teen Who Posted Videos Declaring Hatred...

A terse stint in jail and probation have been ordered for a South Carolina teenager who was charged in August for threatening...

Metro-Atlanta Kroger Installs Security ‘Cage’ Allowing One...

Residents in South Fulton, Georgia say a new security installation at their local Kroger store has left them upset and feeling racially stereotyped. The "caged"...

Video Captures School Bus Monitor Doing Nothing...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a formal investigation into a vicious attack on an African-American student on a school bus earlier this...

Colorado State Students Seen in Viral Blackface...

Two Colorado State University students seen in a blackface photo floated across social media are breaking their silence, describing how they got roped into...

‘Pray About This’: Virginia Christian School Allegedly...

**UPDATE** The family of a 12-year-old Virginia girl who accused three classmates of pinning her down and cutting her dreads in a racist attack is...

‘#Gettin That Money’: Long Island Teacher Apologizes...

A Long Island school teacher has apologized for a "poorly conceived and executed" class lesson district leaders say trivialized the plight of formerly enslaved...

Former Michigan Cop Defends Framed KKK Memorabilia...

A Michigan officer who lost his job after a framed Ku Klux Klan application and other Confederate memorabilia were found in his home last...

Ethiopian Mom Drops Off Daughter to Daycare...

A kindergarten in Israel remains closed amid backlash over allegations that it racially segregated students, remanding children of Ethiopian descent to  a separate building...

‘I Just Have Big Lips’: Facial Detection...

A young Black man in the U.K. admits he was "annoyed" but not completely shocked after a facial detection system refused to accept his...