Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: racism

9 White Celebs, World Leaders Whose Families...

Anderson Cooper A rule of thumb is: where there is old money, you will find some connection to slavery. So, of course, it wasn't hard...

Oprah Offers Weak Apology For Swiss Racism...

Oprah Winfrey is sort of apologizing for accusing a boutique in Switzerland of being racist after the store clerk finally spoke up and gave...

Bill Maher on Republican Racism: They Hear...

  Racism was the main topic on this week's Real Time With Bill Maher. Discussions centered around Congressman Steve King's racist comment about Hispanic immigrants and Conservatives'...

HBO’s ‘Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight’: A Story...

If you ever got the chance to check out the HBO drama, Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, you may have wondered why there are almost no...

A White Mother’s Fears as She Raises...

When I was 18 years old, I brought my black boyfriend home to meet my father. My father, a first-generation Italian-American, born and raised...

Race Matters: N-Word Beats ‘Cracker’ as Most...

Last night CNN aired a special called "The N Word," which was hosted by news anchor Don Lemon. The program was broadcast in the...

Bill Maher Defends Paula Deen’s Use of...

HBO talk show host Bill Maher emerged tonight as a rare media defender of celebrity chef Paula Deen, saying that she made a racially insensitive...

Young NBA Finals Singer Sparks Racist Firestorm

Racist tweets follow a young Mexican-American boy's powerful performance of the national anthem.

Tuareg Rebels Expelling Blacks in Northern Mali

Black residents of the tense northern Malian city of Kidal say that the rebels from the lighter-skinned Tuareg ethnic group, who currently rule the...

Denene Millner Responds to Eve’s Pledge to...

Now I love Eve, the pitbull in a skirt-turned-“it” girl on the Hollywood scene, and her relationship with British entrepreneur and race car driver...

Bloomberg Forcefully Defends Stop-and-Frisk, Accuses NY Times...

In a vociferous defense of the controversial stop-and-frisk policy, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused critics of the practice, which is the subject of an...

Africans Face Racism in Mumbai: ‘You Are...

Africans staying in and around India's commercial capital, Mumbai (formerly Bombay), complain of indiscriminate racism and constant police harassment, reports the BBC's Zubair Ahmed. Nigerian...

Segregation in Schools Are NOT A Thing...

A heroic group of Georgia high school students are coming together to organize their school’s first ever racially integrated prom. During class time, Wilcox County...

Michelle Obama Says Jackie Robinson Biopic Delivers...

During a private screening event for 42, a biopic detailing the life of Jackie Robinson, first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday told an audience of...

Harlem Mom Pushes For Black Barbie Party...

Karen Braithwaite has had enough of the lack of diversity in the Barbie brand and is now pushing for Mattel to create party goods...

NAACP Official Criticizes Steubenville Rape Victim

More than a week after two Ohio high school football players were found guilty of sexual assault, a member of the state’s NAACP executive...

Jourdan Dunn Refuses To Be Stopped By...

Jourdan Dunn has had her fair share of racism in the modeling industry, but much like Chanel Iman she refused to let it hold...

KKK Plans Memphis Rally to Protest Park...

Ku Klux Klan members are planning to gather in Memphis, Tenn., this month to protest the city’s decision to rename a park dedicated to...

Race In Brazil: A Mix of Openness...

Many Brazilians cast their country as a racial democracy where people of different groups long have intermarried, resulting in a large mixed-race population. But...

Chanel Iman Conquers Racism in Modeling Industry

Chanel Iman has become one of fashion’s most popular models, but the road to success was plagued with racism in the industry that almost...

Is Racial Profiling Hazardous to Your Health?...

In the United States (U.S.) there are so many things that are detrimental to our health. Artificial sweeteners, char-grilled meat, smog and more are...