Chauncey Alcorn
Chauncey Alcorn

Chauncey is a trending news writer at Mic. His work has also been featured in the New York Daily News and Email him at

Dec. 1, 2017

The Grammys may be getting blacker, but hip-hop is definitely getting whiter

White artists are currently dominating Billboard's hip-hop charts, as the music genre becomes even more mainstream.

Nov. 22, 2017

12-year-old Tamir Rice was killed by police three years ago today

Twitter users reflect on the somber anniversary.
Nov. 21, 2017

Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in Niger

“When they’re doing search and recovery, often they don’t find all of the remains at one time.”
Nov. 17, 2017

The alt-right threw a fit after Twitter unverified its top personalities. Now they’re regrouping.

Now alt-right figures are trying to regroup by direct their followers to pro-white nationalist social sites.
Nov. 15, 2017

Police body cams are meant to increase transparency, but officials limit access to protect officers

It's the opposite of what body cams were created to do.

Nov. 10, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ proves nuanced diversity sells, despite claims to the contrary

“You can’t have the same characters doing the same thing for 75 years and expect everybody to read them."
Nov. 9, 2017

Trump supporters crash “Scream at the Sky” event on election anniversary

“They’re in pain and that’s a good thing,” one Trump supporter said.
Nov. 8, 2017

Legal experts have faith in special prosecutors despite verdict for officer who shot Delrawn Small

After losing its first related case, the governor’s office said its special prosecutor system was about more than convicting police officers who unjustly kill people.
Nov. 6, 2017

Off-duty NYPD officer who fatally shot Delrawn Small is not guilty of murder and manslaughter

Small's death preceded the police shooting deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, in July 2016.
Nov. 4, 2017

Who’s sending anti-Asian hate mail in New Jersey? Hate-group watchdogs say this is a new one.

“This is not the normal thing for hate groups to do.”

Nov. 2, 2017
Nov. 2, 2017

Muslim New Yorkers are bracing themselves for hate crimes after Tuesday’s terror attack

“These are the kinds of things that happen when the perpetrators are Muslim.”
Oct. 31, 2017

Trump’s transgender military ban has been temporarily blocked

“We owe transgender service members a debt of gratitude.”
Oct. 27, 2017

Texans star wide receiver skips practice after team owner characterizes NFL players as “inmates”

McNair was one of the 11 NFL team owners who participated in an Oct. 17 meeting with 12 players and commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss ways to address the league’s national anthem protests.
Oct. 27, 2017

The racist Halloween costume trend started on college campuses. Here’s how schools handle them now.

University leaders are forced to confront the issue every year.

Oct. 25, 2017

Delrawn Small’s girlfriend gives emotional testimony on day 2 of NYPD officer Wayne Isaacs’ trial

“I just seen blood all over. It was just leaking out,” Albert told the court.
Oct. 21, 2017

White supremacists charged with attempted murder of anti-Spencer protester

Witness says the alleged victim was a part of his group’s protest against Richard Spencer and may have been targeted for chasing the "Nazis" off campus.
Oct. 19, 2017

Antifa activists plan to shut down Richard Spencer’s speech at UF. The ADL says that helps Spencer.

"We’re going to cause as much disruption to Richard Spencer as possible."
Oct. 18, 2017

The chilling legal effect that forces colleges to host white supremacists like Richard Spencer

A University of Florida official said providing security for Richard Spencer's event is expected to cost the school more than $500,000.