Aug. 17, 2017

Beauty standards mean nonwhite women are exposed to more toxic compounds

Racist beauty standards encourage people to turn to products with dangerous side effects.
Aug. 16, 2017

The federal government had a plan to combat right-wing violence. Trump axed it in June.

The administration's decision to eliminate funding for programs aimed at white supremacist movements is drawing new scrutiny post-Charlottesville.
Aug. 16, 2017

After years of urging, Spotify is stepping up efforts to remove racist bands from its platform

"We are glad to have been alerted to this content," a spokesperson for the company said in an email.
Aug. 16, 2017

PayPal unveils new plans for keeping racist hate groups from using its services

PayPal released a statement after a report revealed Charlottesville organizers used the service to raise money.
Aug. 15, 2017

In stunning turn, President Donald Trump admonishes “alt-left” for violence at Charlottesville

“What about the alt-left that came charging at the alt-right?” President Donald Trump asked a pool of shocked reporters.

Aug. 14, 2017

After bipartisan criticism, Trump condemns KKK and neo-Nazis by name

"Those who cause violence in [racism's] name are criminals and thugs — including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups.”
Aug. 14, 2017

AG Jeff Sessions: Trump “absolutely” needs to specifically condemn white supremacy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions also suggested the president had already specifically condemned white supremacists. He hasn't.
Aug. 13, 2017

After Charlottesville, white people cannot avoid conversations about white supremacy

The neo-Nazi protests demonstrate that it's time for white Americans to have tough conversations about racism.
Aug. 13, 2017

Hundreds rally in New York in solidarity with Charlottesville anti-racism protesters

On Sunday, hundreds of New Yorkers stood shoulder-to-shoulder at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn to stand against the violent display of white supremacy this weekend.
Aug. 11, 2017

Nursing textbook claims direct eye contact with African-Americans is “aggressive behavior”

The textbook also equated all Arabs with Muslims.

Aug. 9, 2017

Photo editing app FaceApp updates with Asian, Black, Caucasian and Indian filters

Unlike Snapchat, FaceApp doesn't pretend its newest filters are anything but racial.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Big Brother’ has a bigotry problem — one it rarely addresses on-air

“I do think it’s important to make an example of the harmful effects of ignorance,” transgender 'Big Brother' alum Audrey Middleton said.
Aug. 3, 2017

Louisiana assistant police chief resigns after sharing racist meme on Facebook

The text accompanying the image read: "When your daughter’s first crush is a little negro boy.”
July 27, 2017

Nazis have taken over the U.S. in a game with eerie similarities to Trump’s America

'Wolfenstein 2' feels eerily relevant in today’s political climate— even if its creators never meant to turn their game into an allegory for Donald and the alt-right.
July 18, 2017

Even where marijuana is decriminalized, police continue to target minorities for arrests

What if prosecutors just started throwing out these cases en masse?

July 15, 2017

This is what it’s really like to cosplay while black

It’s time to shed some light on racism in the cosplay community.
July 13, 2017

It’s great that Shia LaBeouf apologized, but he didn’t address the racism issue

The 'Transformers' star kept his comments trite — and boilerplate.
July 12, 2017

Fred Perry would like the alt-right to please stop wearing their shirts

Racists ruin every good thing in fashion.
July 9, 2017

Counter-protesters drown out KKK rally protesting removal of Confederate statue

About 50 Loyal White Knights showed up to a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. About 1,000 counter-protesters met them there.
July 7, 2017

This Black Lives Matter chapter just clapped back at the NRA with a biting ad of its own

Black activists are speaking out against the NRA's controversial ad.

July 6, 2017

Ava DuVernay to direct Netflix mini-series about the Central Park Five

The five episode series will be released in 2019.
June 30, 2017

Netflix has renewed 'Dear White People' for a second season

It's not clear exactly when the Justin Simien-created show will return, but it's due back in 2018.
June 28, 2017

Facebook moderators are trained to protect "white men" and not "black children" from hate speech

Leaked training materials show Facebook's odd calculus for figuring out who counts as a protected group.
June 28, 2017

Philadelphia's queer people of color have fought racism for years. Now the city is paying attention.

Before the black and brown pride flag stripes, queer activists of color worked to bring racial inclusion to Philadlephia's Gayborhood.
June 21, 2017

Sen. Tom Cotton's intern used a mind-blowing array of slurs in front of a reporter

According to "Nate," the British are "faggots," immigrants are "these people," Paul Ryan is a "cuck" and Americans are a "superior race."

June 21, 2017

'Surpassing Certainty': Janet Mock talks race, transgender rights and her new memoir

The writer's newest book speaks to her journey of learning to love herself.
June 20, 2017

New York’s Human Rights Division is investigating Fox News, attorney says

"This is, to me, a problem that’s been hiding in plain sight for a long time," said civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom.
June 19, 2017

Black female Nazis in 'Call of Duty: WW2' point to a larger issue in shooting games

Black female Nazis in 'Call of Duty: WW2'? Let's break down both sides of the debate.
June 15, 2017

Philadelphia's black and brown pride flag stirred huge controversy. That's good, advocates say.

The flag was a local initiative. But it became a national conversation.