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Another sign marking a scene from Emmett Till's murder has been vandalized

It's at least the second time in the past year a sign marking Till's murder has been vandalized.

June 22, 2017

The acquittal in Sylville Smith's death shows that too little changes in Milwaukee, despite protests

The officer that shot Smith will face no repercussions in his death. Historically, few of the city's officers ever have.
June 22, 2017
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 17, 2017

Shaunkeyia Stephens, mother of slain Texas teen Jordan Edwards, joins lawsuit against city, ex-cop

The mother of slain black 15-year-old Jordan Edwards claims police officer shot her son in cold blood and the city aided a cover-up.
June 17, 2017

Betsy DeVos' education department moves to reduce civil rights investigations in schools

Schools will no longer be required to conduct systemic reviews after allegations of discrimination or mishandling of sexual assault.

June 16, 2017

What Tinashe gets right about sexism and wrong about colorism in controversial 'Guardian' interview

The singer's latest comments caused a stir on Twitter this week.
June 15, 2017

California high schoolers reportedly created a "n*gger kill list" — but no one has been disciplined

The Cupertino high school is being accused of ignoring threats to its black students.
June 14, 2017

ESPN 'Celtics-Lakers' 30 for 30 doc equates extraordinary black men with less impressive white men

We've been led to believe that the 1980s were the decade of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in the NBA. But only one of them deserves that honor.
June 14, 2017

Here's what it's like being Muslim in America, as told by four Muslim schoolchildren

"I sometimes ignore [the bullying]. If I cry about it, they'll do [it] more."
June 10, 2017

"March Against Sharia" attracts white supremacists, armed militiamen

In most of the country, the poorly organized rallies were confronted with larger crowds of counter-protesters.

June 10, 2017

Adam Purinton indicted on hate crime charges in shooting of two Kansas men

Purinton reportedly thought the two men — who were Indian — were of Middle Eastern descent, and told them to "get out of my country."
June 9, 2017

Solange celebrates New Orleans Confederate statue removal: "Where ya ass is at Robert?"

"All white supremacy monuments must go. Issa fire sale."
June 6, 2017

A female Muslim student was called a "fucking terrorist" by her classmate. Then, she was suspended.

A police officer also allegedly used excessive force on the student.
June 6, 2017

Flint, Michigan, official resigns after using racial slur to blame black people for water crisis

"Fucking n*ggers don't pay their bills, believe me, I deal with them," Stair says in the recording.
June 6, 2017

Evergreen State College reopens after mass shooting threat, campus debate over safe spaces

Campus officials said there is "no indication" the death threat and campus protests against racism are connected.

June 5, 2017

Somali single mother in Ohio severely beaten by white man in alleged hate crime

"You all will be shipped back to Africa," the man said.
June 5, 2017

'Breitbart' reporter fired after racist tweets

A fundraiser has started for Katie McHugh after her firing from 'Breitbart.'
June 5, 2017

Portland suspect Jeremy Joseph Christian spent years spouting hatred, defending it as "free speech"

A new report paints a telling portrait of the alleged murderer.
June 4, 2017

Far-right activists and anti-fascist groups clash in Portland at dueling rallies

Alt-right demonstrators yelled slogans and clashed with leftist counter-demonstrators, with authorities making a number of arrests.
June 1, 2017

Washington college shut down over violence threat amid safe spaces debate

The Evergreen State College was shut down on Thursday following weeks of raucous debate over racism and safe spaces on campus.
May 31, 2017

A noose was found inside the black Smithsonian museum in D.C.

The Smithsonian has reported discovering two nooses at two different museums in the span of a week.
May 31, 2017

Anthony Hammond charged with hate crime for allegedly stabbing black man with machete

Hammond allegedly attacked a black man in the parking lot of an apartment building, seriously injuring him while yelling racial slurs.
May 31, 2017

Judge blasts Donald Trump's deportation policy as "inhumane" in ruling

Judge Stephen Reinhardt ruled Trump had the power to deport Andres Magana Ortiz, but had a few choice words on the subject.
May 30, 2017

Muslim man alleges discrimination on Delta Air Lines flight: "I feel stepped on and humiliated"

Yassine Siqal said he was racially profiled on his flight to New York City.

May 26, 2017

Texas teacher gives 13-year-old girl 'most likely to become a terrorist' award 

The teacher gave the award one day after the Manchester bombing.
May 24, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos calls Ariana Grande "pro-Islam," "anti-America" after Manchester attack

He also said the pop singer was "too stupid" to warn her fans about "the real threats to their freedom and lives."
May 23, 2017
May 22, 2017

Florida school told black teen her afro was "too extreme," "needs to be fixed"

The school threatened to refund Jenesis Johnson's tuition if she didn't "fix" her hair.