9h ago

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.

10h ago

This black-women-owned business is trying to bring Flint clean water once and for all

Rhonda Grayer's construction company will fix the lead-contaminated pipes in 5,000 Flint households.
May 22, 2017

Mississippi lawmaker wants to "lynch" people who take down Confederate monuments

Karl Oliver called for violence against Louisiana leaders who oversaw the recent removal of four Confederate statues.
May 19, 2017

Pennsylvania college plans "teach-in" as response to planned KKK rally

The Klan is trying to capitalize on the momentum of the "racist right," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
May 19, 2017

Fox News just fired an anchor for making an "insensitive remark" to a black employee

Bob Beckel has a history of making racist remarks on TV.
May 19, 2017

Even the presentations teaching police officers to be less racist are pretty racist

Police departments actually used these images in their trainings.

May 19, 2017

Yale dean June Chu placed on leave after calling people 'white trash' on Yelp

Yale is still the epicenter of the US debate over free speech on college campuses.
May 18, 2017

NYT columnist Ross Douthat hopes conservative media can return to era of Jim Crow apologia

"Two eras in conservative journalism ... : the Buckley era and the Ailes era. May the next one be more like the first."
May 18, 2017

Dallas school police officer slammed a 6th-grader to the ground, fractured her clavicle

The unnamed officer was placed on administrative leave.
May 17, 2017

This photo series makes a powerful statement about race and power among women

These pictures are jarring – as they should be.
May 16, 2017

Louisiana House passes bill banning removal of Confederate statues

Black lawmakers left the state House in protest.

May 15, 2017

JetBlue allegedly kicked black family off flight over birthday cake

JetBlue won't apologize for removing the family from the flight.
May 14, 2017

Meet Susan Burton, activist-mom Michelle Alexander called "modern-day Harriet Tubman"

Susan Burton is the founder of an organization that helps women re-enter society after prison.
May 13, 2017

Racial justice groups bailed out hundreds of black moms for Mother's Day

"Until we abolish bail and mass incarceration, we're gonna free ourselves."
May 12, 2017

Video of a black woman's hanging went viral on Facebook. The site marked it as mature.

The video seems to be a violation of Facebook's policy against the glorification of violence.
May 11, 2017

Jeremy Lin said he experienced more racism while at Harvard than in the NBA

Jeremy Lin said the racism got so bad it affected his performance on the court.

May 11, 2017

New Orleans Confederate monument of Jefferson Davis taken down

Just two of the four Confederate monuments scheduled for removal remain in the Louisiana city.
May 6, 2017

Chicago block tagged with racist graffiti on consecutive days

The hateful messages were scrawled about a block apart.
May 5, 2017

On Washington State campus, video sparks outrage for its racist message to black women

In the video, a white Trump supporter tells black students to "go back to Africa."
May 5, 2017

A teacher said it's OK for anyone to say "n*gger." His student schooled him.

"Why can you not understand that it's racist for a white man to say 'nigger' to a black man? It's fucking racist."
May 4, 2017

W. Kamau Bell explains why he interviewed Richard Spencer for 'United Shades of America'

W. Kamau Bell doesn't hold back in this interview.

May 4, 2017

Racist and sexist behavior in esports is exposing what regular players experience every day

Esports racism and sexism is a symptom of a larger issue in gaming culture.
May 2, 2017

Black students at American University taunted with bananas hanging from noose

The racist incident follows the swearing-in of the student government's first black female president.
May 2, 2017

Twitter is roasting Donald Trump for clarifying he knows when Andrew Jackson died

Trump, who said Andrew Jackson was "really angry" about the Civil War, tried to clarify he knew Jackson died in 1845.
May 1, 2017

Atlanta reporter resigns after saying "nigga" to get scoop on a police brutality video

Can white people say "n*gger"? No. Nope. Never.
April 29, 2017

Thousands of immigrants who joined the military are struggling to get US citizenship

Joining the military was supposed to be a fast-track for citizenship — but thousands are finding that's no longer the case.

April 28, 2017

Florida student posted "Slaves for Sale" Craigslist ad with photos of black classmates

The Fleming Island High School student has since been suspended.
April 27, 2017

Rep. Steve King said something racist again. This time he targeted a Latina constituent.

King tweeted: "Do you always lie in English?"
April 26, 2017

DHS opens VOICE, Donald Trump's office for crimes committed by immigrants

There's no evidence, though, that immigrants are any more likely to commit crimes than native-born U.S. citizens.
April 26, 2017

Donald Trump's White House is giving up on that border wall, for now

Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney says the White House will come back to the idea at a later date.