In Last-Minute Bid for Most Basura Becky of 2018, White Woman Hurls Racial Slurs and Assaults Asian Woman on Train

With just a handful of days left in 2018, one woman wanted to stake her claim as the terriblest white woman to ever terrible on a New York City subway. It’s stiff competition on any given day, but in a year that has been partially defined by white people going full wypipo in public spaces, this Metro Martha is intent…

Oscar Grant Was Killed by a BART Officer 10 Years Ago. Now His Family Fights to Rename the Station He Died In

Almost 10 years ago, Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old black man, was fatally shot by a Bay Area Rapid Transit officer in Oakland, Calif., on New Year’s Eve. With the anniversary of his death approaching, Grant’s family is asking for BART and the city of Oakland to recognize him by renaming the station where he was killed.

Exclusive: In Combatting Housing Discrimination, New York City Goes an Unconventional Route

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCHR) today announced a settlement that could be a game-changer in the way cities tackle housing discrimination, particularly as it affects black and brown residents, by identifying companies that deny housing to prospective applicants based exclusively on their criminal…

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