A Galesburg, Ill., man is facing hate crime charges after authorities say he repeatedly screamed racial slurs at a black woman in the drop-off zone in front of a local high school.
The haters are always gonna hate and it seems as if some people are really big mad that Netflix linked to the Obamas with a deal to produce original TV shows and movies with the streaming service.
If you have missed getting your fill of common sense and decency since the only first couple that matters left the White House in January 2017, your waiting may soon be over.
Inviting any person of color to party like it’s any time before the 1980s (I’m being super-generous here) is less of an invitation and more of a threat. It’s not really even safe to party as a person of color in 2018. Yet, somehow, educators and prom organizers at Cherry Hill High School East in New Jersey thought it…
Donald Trump’s America continues to be grimy as usual, especially to those perceived to be immigrants, and this time, a Montana border agent has acknowledged on camera that he only stopped and questioned two women at a local gas station because he overheard them speaking Spanish to each other.
A group of Georgia high school tennis players are in a heap of trouble after posing for a racist photo that featured them with white bags over their heads—eyeholes cut out—Ku Klux Klan style.
Updated: Friday, May 18, 2018, 2:17 p.m. EDT: A law enforcement official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, has identified the Santa Fe, Texas, school shooting suspect as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis.
Even in the year of our Lord 2018, it is hard in these United States to find inclusive, welcoming spaces that actually feel that way if you’re a person of color. That’s why, often, if black people want to be represented in a space—whether it be hair, makeup, clothing (what is “nude”?), workspaces, you name it—we have…
Much like my colleague Michael Harriot at The Root, I cannot find a solitary damn to give about the royal wedding. Prior to the news, I, too, had no idea who Meghan Markle was and had no idea there was a show called Suits on the air (but this is less surprising, since I don’t watch a lot of TV).
I’m a simple person who finds pleasure in the simple things in life. But of the many simple things I enjoy—watching the sun rise, listening to Beyoncé sing, stalking cat/dog videos online—watching racists get clocked is undefeated, and this week delivered in the most delightful of ways when it comes to Aaron…
I had really, honestly and truly hoped that we had left all this Confederate flag/monument/symbolism bullshit in 2017, but alas, that does not seem to be the case.
On Monday afternoon, Michelle Lee called police in Houston to report that her 13-year-old son, Zavion Parker, had not returned home from school after she received threatening messages on her phone coming from his cellphone.
Bill Cosby is scheduled to be sentenced in September after being convicted of drugging and molesting former Temple University women’s basketball administrator Andrea Constand.
Being displaced because of a hurricane is no laughing matter, let alone something to wrongly benefit from, yet apparently, one 25-year-old man thought it would be a grand idea to pose as a Hurricane Harvey victim and then enroll as a freshman at a Dallas high school.
Another day, another shakedown just for being black.
Last month, Timmonsville, S.C., NAACP President the Rev. Jerrod Moultrie slammed local police in a Facebook post, claiming to have been racially profiled during a routine traffic stop.
It’s news to no one that the Rebeccas and Karens of the world will not cease until they call cops on every single black person in this country for the most minuscule of perceived infractions.
On Thursday, 22-year-old Keeven Robinson died shortly after a chase and “brief struggle” with narcotics detectives from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana.
It’s been almost a month since James Shaw Jr., 29, snatched an assault rifle away from a gunman who opened fire at a Tennessee Waffle House, killing four people and injuring several others.
Florida strikes again. Like, seriously, the water in the state has to be different, because I am not sure what would possess any school to bring wild animals to its prom.