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So, some white hotel owner in South Dakota really thought that, in 2022, she might get away with posting to social media her intent to blatantly racially discriminate at her business.

The annual event is largely recognized in the greater New England region and held at Cole's Hill in Plymouth, Mass.

LeBron James is starting to really boss up in Hollywood. The legend in the making will produce a Netflix film about a Native American basketball scene.

Rick Santorum seemingly thinks that Native Americans brought nothing to this nation after speaking at an event, and Don Lemon tore into Santorum's comments that European settlers "birthed a nation from nothing."

The nationally-recognized federal holiday notes when Italian explorer Christopher Columbus arrived in America on October 12, 1492.

It seems that the reckoning of the United States is having a positive impact on decisions for all people of color. On Thursday (Jul 9) In one of its final rulings of the year, the U.S. Supreme Court released a decision that designates a large portion of Oklahoma as tribal territory.  Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, an appointee of President Donald Trump, sided with the court's four liberal judges in the landmark decision, according to The New York Times. 

The company is now instead touting that the company is farmer-owned with an emphasis on the land that some on Twitter say is stolen.

It is clear the staff at Christian Dior needs some sensitivity training. Their newest campaign has some colonizer undertones that are making people uneasy.

President Donald Trump challenged Sen. Elizabeth Warren over her claims of having Native American heritage, saying over the summer he’d give $1 million to charity if she proved the connection. Well, it looks like the former business mogul has to cough up the dough after Warren introduced documents that proved her lineage.

Kyrie Irving and his sister underwent an emotional naming ceremony to become official members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota this week. Named “Little Mountain” in the Lakota tradition, the Boston Celtics star gave an emotional address to his new family and promises to deepen his connection with his people.

Joe Theismann, the former quarterback for the Washington Professional Football Team (we don’t use that name over here), doesn’t think the team’s offensive name needs changing. Theismann says he’s spoken with Native Americans who he claims are just fine with the slur.

On Wednesday (April 22), a group of Native American actors and actresses quit working on the set of Adam Sandler‘s upcoming western spoof, The Ridiculous Six. The dozen or so actors said they left the production after the script continually insulted Native American women and made a mockery of Apache culture.