The people and students have spoken. The University of Missouri’s president, Timothy M. Wolfe, has resigned after months of multiple protests calling for his exit amidst racial turmoil at the school.
One of the most underlying themes in the tense race discussions across a variety of platforms is the term, “White Privilege.” The term has been a bit difficult to explain for some, considering the strides many Americans have made in recent times, but a new video might be of assistance.
CNN, the major news network now in its 35th year, has been in the middle of some rather questionable debates on race lately, spearheaded by the often-ridiculed Don Lemon. In CNN’s most recent head-scratcher, Lemon led a debate over whether or not President Barack Obama should apologize for slavery after a New York Times columnist […]
A minor league baseball team in Utah cancelled its planned “Caucasian Heritage Night” after it spawned the expected backlash, protest and controversy. MLB’s Los Angeles Angels affiliate the Orem Owlz is the team earning this month’s award for profound insensitivity, and stupidity.
The white woman who allegedly started the McKinney pool party fight in Texas was identified via a Twitter campaign and later suspended from her job. Tracey Carver-Allbritton was one of two women seen in images fighting a young Black girl who attended the party.
All eyes are on McKinney, Texas resident Sean Toon, a white man who called the police on a gathering of school children at a community pool for a school year-ending party. Toon, who defended his actions, and those of suspended roughhousing officer Eric Casebolt, has been getting roasted on Twitter by way of the clever #SeanToon911 […]
The details surrounding the McKinney pool party fight in Texas continue to pour in, but none more staggering than the account of an attendee at the event. Tatiana Rose, who hosted the community pool party with her siblings, says that the weekend confrontation was sparked by racist whites.
Jay Z has absorbed quite a bit of criticism since the launch of his TIDAL music streaming service, even going to lengths to promote it as a Black business. The Brooklyn mogul caught some digital flack via social media after a photo was posted featuring he and Beyoncé as the only Black faces among a mostly-white […]
Betty McCray, the newly elected mayor of Kinloch, Mo., just minutes from Ferguson, is facing opposition from the St. Louis County town. Officials in the town allege that McCray’s win happened by way of voter fraud and served her with impeachment papers on her first day on the job.
Tyrus Byrd was elected as the first Black female mayor of Parma, a small city in Missouri. After her win and swearing in last Tuesday (April 14), much of Parma’s police force and several city official mysteriously quit their jobs.
A pair of white female students at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas are in hot water after a rap track about lynching Black boys they recorded surfaced. The two students have written apologies to their friends and others students, but shifted the blame onto society for their racist and offensive lyrics.
In the wake of the horrific murder of Walter Scott by a South Carolina cop that was caught on video, the Black Lives Matter movement matters now more than ever. TIME magazine recognizes this, and the words cover its latest issue.
Recent findings in the 2014 General Social Survey revealed that a majority number of Whites feel that cops hitting people is allowable. The study shows that Whites approving of police using this manner of force far outpaces Blacks and Latinos.
Over the weekend, a Black community activist was walking in Maine with her White husband and two children when a car sped by and a man yelled the “n-word” at them. A White reporter witnessed the act and wrote about it but didn’t approach the family. The activist, who is also a blogger, schooled the […]