racism in America
February is Black History Month, which serves to make sure the members of the African diaspora are recognized and celebrated in a society where too often they have been marginalized. Apparently, this concept is tough to comprehend for the MAGA contingent, thus the asinine “White History Month” is trending on Twitter.
New York Republican congressman George Santos is under fire for flashing a white nationalist hand symbol while on the floor of the House of Representatives last Thursday. The embattled congressman was observed doing so while voting for Rep. Kevin McCarthy to become speaker of the House.
New York public school districts have just been informed that their mascots featuring Native American caricatures will no longer fly and that they must replace said mascots with something less racist or risk losing state funding, according to the New York State Department of Education.
Nikki Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, threw a racist jab toward Sen. Raphael Warnock during a rally for Herschel Walker.
A Cincinnati police officer is facing a backlash as she was caught on body camera footage using the N-word towards a Black driver and teenager after encountering a traffic backup in April. Officer Rose Valentino told investigators that it was "not intended to refer to all African-Americans."
Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican senator representing Mississippi, said in a recent interview that Biden's selection will be a "beneficiary" of affirmative action along with other quips.
Senator Mitch McConnell apparently took a backhanded swipe at Black voters on Wednesday in response to a question about their concerns about voting rights legislation being thwarted in the Senate. "Well, the concern is misplaced because if you look at the statistics, African American voters are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans," he said.
On Thursday (November 11), Biden delivered remarks at a public ceremony where he stumbled on his wording by saying the words "the great Negro" as he honored former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, Donald M. Blinken.
Robert Sarver is now the target of an NBA investigation after a report from ESPN blew the lid off of happenings within the Suns organization.
The term Tulsa Massacre began trending on Twitter on Wednesday (October 27) with users sharing when was the first time they learned of the tragic event that took place a century ago in Oklahoma.
After a series of emails were flagged by the NFL and sent to the Las Vegas Raiders, Gruden stepped down as head coach of the team, prompting many online to remind the world that Colin Kaepernick was indeed correct about the league's widespread racism.
A Texas high school principal is now sorry after a headass comment about Black students in his school.