racism

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The internet was ablaze after a Twitter user shared a Black man's experience at his company's corporate retreat on an Alabama plantation dressed up as an enslaved person. The man, identified as BisFitty on Reddit, also provided pictures of his outfit as well as the shocked response of a co-worker who saw him.

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A San Francisco man, Steven Cibotti, was sentenced to 60 days in jail for his threats to shoot a multiracial family wearing "Black Lives Matter" t-shirts in a restaurant in 2020. According to reports, Cibotti also received an order barring him from contact with the family.

The rabbit hole is still rabbit hole-ing for Sesame Street-based theme park Sesame Place as it has once again been accused of racial discrimination against Black children. But this time a Sesame Splacelocation in Baltimore is in the hot seat—and this time a lawsuit has been filed.

Crime

A woman who recently moved to a Houston neighborhood with her daughter and a roommate was targeted with racist flyers threatening them to get out. The case is now being investigated by law enforcement as a hate crime.

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A video of two Black girls being blatantly ignored by a character performer at the Sesame Place theme park over the weekend has gone viral, prompting others to share their videos of other Black children getting the same treatment. The park issued a statement, which was called out for being untrue. Since then, they've stated that bias training will be implemented.

An unpublished memoir from Carolyn Bryant Donham, the woman who falsely accused 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955, has surfaced. The discovery coincided with the discovery of an unserved warrant for kidnapping, naming Donham in it along with her late husband and brother-in-law.

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Three accused white supremacists have been arrested and charged with leaving more than 100 messages of hate on the properties of residents in the small and overwhelmingly (93 percent) white town of Hornell, New York. Unsurprisingly, the first report of their literal hate mail campaign came from a predominately Black church.

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White conservatives stay telling on themselves on Twitter—and then pretending the racist sh*t they said wasn’t racist.

Opinion

A Southern Baptist minister from West Palm Beach, Florida, has offended the hell (uh…so to speak) out of a group of his fellow Southern Baptist pastors who appear to feel a way about him bashing the church for its alleged racism and support of ex-president Donald Trump on the first day of the SBC General […]

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James Patterson has issued an apology after facing tremendous backlash over his comments to The Times claiming that white male writers were facing "just another form of racism" in not receiving opportunities to write for film and television.

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Prosecutors in Kent County, Michigan have charged Grand Rapids Police Officer Christopher Schurr with second-degree murder for his role in the shooting death of Congolese immigrant Patrick Lyoya during a traffic stop in April.

Blake Masters, a Republican attorney running to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate, has been caught on video allegedly assaulting a Democratic protestor wearing a "Black Lives Matter" t-shirt over the past weekend at a GOP rally.