Slaves

An elementary school in Washington, D.C. issued an apology to parents of its fifth-grade class after Black and POC children were asked to portray slaves for a lesson. Officials at Lafayette Elementary School in Northwest Washington sent out the letter last month ahead of winter break.

A White professor at HBCU Howard University held a mock slave auction in class while teaching a lesson Frederick Douglass.

Ron Artest has figured out why Memorial Day is a holiday, but as for Labor Day—he’s still confused. The NBA Baller tweeted “Happy Labor Day” on Memorial Day, and when TMZ asked him about the blunder, he attempted to redeem himself, only to fall deeper into the hole of pure buffoonery. “I still don’t know […]