racism

To mark the beginning of Black History Month, Google has chosen the lunch counter sit-in at Greensboro, North Carolina for its Doodle. The Greensboro Four bravely stood up to racism and discrimination by sitting at a whites-only counter at Woolworth’s. On day one, the four black college students waited all day despite not being served. […]

Even in 2020, Dr. King’s message resounds as loud now as it did in his lifetime. With regular assaults on civil rights, voting rights, women’s rights, minorities’ rights, now is the time is take the baton that Dr. King extended to us and continue the race. While we have made strides, it’s never enough; there’s […]

Another awards season, another “Oscars So White” controversy. Are we really all that surprised? Even though 2019 so a huge pool of people of color in starring roles in critically acclaimed and box office successes, the snubs of these deserving women and people of color, especially in the major categories, was a major insult. In […]

Trump is no stranger to accusations of racism, which got progressively louder this week after his brutal verbal attack on four female lawmakers of color where he told them to “go back” to their countries. To perhaps do a bit of damage control and prove he’s not some kind of heartless bigot, Trump announced that […]

So-called “President” Trump has “crossed” the line too many times to count, but perhaps his outright racist, offensive and downright erroneous tweets on Sunday take the cake when he openly called out four female freshmen progressive lawmakers, known affectionately as “The Squad,” by telling them to “go back” to their countries. The problem is a) […]

Oh, Papa John, you’re out as chairman of the board of your own pizza company because you wanted to hearken back to a gentler time, a more simple time, a more racist time. But, fortunately for the rest of us, Papa John learned like many others in his position — you can and will get […]

If you’re going to compare the great Viola Davis to the gold standard actress Meryl Streep, you better be prepared to pay her the same amount of coins, honey. In a raw, brutally honest interview at Women of the World in Los Angeles, the revered Academy Award-winning actress refused to back down and stated, “I […]

There’s always more to a story than meets the eye, so you never know when the plot twist is coming. While the Internet was in an uproar after images of a little black boy modeling “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” hoodie (dis)graced the H&M website, the chants of boycotts reverberated, the celebrity activism resounded, but […]

In news that you may have missed, an 86-year-old black man in South Carolina, Albert Chatfield, is now in intensive care after being tasered by police for what officials claim was for “his own good.” It all started on October 16 with calls that a man was driving erratically and the police initiated a traffic […]

So, the world is buzzing about Eminem’s extended freestyle rap against one Donald Trump at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards. In the most-talked about moment of the night, Eminem was a one-man show who set to lyrically destroy Trump as a man and a president, He called out the prez for racism, bigotry, pettiness, […]


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