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Lack of Diversity is Only a Symptom

Lack of Diversity is Only a Symptom

by Aura Bogado on April 18 2014, 4:59PM

Daniel José Older’s powerful essay calls out the publishing industry’s institutional racism.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Michigan GOP Official: 'Herd All the Indians'

Michigan GOP Official: ‘Herd All the Indians’

by Aura Bogado on January 22 2014, 11:50AM

Turn Detroit into a reservation, “then throw in the blankets and corn,” says L. Brooks Patterson.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

A Comic for the New Year

A Comic for the New Year

by Julio Salgado on January 3 2014, 11:00AM

Artist Julio Salgado helps us ring in 2014 with an exclusive comic.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Sonic Drive-in Sorry for 'Scalp the Redskins' Signs

Sonic Drive-in Sorry for ‘Scalp the Redskins’ Signs

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2013, 3:18PM

It wasn’t one, but two racist messages.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for 'Trespassing' at His Workplace

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for ‘Trespassing’ at His Workplace

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 1:44PM

Earl Sampson has been stopped and questioned 258 times, searched at least 100 times, arrested 62 times, and jailed 56 times by Miami Gardens Police, all in and around his workplace.

Topics: /NOW

Students Charged with Hate Crimes Against Black Student at San Jose State

Students Charged with Hate Crimes Against Black Student at San Jose State

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 10:54AM

The black student alleges his roommates decorated their room with a Confederate flag, and nicknamed him “Three-fifths.”

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

White Supremacist Craig Cobb Arrested for Terrorizing Neighbors

White Supremacist Craig Cobb Arrested for Terrorizing Neighbors

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 2:33PM

The man aiming to create a white supremacist haven in Leith, N.D. is being held without bail after threatening neighbors during armed patrols.

Topics: /NOW

Study: Racists More Likely To Own Guns

Study: Racists More Likely To Own Guns

by Von Diaz on November 5 2013, 12:09PM

Researchers from Australia and Great Britain found a strong connection between racist attitudes in the U.S. and gun ownership.

Topics: /NOW

Bullied Biracial Girl Changes Name From 'Keisha' to 'Kylie'

Bullied Biracial Girl Changes Name From ‘Keisha’ to ‘Kylie’

by Jamilah King on November 5 2013, 10:14AM

One case brings to light the politics of naming.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

North Dakota Town Keeps Battling White Supremacist

North Dakota Town Keeps Battling White Supremacist

by Von Diaz on October 28 2013, 2:15PM

Residents and local government in Leith, N.D., are taking legal measures to stop Craig Cobb from building a white power enclave in their town.

Topics: /NOW

Fifth Graders Say Teacher Separated Black and White Students, Called Class 'Stupid'

Fifth Graders Say Teacher Separated Black and White Students, Called Class ‘Stupid’

by Aura Bogado on October 24 2013, 12:49PM

“Everything that was going on was racist,” says one parent.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Watch Students Discuss Ongoing Racism at the University of Alabama

Watch Students Discuss Ongoing Racism at the University of Alabama

by Von Diaz on October 22 2013, 10:17AM

Members of the historic student group Mallet continue to address institutionalized racism at the school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

ESPN Hosts Laugh as Lee Corso Dances Around in 'Redface'

ESPN Hosts Laugh as Lee Corso Dances Around in ‘Redface’

by Jamilah King on October 21 2013, 10:16AM

Lee Curso took racism to a new level on “College Gameday” over the weekend.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Parents Complain After Child Forced to Reenact Slavery on a Field Trip

Parents Complain After Child Forced to Reenact Slavery on a Field Trip

by Von Diaz on September 19 2013, 5:15PM

A middle school student in Connecticut was called the N-word and chased through the woods during a field trip organized by her school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Santa Barbara Yoga Studio Hosts 'Ghetto Fabulous' Class

Santa Barbara Yoga Studio Hosts ‘Ghetto Fabulous’ Class

by Jamilah King on September 5 2013, 9:24AM

Here’s photographic evidence.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Today in Twitter Racism: 'WhyDoBlackPeople'

Today in Twitter Racism: ‘WhyDoBlackPeople’

by Von Diaz on September 4 2013, 1:13PM

Today an incredibly unsmart hashtag is trending.

Topics: /NOW

White Supremacist Aims to Create Colony in North Dakota Small Town

White Supremacist Aims to Create Colony in North Dakota Small Town

by Von Diaz on August 30 2013, 4:30PM

Paul Craig Cobb has been buying up property in the small town of Leith, North Dakota over the past two years.

Topics: /NOW

Hospital Reverses Decision On Anthony Stokes Heart Transplant

Hospital Reverses Decision On Anthony Stokes Heart Transplant

by Von Diaz on August 15 2013, 1:15PM

The Atlanta teen is now first in line to receive a potentially life-saving heart transplant.

Topics: /NOW

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

by Von Diaz on August 15 2013, 9:31AM

Actor Kal Penn calls stop-and-frisk ‘sound policy,’ says blacks and Latinos commit the most crimes

Topics: /NOW

Atlanta Teen Denied Heart Transplant Due to 'Noncompliance'

Atlanta Teen Denied Heart Transplant Due to ‘Noncompliance’

by Von Diaz on August 13 2013, 10:20AM

Fifteen-year-old Anthony Stokes has been given six months to live if he doesn’t receive a heart transplant.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

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