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'Geography of Hate' Maps out Racism on Twitter

‘Geography of Hate’ Maps out Racism on Twitter

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2013, 4:00PM

A group of researchers have created a “Geography of Hate” map revealing racist and homophobic tweet concentrations across the U.S.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Map Shows You Where Those Racists Tweeting After Obama Election Live

Map Shows You Where Those Racists Tweeting After Obama Election Live

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 1:54PM

These findings support the idea that there are some fairly strong clustering of hate tweets centered in southeastern U.S.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Activists Celebrate as José Luis Sin Censura Goes Off the Air

by Jamilah King on August 9 2012, 3:19PM

For 18 months, activists from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the National Hispanic Media Coalition have fought to get José Luis Sin Censura off of television. The show, which is basically the Spanish-language equivalent to the…

Topics: /NOW

Sheriff's Thoughtful Remarks On Gifford's Shooting Spark Debate

Sheriff’s Thoughtful Remarks On Gifford’s Shooting Spark Debate

by Julianne Hing on January 10 2011, 12:11PM

It’s not the first time Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik has taken a bold stance against bigotry in the state.

Topics: Politics

Rising Hate For Migrants Worldwide Starts With Criminalizing Them

Rising Hate For Migrants Worldwide Starts With Criminalizing Them

by Pramila Jayapal on December 15 2010, 9:28AM

Pramila Jayapal says that’s why she’s celebrating the 10th International Migrants Day by dropping the i-word.

Topics: Drop the I-Word

Remembering the Transgender Women Murdered Last Year Infographic

Remembering the Transgender Women Murdered Last Year

by Kai Wright, Hatty Lee on November 19 2010, 10:53AM

At least 22 people were killed in anti-gay attacks last year. Hate crime victims are overwhelmingly transgender people of color.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Kai Wright

Racist Woman's Rant Gets Black Postal Worker Fired

Racist Woman’s Rant Gets Black Postal Worker Fired

by Jorge Rivas on November 12 2010, 11:26AM

Just when you thought you’d seen it all on YouTube…

Topics: Media

Anti-Muslim Furor Spreads to College Reading Lists in Brooklyn

Anti-Muslim Furor Spreads to College Reading Lists in Brooklyn

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 3 2010, 11:55AM

Brooklyn College is up in arms over a book that was published when many thought the worst parts of post-9/11 furor was behind us. Think again.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Hate Speech Flourishes Online

Hate Speech Flourishes Online

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 24 2010, 2:10PM

There’s a fine line between hate speech and legit critique on the Web.

Topics: Technology

Groups Push FCC to Regulate Hate Speech

by Jamilah King on June 2 2010, 10:08AM

A coalition of more than 30 groups requested this week that the FCC monitor hate speech on cable news and talk radio programs, The Hill reported this week. The request comes as the FCC prepares to tackle net neutrality,…

Topics: Technology

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