On Friday, Old Navy tweeted a photo of an interracial grouping of people that sure looks like a family.
Virginia McLaurin, the 107-year-old dancing kween who captured hearts back in February when she danced with the Obamas in the White House, is reportedly unable to obtain a government-issued photo ID.
Guys, it turns out that Ted Cruz’s bigoted tendencies are NBD, because the presidential hopeful’s former college roommate and current biffle David Panton, who happens to be a person of color from Jamaica, told The New York Times otherwise. Good to know!
Women ripping their semi-famous, misogynist dads is what the internet was made for.
On Saturday, Skinny Girl Vodka founder Bethenny Frankel appeared as the keynote speaker at women’s entrepreneurial summit, Rent The Runway’s and UBS’s Project Entrepreneur. Her speech certainly got people talking.
In 2015, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel assembled an independent task force to investigate city police when protestors demanded he resign around his mishandling—cover-up?—of Lauan McDonald’s fatal shooting by cops, which was captured on video. Now their scathing report is here, detailing how racism led to rampant police…
Since its founding by a former Ku Klux Klan leader in 1996, Stormfront has been the internet’s number-one watering hole for white nationalists and neo-nazis. Its users’ brand of hate has sunk politicians, inspired documentaries, and even spawned its own media arm, The Daily Stormer. But there’s something you may not…
Following complaints, Gap, Inc. has deleted a tweet advertising Ellen DeGeneres’ GapKids X ED clothing line with an image featuring child acrobats Le Petit Cirque. Critics claim the photo—depicting four girls—uses the lone black model as a passive prop, while the other models appear active.
A project at a Portland community college called “Whiteness History Month” is attempting to deconstruct the concept of white privilege—and in doing so might have accidentally become a perfect example of white privilege in action.
Hello, I’m here to apologize for the “black privilege” that I, as a black woman, benefit from every day! Just kidding. But CNN’s John Blake spoke to some real people who really believe in this—that “black privilege” is a thing, while white privilege, of course, is not.
Emma Watson booked her deal with Lancôme in 2011, and the most recent dated ad I found featuring her face was from 2013. Hard to say how old the picture above is, or how aware Watson was of how her image would be used, but there it is selling a skin-lightening product.
As any former British colonial subject will tell you, involuntarily sharing your homeland and being—sometimes violently—forced to submit to a culture that regards your own as barbaric inspires so many pleasant memories! This must be the reason that a British colonialism-themed restaurant has just opened in Portland,…
When we talk about the upcoming Nina Simone biopic, it feels that two different conversations are taking place: One amongst those who understand how an undercurrent of anti-black racism allowed this to happen, and those who do not.
On Tuesday, former First Lady Laura Bush attributed our national bigotry to a phase, like a high schooler suddenly and inexplicably calling all of her friends, “Dude.”
The feud between Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC continues as both pled their case on NPR’s All Things Considered this week. Harris-Perry accused the company of not supporting her while crunching her intersectional show into a political box, while MSNBC maintains that this is all a big disappointment.
The group of students thrown out of a Donald Trump rally on the Valdosta State campus on February 29—most of whom were people of color—has decided to let the world know what went down.
The three black women at SUNY Albany who claimed they were attacked in a racist bus incident are now facing assault charges.
One of the worst parts of a mixed 88th Academy Awards was the point when Chris Rock, amidst firing off many jokes on diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, made a trio of almost-tweens the punchline of an Asian joke. Today, PRI reports that at least one of those children—eight-year-old Estie Kung—had no idea her bit…
In 2001, 20-year-old Venus Williams and 19-year-old Serena were booed and verbally harassed at the Indian Wells Masters tournament in Indian Wells, California.