Black Woman Shows PDA with White Husband, Questioned for Prostitution

Yet again, YET AGAIN, police officers have demonstrated a penchant for the world's worst cocktail of racism and aggression, having briefly taken into custody a black woman they assumed was a prostitute. Why, you ask? Because she was publicly displaying affection with a white man, who in reality is her partner. What… » 9/14/14 12:10pm 9/14/14 12:10pm

Anti-Racism Piece Ironically Dubs Obama "The N*gger In the White House"

The West View News, (The Voice of the West Village) has published an editorial in response to Eric Cantor's upset at the hands of David Brat. In a rather run-of-the-mill piece about the increasing transparency of racism in right wing politics, the author decided to spice things up by ironically titling his piece, "The… » 7/06/14 12:32pm 7/06/14 12:32pm

Your Biracial Girlfriend Won't Cure Your Horrible Racism

This weekend, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was caught on tape telling his then-girlfriend V. Stiviano that she shouldn't publicly associate with "minorities" because it's unbecoming. While Sterling had a problem with his girlfriend publicly associating with minorities, he certainly had no problem… » 4/28/14 1:30pm 4/28/14 1:30pm

​ABC Family Drops 'Alice in Arabia' After Realizing How Racist it Is

When ABC Family announced they were developing the pilot for a show called 'Alice in Arabia,' it didn't take long before the backlash ensued. The show (which, mind you, straight up exoticizes Middle Eastern cultures in the title itself) was supposed to tell the story of a girl who gets kidnapped by her extended Saudi… » 3/23/14 12:00pm 3/23/14 12:00pm

College Students Throw Racist Fit Over Being Denied A Snow Day

It's cold in the middle of the country. Hair follicle numbingly, butt puckeringly, jean freezingly cold. And so, when the National Weather Services forecasted treacherous wind chills for their city, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign students collectively hoped the school's Chancellor Phyllis Wise would cancel… » 1/27/14 8:30pm 1/27/14 8:30pm

Russian Socialite on Black Lady Chair Offers Hearty Nonpology

Miroslava Duma, the Russian fashionista behind the blog Buro 24 7, has apologized for posting a truly awful photo of another Russian socialite posing serenely on a chair comprised of a black female form posted to her site on Martin Luther King Day. Well, she didn't really apologize. She said she was sorry people were… » 1/21/14 2:20pm 1/21/14 2:20pm

Today In WTF: Russian Socialite Poses On Chair Made Of A Black Woman

Today, a blog run by a "street style star" featured an interview with a Russian socialite with just about the worst accompanying imagery possible: said socialite perched, carefree and barefoot, on a chair comprised of a bound black woman. Is it me, or is Martin Luther King Day fuckery especially rampant this year? » 1/20/14 5:30pm 1/20/14 5:30pm

Barneys Trying Extra Hard To Be Less Racist This Holiday Season

After two black shoppers complained of being targeted by NYPD assigned to patrol Barneys, the luxury retailer has announced that they will be monitoring the cops in their stores to make sure they're not being racist. Cops, in turn, will monitor the shoppers to make sure none of them are stealing from Barneys. It's the… » 11/27/13 3:30pm 11/27/13 3:30pm

Jerks Deface GAP Ad Featuring Sikh Model, GAP Responds Awesomely

You guys know about Gap's "Make Love" campaign, featuring a diverse group of models from Lisa Ling to Cyndi Lauper, right? I've been in love with these ads ever since a friend Snapchatted the version with Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia, who was in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and designs beautiful jewelry. » 11/27/13 11:50am 11/27/13 11:50am

Hipster Bar to Throw Old-Timey Asian Racism-Themed Party

This weekend, a hipstery bar in hipstery Brooklyn will throw a hipstery party called Madam Wu's Good Luck Banquet of the Senses. Based on the invitation, it will be like going to a party thrown by actual racists in 1950, but apparently someone thought it was okay because it's happening ironically in the year 2013.… » 11/19/13 5:00pm 11/19/13 5:00pm