​That One Time A Drunk Old Man Thought Mindy Kaling Was Malala Yousafzai

As a South Asian with brown skin, I have been mistaken for plenty of other girls of a variety of different ethnicities who look absolutely nothing like me, though I am sure they are great (despite their not being me). So I suppose it's just as comforting as it is incredibly frustrating to know that shit happens to… » 10/25/14 6:41pm Saturday 6:41pm

​Harvard Students Receive Apology After Death Threat Targets Asian Women

This weekend, hundreds of Harvard students and affiliates received a terrifyingly ominous email, threatening to carryout a mass shooting at the Ivy League school and "kill you individually." But now it looks like the sender has backtracked, apologizing for the email and blaming a family member for the email. » 10/05/14 2:55pm 10/05/14 2:55pm

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