After Months of Complaints, Tennessee Elementary School Removes Confederate Flag Mural From Gymnasium Wall 

White supremacist revisionist history has been leaping off the page in elementary schools across the country lately. Just in the last couple months (and this is only what’s been reported, mind you) a middle school teacher at a Florida public school was unmasked as a white nationalist podcast host, a private school in…

White House Calls Trump's Meeting With Sen. Tim Scott a Dialogue on Race Relations, Refers to Him As 'Tom'

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, the single black Republican in the Senate, met with chewed-up action figure Donald Trump on Wednesday. The meeting was for Scott to express his displeasure with Trump’s disgraceful response to Charlottesville—in which Trump failed to condemn neo-Nazis, the KKK, and white supremacists…

Why the Creator of 'Feminist Taylor Swift' Twitter Wants Her Idol to Speak Out Against White Supremacists

“Speak now/if the white supremacists are using you as a symbol for hate” would be a good way to sum up the thread tweeted out yesterday morning by Feminist Taylor Swift, a parody Twitter account launched in 2013 which rewrites Taylor Swift lyrics to correlate them with feminist topics such as rape culture and the wage…

L'Oréal Fires Trans Model After Learning of Her Facebook Post About Racism

Days after the announcement that model Munroe Bergdorf was a face in L’Oréal Paris UK’s Truly Match campaign, the company has fired the model over a Facebook post she wrote in the wake of white supremacist violence at the Charlottesville protests. Bergdorf was, as she pointed out in one of several Facebook posts about…

As White Supremacists Fill the Headlines, Will It Be White Journalists Who Cover Them?

Last week, Vice News released a 22-minute documentary of the militant white men who descended upon Charlottesville to make clear that “Jewish communists and criminal niggers,” as one neo-Nazi put it, were not welcome in America. A neo-Nazi named Christopher Cantwell, who on Wednesday turned himself in for arrest on…