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Race & Racism

Black Chipotle Worker Sues, Claims Latino Workers Got Preferential Treatment

A black Chipotle worker filed a lawsuit against the food chain claiming Latino co-workers got preferential treatment. In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Los Angeles, Sheqweshu Clark alleges racial discrimination,

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“Caucasians Only” Clause in Deed Shocks Interracial Couple

An interracial couple closing on their home found something in the deed they didn’t expect–a ‘whites only’ clause. The deed specified that no “dwelling” on the quarters could be occupied

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Charges Dropped Against Man Who Allegedly Called 11-Year-Old the N-Word and Shouted “Beat His -ss!”

Charges have been dropped against a Wyoming man who allegedly called a child a racial slur. Travis Mead was originally charged with ethnic intimidation after allegedly repeatedly yelling the N-word

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Man Arrested After Facebook Post Urging People to “Just Kill All White Cracker Cops”

A Georgia man is under arrest after writing a Facebook post urging people to hurt police officers. Derrick “De De” Hudson, 19, wrote “Just kill all white cracker cops” in response

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“And They Wonder Why They Are Profiled”: Arkansas Official Suspended Over Racial Tweet

An official in Jonesboro, Arkansas has been suspended after a racial tweet. According to ArkansasMatters, Jonesboro Parks and Recreation Director Wixson Huffstetler has been suspended without pay for a racially demeaning

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Boys Will be Boys, Unless They’re Black, In Which Case They’re Men Headed to Prison

Dr. Steve Perry is still getting roasted for posting a celebratory tweet about convincing black boys to cut their hair. The problem for black boys, however, is not aesthetics so

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Riding Bikes While Black: 81% of Bike Violations in Tampa Issued to Black Riders

First there was driving while black, then walking while black, and now bike riding while black. A Department of Justice report found that the Tampa Police Department issued more citations

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Police Chief “Sorry” for Arresting Children But Isn’t Dismissing Charges

During an interview with NewsOne‘s Roland Martin, Zacchaeus Crawford, father to three of the children arrested for not breaking up a fight, told Martin all he wanted was an apology.

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“I’ll Smoke You”: Cop on Trial After Allegedly Threatening and Hurling Racial Slurs at Black Man

A Philadelphia police officer is facing three misdemeanor charges after allegedly threatening a black man and hurling racial slurs at him. The confrontation occurred at 2:45 a.m. on Oct. 20,

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Jury Finds Man Who Repeatedly Stomped and Kicked Black Man in the Head Guilty of Hate Crime

A federal jury convicted on Wednesday an Iowa man who repeatedly kicked and stomped a black man in the head. Randy Metcalf, 40, was found guilty of committing a hate

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