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Race & Racism

Levar Burton Offers Black Men Tutorial on How to Avoid Being Shot by Cops [Video]

If only life were fair, right? Bot most black people, especially black men, know that life is not fair, especially when it comes to interactions with law enforcement. Actor Levar

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Agrees to Help Paula Deen, Says She Should Not Be Made Into “Sacrificial Lamb”

Civil rights leader and activist Rev. Jesse Jackson says he has agreed to help Paula Deen make amends for using a racial slur. Jackson said that even though Deen made

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Witness: Trayvon Martin Called Zimmerman a “Creepy @ss Cracker”

Testifying for the prosecution in the Trayvon Martin murder trial, friend Rachel Jeantel, who was on the phone with Martin moments before he was fatally shot, said Martin used derogatory

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Black College Students Receive “Nasty Surprise” From Obama Administration

by Yvette Carnell President Obama was exalted by the black community after his commencement speech at Morehouse College, which is not unusual, since many in the black community heap praise

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Yvette Carnell: Justice Clarence Thomas Hits a New Low…Compares Affirmative Action to Slavery

by Yvette Carnell Just when you think you can’t be anymore disappointed in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas than you already are, the bottom falls out, and Thomas hits a

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Supreme Court Rules on Affirmative Action, Sends It Back to Lower Court

Just today we reported that a UCLA professor felt that the Supreme Court might be preparing to strike down affirmative action. Well, he was wrong. In the case challenging affirmative

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Watch: Did K-Mart Spoof Go Too Far With “Knickers” That Sound Like “N!ggers” Video?

Update:  K-Mart tweeted earlier that it does not approve of the content of this spoof of its ads. It hasn’t been that long since Dr. Boyce Watkins called out Mountain

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Senator Jeff Flake’s Son Goes by Name “N1ggerKiller” in iPhone Game, Calls Mexicans “Scum”

Sen. Jeff Flake recently made news for taking his sons on a survivalist trip to an island, and if his son Tanner’s tweets are any indication,  the boy could certainly

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Have Blacks Who Favor More Surveillance Forgotten How Dr. King Was Stalked By FBI?

A recent Pew Research poll shows that blacks are more willing to accept curbs to privacy than others polled. According to the poll, 45 percent of Americans say the government

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Support For Affirmative Action Hits All Time Low

by Yvette Carnell If the Supreme Court decides to strike down affirmative action, then the high court will be in lockstep with the majority of Americans, according to a new

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