There was a time when I vowed to never bring another black child into this world. "For what?" I thought. "To be beaten, to be caged, to be taught to hate himself and everyone who shares the same skin as him?"
A long New Yorker profile offers us a glimpse into the world of the man who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown this time last year. The former cop now styles himself something of a tragic figure.
They say it's a symbol of racial hatred and want it recognized as such by the government.
The group behind the painting, which showed two Indigenous women tied up and gagged, apologized but was still defiant.
Just because the WWE kicked Hulk Hogan out of the Hall of Fame doesn't mean they turned a new cheek. It has a long history of racism, xenophobia, sexism, and homophobia.
British aristocrats admired Hitler, and he admired their empire.
"There's no racial overtones to this show. There's nothing racial to the show," he said.
I sought a deeper meaning for my life, outside of the mundane existence of my working-class neighborhood struggle. Rather than succumb to the doldrums of comfort, I wanted to matter.
Inside the schisms and drama of Reclaim Australia.
The KKK and the Black Educators for Justice got together for a crowded spectacle filled with anger, racial tension, and a spectrum of idiosyncratic and confusing ideologies.
Chris Barker is an unemployed North Carolina man with a long rap sheet whose small-time Klan just became famous.
This again? It's not even really about Kanye.
We spoke to Natalie Bullock Brown, who's creating a documentary that dissects the messages black women receive about beauty.
From garbage juice to slaughterhouse kill room blood, we've had some pretty disgusting jobs to pay for those good summer times.
After a prolonged debate, the state House of Representatives voted early Thursday to remove the Stars and Bars from the state house grounds.
"Money cannot replace the wedding we lost and our perfect day," she wrote.
In Brooklyn;s Fort Greene Park Wednesday night, police reform activists promised to burn both the Confederate Flag and the Stars and Stripes to highlight America's troubled racial history. Angry biker dudes showed up to stop them.
And he's taking the rest of the Republican Party down with him.
Let's just say I was surprised.
We talked with members about their thoughts on the legacy of the Confederate flag, the Civil War, and the Charleston shootings.
The mass murderer's model-minority "respect" is entirely of a piece with hate crimes against black people—another hissing head on the hydra of racism.
Jun 23, 2015
It's nuts that the stores didn't get rid of their Confederate flag merchandise much sooner—even Lynyrd Skynyrd stopped using the flag as their logo a few years back—but better late than never.
Before politicians call for new gun laws in the wake of the Charleston shooting, they might consider how those laws have disproportionately affected black Americans.
The horrific murders are tragic, but they're not surprising. You could even say they're just the latest in South Carolina's long history of violence and hate.