Being black is not a choice, but what if it were? I made a list of pros and cons for my ethnicity amid my Ferguson-fueled depression.
We'll be keeping you updated as the town of Ferguson and the nation at large respond to the news that the cop who shot unarmed black teen Michael Brown this summer was not indicted.
I don't think that Jews are moneychangers or that slurs for Chinese people are OK, but a rich guy with my name apparently does.
For decades, NYPD have been busting people for small amounts of weed not because of any state law, but because they were rewarded every time they made an arrest.
Protesters suspect the officer who shot unarmed black teen Michael Brown this summer will not be indicted. Then what happens?
VICE Alps Tori Reichel is a black Austrian whose photo was plastered all over his university's website as an example of a foreign-exchange student. Except he's not foreign.
After launching scores of think pieces this summer, Dear White People is actually in theaters and it's one of the most thoughtful films about race in a long time. Writer/director Justin Simien chatted with us about his thoughts on a third way in po…
"White people don't have a lot of experience talking about their race, so they're going to say a lot of dumb shit."
Mohamed Farah discusses crack-smoking videos, his belief that Rob Ford threatened him on camera, and his attempts to foster a more positive environment in the Dixon community.
Oh No They Didn't grew from a LiveJournal community to an honest-to-god brand, but the people who run it today have been accused of exploiting the original founders.
After the duo behind popular food blog Thug Kitchen were revealed to be two twentysomething WASPs, the internet exploded.
Obama's Attorney General announced on Thursday that he was leaving his post, ending a controversial, but influential, reign as the country's top cop.
We still don't know how or why 19-year-old Renisha McBride wound up on Theodore Wafer's suburban front porch last November. But we do know that Wafer responded by shooting her in the face through a screen door—and that that's murder.
A summer filled with police violence has inspired a student from America's most segregated city to confront modern racism.
With half of the Republican presidential field trying to avoid jail time, Rand Paul is starting to look like a viable option for 2016. His response to the racism and police aggression in #Ferguson is the first sign that he might actually be able to win.
After decades of being one of the only African American athletes at rodeos, Fred Whitfield has seen the type crazy cowboy shit you can't make up. We talked to him about rodeo racism, bar room brawls, and cocaine.
The most charming gravel-voiced, ethically troubled politician in New York just keeps hanging on.
In Canada, racial data is "actively suppressed" from law enforcement statistics. As a result, Stats Canada does not include race in their annual count of the country's homicides.
Why does every mad-as-hell, gun-loving, property-rights-defending right winger turn out to be a virulent racist who wants to tell you "one more thing about the Negro"?
How the reverend transformed himself from underworld hustler into a presidential power broker and mainstream-media hack.
The shine has rubbed off of Mayor Bill de Blasio, and no matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to please the smorgasbord of interest groups and ethnic factions that make up the city. It looks like he has a long four years ahead of him.
Microaggresions are the tiny, thoughtless, offensive things that people say to minorities and women on a daily basis. Generally, you should try to avoid saying things that make others feel shitty—but for some people, that's a controversial statement.
Are far-off tragedies only newsworthy when Australians are involved?
Kyle Hunt, an online "pro-White" activist, organized the White Man March as "an international day for independent pro-White activism." It's supposed to be taking place today, so we interviewed him to see exactly why he thought this was a good idea…