RACISM

Op-Eds

White Country Fans Need to Stop Hating on Lil Nas X's Wrangler Collaboration

Cowboy culture isn't rooted in white culture, so let the "Old Town Road" singer sell some jeans.
Alex Zaragoza
5.31.19
identity-race

Court Reporters May Be Writing Down Black People's Testimonies Wrong

A new study shows that stenographers frequently fail at correctly understanding and transcribing African American English, which can have devastating consequences for Black people in court.
Leila Ettachfini
5.23.19
Race and Health

What It's Like to Be Labeled a Rude Black Girl

A new report quotes Black women on the ways adults assumed they were sexually active at an early age and labeled them as “loud, aggressive and angry” or “having an attitude problem."
Kimberly Lawson
5.16.19
amazon

Amazon Is Hiring a News Editor for Its ‘Neighborhood Watch’ App

Neighbors, the ‘neighborhood watch’ app that accompanies Amazon-owned Ring doorbell cameras, is hiring a Managing Editor for news alerts in the app.
Caroline Haskins
4.30.19
beer

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Founders Brewery Can Move Forward, Judge Rules

The suit, filed by a former employee, alleges a "racist internal corporate culture" as well as structural discrimination.
Tom Perkins
4.25.19
Games Podcasts

Be Good and Rewatch It Is Taking a Break

It's not you, it's 'Us.'
Patrick Klepek
4.24.19
Film

'Native Son' Proves How Little Has Changed for Black People in America

HBO's modern adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel shows the fears and anxieties that constrain so many Black people.
A.T. McWilliams
4.23.19
Culture

How to Pronounce Names You've Never Seen Before

Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
Jumi Akinfenwa
4.18.19
CYBER

How ‘Unicorn Riot’ Exposes The Far Right Online

This week, CYBER speaks to Freddy Martinez, one of the members of Unicorn Riot, a media collective that’s been tracking and exposing nazis, racists, and other far-right people on the internet.
Motherboard Staff
4.15.19
Games Podcasts

Colonialism, Racism, and a Star Wars Trailer in the Same Podcast? Sure.

What a week.
Patrick Klepek
4.12.19
YouTube

YouTube Gives a New Home to Racist Views on IQ

The topic of IQ has been making a resurgence on YouTube not only as a good way to measure intelligence, but as a tool that can be used to promote scientific racism.
Caroline Haskins
4.12.19
YouTube

YouTube Livestream of Congressional Hearing About ‘Rise of White Nationalism’ Is Filled With White Nationalism

The live comment section of the YouTube live stream of the House Judiciary hearing on hate crimes and white nationalism was filled with hateful trolls.
Caroline Haskins
4.9.19
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