This Week in Racism
The Academy snubbed minority actors and filmmakers this year, but the problem runs deeper than black faces not holding little gold statues.
Amazon.com's Marketplace allows people from around the world to sell goods online, and some of those products are tied to hate groups.
White supremacists have New Year's resolutions, too. Most of them involve the subjugation of minorities. Also, puppies.
It should come as no surprise that the Obama family has felt the sting of racial prejudice in their lives. The Obama presidency has been defined by race, because in America, we're all defined by race.
This was a rough year for minorities. If you're not getting shot at, you're probably being called a name or generally harassed for something you have no control over.
This doesn't do much to change the perception that the police have it out for black men in America.
Thanksgiving is a holiday about inclusion and harmony.
Would Beyonce even exist without Ru Paul?
In honor of our nation's birthday, I'm focusing instead on racism in other countries—the racist Australian caught on tape using slurs against a Chinese woman, a KKK flag in Belfast, and of course, Rob Ford. USA! USA! USA!
Artists in Norway built a recreation of the "Congo Village," a human zoo that attracted white patrons who were eager to gawk at tribal Africans held in captivity. Human zoos were a sad, but common attraction in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries.
He recounts a story where a girl called him the "n-word" and threw a soda at him, which lead him to hate all white people when he was in high school.
A swan at Warwick University in England is allegedly attacking foreign students, which has led to the media labeling the bird a racist. I'm not a scientist, but I'm pretty sure swans can't be fascists.