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Jun 12, 2020. 8 comments

Pittsburgh Paper Removed Police Brutality Stories, Then Republished Them With Pro-Cop Images

Pittsburgh Paper Removed Police Brutality Stories, Then Republished Them With Pro-Cop Images

Staffers with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette have been publicizing the disastrous, racist decision-making of top management, who last week sidelined two black journalists from reporting on the Black Lives Matter protests that have cropped up around the country. Their coverage ban

reportedly expanded as dozens of staffers called out the paper and stood in solidarity with their black colleagues.

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Jun 11, 2020. 21 comments

Trump’s Holding His First Rally in Months on Juneteenth in Tulsa, Okla., and All of This Stinks of Stephen Miller

Trump’s Holding His First Rally in Months on Juneteenth in Tulsa, Okla., and All of This Stinks of Stephen Miller

President Trump has always been a racist. But his racism has never been informed: he couldn’t tell you in any historical way why he hated people of color, only that he hates them. For years he’s spouted off uninformed, stereotypical, surface-level race-related reasonings as to his hate for those with melanated skin and well-seasoned food.

He was Remy from Higher Learning before and after he’s...

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Jun 11, 2020. 18 comments

US Navy Latest Military Force to Ban the Confederate Flag

US Navy Latest Military Force to Ban the Confederate Flag

The nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism have caused many long-standing American institutions to look inward and figure out how they can do the bare minimum to support the cause. The Marines have ordered the removal of Confederate flags from their bases; the Army has expressed openness to the idea of renaming bases named after Confederate generals; and now, the...

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Jun 11, 2020. 12 comments

George Floyd and Derek Chauvin 'Bumped Heads' at Nightclub Where They Worked, Co-Worker Says [Update: No, They Did Not]

George Floyd and Derek Chauvin 'Bumped Heads' at Nightclub Where They Worked, Co-Worker Says [Update: No, They Did Not]

Updated: 6/11/2020, 2:49 p.m. ET:  CBS News reports Dave Pinney has now retracted his story about Derek Chauvin and George Floyd not getting along. In the interview that aired, Pinney gave conflicting accounts of why Floyd and Chauvin didn’t get along at the nightclub where they worked. He attributed it both to Chauvin being “extremely aggressive” with customers and there being an apparent...

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Jun 11, 2020. 17 comments

A Missouri Woman Got Merriam-Webster to Agree to Update Its Definition of Racism

A Missouri Woman Got Merriam-Webster to Agree to Update Its Definition of Racism

The conversation usually goes something like…

Fragile white person: “White people aren’t the only ones who can be racist, ya know! Black people are racist against whites all the time!”

Progressive black person: “Nope! Black people can’t be racist because racism requires systemic power. Black people simply don’t possess the social capital to be racist.”

FWP: “WRONG! Wrong, Sir. Anybody can be...

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Jun 10, 2020. 22 comments

White Men in New Jersey Mock Peaceful Protestors by Reenacting George Floyd’s Death

White Men in New Jersey Mock Peaceful Protestors by Reenacting George Floyd’s Death

A group of angry, loud and wrong white people must have thought it was Angry, Loud and Wrong White People Day when they decided to stage a disgustingly insensitive counterprotest during a peaceful march against police brutality and systemic racism over the death of George Floyd.

While standing next to a pro-Trump banner, a “Blue Lives Matter” flag and an “All Lives Matter” sign, these men—who...

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Jun 10, 2020. 19 comments

Bubba Wallace, the Only Black Driver in NASCAR's Cup Series, Wants Confederate Flags Banned From the Sport [Updated: NASCAR Bans the Confederate Flag]

Bubba Wallace, the Only Black Driver in NASCAR's Cup Series, Wants Confederate Flags Banned From the Sport [Updated: NASCAR Bans the Confederate Flag]

You ever look at someone and think, “It couldn’t be me?”

Ever since I’ve learned about Bubba Wallace, the only black driver in NASCAR’s top-level Cup Series, all I can think about is the deluge of racism he must endure on a daily basis. The glares, the snide remarks, the racial epithets, the Trump signs and Confederate flags—there are probably days where going to work feels like one of the...

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Jun 10, 2020. 16 comments

Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers End Partnerships With Security Firm After CEO Outs Himself as a Racist Ass Racist

Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers End Partnerships With Security Firm After CEO Outs Himself as a Racist Ass Racist

I believe the old adage is “Freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences.”

In the latest edition of Musty Racists Exposed, the Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Knights, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the University of South Carolina have all decided to cut ties with a local security company after its CEO went peak-CrossFit and spewed some racist...

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May 01, 2020. 8 comments

Africans in China Say Police Have Told Them to Stop Sharing Stories About Racial Discrimination: Report

Africans in China Say Police Have Told Them to Stop Sharing Stories About Racial Discrimination: Report

A Ugandan woman who filmed a racist encounter at a Guangdong, China 7-Eleven earlier this month says Chinese police officers visited her shortly afterward demanding she delete the video.

As BuzzFeed reports, Darasa (who wasn’t identified by her full name to protect her from possible retribution) is one of multiple Africans currently living in China who spoke to the outlet about their...

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Apr 26, 2020. 21 comments

Michigan State Senator Wears Confederate Flag Mask, Then Denies and Later Apologizes for Wearing Said Mask

Michigan State Senator Wears Confederate Flag Mask, Then Denies and Later Apologizes for Wearing Said Mask

I don’t know everything about the racist history of America. But tell me if I have my facts wrong when I say that Michigan state was not part of the Confederacy. Because based on the recent behavior of a Michigan state senator, anyone could be forgiven for thinking differently.

On Friday, WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan reported that State Sen. Dale Zorn showed up for a vote at the state’s...

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Apr 23, 2020. 8 comments

Lululemon Under Fire After Employee Promotes 'Bat Fried Rice' T-Shirt on Instagram

Lululemon Under Fire After Employee Promotes 'Bat Fried Rice' T-Shirt on Instagram

You would think a global pandemic would at least put a temporary freeze on fashion designers finding new ways to be racist, but here we are.

NBC News reports that Lululemon has come under fire as Trevor Flemming, a former art director for the company, posted a link on his personal Instagram account promoting a shirt design featuring a bat inside a Chinese takeout container alongside the words...

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Apr 22, 2020. 7 comments

Investigation Finds Culture of Racism, Sexism and Homophobia In Austin Police Department

Investigation Finds Culture of Racism, Sexism and Homophobia In Austin Police Department

At this point, it’s not terribly surprising to find out a police department is filled with the same kind of people that see a virus as the perfect excuse to bust out some racism.

KVUE reports that an investigation into the Austin Police Department in Texas has revealed a culture where instances of racism, sexism and homophobia are prevalent. Lisa Tatum of Tatum Law Partners led the...

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Apr 20, 2020. 7 comments

Racist Carrollton High School Students Expelled After N-Word Cooking Video Goes Viral

Racist Carrollton High School Students Expelled After N-Word Cooking Video Goes Viral

Carrollton High School in Carrollton City, Georgia managed to get themselves expelled—despite class not being in session due to the ongoing national health emergency—because they hadn’t yet figured out that viral racism has consequences.

Newsweek reports that one white male and one white female Carrolton student thought it was a good idea to post a video to TikTok of themselves in a bathroom...

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Apr 18, 2020. 17 comments

NASCAR's Only Black Driver Believes Racist Ass Kyle Larson Deserves a Second Chance...Sadly, I'm Fresh Out of Grace

NASCAR's Only Black Driver Believes Racist Ass Kyle Larson Deserves a Second Chance...Sadly, I'm Fresh Out of Grace

As black folks throughout the world can attest, being the only one in the room not only comes with adversity, but a tremendous sense of responsibility. As such, we can find ourselves coerced into speaking or acting for our entire community, and in turn, mistakenly causing more harm to our own in the process.

Earlier this week, you might’ve heard—

or read —about a racist NASCAR driver named Kyle...

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Apr 14, 2020. 18 comments

NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson Suspended for Dropping Hard-R During Virtual Race

NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson Suspended for Dropping Hard-R During Virtual Race

Every year, like clockwork, some Twitch streamer has what is called a Heated Gamer Moment. This usually involves said gamer incurring a series of embarrassing losses before inevitably dropping the Hard-R. The focus of tonight’s Heated Gamer Moment is NASCAR driver Kyle Larson.

Larson has been indefinitely suspended by NASCAR after saying the N-word in a virtual race, according to U.S News and...

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Apr 10, 2020. 5 comments

Vietnamese Restaurant Owner Target of Racist Rant

Vietnamese Restaurant Owner Target of Racist Rant

No matter the circumstances–whether it’s targeting Muslims after 9/11 or blaming anyone of Asian descent for the coronavirus—white people can’t seem to stop white people-ing.

ABC 13 reports that a Vietnamese restaurant owner in Houston was the target of a white woman’s racist rant. After hearing a commotion outside of her restaurant Vietopia, Sammi (who apparently only gave her first name)...

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Apr 09, 2020. 18 comments

Wendy Bell, America's Worst White Woman, Is Back (and Wants to Kill Your Grandparents)

Wendy Bell, America's Worst White Woman, Is Back (and Wants to Kill Your Grandparents)

I imagine that, if you’ve never heard of Wendy Bell, you find her anointment as America’s Worst White Woman to be suspicious.

“Who is this mystery woman,” I picture you asking, “who somehow beat Ann Coulter, Abigail Fisher, and

Toejam Lobotomy to be America’s worst white woman? How is she the LeBron of Karens ?”

Well, years ago, when Wendy Bell was still an anchorwoman at WTAE-TV...

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Apr 03, 2020. 18 comments

Black People Can’t Have Online Conferences Without Facing Racism Thanks to ‘Zoombombing’

Black People Can’t Have Online Conferences Without Facing Racism Thanks to ‘Zoombombing’

So…

Can black people do anything without running into racism?

Imagine social distancing to protect yourself from coronavirus exposure as per government orders and still finding yourself in environments where bigots have access to you. Like...you can avoid a global pandemic, but you can’t avoid white supremacy.

Such is the case for a number of people of color who use Zoom, a remote online...

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Mar 25, 2020. 18 comments

Amherst College Lacrosse Team Canceled After Chanting N-Word at Black Athlete

Amherst College Lacrosse Team Canceled After Chanting N-Word at Black Athlete

Whoever said “racism will go away once older generations of white people die off” severely underestimates how much bigotry gets passed down from one generation to the next. They also need to pay more attention to how often young white people behave in a manner that shows apples not falling far from their trees.

College-age whites tend to demonstrate a prime example of said behavior judging...

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Mar 20, 2020. 20 comments

Before the 'Chinese Virus': A Brief History of White People Blaming America's Problems on Everyone Else

Before the 'Chinese Virus': A Brief History of White People Blaming America's Problems on Everyone Else

Donald Trump is a white supremacist.

Donald Trump is a racist.

While those two previous sentences might seem redundant, they mean two different things. Racists ascribe (consciously or unconsciously) characteristics and attributes to certain races, while white supremacists perpetuate and maintain the superiority of the white race. Even though white supremacists often use racism as a tool and...

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