Racism in America

Democratic consultant and political commentator Angela Rye referred to former Rep. Joe Walsh as a "bigot" Wednesday during a CNN segment for tweeting that the bar was lowered for Barack Obama because of his Blackness.

The state of Michigan proposed $97 million deal to replace lead pipes and provide free bottle water to residents to combat the water crisis in Flint.

Airbnb released an emotional ad promoting love for all for their #WeAccept campaign during Super Bowl 51 Sunday after the company faced claims of racism against Black customers last year.

A mother was verbally assaulted by the owner of a Dairy Queen in Zion, Illinois recently after the proprietor referred to her and her children as the "N-word" in a hateful racist tirade. The tearful mother spoke out in a Facebook post about her painful experience as a customer, with Black Lives Matter and local activists organizing a protest over the weekend.

GOP Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was once rejected as a federal judge over allegations he called a Black attorney “boy.”

After calling President Barack Obama "an animal" who has been trying to turn America into "just another country," a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is refusing to apologize.

A former school officer in Knox County, Tennessee has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against the district and the city charging that he was wrongfully terminated because his supervisor took offense to his marriage to a Black woman, writes USA Today.

A 78-year-old White man attending a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina was arrested and charged Thursday with assault after punching a Black Lives Matter protester in the face. John McGraw was at the Wednesday night event with several other zealous supporters of the Republican presidential hopeful when he threw the punch, WTVR reports.

As host of the 88th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, actor Chris Rock tackled diversity in Hollywood, delivering a stinging monologue.

Although reigning NFL MVP and Carolina Panthers superstar quarterback Cam Newton is largely out of the news cycle after his team’s Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos, he’s still making headlines. Black sportswriter Kimberley A. Martin, who covers the New York Jets, shared a letter she received from a racist reader after recently writing […]

A sit-in orchestrated by students at Providence College in Rhode Island ended late Tuesday night after a deal was struck with school leaders on how to address allegations of racism on campus. About 50 students occupied a space outside of President Brian J. Shanley‘s office for 13 hours before the agreement was signed to hear […]

New Orleans lawmakers are in the midst of considering whether to break with its Confederate past by removing longstanding monuments