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Azealia Banks Is the Donald Trump of Rap

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Ms. Banks thinks that she is somehow advancing the cause for women of color and bisexual women, so I wanted to be as kind and respectful as possible. But it is difficult to maintain positive thoughts toward someone so mean-spirited.

Azealia Banks Compares The LGBT Community To 'Gay White KKK's'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.29.2015 | Gay Voices

(Note: The following story includes graphic language.) Azealia Banks compared the LGBT community to "gay white KKK's" in a recent tweet days afte...

Here’s What It’s Like Inside A Pro-Confederate Flag Rally

ThinkProgress | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 1,300 people were expected to attend a “Southern Heritage” rally in support of the Confederate flag on...

KKK Cop Fired After Nazi Salute Photo Surfaces

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.03.2015 | Black Voices

Louisiana police detective Raymond Mott was fired this week after a local newspaper showed him giving the Nazi salute and wearing a Ku Klux Klan cres...

Black Lives Matter is Under Attack

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 09.02.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

If Black Lives Matter is responsible for so much good, then why on Earth are they trying to link it to hate groups similar to the KKK? Because Black Lives Matter is working.

Alabama Cheerleading Coach Dismissed After Reporting Racist T-Shirt Worn By Parent

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.28.2015 | Sports

An Alabama cheerleading squad has lost two of its coaches after a pair of racist T-shirts appeared at an August practice.  Brian McCracken, the a...

Bombs And 'Nazi Imagery' Found After Explosion

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

Authorities in New York say they found white supremacist propaganda in a garage where a former corrections officer blew his leg off last month. A jud...

Inspiration Going Viral

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Are you the sort of person who can't resist slowing down at an accident because you feel compelled to look? I confess I'm ambivalent about accident s...

Race, Legacies, and the Confederate Flag

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics
Deborah J. Levine

According to Morris Dees, Founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), hatred runs deeper than many are recognizing.

In South Carolina, a Ku Klux Klan in Decline

Stephen Calabria | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics
Stephen Calabria

The Saturday rally planned by an affiliate of the Ku Klux Klan was meant to showcase the group's longevity despite cultural forces urging its demise. Instead, the rally only served to underscore its increasing irrelevance.

American Hero Gives KKK The Soundtrack It Deserves

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics

  The KKK staged a rally in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday to demonstrate their support for the Confederate flag. While many dec...

KKK Member Or A Picture Of An Ass? Take The Quiz!

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.20.2015 | Comedy

The Ku Klux Klan reemerged this weekend at the South Carolina Capitol to protest the statehouse's removal of the Confederate flag. Many people saw the...

Viral Photo Shows Black Police Officer Helping White Supremacist At KKK Rally

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.20.2015 | Good News

At a Ku Klux Klan rally held at the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday, there were many images of hate: men and women shouting slogans of bigo...

KKK And Black Justice Group Face Off On South Carolina Statehouse Steps

AP | Katie Sola | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hundreds of people taunted each other on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse during separate rallies staged by ...

Ku Klux Klan Fliers Show Up In South Carolina Neighborhood

AP | Posted 07.15.2015 | Black Voices

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Residents in a predominantly black South Carolina neighborhood say fliers have been distributed claiming to be from th...

The South Surrenders?

Shermin Kruse | Posted 07.10.2015 | World
Shermin Kruse

The question answered by the South Carolina House of Representatives today is whether their state government, as a political and democratic institution representing constituents of all races, should maintain on its capitol grounds the very flag it placed there 50 years ago to protest the civil rights movement.

Fighting Fire

Ryley Rubin Pogensky | Posted 07.09.2015 | Black Voices
Ryley Rubin Pogensky

An angry white man is politician. He is a banker, a lawyer, a journalist, a president. He can carry gun. He can voice his opinions no matter how loud and is entitled to a microphone. The constitution was constructed for and by him. It his pulpit. No matter how hard Black voices try and compete they aren't even in the audience.

Confederate Land Art: The Apotheosis of Racist Iconography

Paul Gunther | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics
Paul Gunther

As South Carolina's Capitol grounds and other jurisdictions decide the fate of their most prominent emblems of past oppression and contemporary reaction, Stone Mountain guarantees that at least one Confederate icon will loom over the South's largest city for as long into the future as mankind can foresee.

General Nathan Bedford Forrest Versus the Ku Klux Klan

John A. Tures | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Think that if he were alive today, General Nathan Bedford Forrest would embrace Dylann Roof, the alleged killer of nine blacks in a Charleston Church who hoped to start a race war? Think again.

Is 'Dukes of Hazzard' Really Racist?

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 07.04.2015 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

But if you were a Jew, and you saw this hit TV show with two guys in a stunt car with an SS symbol on it, named after Hitler or some other high-ranking Nazi, you might think to yourself, "Is that really necessary? Isn't this kind of like a commercial that makes the SS symbol, and thus what the Nazis were fighting for, kind of...glamorous?"

KKK Plans Pro-Confederate Flag Rally In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices

Members of the Ku Klux Klan have announced plans to rally next month in South Carolina in support of the Confederate flag. State officials confirme...

Flags of Treason, Hatred and White Supremacy

Harry Franqui-Rivera, Ph.D. | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
Harry Franqui-Rivera, Ph.D.

The election of a Black president in 2008 triggered a backlash from white supremacists. The most rabid racists are easy to identify and counter, for t...

Some Republicans Compare Taking Down Confederate Symbols To ISIS Destroying Cultural Monuments

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

Republicans opposed to removing the Confederate flag and other Confederate symbols in the South are falsely equating it to ISIS demolishing cultural a...

Let's talk about race

Shawn VanDiver | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics
Shawn VanDiver

In South Carolina, we expect our brothers and sisters of color to drive on roads named after Generals who fought to enslave their forefathers. We expect them to live in peace while a symbol of hatred flies at their statehouses. We expect that they stay at home while more and more of their children are being killed in the streets, schools and churches

William T. Sherman and Nathan Bedford Forrest: Civil War Criminals

John A. Tures | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

William T. Sherman in the field was a disaster. He allowed the Union army at Shiloh to be completely surprised by Johnston's attack, leading the Northern Army to come within an eyelash of being completely smashed, even as junior officers begged him to take precautions days earlier.