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Subtle Racism

Chiaku Hanson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Black Voices
Chiaku Hanson

What is Subtle Racism? Since 1970, researchers have studied several forms of subtle racism to further analyze this ambiguous phrase. Subtle racism is...

Supreme Court Drama Conflict Is Just the Latest Disrespectful Slight Toward President Obama

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics
Elwood D. Watson

While naysayers can belabor the point of other presidents being targets of hostility, the fact is that no other president in recent memory has been subjected to such dishonorable behavior. It is clear that race has been the predominant factor.

"All This Hate Rhetoric and all These Stereotypical Images Poison People's Beliefs"

Christian Avard | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Christian Avard

Jack Shaheen, one of the world's foremost authorities on media images of Arabs and Muslims, is the author of the groundbreaking documentary film Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People. His book Guilty: Hollywood's Verdict on Arabs after 9/11, was named the 2008 social sciences book of the year by Forward.

Obama On African Racism: 'I Have No Patience For It'

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama criticized racism in Africa while speaking to a group of young African leaders in Washington, D.C., on Monday. "The notion t...

Obama Uses N-Word In Honest Conversation About Racism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke bluntly about racism in a conversation with comedian Marc Maron for his "WTF" podcast. "We are not cured of it," Obama...

Being a Black Male in America: Racism and the Police

Stan Chu Ilo | Posted 06.10.2015 | Black Voices
Stan Chu Ilo

If Walter Scott were a white male, he would not have been killed this way by Officer Slager. America can hardly claim to be a post-racial society just because it elected a black man to the presidency. America will not be a post-racial society until injustice is no longer color-coded.

Tyler Kingkade

Obama Applauds 'Quick Reaction' Against Racist Fraternity Video | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that the swift reaction from the University of Oklahoma against fraternity brothers singing a racist ...

Obama Discusses Ferguson Protests In Personal Terms

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Monday defended his response to protests against police injustice and framed the relationship between law enforcement and co...

Ben Stein and the Politics of Racism

Christopher Lamb | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

Why is it that blacks continue to trail behind whites in politics, business, sports, and just about everything else in America? Could it have anything to do with racism? Ben Stein says no.

What Would Martin Say? Martin Luther King and the November Elections

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

One of the most striking -- and alarming -- things about King's denunciation of the right-wing politics of Goldwater and the Republican Party of his day is that King could -- and almost certainly would -- issue virtually the same denunciation of the Republican Party today.

Russians Mock Obama With Racist Laser Projection

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama received birthday greetings from around the world when he turned 53 years old on Monday, but some of those wishes weren't exact...

Sam Levine

Conservative Scholar Suggests Obama Be 'Hung, Drawn and Quartered' | Sam Levine | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An immigration policy analyst from a think tank often cited by Republicans suggested to a tea party crowd last week that President Barac...

Eric Holder Said the Obvious: Racism Drives the Obama Bashing

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.14.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

When Holder speaks out on race, the GOP attack machine instantly kicks into high gear with a barrage of denials and then another deft turn of the racial table. This means the usual finger point of Holder as a race baiter.

Outnumbered: Outlandish, Outdated, Overtly Biased

Trish DeLuca | Posted 08.31.2014 | Media
Trish DeLuca

The luxury was mine from 11 a.m. until about 12:30 p.m. today. I flipped to a couple of television channels, walked a friend's dog, and intermittently...

Charlie Rangel Suggests GOP Opposition To Obama Is Rooted In Racism

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Monday spoke out against Republicans, who he said discriminate against President Barack Obama because he's African-Ame...

Police Commissioner Robert Copeland Resigns Over Racist Comments About Obama

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland, who recently acknowledged using a racial slur while talking about President Barack Obama, has resigned,...

Romney Comes To Obama's Defense, Rips Official's 'Vile Epithet'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ripped a New Hampshire police commissioner for using a racial slur during a conversation about Pr...

Dem Rep Calls Clarence Thomas An 'Uncle Tom,' Stands By The Remark Because He's Black

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

After calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an "Uncle Tom" recently, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) defended his comments to CNN, saying, "But...

Louie Gohmert Accuses Obama Of Stirring Up 'Racial Tension And Violence'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) accused President Barack Obama of being a driving force of "racial tension and violence" in the nation during an intervie...

Obama Protesters Sing 'Bye Bye Black Sheep,' Rail Against 'Half-White Muslim' In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

A raucous crowd of supporters and protesters from both ends of the political spectrum showed up outside President Barack Obama's appearance in Phoenix...

United We Stand? Critics of Obama's Racial Challenges Are Way off Base

Tim Arnold | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Tim Arnold

"(Obama) is truly trying to tear our country apart," charges Fox News commentator Todd Stames in a Twitter attack in response to our president's unscr...

Obama Recalls Getting Followed, People Locking Doors On Him -- In Other Words, Being A Black Man In America

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave unscheduled remarks at a White House briefing on Friday, speaking candidly about issues of race in the wake of the George ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin Could've Been Me 35 Years Ago' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made an unexpected appearance at Friday's White House press briefing to talk about the outcome of the Trayvon Mar...

Racism in 2013?? Just Get Over It!

Theodore Johnson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices
Theodore Johnson

"Get over it and move on" is the most ridiculous of positions. Racism is not some tragic event to get over; it's the ongoing tragedy of cumulative experiences that shape how one sees the world.

Montana GOP Official Takes Heat For Alleged Anti-Obama Racism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Jennifer Olsen, chairwoman of the Yellowstone County Republicans and a prominent tea party organizer in Montana, is facing scrutiny after being accuse...