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White Police Official Won't Apologize For Calling Obama N-Word

AP | LYNNE TUOHY | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — A police commissioner in a predominantly white New Hampshire town says he won't apologize for calling President Barack Obama ...

Basketball Tournament Brings Out Racial Slurs From High Schoolers

The Root | Posted 03.10.2014 | Black Voices

Students at a Seattle high school could face disciplinary action after they reportedly hurled racial slurs at black basketball players on a rival team...

If You Use This Awful Racial Slur, You Should Probably Resign

Upworthy | Adam Mordecai | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

So in Buena Vista Township, Mich., this happened....

Restaurant In Hot Water Over Racial Slurs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

Offensive posts and comments are rampant on the internet, but they don't make for particularly good business when associated with a restaurant. A Dela...

Burger Joint Patron Surprised To Find Her Booty Itemized Along With Her Veggie Bowl

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.22.2012 | Money

Apparently, receipts aren't just for keeping track of tax and tip anymore. Reddit user caraficionado24 said a friend was surprised to look down at ...

Student Claims She Was Kicked Out Of School Over Teacher's Racial Slur

Posted 06.07.2012 | Los Angeles

"Sit your nappy-headed self down." This was the comment that Brea Persley, a 13-year-old student at Century Academy For Excellence in Inglewood, Ca...

Teacher: 'This Is What The Nazis Do To Jews'

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 06.30.2012 | Education

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A middle school teacher in South Carolina has been accused of dragging a student under a table during class, telling the boy "this i...

Colo. Springs Dems 'Outraged' Over Lamborn's 'Tar Baby' Remark

Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver

El Paso County democrats and NAACP activists are taking aim at Congressman Doug Lamborn for his “tar baby” remarks he made about President Obama. ...

UPDATE: Rep. Lamborn Apologizes For Using Controversial Term

Posted 10.01.2011 | Denver

Congressman Doug Lamborn, U.S. Representative for Colorado, was recently on the 630 KHOW Capils and Silverman radio show discussing President Obama, t...

Towson Students Offer Thoughts on Professor Fired for Racial Slur

The Towerlight | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Allen Zaruba, a professional artist and adjunct art professor who has taught at the University for 12 years, was fired last Thursday after being repor...

And I Thought Having a Black President Would Help

Elicia Berger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elicia Berger

Walking around Upper Manhattan, I hear a man's voice shout, "Tingy wei wei! Me want to drink tea!" I am stunned into silence, and keep walking. It is only a half a block later when I can even think. "Seriously?!"

Less a "House Negro" and More an "HNIC" or Better Yet "The Spook"

Shola Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shola Lynch

Coming out of a presidential primary and election where race was only skirted around, it is a bit shocking for al-Qaida to take it to the school yard.