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Racist Language

Racism On Twitter, By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology

Roughly every 9 seconds, someone sends out a potentially racist tweet. A new study from the British think tank Demos offers the first in-depth loo...

'What's a 'N-word' Mommy?'

Stacey Tisdale | Posted 07.29.2013 | Black Voices
Stacey Tisdale

As the mother of a mixed-race 8-year old, I often think about how to keep my son's eyes, ears, and heart, open to the realities and ignorance of racism. He and a friend recently saw the movie 42, and for the first time, heard the 'n-word' thrown around like a baseball.

Accuracy in Media Fights 'Bigotry' With ... A White Supremacist

Terry Krepel | Posted 07.21.2012 | Media
Terry Krepel

During an appearance on Fox News, liberal commentator Jehmu Greene referred to Tucker Carlson as a "bow-tying white boy." As one might imagine, that did not go over so well in the right-wing media.

Chicago Teacher Sues For The Right To Say N-Word In Class

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

Lincoln Brown, a 48-year-old Chicago Public Schools teacher, has filed a federal lawsuit against the district after being suspended without pay for fi...