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That Guy? Yeah, He's Our Fault

Hareem Mannan | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Hareem Mannan

I'd like to think that as a nation, we've come pretty far. Land of the free, home of those brave enough to admit that things might not be as good as we imagine it to be.

Roz Brewer, a Racist? Preposterous

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices
Trudy Bourgeois

Those who have labeled Brewer a racist and tweeted about boycotting Sam's Club over the past weeks have also shared sentiments that we need to "take America back." Back to what? To when?

Lesser Schools?

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
Brandon Bowlin

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BuzzFeed Editor-In-Chief To Staff: You're Allowed To Call Trump A 'Mendacious Racist'

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.09.2015 | Media

BuzzFeed Editor-In-Chief Ben Smith told employees on Tuesday that they are permitted to call Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump a raci...

Siri's Definition Of 'Bitch' Is Beyond Offensive

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.08.2015 | Black Voices

It seems people of color can't escape racial bias, even when talking to Siri. Apple iPhone's staple feature defines the word "bitch" in an even more o...

WATCH: A Thanksgiving Message From Donald Trump To His Racist Supporters

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 11.26.2015 | Entertainment
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS Sketch, Donald Trump delivers a special Thanksgiving message to all of his racist supporters.

Forget Mannatech, Ben Carson Embraces White Supremacists

Chris Sosa | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Chris Sosa

Voters, and we in the media, have a responsibility to challenge dangerous commentary that belittles the horrors of slavery.

17 WTF ‘Latino’ Costumes That’ll Make You Want To Scream

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.20.2015 | Latino Voices

If you think fake blood and maniacal clown masks are terrifying, wait until you see these costumes.   Halloween is a time to ...

For The Record, Here's Why A White Person Shouldn't Call A Black Person 'Mammy'

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, host Miley Cyrus appeared in a pre-taped segment with hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg and her own...

Hulk Hogan Wants Forgiveness For Racist Tirade

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment

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This Has To Be The Most Racist Pizza Ever Created

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices

Pizza by Certé in Midtown Manhattan topped off one of their pizzas with fried chicken, watermelon and sunflower seed crust, then called the cre...

WWE Cuts Ties With Hulk Hogan After Racist Rant Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports

Hall of Fame wrestler Hulk Hogan is out at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after an audio recording featuring the wrestler using racist language w...

Is Your iPhone Sexist and Racist?

Ravishly | Posted 07.17.2015 | Technology

It appears that Apple finds sexism and racism is a bit, well, predictable. Even in texting. At least, that's what it seems to be with Apple's program. Type in "Fat" and just as soon as you hit space, three words will pop up as suggestions: "and", "girls" and "girl".

Google Apologizes For Tagging Photos Of Black People As ‘Gorillas'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.02.2015 | Black Voices

When Jacky Alciné checked his Google Photos app earlier this week, he noticed it labeled photos of himself and a friend, both black, as “gorillas....

How Mitt Romney and Retailers Dismantled Dixie

Alan Kelly | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

When the disillusioned 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot and killed nine black worshipers at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC, the tragedy quickly focused on the legacy of the Confederate flag and its tacit endorsement of racism. For presidential candidates courting southern conservatives, this called for high-wire political acts.

The Confederate Flag Is for Losers

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
Tanya Young Williams

The flag must come down. In fact, the confederate flag is banned for sale or on display at government agencies in California. The bill was introduced by African-American State Senator, Isadore Hall, while he was an assemblyman.

94 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.01.2015 | Black Voices

UPDATE: This piece has been updated to reflect recent church burnings that have occurred in the week since the shooting in Charleston. When Dylann...

Friday Talking Points -- Racist Domestic Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's been a rollercoaster week in the political world, beginning with Hillary Clinton shifting the gears of her campaign by holding her first big rally, which was immediately followed by the man we're going to call "Jeb! Bush!" finally officially announcing his own candidacy.

Harm & Neglect: A Black Lives Matter Public Service Announcement

Torri Stuckey | Posted 07.13.2015 | Black Voices
Torri Stuckey

Our voice will always be our greatest weapon. Life and death are in the power of the tongue. I choose to speak life for those whose voices have been eternally silenced.

Lilly Workneh

Hosts Of Texas Pool Party Describe What Happened Moments Before Cops Arrived | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.08.2015 | Black Voices

Lashauna Burks said her daughter simply wanted to celebrate the end of the school year with her friends on Friday by hosting a party that promised foo...

Ohio Sheriff's Deputy Fired After Comparing Baltimore Protesters To 'Planet Of The Apes'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.27.2015 | Black Voices

An Ohio sheriff's deputy was fired Wednesday after he admitted to posting racist comments on his Twitter account. Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly ...

Louis C.K. Compares Child Molesting To Eating Candy Bars On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.17.2015 | Comedy

Comedian Louis C.K. really likes Mounds bars, perhaps a little too much. On the Season 40 finale of "Saturday Night Live," the comedian took his lo...

Beneath the Debate of the Washington 'Redskins' Name is an Underlying Truth: The Vast Majority of Americans Have a Limited -- and Often Mistaken -- Understanding of Native American History

National Museum of the American Indian | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
National Museum of the American Indian

The controversy surrounding the Washington football team name is in some ways a bellwether. Americans do not know enough about our shared history even to be properly offended at the lack of an inclusive narrative that illuminates the history of this continent in all of its complexity.

Friday Talking Points -- Run, Bernie, Run!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bernie Sanders deserves the Most Impressive Democrat award this week, because he threw his hat in the ring. No, he is not Elizabeth Warren. But, more importantly, he is running to become president, which she is not.

Student Indicted For Hanging Noose Around Ole Miss Statue Honoring James Meredith

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.27.2015 | Black Voices

A federal grand jury indicted a student at the University of Mississippi on two separate civil rights charges on Friday for hanging a noose and a flag...