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Hulk Hogan Wants Forgiveness For Racist Tirade

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment

Hulk Hogan broke down in tears during a recent interview, asking for forgiveness for his racist tirade.  "I was at the lowest point of ...

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
Ravishly

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The White Person's Guide to Eliminating Racism

Dale Hansen | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics
Dale Hansen

Luckily, conservative whites have spent an awful lot of time recently telling other races and cultures how they can go about fixing their issues, so there is already a guide for white people to follow to help with their racist tendencies.

It's Patrick Lynch, Not Mayor De Blasio, from Whom an Apology Is Due

James Meyerson | Posted 03.13.2015 | New York
James Meyerson

Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.

16 Quotes To Remind America That Black Lives Matter

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.12.2014 | Black Voices

Suddenly, he paused, looked at me intently and said, 'Son, you're a black male, and that's two strikes against you.' To the general public, anything that I did would be perceived as malicious and deserving of severe punishment and I had to govern myself accordingly. I was seven years old.

Who Wants to Talk About That?

Tom F. Driver | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics
Tom F. Driver

Racism is so ingrained in the American experience that no one who has grown up here is free of it -- white, black, or anyone else. Until we acknowledge that, describe it, and share it across the racial divide we are not free.

Jesus Is Dead, and So Are We. Eric Garner Is Our Only Hope for Resurrection.

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 02.04.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

We must continue to breathe life into his story and case. We must use the details of the horrific tragedy of Eric Garner's death to shock life into the people of this nation. We must keep demanding justice. Do not ever stop telling the story of Eric Garner. Get out into the streets and breathe the breath of life into this dead, racist nation.

What Really Happens When You're a Light-Skinned Latino

Sean Flores | Posted 01.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Sean Flores

Once I became versed in privilege and oppression in college, my pride was heightened. Seeing myself as the poster child of oppression, I was eager to share my story and was provided with plenty of opportunities to do so.

Why Children's Cartoons Have A Sexism Problem

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Pretty much without fail, all the classic old cartoons featured a cast almost entirely made up of male characters, with a handful of females tossed in for the express purpose of serving as a sexual foil for the guys

Amazon Warns About 'Racial Prejudices' In 'Tom And Jerry'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

Cartoons today aren't like they used to be, and maybe that's a good thing. BBC reports that Amazon Prime is accompanying "Tom and Jerry" with a cau...

How Do You See Me?

Gerard Kersey | Posted 09.16.2014 | Black Voices
Gerard Kersey

I was not dressed inappropriately, I wasn't loud or menacing, I wasn't posing a threat to anyone. I was just a regular teenager shopping in an outlet store. However, to her I was a black teenager in an outlet and that made the world of difference on her skewed perspective of the situation.