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Reverse Racism

Tyler Perry Suggests Backlash Over New Show Is 'Reverse Racism'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.04.2017 | Black Voices

Tyler Perry is best known for making movies and TV shows that focus on black characters, but last year the filmmaker premiered “Too Close To Home,...

Bill Maher Is Tired Of Whites Self-Righteously Crapping On Themselves

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.23.2016 | Comedy

Bill Maher took white liberals and conservatives to task over racism on Friday. The "Real Time with Bill Maher" host called out conservatives who beli...

No, The 'Hamilton' Casting Call For 'Non-White' Actors Is Not Reverse Racism

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.22.2016 | Black Voices

On Wednesday, a casting call for the Broadway juggernaut that is “Hamilton” drew criticism from members of the Actors’ Equity theater union for ...

Sexism Against Men? I Wish.

Barbara Holm | Posted 01.26.2017 | Women
Barbara Holm

I acknowledge as a white, cisgender person that my beliefs come from a ridiculously privileged place. I understand that white feminists' voices have flooded civil rights conversation over the last couple years. That being said... If someone tells you that they are offended by something... just believe them.

This Poet Nails Why 'All Lives Matter' Will Always Be A Horrible Argument

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.14.2015 | Black Voices

"Just because I own slaves doesn't mean I'm racist." This is the first line from Anthony McPherson's poem "All Lives Matter: 1800s Edition," which he ...

The Transparency of a "Incog-Negro"

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.22.2016 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

Dolezal's white-to-black "passing" is the complication of both white guilt and white rage in an era of Affirmative Action.

Are You African American?: I Don't Understand the Question

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 06.12.2016 | Black Voices
Marcia Dawkins

A curious case of passing took center stage on social media this week. Enter Rachel Dolezal, the 37-year-old artist, professor and NAACP leader from Spokane, Washington who is allegedly passing as black.

Historically Black University Accused Of Reverse Racism In New Lawsuits

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 05.27.2015 | Black Voices

Three former employees at North Carolina Central University are accusing the historically black university and its prominent chancellor, Debra Saunder...

After Bomb Threats And Backlash, BBQ Restaurant Stands Firm On 'White Appreciation Day'

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.11.2015 | Weird News

The Hispanic owner of a Colorado barbecue restaurant maintains that celebrating a "White Appreciation Day" isn't racist -- even after widespread criti...

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.

5 Questions for Anyone Who Thinks They Are a Victim of 'Reverse Racism'

Dain Dillingham | Posted 05.10.2015 | Black Voices
Dain Dillingham

There's a difference between having your feelings hurt and being systemically denied access to the things you need to succeed in life. You can ask someone five easy questions.

Black Gain Is White Pain -- How the White Right Justifies Racial Injustice

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 11.09.2014 | Black Voices
Leonce Gaiter

To the modern right, black gain is white pain. The more respectable among them have learned that if you pretend to believe that racism does not exist, despite the undeniable evidence, you can perpetuate white supremacist outcomes indefinitely.

The New Deal is Dead. Long Live the Raw Deal

Brian Ross | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
Brian Ross

The New Deal is dead. Long live the Raw Deal! The far Right white one percent are using the psychology of disenfranchisement that they leveled against...

Reverse Racism Only Works If...

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

You might have heard that irksome term "reverse racism" -- the idea that racism can be directed at majority groups by people in minorities. The co...

Paula Deen, the N-word, and Sh*t Black Folks Can't Say

Cassandra Jackson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Black Voices
Cassandra Jackson

I realize that it is disturbing to think that there might be one privilege that black people have that white people do not. Therefore, I am going to set the record straight.

The Unexpected Ruling That Nearly Cost Judge Sotomayor Her Supreme Court Nomination

Judge Frederic Block | Posted 04.09.2013 | Crime
Judge Frederic Block

What follows is an excerpt from Disrobed: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge, a book where I try to explain life on the bench and the unknown parts of our legal system.

Heart Drug Makes People Less Racist: Study

Posted 03.08.2012 | Black Voices

Researchers in Britain have found that a common drug called propranolol does in fact change the hearts of those who take it. While effectively lowerin...

Up Is Down and Down Is up -- Alice in America's Wonderland

Steve Nelson | Posted 03.16.2012 | Education
Steve Nelson

The recent decision to axe an ethnic studies program in Tucson is symptomatic of a bewildering turn of events in our country.

Why We Are Having a REAL Affirmative Action Bake Sale At Fordham

Mark Naison | Posted 12.06.2011 | Latino Voices
Mark Naison

As I know from both my own research and from personal experience, preferences given recruited athletes and children of alumni are far more powerful than those given underrepresented minorities and affect a far larger number of students.

A Reflection On Racism

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

While I get how White people can "feel" that this is their reality -- they are targets of racism -- we must not allow this perspective to drive the future of our conversations on race.

Black Alert!

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

With White America under attack, and efforts underway to "take us back to (the racial climate of) 1956, only the other way around," Fox News is stakin...

The New GOP Con--Obama the Reverse Racist

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

No matter how much Obama talks about being president of all Americans -- no matter how much he downplays race, no matter that he has an impeccable record on broad, race-neutral legislation -- he's still a reverse bigot.

21 More Charged In Bias-Motivated Crimes

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey formally charged 21 more people Wednesday in connection with a series of downtown robberies and assaults over...

Senator Sessions, Judge Sotomayor, And Racism

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In all the hoopla over Judge Sonia Sotomayor being nominated to the Supreme Court, there is one interesting side story that the media is largely ignor...

Ronald Reagan: The Original "Reverse-Sexist" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative pundits have railed seemingly endessly about Judge Sonia Sotomayor's supposed "reverse racism." But it appears conservative hero Ronald R...