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The Absurdist Dark Comedy 'Sorry To Bother You' Sheds Light On Everyday Racism
“Sorry To Bother You” may be an absurdist dark comedy, but it gets very real about everyday racism.
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What You Should Know About Code-Switching And How It Impacts The Black Community
For black Americans, code-switching could help you leave a police encounter unscathed. But changing how you speak isn't always enough to get around racism.
Black Man Booted From His Own Pool
Shayne Holland was just hanging out in the pool of his apartment complex when an off-duty cop tried to force him out.
How This Woman Overcame The Psychological Toll Of Being In India's Untouchable Caste
Sujatha Gidla was born into India's lowest social caste, the untouchables. Despite moving to the U.S., the psychological toll of being untouchable left her feeling inferior for years.
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Saying Goodbye To Kanye West And His Music
The rapper is no longer boosting the self-esteem of black folks. He’s only boosting his own.
Rick Santorum Blames Obama For Increased Racial Tensions In The U.S.
Obama did "more to exacerbate racism in this country," Santorum claims.
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Starbucks Closes 8,000 Stores To Address Pervasive Issue Of Implicit Racial Bias
Starbucks closed 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
Cops Keep Getting Called On Black People for Being Black
Viral cell phone videos reveal a sobering reality: white people often call the cops on black people for no reason.
Two Women Detained By Border Patrol For Speaking Spanish
A Border Patrol agent detained two women near the Canadian border in Montana for speaking Spanish.
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How TV Reinforces Our Kinder, Gentler Response To White Drug Use
Pop culture staples reinforce deeply held cultural assumptions about the purity and goodness of white women.
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Why This Muslim Woman Embraced Tattoos Despite Her Family's Disapproval
Shanzey Afzal's conservative Muslim family didn't approve of tattoos, but she embraced her love for them anyway. She now owns her own women-only studio called Ink Minx.
People Always Ask ‘What Are You?’ A DNA Kit Gave Me The Unexpected Answer.
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I was looking for the missing part of my racial identity and ended up finding out so much more.
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Donald Trump Reportedly Approves Race Summit With Colin Kaepernick
The president is "enthusiastic" about talking it out. Trump-supporting rapper Kanye West is also invited.
How This Former White Supremacist Found Life After Hate And Became 'Rehumanized'
Angela King is a former neo-Nazi who doesn’t consider herself a victim. Since her time with the white supremacists, she has co-founded a non-profit called “Life After Hate,” that helps individuals exit the violent far right community.
Teacher Explains How Arming Educators Could Specifically Harm Students Of Color
Kimberly Worthy, a Washington D.C. teacher, fears arming teachers with guns could negatively impact students of color.
The Risks of Guns in Classrooms for Students of Color
Kimberly Worthy is a teacher in Washington D.C. As a teacher of color, she fears for her students of color, and the impact that arming teachers with guns would have on her students.
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First-Ever Lynching Memorial Forces America To Reckon With Its Brutal Past
A new memorial in Alabama will recognize the people of color lost to lynching in America.
Lynching Memorial Confronts America’s History of Racial Violence
A new memorial in Alabama will recognize the people of color lost to lynching in America, and try to reckon with the nation’s history of racial terror.
Starbucks Is Trying To Educate Itself On Racial Sensitivity
Starbucks will close 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
Two Black Men Arrested For Loitering At Starbucks
A video shows two black men getting arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks while waiting to meet someone.
People Of Color Break Down Why The Me Too Movement Must Be Inclusive To Succeed
HuffPost spoke to four people of color to find out why they feel left out by the Me Too movement.
Fox Hosts Get Slammed For Bashing Black Scholar
Fox hosts were slammed after they criticized a black student who got into all 20 schools he applied to as being “obnoxious.”
California Bill Aims To Reduce Use Of Lethal Force
A California bill is aiming to reduce the use of lethal force by law enforcement in an effort to protect civilian lives, specifically people of color.
This Alabama District Came Shockingly Close To Effectively Segregating Its Schools
The threat of resegregation haunted this school district in Alabama just last month.
The Media Doesn't Humanize Black Victims The Way It Does White Killers
Some headlines seem more sympathetic to white perpetrators of mass violence than black victims of police shootings.
Why Sandra Bullock Is A Huge 'Black Panther' Fan
Sandra Bullock is a ‘Black Panther’ super fan, mainly because of what it means to her as a mother.
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