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Man Arrested After Threatening Colorado Uber Driver, Saying He Hates 'All Brown People'
The suspect, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, also broke the window of a police cruiser and fought with officers, police said.
Niecy Nash Creates Satirical Phone Line For Racists: 1-844-WYT-FEAR
The actress says the phone line is designed to save white people "all the headaches of being filmed and outed as a racist douche.”
9-Year-Old Falsely Accused Of Groping White Woman Says He 'Felt Humiliated'
But Jeremiah Harvey now forgives the woman, who has been dubbed "Cornerstore Caroline."
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Activists, Legislators Fear Bill Could Lead To Profiling Of Chinese Students
“It is irresponsible to categorize an entire country of people en masse as spies,” said Rep. Judy Chu.
New 'Fantastic Beasts' Trailer Spurs Debate Over Asian Character
"I feel like this is the problem when white people want to diversify and don't actually ask POC how to do so," author Ellen Oh tweeted.
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I Refuse To Give My Black Son 'The Talk'
I want my kid to live without fear, even when he's driving while black.
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Cory Booker Releases Confidential Documents During Kavanaugh Hearing
Hawaii's Sen. Mazie Hirono followed Booker's threat to publish formerly confidential documents with her own release during the third day of hearings.
Listen To Full 911 Audio Of 'BBQ Becky' Calling Cops On Black Men Grilling
The calls include Jennifer Schulte saying her race doesn't matter and a dispatcher questioning her mental health.
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The Department Of Education Underreports Allegations Of Racial Discrimination In Schools
A HuffPost analysis revealed thousands of allegations of racial discrimination that haven't been publicly reported.
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Officials Defend Plan To Close Almost All Polling Places In Majority Black Georgia County
Local officials say they need to close seven polling places because they aren't accessible to people with disabilities. The ACLU says that doesn't make sense.
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Hooters Says It's Banning Customers Who Waitress Says Wrote Racial Slur On Receipt
A Hooters executive said the customers who signed the receipt are now banned from the restaurant.
Multiple Women Rejected From Jobs After Company Says They Have ‘Ghetto Names’
The business, a medical clinic in Missouri, claims it was hacked.
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What I Learned When A Guy Insulted My Skin Color On A Date
, Guest Writer
Even though I’d cultivated an appreciation for my skin color over the years, what he said caused old feelings to resurface.
Santa Fe Store Clerk Calls Officers On Man Because He's 'Arrogant' And 'Black'
“I understood that racism in America never truly died,” the man said of the experience.
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How To Actually Talk To Racists, Starting With The One In The Mirror
, Guest Writer
Some suggestions for my fellow well-meaning white ladies.
Family Of Teen Killed By Pennsylvania Cop Files Federal Lawsuit
Antwon Rose Jr. was running away from a traffic stop when he was shot three times by a Pittsburgh-area cop.
Smith College Employee Called Police On Black Student Eating Lunch
"All I did was be black," Oumou Kanoute said.
Instagram Removes Post For Women Of Color To Mourn Nia Wilson For ‘Hate Speech’
Rachel Cargle attempted to create a "safe space for black and brown women to come together to grieve" the fatal stabbing of the 18-year-old. It was shut down.
Company Fires White Man Who Called Cops On Black Woman Using Pool
The woman called it "a classic case of racial profiling."
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Fraternity Accuses Restaurant Of Canceling Event Because Members Are Black
“This is 2018, and this is just not acceptable,” an attorney representing the Alabama fraternity chapter said.
Cops Held These Unarmed Black Men At Gunpoint Over A False Robbery Call
Two men were shopping at a T-Mobile store when cops received a 911 call falsely claiming the store was being robbed.
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Toronto Principal Faces Resignation Calls After Making A List Of Black Students
Students and their parents accused Peggy Aitchison of racial profiling.
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People Questioned, Filmed And Called The Police On Black Oakland Firefighter
Kevin Moore was in uniform, with a clipboard and fire truck during a routine inspection. Residents called 911 and videotaped him.
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Target Apologizes For Father's Day 'Baby Daddy' Cards
“It’s never our intent to offend any of our guests with the products we sell,” the retailer said.
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Philly Police Issue New Policy On Trespassing Response After Starbucks Arrests
The department created the policy in the wake of a public outcry against racial bias.
Black Woman Says She Was Forced To Expose Herself At Target To Prove She Didn't Steal
The retailer apologized for the incident this week and said it had fired one of the employees involved.
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