In February, immigrants and advocates in Massachusetts filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its troubling decision to end temporary protected status (TPS) for tens of thousands of Sudanese, Haitian, Salvadoran, and Nicaraguan immigrants.
Women in New York City spend more money on transportation than men, according to a new report, especially if those women have kids to take care of.
Proposed changes to Texas curriculum standards impede instructors’ ability to teach “accurate history,” some teachers have said.
Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is headed for a run-off election against Mike Espy, a Democratic challenger who, if elected, would be the state’s first black Senator since Reconstruction. With that historic opportunity in mind, then, please note that on Sunday a video surfaced on social media showing Hyde-Smith…
The city of Stockbridge, part of the Atlanta metro area, is rapidly diversifying: In 2017, the city elected its first black mayor and first all-black city council, and has been named one of the top 10 places to live for African Americans. But because nothing intimidates white people more than the success of black…
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen has been on something of a repentance tour since he pled guilty to a slew of felonies and admitted to giving women hush money at Trump’s behest. First, he changed his party affiliation to Democrat and urged Americans to vote blue on November 6. Now, he’s apparently super sorry for…
The Simpsons may be dropping Apu Nahasapeemapetilon after outcry from the Indian American community that the character is a racist caricature.
Megyn Kelly, the racist former Fox anchor who went ahead and said something racist on NBC, has officially lost her morning show over her comments condoning blackface.
Megyn Kelly is out at NBC after she questioned whether or not blackface should be allowed on Halloween during a segment on Megyn Kelly TODAY (Answer: No.) But it’s far from the first time she’s made racist or race-baiting comments on the air.
I know what you’re thinking: Megyn Kelly was probably banking on her terrible blackface analysis playing better than it did and nothing has changed. But who are you going to believe? The Megyn Kelly who said in 2013 that Santa has to be a white man and on Tuesday wondered aloud on TV if it really was racist for white…
On Wednesday morning, New Jersey woman Koebere Bull received a Facebook message from a 20-year-old man named Dylan Jarrell, from Kentucky, who wanted her children to die because they are black.
Who but Megyn Kelly, staunch defender of Santa Claus’s Right to Be White, could be trusted to declare something as decidedly racist as blackface isn’t actually racist at all? No one, that’s who (except for all of these people who are similarly “not” taking part in systemic racism, no sirree!)
On Monday, 22 days ahead of the midterm elections, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a heartfelt, five-minute video about her family heritage. In it, she visited her hometown of Norman, Oklahoma, where she and her brothers condemned Donald Trump’s racist nickname for her, Pocahontas. Then Warren leaned into…
Mollie Tibbetts was 20 years old when she disappeared on July 18, 2018. Tibbetts was taking an evening jog when Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a Mexican national working on a nearby farm, approached her and made advances, which she rejected. Instead of letting it go, he allegedly attacked her, stabbed her to death, and…
During a rare White House press briefing on Wednesday two black reporters questioned White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders about Donald Trump’s racist application of “law and order” and treatment of the Central Park Five.
Anyone else feel like today was a zillion hours long? Or is that just the news cycle?
At the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Sunday night, Barry Jenkins shared a personal story about an experience he had with a racist driver just as he was cresting a wave of newfound fame and recognition, before Moonlight won Best Picture.
Viola Davis is ready for folks to focus on the pay gap between white women and women of color in the entertainment industry.
As racists across the country melt down over Nike’s new Colin Kaepernick ad celebrating his activism, one Republican county official has resigned over Facebook posts that called black football players who protest police brutality “baboons” and “ignorant blacks.”
In a surprise upset for the establishment set, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Democratic primary in Florida’s gubernatorial race on Tuesday night. Gillum beat out more moderate candidates like Gwen Graham and Phillip Levine who far outspent him. If elected he’ll be the first black governor of Florida.