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Donald Trump Has No Attorney General, Is 'Very Sad'  Donald Trump Has No Attorney General, Is 'Very Sad' 

Anyone else feel like today was a zillion hours long? Or is that just the news cycle?

Barry Jenkins Reveals His Driver Called Him the N-Word Leading Up to His Oscar Nomination Barry Jenkins Reveals His Driver Called Him the N-Word Leading Up to His Oscar Nomination

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 Wants to Remind You That the Hollywood Pay Gap Isn't Just About Gender Viola Davis Wants to Remind You That the Hollywood Pay Gap Isn't Just About Gender

Viola Davis is ready for folks to focus on the pay gap between white women and women of color in the entertainment industry.

GOP Official Resigns After Calling NFL Players 'Baboons' and 'Ignorant Blacks' GOP Official Resigns After Calling NFL Players 'Baboons' and 'Ignorant Blacks'

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.”

Florida's Gubernatorial Race Already Got Racist Florida's Gubernatorial Race Already Got Racist

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.

Existing 'Is Enough to Piss People Off': Women Talk About Harassment on the Campaign Trail Existing 'Is Enough to Piss People Off': Women Talk About Harassment on the Campaign Trail

While we celebrate that a record number of women are running for office, it’s worth considering the shit they put up with just to be heard. A group of current and former candidates talked to the New York Times about the harassment they’ve dealt with while campaigning. Their stories are depressing and sometimes…

Mollie Tibbetts's Aunt Rejects Racist Ghouls  Mollie Tibbetts's Aunt Rejects Racist Ghouls 

The death of 20-year-old Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts has become a grotesque bit of political theater for Donald Trump and the racist right, but members of Tibbetts’s family have spoken out against those seeking to exploit the tragedy.  

In Search of 'Objectivity,' the Media Amplifies Bigotry Again and Again In Search of 'Objectivity,' the Media Amplifies Bigotry Again and Again

A few weekends ago, I got into a series of arguments with a white man I didn’t know at a housewarming party for someone else I didn’t really know. Somewhere between our civil shouting matches about #BlackLivesMatter, American policing, and “not seeing color” (an idea I find absurd and counterproductive), he took the…

Omarosa Releases a Tape About a Tape of Trump Reportedly Using the N-Word Omarosa Releases a Tape About a Tape of Trump Reportedly Using the N-Word

CBS This Morning now has audio from Omarosa Manigault Newman of what she says is a conversation between Trump campaign officials about the existence of and potential spin on an Apprentice tape in which Donald Trump uses the N-word. A development that will shock precisely no one and change absolutely nothing.

Nothing Says Help My Computer's Been Hacked Like Flying a Nazi Flag Outside Your House  Nothing Says Help My Computer's Been Hacked Like Flying a Nazi Flag Outside Your House 

Imagine that you’ve been hacked. What do you do? Maybe you spend two hours poking around the Internet for an answer, only to fuck up your computer so bad you need your neighbor’s kid to fix it. Maybe you call Geek Squad. Or, if you’re white, I guess you might freak out and call 9-1-1. But if you are Central New York…

'I Don't Have to Explain Shit to You': Restaurant Manager Fired After Ordering a Black Woman to Leave [Update] 'I Don't Have to Explain Shit to You': Restaurant Manager Fired After Ordering a Black Woman to Leave [Update]

Asking for plastic cutlery, sitting too long, and taking too long in the bathroom have all been alleged reasons for arresting black people at restaurants in 2018; questioning the restaurant’s credit card policy is also grounds for throwing a person out of the building, it seems. The Kansas City Star reports that the…

A Racist Resigns A Racist Resigns

Congratulations to Georgia state Rep. Jason Spencer, who has succeeded where so, so many racists before him have failed: embarrassing the Republican Party to the point of being forced out.

Can a Black Man Get a Fair Trial in a Courthouse That Honors the Confederacy?  Can a Black Man Get a Fair Trial in a Courthouse That Honors the Confederacy? 

Nearly one year after cities and states across the country began taking down Confederate monuments in response to a deadly gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, a black man in Louisiana is arguing that a courthouse with a statue of a Confederate soldier at its entrance cannot fairly or…

Trump Asbestos Is a Little on the Nose, Guys  Trump Asbestos Is a Little on the Nose, Guys 

Did Trump decide we’re just not gonna do this NATO shit anymore yet or what?

California Prosecutor Calls Maxine Waters 'Loud-Mouthed' Cunt, Wonders Why She Hasn't Been Shot  California Prosecutor Calls Maxine Waters 'Loud-Mouthed' Cunt, Wonders Why She Hasn't Been Shot 

The deputy district attorney for the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office is extremely racist, turns out.

Immigrants Are Being Kicked Out of the Army Now Immigrants Are Being Kicked Out of the Army Now

Apparently even willing to die for this country isn’t good enough for the Trump administration. The U.S. Army has been quietly kicking out immigrant recruits and reservists enlisted under a program that would grant them a pathway to citizenship. The Associated Press reports that at least 40 people have been discharged…

Woman Calls Cops on Black State Legislator Canvassing in Her Own Damn District Woman Calls Cops on Black State Legislator Canvassing in Her Own Damn District

In yet another instance of racist people using 911 as their personal concierge service, on Tuesday a woman in Oregon called the cops on a black state legislator who was canvassing neighborhoods in her own district.

Trump Is Getting Rid of Guidelines That Encouraged Racial Diversity in College Admissions Trump Is Getting Rid of Guidelines That Encouraged Racial Diversity in College Admissions

The Trump administration wants colleges to adopt a so-called race-blind (read: racist) approach to college admissions, effectively revoking an Obama administration policy that encouraged schools to consider race in the admissions process as a means of creating more diverse campuses.

Denmark to Separate Immigrant Children From Their Families for Mandatory Sessions in Whiteness Denmark to Separate Immigrant Children From Their Families for Mandatory Sessions in Whiteness

Muslims in Denmark are bracing for a series of cruel, dehumanizing laws that will further push them to the outskirts of Danish society. The New York Times reports that the government is preparing to introduce a set of laws that “regulate life in 25 low-income and heavily Muslim enclaves” and force Muslims to erase…

The Week's Shittiest Tweet Goes to Mike Huckabee [UPDATE: It's a Tie!] The Week's Shittiest Tweet Goes to Mike Huckabee [UPDATE: It's a Tie!]

Lest you hoped that Trump experienced a fleeting brush with emotions this week when he admitted that family separation was terrible and blamed it on the Democrats and then put his jumbo-size president signature on an executive order halting the practice, saying he “didn’t like the sight or the feeling of families…

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