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This Super Cute Old Navy Ad Caused Racist Folks’ Heads to Explode

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Old Navy shared a too-cute image of an interracial family¬†over the weekend, and some folks just couldn’t deal. Oh, happy day! Our #ThankYouEvent is finally here. Take 30% off your entire purchase: https://t.co/nGQ9Pji1pN pic.twitter.com/vq4mIczm6A — Old Navy Official (@OldNavy) April 29, 2016 While there was...

White Couple Gives Birth To Black Triplets, Explains How And Why

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In an op-ed published to The Washington Post last Thursday, missionary Aaron Halbert explained why he and his wife chose to birth black triplets. “I felt sheer delight during this pregnancy watching my son and daughter, with his dark brown skin and her with the...

What White Millennials Had To Say About Being White

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Through Filmmaker Whitney Dow’s web series appropriately titled The Whiteness Project, Dow, a white man, encourages other white people to learn to understand their whiteness and how their privilege affects the people around them. The project first debuted in 2014 and featured middle aged white...

White Tennessee School Security Guard Says He Was Fired Because He Has a Black Wife

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A Knox County, T.N., school security guard has filed a lawsuit against the Knox County school board and Knox County government over a May 2015 termination. Attorney James A.H. Bell says his client John Smelser was fired by Gus Paidousis, chief of school security, because...

Sexual Racism: Have You Experienced It?

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The Daily Show with Trevor NoahGet More: The Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,The Daily Show Video Archive On a recent episode of The Daily Show, Jessica Williams and Ronny Chieng took a look at the issues Black women and Asian men face...

Open Thread: Should Black Business Owners Hide Their Race?

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In a recent Chicago Times article, several black business owners discussed the fact that they hid their race in order for their business to survive. Take for example, Duane Draughon who owned a patio-installation business. His website had no photos, personal information, or anything to indicate...