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Pulling a Fast One: Daniele Watts and the Race Card

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If you’re a celebrity about to pull the race card and accuse the LAPD of harassment, you might want to make sure TMZ doesn’t have any contradictory evidence first. It seems that Djano Unchained actress Danièle Watts’ story about the LAPD unjustly harassing her just...

Three Black Women Mistaken for Prostitutes at New York’s Standard Hotel

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It may be 2014, but apparently Black women having drinks in a hotel bar can not only look suspicious, but they might be mistaken for prostitutes. Three Black women claim that a security guard at New York’s Standard Hotel accused them of solicitation last month...

Asian Teacher Accused of Calling Black Student The “N” Word

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A San Bernardino, Ca., high school math teacher is facing disciplinary actions after calling a black student the “n” word. Bernadette Yuson, a teacher at Cajon High School, was rearranging the seating in her classroom, when LaRue Bell, a senior, asked her why. “‘How come you’re moving all...

Dear Brothas, When Are You All Going to Stand Up for Your Sistas?

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When injustice strikes a Black man at any given moment there is a Black woman defending his honor. We march, protest, get arrested, shed tears and express our anger all for the glory of Black men. However, when it’s their turn to return the favor….crickets....

OKCupid’s Data on Race and Attraction Reveals Racial Dating Preferences

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On Wednesday, OKCupid, the “fastest-growing online dating site,” published data on how race is factored when matching individuals romantically. When cofounder Christian Rudder first explored this topic, it was discovered most races preferred to date within their own race. No surprise there! However, five years...