racism

Texas Family Pursuing Civil Lawsuit In Pool Party Police Brutality Case

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Eric Casebolt, the former McKinney officer, involved in the Craig Ranch pool party incident with the teens has been cleared by a grand jury. — Tanya Eiserer (@tanyaeiserer) June 23, 2016 Last week a grand jury decided not to file charges against Eric Casebolt, the police...

Red Cross: Keep The Racist Pool Safety Poster Apology, But Do Go Find Missing Haiti Earthquake Relief Funds

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How many times does an organization do something blatantly racist and then issue a half-hearted apology? Too many to count, right? Well, to add to the list of displays of outrageous racism by some company or another, recently the Red Cross released a poster to...

Minneapolis Stylist Refers To Woman’s Natural Hair As ‘An Animal That Can’t Be Tamed’

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If you have natural hair, you know how difficult it is to find a salon with stylists who actually know what they’re doing. Bianca Dawkins of Minneapolis had been growing her hair out for just over a year when she made an appointment at the...

Brian Banks on Brock Turner’s Rape Sentence: ‘It’s a Case Of Privilege’

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“I wasn’t physically raped, but I was raped in a sense of my freedom. I was kidnapped, taken against my will, placed in a box for five years and two months. I was denied all human rights. When I screamed and pleaded and begged, it...

So Now There’s Noirebnb & Noirbnb to Combat #AirBnBWhileBlack

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Two separate companies have recently launched to combat discrimination black customers of AirBnB have faced. Both Noirebnb and Noirbnb were recently created by tech entrepreneurs. Rohan Gilkes started working on Noirebnb almost three weeks ago when he tried to book a house in Idaho and was denied, but his...

AirBnb Host Uses Racial Slurs, Rejects Black Businesswoman’s Reservation

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My friend and classmate here at Kellogg had a hateful and racist encounter with an @Airbnb host. pic.twitter.com/rFHlwqy5sQ — Shani C. Taylor (@shanictaylor) May 31, 2016 An Airbnb host in North Carolina cancelled on an investment banker after realizing she was black and then attacked...