racism

School Unanimously Votes to Suspend Hair Policy Banning Black Students for Wearing Braids

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The board of trustees of the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School unanimously voted to suspend it’s discriminatory policy that punished and banned black students for wearing braids. The Malden, Mass., charter school came under fire recently for its decision to punish two black twin sisters who have...

Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe Calls Out Chanel for Racial Profiling

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A post shared by Gabby Sidibe 👸🏿 (@gabby3shabby) on Apr 3, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT Actress Gabourey Sidibe recently penned an op-ed piece on Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter about being racially profiled aka “shopping while Black” at Chanel. The 34-year-old Empire and American Horror Story...

Black Colgate University Student With Glue Gun Mistaken For An “Active Shooter”

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A New York college was locked down for hours Monday night after a student reported seeing what appeared to be an armed man on campus. The armed man turned out to be a black student carrying a glue gun for an art project, officials at Colgate...

American University’s AKA Chapter Targeted With Bananas Hanging From Nooses

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On Monday, photos of bananas hanging by nooses featuring the words “AKA” and “Harambe,” were found around the campus of Washington, D.C.’s American University. The racist act came on the heels of the university electing Taylor Dumpson as its first black female president of American...

Florida Principal Wanted to Separate White Students from Black Students in Classrooms

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The principal at Campbell Park Elementary School has requested to transfer out of her job and into a role inside the school district headquarters because she says her actions “are a distraction to the school and learning atmosphere.” Community members in St Petersburg are calling...

French Montana In Hot Water After Calling Black Woman A ‘Rusty Ass Hoe’ With ‘Nappy Hair’

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French Montana is feeling the heat after his unwarranted response to a Black woman on Twitter. “The fact that French Montana thinks anyone cares about him..” the woman tweeted Wednesday night.   The fact that French Montana thinks anyone cares about him.. 😫 — chill...