racism

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 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...

Michigan Tire Shop Owner Doesn’t Want to Do Business With Blacks, Monkeys, or Ghetto People

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Negative Yelp reviews can make or break a business, but after Jim S., the owner of Whitney’s Tire and Auto Repair in Ann Arbor, Michigan received a negative review he didn’t promise to improve his customer service, instead he used the opportunity to blame Black folks. When a...

Black College Student Finds ‘Monkey N–ger’ Scribbled On Her Bananas

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A black college student in the UK says she found the words ‘monkey’ and ‘n****’ written on bananas in her shared dorm apartment. Faramade Ifaturoti, 19, a first-year biomedical sciences student at the University of Warwick, tweeted a picture of the bananas after finding them. According to Daily...

Pittsburgh TV Anchor Fired After Racist Facebook Post

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Wendy Bell, an award-winning journalist with WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh for 18 years, was fired Wednesday for comments she made on her Facebook page. The comments came after a mass shooting March 9 in Wilkinsburg in which police still have made no arrests, Bell wrote, on Facebook,...

Woman Records Surgery & Hears Staff Calling Her Names

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Ethel Easter’s doctor office rubbed her the wrong way when she was attempting to schedule surgery for her hernia. The doctor’s office wasn’t the most cordial to her, so she decided on the day of her surgery to slide a recorder into her hair weave...