racism

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...

Misty Copeland On Racism: No, All Black Women Don’t Have The Same Body

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Truer words have never been spoken. During a press junket for her new children’s book, Firebird, Copeland spoke about issues dealing with body shaming, especially when it comes to black women. “As a dancer, when you’re put in front of the spotlight and an audience, it is...

On Serena Williams & The Racism Experienced By Black Women Athletes

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Articles chronicling the story of Serena’s 3rd consecutive U.S. Open win were accompanied with pictures of a smiling trophy-displaying Serena Williams standing in front of American flags as they wavered carelessly behind. For many, this photo represents the modern America we all want to believe...

10 Arguments Black People Need To Stop Making That Support Racism

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It makes sense that White people use completely illogical arguments to derail conversations about racism, because the current racial hierarchy reinforces White dominance and “White privilege”– so they benefit from it. What makes absolutely no sense is large swaths of Black people co-opting illogical and...

Black Woman Claims White School Guard Pulled Racist Prank On Her Son

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A Black Syracuse, New York  mother said her  son’s first day of school was ruined by a racist prank pulled by a school security guard.  Brandiss Pearson says a white school security guard forced her 12-year-old son with Down syndrome to pose for a photo...