racism

Racism Insurance Video: Provides Coverage for White People, Laughs and Truth

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The movie Dear White People hit select cities’ theaters last weekend and opens nationwide this weekend. They have done a lot of guerrilla style marketing and mainly used social media to promote the film and reach their target audience. Not only is that a brilliant...

St. Louis Cardinals Fans Taunt Ferguson Protestors for Demanding Justice for Mike Brown

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Protesters in Ferguson have continued to up the ante, first interrupting the St. Louis orchestra with a Requiem for Mike Brown on Saturday night and then protesting at the Cardinals baseball game in nearby St. Louis on Monday night.  While protestors were met with a ...

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...