racism

Thandie Newton Calls Out A UK Starbucks On Their Racist Counter Display

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Seriously @Starbucks? At the counter – Loin cloth and Safari hat on a black child. Happy New Year circa 19th century pic.twitter.com/kD3qgKmti1 — Thandie Newton (@thandienewton) January 4, 2016 Thandie Newton recently visited a London Starbucks and discovered more than just a couple of brand...

Racist Cab Driver Who Wouldn’t Pick Up Al Roker Pleads Guilty

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A New York City taxi driver who NBC “Today” Show weatherman Al Roker said passed him in favor of picking up a white man a block away back in November has pleaded guilty to a service refusal violation pled guilty and was fined $500. Apparently,...

Maine’s Governor: ‘Drug Dealers Named D-Money Often Impregnate a Young White Girl’

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Maine’s Republican governor had a lot to say when it came to drug dealers coming into his state. Paul LePage, said that drug dealers from out-of-state with names like “D-Money” often “impregnate a young white girl” when they come to Maine to sell heroin. “These...

These Little Girls Were Happy To Receive Black Dolls

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Last week, a mother posted a video of her two white daughters crying after receiving two black dolls for Christmas. Whether the gifts were sent sincerely, or as a gag gift, the world will never know. But what was more harrowing than the girls crying,...

Study Finds Airbnb Hosts Discriminate Against Renters With Black-Sounding Names

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Airbnb has revolutionized the way people travel, but for Black travelers looking for a place to stay, renting a room can be harder than just logging onto the website. Last July, researchers at Harvard sent out requests to about 6,400 Airbnb hosts in Baltimore, Dallas, Los...