racism

Leslie Jones Fights Back Against Racist Twitter Trolls

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Ghostbusters’ Leslie Jones took to Twitter yesterday to point out blatant, disgusting levels of racism. With help from some fans, accounts spewing hate were reported and shut down. Later on in the evening, Leslie expressed her emotions and called on the public and Twitter to...

Iowa Congressman Steve King Says Non-White “Subgroups” Have Not Contributed To Civilization

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Iowa Rep. Steve King, known for his racially charged remarks, has once again proven he’s a diehard racist. King was responding to comments made by writer Charlie Pierce who said the Republican party is being ran by old white people. “I would ask you to...

Top Model Ajak Deng Reveals She Was Almost Killed By Two White Police Officers

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Model Ajak Deng has always been outspoken about her experiences as a dark-skinned woman in the fashion industry and her feelings about dealing with racism as a black woman in America. Deng recently took to Instagram in a series of videos to share the details...

White Folk Who Want #AllLivestoMatter? Put In The Work & Stop Trying To Hijack BLM

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Three women declared #BlackLivesMatter! and spearheaded a movement to bring awareness to the deaths of black men, women and children at the hands of police officers. Thanks their efforts and those of many other committed activists, there has been increased awareness of police brutality, that...

Is Melissa Harris-Perry Joining BET The Solution To Our Media Representation Problem?

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Representation of African Americans in the media is such a problem the subject even has its own Wikipedia page. Seriously. And while the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile have only heightened these concerns due to the images and narratives of the slain black...