Articles Tagged with racism

Donald Trump Piñata Hugely Popular In Mexico – Business Tycoon’s Paper-Maché Figurine Used To Channel Hatred

Donald Trump Piñata Hugely Popular In Mexico

Piñatas that closely resemble Donald Trump are selling quickly in Mexico. Apparently, Mexicans are channeling their hatred towards the businessman-turned-presidential candidate for remarks about the regional people being the reason for escalation in crime in America. An artist in Reynosa, Mexico, has created a papier-maché figurine that very closely resembles Donald Trump. Apart from his… Read more »

Confederate Flag Parade Crash Sparks Viral Video And Free Speech Debate

confederate flag parade

A Confederate Flag parade, featuring more than 150 pickup trucks and other vehicles, resulted in a crash that was ultimately turned into a viral video. The parade took place in Dalton, Georgia. Local police officers were blocking intersections for the parade, as is commonplace for any such event, but the traffic assistance did not thwart… Read more »

Sean Hannity Wants To Ban Rap Music

Sean Hannity wants to get rid of hip hop!

Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity is making controversial comments in wake of the recent uproar surrounding the Confederate flag. The conservative pundit, angered at the fact that people want the flag removed from government buildings, wants to ban rap music in retaliation. The Huffington Post shares the bizarre audio of the host talking… Read more »

#TeachingRacism Trends On Twitter, Revealing How Society Ingrains Stereotypes

#TeachingRacism? Trend hits Twitter

The hashtag #TeachingRacism trended Sunday evening, created by Ryan Dalton, a teacher, writer, and activist who says he wanted to collect stories that explain how racism is taught from one generation to the next, intentionally or otherwise. The hashtag caught on quickly, and became a top trending topic. From Christopher Columbus to the Confederate flag,… Read more »

Franklin Graham Joins Call To Remove Confederate Flag

Franklin Graham: take down the Confederate flag

Franklin Graham has angered some followers this week by calling for the removal of a Confederate flag on government property. The Confederate flag on the South Carolina State House’s Civil War Memorial has been the subject of debate and controversy, and some surprising voices have weighed in for the removal. Now, a well-known Carolina-based Evangelical… Read more »

Mass Shootings And Racism In America: Something Needs To Change

Mass Shootings And Racism In America: Something Needs To Change

Last week’s shooting of nine black church goers in Charleston, South Carolina, has shocked the nation and inflamed the debate on race in America, gun control, and the Confederate Flag, but change is far from certain. The knee-jerk reaction about these topics from many Americans is to deny the need for change, but that doesn’t… Read more »

Lindsey Graham: America Has A Long Way To Go On Race Relations

Lindsey Graham: America has far to go.

Don’t count Lindsey Graham among the Republican Presidential hopefuls who think that mass shooting in Charleston was about something other than race. He spoke out this weekend to address the murders, and his statement differs sharply from what some of his colleagues are saying. Unlike Rick Santorum and Jeb Bush, Lindsey Graham isn’t pretending the… Read more »

Science: There Is No Such Thing As Race

There's no such thing as race

Race is not a biological reality. It is an adaptation of humans living in different parts of the world – and society’s way of dividing people up. What is referred to as “race” is in actuality a product of social context – as there is only one biological race in the human species: Homo sapiens… Read more »

Rick Santorum Calls Charleston Shooting An Attack On Christians

Rick Santorum: Charleston shooting is assault on Christianity.

Rick Santorum has called the Charleston shooting, which took place in the historic Emanuel AME church, an attack on Christianity, despite the evidence that it was motivated not by religion, but by race. However, Santorum’s social media following isn’t taking it quietly: hundreds are flocking to his pages and piling on to let him know… Read more »

Rachel Dolezal Backs Out Of NAACP Meeting

Rachel Dolezol cancels speaking engagement.

Will Rachel Dolezal ever speak publicly about her actual ethnicity? Not any time soon if you go by the latest developments in this blackface controversy. International Business Times reports that the NAACP leader has canceled her plans to speak publicly about the scandal surrounding her identity. In fact, this comes after she brought on herself… Read more »

Iggy Azalea Becomes The Queen Of Cancellations

Iggy Azalea

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is not having a good time. Earlier this year Azalea announced that she was postponing her U.S. tour because of production difficulties. Last week Iggy was forced to cancel the entire tour claiming that she “deserved a break” after a pretty relentless couple of years, but speculation emerged that poor ticket… Read more »

Petition To DOJ Aimed To Save Jay-Z’s Tidal Accuses Media Of Racism

Jay Z Tidal Launch

Jay-Z’s Tidal service is a sinking ship that just keeps on drowning in bad publicity. The latest scandal involves people getting angry that despite the fact so many African-American artists are signed to the service, the staff is mostly white. We’ll let TMZ explain. “Jay Z’s office photo at Tidal is kinda like playing Where’s… Read more »