Racism Feed

Filtered Keywords: race, racial, discrimination, white power, black power, gender, LGBTQ, identity politics, Charlotteville, KKK, Latino, American Indian

Feed Sources: Huffington Post Black Voices, LA Times, ThinkProgress

  • Obama Addresses Racial Slurs, Race Relations And Reparations In Candid Podcast
    The former president brought up a long-ago instance when he'd fought with a schoolmate who'd called him a slur to hurt him. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-23
  • Bachelor Matt James Publicly Criticizes The Franchise’s Race Problem
    On Instagram, James said the franchise “has fallen short” following racial controversy on his season that HuffPost can report led him to reevaluate his final decision. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-22
  • Cornel West Says Harvard Denied Him Tenure Consideration, Calls It ‘Political’
    "It is once again this issue of just not putting up with being disrespected," the prominent racial justice activist and scholar told The Boston Globe. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-19
  • Air Force Orders New Review Into Racial, Ethnic Disparities
    A report released two months ago concluded that Black service members in the Air Force are more likely to be investigated, arrested, and be discharged for misconduct. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-19
  • Children’s Books That Feature LGBTQ Characters
    Parents and kids will love reading these inclusive picture books together. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-18
  • ‘The Bachelor’ Cast And Fans Push Franchise To Reckon With Its Race Problem
    After Chris Harrison's controversial remarks on "Extra," progressive viewers, contestants and recappers say they want accountability not just from the host, but from the franchise as a whole. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-15
  • Virginia College Forfeits Basketball Game After Suspending Players For Kneeling During Anthem
    The Bluefield College president suspended players because kneeling "shuts down a number of individuals from listening to the message" protesting racial injustice. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-13
  • Black Women In Hollywood Pay Homage To Cicely Tyson
    Regina King, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lynn Whitfield and more of today’s Black leading ladies define what the pioneer’s legacy means to them. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-12
  • 15 Kids Movies That Celebrate Diversity
    Representation and a celebration of diversity ― racial, physical, gender and more ― are important for children to see. Here are streaming movies that do it well. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-09
  • Serena Williams’ Flo-Jo-Inspired Outfit At Australian Open Is Fierce As Hell
    The tennis star, honoring Olympic sprinting legend Florence Griffith Joyner, raced to a quick victory in the first round. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-08
  • America’s Race War Was Evident Long Before Capitol Siege: Analysis
    Today’s battles in the race war are waged by legions of white people in the thrall of stereotypes, lies and conspiracy theories. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-05
  • Nashville’s Newest Museum Traces History Of Black Music Across Genres
    Artifacts at the National Museum of African American Music include Ella Fitzgerald's Grammy Award, B.B. King's guitar and Louis Armstrong's trumpet. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-05
  • What To Do If Kids Say They Don’t Want To Be Their Race Anymore
    If your child is uncomfortable with their race, here's how to have a conversation about self-love and the value in diversity. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-05
  • Senate Confirms Alejandro Mayorkas, First Latino And Immigrant To Lead DHS
    Joe Biden's pick for secretary held high-level jobs at the Department of Homeland Security during the Obama administration. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-02
  • How To Talk Openly About Discrimination And Difference With Your Kids
    A new book details the importance of these difficult conversations with your children. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-02-02
  • 3 million still without power as states brace for another freezing storm
    Another storm front is blowing through the nation's midsection, where power grids struggle amid the wild weather swings that come with climate change. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-02-17
  • Alejandro Mayorkas confirmed as Homeland Security secretary over GOP opposition
    Mayorkas is the first Latino to serve as Homeland Security secretary. He is sure to face political battles over immigration and border security. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-02-02
  • Week 1 and counting in the Biden-Harris era as Latinos wait on immigration promises
    Trump separated families. But Obama broke his promise to pass immigration reform. Biden's opening immigration moves are strong, but will he disappoint too? ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-01-27
  • Braced for clashes, Washington is mostly empty and quiet for Biden inauguration
    Washington, D.C., was prepared for the worst ahead of Inauguration Day. But the worst stayed home. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-01-20
  • ‘The Turner Diaries’ didn’t just inspire the Capitol attack. It warns us what might be next
    Kathleen Belew, author and historian of the white power movement, discusses the connections between Wednesday's Capitol riots and "The Turner Diaries." ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-01-08
  • Archbishop Gregory stood up to Trump. Now he’s about to be the first Black cardinal in U.S.
    Washington's Wilton Gregory, soon to be the only Black American cardinal, has grown increasingly outspoken over race matters. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-25
  • Biden picks Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security secretary
    Biden picks California attorney Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Homeland Security department. He would be the first Latino to hold the post. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-23
  • Four takeaways from the race for a COVID-19 vaccine
    There are still many unknowns when it comes to the pandemic, but the early signs of success for two experimental COVID-19 vaccines make a few things clear. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-18
  • Georgia’s Senate candidates run as dynamic duos. Will it work?
    Both Republican and Democratic camps in Georgia embrace running as teams, framing their campaigns around what they can accomplish — or stop — together. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-18
  • GOP senators berate Facebook, Twitter CEOs, who say they did the best they could during election
    A Senate panel is calling on the Facebook and Twitter CEOs to defend their handling of disinformation in the race between President Trump and Joe Biden. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-17
  • Portland’s anarchists say they support racial justice. Black activists want nothing to do with them
    The election of Joe Biden has only antagonized Portland anarchists — and exposed their differences with the Black activists they claim to support. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-16
  • Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election with this coalition
    President-elect Joe Biden won his race by performing strongly in suburbs, building large margins among Black voters and chipping into Trump territory. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-15
  • ‘We’ve only started’: How Latino support for Trump grew in Texas borderlands
    In 2016, Trump lost all 18 Texas counties where Latinos make up at least 80% of the population. This time he won five of them and closed the gap considerably in the rest. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-12
  • Aung San Suu Kyi’s party claims victory in Myanmar elections as ethnic tensions rise
    Disgraced human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi sweeps an election in which more than 1.5 million ethnic-minority residents were barred from voting. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-09
  • Column: Joe Biden’s election came not a second too soon for the LGBTQ community
    How crucial was the 2020 election to the LGBTQ community? It felt the same terror about its future that reproductive rights advocates felt another four years of Trump would mean for Roe vs. Wade. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-07
  • CNN’s planning a 2020 LGBTQ forum. Here are some issues advocates say the candidates should address.
    A prominent LGBTQ rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced Thursday that it will host a presidential town hall on LGBTQ issues next month. The event will air on CNN. LGBTQ advocacy groups told ThinkProgress that they know exactly what ideas they want to hear discussed at the town ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • It wasn’t a debate, but CNN’s 7-hour climate forum laid bare key differences between Democrats
    CNN’s seven-hour town hall on the climate crisis wasn’t the debate many activists have spent months calling for. But Wednesday night’s marathon event teased out notable differences between Democratic presidential contenders, giving voters a taste of how each candidate might approach climate policy if elected. Two of the main issues ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • GOP candidate fueled by outside money complains he may lose because of opponent’s outside money
    Dan Bishop, the Republican nominee in next week’s North Carolina congressional special election, claimed on Thursday that the reason polls show he could lose a district that President Donald Trump won easily is that so much money was coming in from out of district to support his Democratic opponent. But ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • Kristen Stewart’s experience is emblematic of LGBTQ people’s struggles in Hollywood
    In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK, actor Kristen Stewart, who has been romantically linked to model Stella Maxwell since 2017, said“I have fully been told, ‘If you just like do yourself a favor, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie.’ I don’t ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • Republican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandal
    Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) adamantly vowed on Tuesday that she would not resign her office, despite revelations last week that she once appeared in blackface in a college Baptist Student Union skit while she was a student at Auburn University. The national Republican leaders who demanded a Democratic governor resign ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • House Democrats will consider bill to block HUD rule allowing anti-trans shelter discrimination
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is set to move forward with a proposed rule change that would essentially allow shelters receiving HUD grants to ignore nondiscrimination protections for unhoused transgender people. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), however, has introduced a bill to block that rule that from ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Mitch McConnell admits Trump may not actually support the gun legislation he said he wanted
    In the wake of another series of mass shootings, President Donald Trump has repeatedly waffled and wavered on whether to take any action to stop the epidemic of gun violence in America. NRA-backed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who has long opposed any such progress, said Tuesday he will ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Native votes went missing in North Carolina. Tribal leaders vow that won’t happen again next week.
    Native American voting groups have made it their mission over the years to get as many of their members to the polls as possible. That effort has even greater urgency, as North Carolina prepares next week to hold one of its most closely watched elections ever. The 40,000 voting-eligible Lumbee ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • How ‘Straight Pride’ parades like the one in Boston today mask a far-right agenda
    During Pride Month, an organization with ties to violent hate groups, Super Happy Fun America, announced it would host a Straight Pride Parade in Boston. The city of Boston approved its application for a public event, and on Saturday the parade will take place at noon, when participants will march ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-31
  • Federal charges unveiled against would-be white nationalist terrorist
    The 20-year-old white nationalist who plotted to attack a local Jewish Community Center in Ohio has been charged with transmitting threatening communications via interstate commerce — with additional charges likely incoming over the next few weeks. James Reardon Jr., a self-described white nationalist who attended the deadly 2017 Unite the ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • The state of labor in 2019: Support for unions is high, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Support for unions is high in 2019, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Exposed for 1967 blackface skit, Alabama governor issues written statement rather than face cameras
    Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) performed a comedic skit in blackface in 1967 at Auburn University, audio tapes circling the web on Thursday reveal. “She had on a pair of blue coveralls and she had put some black paint all over her face,” Ben LaRavia, then Ivey’s fiancé, says in ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Did Gillibrand’s push for Al Franken’s resignation doom her 2020 White House run?
    Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign may have been doomed from the start, women’s rights advocates say. Some women’s rights leaders say that the New York senator encountered something of a backlash for being the first Senate Democrat to demand the resignation not quite two years ago of then-Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), who ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Carli Lloyd is not a stunt
    This summer, players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team inspired people around the world when they won a second consecutive World Cup championship, fighting for equal pay and speaking out against President Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric and policies along the way. As a group, they defied expectations and expanded ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29