“We’ve put young boys and men in a straightjacket, forcing them to conform to a construct and disconnect from who they really are,” The Mask You Live In writer-director Jennifer Siebel Newsom told BuzzFeed News.
Stop the hate… feel the chills.
David A. Clarke Jr., who is black, also believes that Eric Garner’s death was an accident and that people should wear “Police Lives Matter” t-shirts.
It comes down to how police see young black men.
Over 100 Legal Aid Lawyers in NYC staged a walkout and die-in outside Brooklyn Criminal Court to protest what they say is a broken criminal justice system.
Darren used to be a member of the far-right, anti-Muslim English Defence League. Now he’s a Labour party member and trade unionist. What caused his radical change of heart?
“No, where are you really from?”
With a recycling bin and some scrap paper. Based on this post.
Someone’s been watching Harriet the Spy.
The A Series of Unfortunate Events author has pledged to match donations for 24 hours up to $100,000 to We Need Diverse Books, an organization that promotes diversity in children’s literature.
The A Series of Unfortunate Events author has come under fire for making racist jokes at the 2014 National Book Awards ceremony.
Assistant Principal Amy Strickland said she didn’t find the tweet on interracial couples racist. Angry students staged a walkout.
The school’s principal said the students did not do it intentionally.
“More often than not I feel isolated, alone, and hurt by offensive comments and racial slurs.” As told to Krystie Yandoli.
It needs a “bad” minority to balance the scales. Hello, Jay. (Spoilers for anyone who hasn’t listened to Episode 8.)
“Tom Elliot, do you even journalism?”
“Nothing is sacred this Halloween,” reads the costume description. Update: Walmart is removing the costume from its site.
The people of Toronto were appalled. The cartoon ran right before Election Day.
“A motorcyclist, KKK member and a dude wearing a niqab walk into a bar. Worst. Joke. Ever.”
And then we all jumped the bigot shark.
A civil rights fight that was thought to have been eradicated years ago is nevertheless taking place in the entertainment industry. So why is Hollywood still “painting down” stuntpeople?
Hari Kondabolu suggests the Washington Redskins change their logo to a severely sunburned white person. If they insist on keeping the name, that is.
The University of Sydney suspended Professor Barry Spurr over allegations he used words like “Abos”, “Mussies” and “Chinky-poos”.
In case it isn’t obvious.
“IF YOU DON’T LOVE IT, LEAVE.”
“Ferguson October” included a march in downtown St. Louis and drew demonstrators from across the U.S.
“Do you want to come to Australia and learn some proper English?” NSFW, racist, abusive language.
Eliminating destination bias was initially an unintended byproduct of the ride-sharing apps — now it’s quickly being marketed as a feature.
After Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, a group of Cardinals fans confronted Ferguson protesters outside the stadium, some telling the Michael Brown supporters to “pull up your pants” and “remove your hat,” and one protester donned a sign saying “I am Darren Wilson.” H/T Deadspin.