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.
White nationalists from the U.S. and Europe thought they would find an easy home in Hungary, with its increasingly right-wing government. They were wrong. BuzzFeed News’ Max Seddon reports from Budapest.
Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong was a trailblazer despite the openly racist industry in which she worked. Remembering her story and contemplating how much things have changed.
When your mouth says no, but your mind says yasss.
Featuring a pug in a ball pen, NFL players reading mean tweets about themselves, and a man drinking an entire bottle of whiskey in 15 seconds.
The police are investigating the man’s claim that he was “unlawfully detained, racially abused & physically assaulted”.
Can words be racist? Kinda!
“I had to drop a letter to get the title.”
The editor of the privately-owned Youm7 newspaper is now facing calls to quit.
“Race is there; it exists. You’re tired of hearing about it?… Imagine how fucking exhausting it is living it.”