A wise person once said, "It's not what you say, it's how you say it." In the case of LeBron James, it was what he wrote on Instagram.com that infuriated his followers.
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Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man who was gunned down by police while allegedly breaking into cars in Sacramento, was apparently a misogynistic, self-hating man whose Asian girlfriend shared his hatred for black women.
A troubled nurse angered many on social media by tweeting a racist post denouncing white women for breeding sons.
On Friday, Taiyesha F. Baker, who apparently works at a children's hospital, tweeted, “Every white woman raises a detriment to society when they raise a son."
A female photographer was escorted out of a Canadian music festival after she refused singer Lido Pimienta's request for white people to move to the back.
Rachel Dolezal is busy promoting her new book, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World. In her memoir, which is scheduled for release on March 29, Dolezal describes her struggle living life as a woman suffering from transracial disorder.
Veteran Broadway singer Jennifer Holliday hit back at ignorant, misguided people within her own community who called her racial slurs for performing for President-elect Donald Trump's Inauguration.
A black teenager was arrested and charged with threatening students at Arundel High School in the Annapolis suburb of Gambrills, Maryland.
The 14-year-old female is a student at the school.
Former child star Raven-Symoné apologized for her latest statements mocking the black community.
"My comments about discrimination have spun out of control," Raven-Symoné wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday. "I'd like to begin by saying that I was not attacking a specific race, but repeating a name that was said in a viral video which has received over two million likes."
Director Lee Daniels can't seem to get his stories straight on why Oscar-winning actress Mo'Nique was blackballed in Hollywood. First he said she was blackballed due to "reverse racism." Now he's singing a different tune.
Universal Pictures is casting black girls for its film Straight Outta Compton, a biopic which documents the rise of rap supergroup N.W.A.
The casting call by Sande Allesi Casting, which reflects the target audience of the movie, grades the women by skin color and whether they wear weave and extensions. "Fine" LSLH women (light skinned with long hair) are graded A/B, while dark skinned women who wear hair weave are graded C/D. Naturally the weave wearers are outraged by the degrading implications of the casting call.
The first ever black lesbian student-president of an expensive New Jersey prep school was forced to resign after she posted a series of offensive social media photos online mocking her white classmates.
Dean of Students Nancy Thomas accepted Maya Peterson's resignation. She told the Lawrenceville student paper that Peterson"s comments were "not fitting of a student leader."
Mega-producer Pharrell Williams is feeling the heat for neglecting to feature a black woman on the cover of his new album, titled simply "G I R L".
The cover features Williams, 40. posing with three women -- 1 Caucasian, 1 Hispanic and 1 LSLH. All four are clad in bathrobes and dark sunglasses.
Williams, who recently married a mixed race woman, said, "The woman I’m standing closest to, she is black and she’s been a friend of mine for a long time."
I beg to differ. It is ignorant and racist to assume that people of mixed parentage are black. This is the type of backwards thinking that is reinforced by people who still believe in the archaic one drop rule.
A California school is under fire for planning to serve fried chicken and watermelon for Black History Month. Black students and parents at Carondelet High School rushed to the media complaining bitterly about the items on the lunch menu at the all-girls school.
How do you earn the highest civilian award offered by the White House? Just accuse all white Americans of being racists.
Critics are saying it's no coincidence that President Obama honored Oprah with the Presidential Medal of Freedom just days after she accused white Americans of disrespecting Obama because he is half black.
It took 5 years for President Obama to honor Oprah with any type of award after she threw her powerful support behind him during the 2008 presidential elections.
An African American pastor of a Charlotte, N.C. church came under fire recently for requesting white only greeters at the front doors of the church.
Pastor Makeda of Freedom House Church sent an email blast to the members of his church asking black members not to serve as greeters on Sunday mornings at the 9 a.m. service, the Atlanta journal Constitution reports.
The dreadlocked pastor made the unusual request to attract more Caucasian members to the church. In the email, Makeda wrote "first impressions count," and she wanted only “the best of the best on the front doors."