T-Pain did something amazing with Lorde’s ‘Royals’
In the musical debate over materialism, I'm siding with the guy who has more stuff.
A history of whiteness at the Grammy Awards
After nabbing Best Rap Album on Sunday night, Macklemore did something unexpected for a Grammy winner: He apologized.
Twitter is celebrating someone named ‘Martian Luther King’ today
A historic occasion veers toward science fiction.
The digital divide isn’t racial—it’s economic
But while more African Americans are gaining access to the Internet, their voices are still marginalized online.
Netflix Instant has a diversity problem
Trying to find a movie with a predominantly black cast on Netflix Instant is a struggle. Finding a TV show is even worse.
Mobile-only Internet users face a harsh new digital divide
Imagine applying for a job on your smartphone. For many American Internet users, that's reality.
Ex-racists tell stories of hate and redemption on Reddit
One thread captures the vunerabilities—and triumphs—of the human mind.
Daily Fluff: Doggie 5K competitors size up the competition
A dog named Busy's "butt got the most sniffs. He's the one to beat."
In this race between an adorable baby and huskies, everyone wins
Warning: After watching this you will want to buy a dog and/or want to start a family.
Why did this author do a 180 in her stance against whitewashing?
Veronica Roth once vowed to fight whitewashing in any Hollywood adaptations of Divergent, but now she's gone back on that promise.
Miss America gave the Internet a crash course in history, geography, and race
You probably know by now that America’s new beauty queen, New York’s Nina Davuluri, is Indian. And not everyone is happy about that.
Are “hilarious black neighbor” videos a modern minstrel show?
There's a dark side to this humor, and it's about race and class.
Addressing the question of race online
Even with three recent studies, not enough is being done to figure out how race affects one's experience online.
Reality stars spar on Twitter over race and the RNC
Former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken posted a provocative tweet about a lack of diversity at the Republican convention, prompting a feud with country music star and The Apprentice candidate John Rich.
Debate about race and relationship pairings bites Teen Wolf fandom
Online arguments about race in MTV's Teen Wolf have gotten so heated that show creator Jeff Davis deleted his Tumblr, but there may be something else driving all the drama.
FBI may charge Zimmerman with hate crime
Race has defined public dialog of the Trayvon Martin case. Now the federal government may weigh-in.