Racism is the poor treatment of—or violence against—people because of their race. It also often refers to the belief that one race is superior to another, with the dominant racial group benefiting from the oppression of that group or person. Video, captured via phone and spread via the Internet, has shed a light on instances of racism and violence that were once hidden in society.
Partnered Twitch streamer temporarily banned for airing troll’s racist message
Has Twitch's hard line with hate speech has gone too far?
Police raid Black woman’s house after white neighbor complains about loud Malcolm X speeches
They searched her house and seized numerous electronics.
School faces backlash for deeply offensive ‘Thug Day’
White students thought it was totally fine to wear cornrows and fake tattoos for a spirit week celebration.
Gucci faces backlash for selling Sikh turban for $800
This was not the first time the brand culturally appropriated Sikh religious attire.
Police investigate teen for threatening to lynch Black, Hispanic students
The school was recently in the news for another hateful act.
Teacher placed on leave after video shows her calling Black students the N-word
A student claims this isn't the first time she used derogatory words.
Yes, that ‘Loqueesha’ movie trailer is real, and the internet hates it
The film is about a white man portraying a black woman.
Comedian Nick Di Paolo flips off murdered Black activist in YouTube special promo art
'Black Lives Matter was founded on a f*cking myth.'
This company was looking for a ‘Preferably Caucasian’ candidate in racist job listing
The listing was posted to Linkedin, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor, and Dice.
U.S. military now investigating 11 members for ties to white nationalist groups
Identity Evropa has been classified as a white nationalist group by the SPLC.
Report: Facebook is punishing Black people for talking about racism (updated)
Users say they were suspended for writing 'white people.'
‘Boston bomber voting’ discourse is America at its dumbest
It has nothing to do with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Twitch star TF Blade banned for racial slur—but he swears he didn’t say it
The clip is inconclusive.
Twitch star AriLove latest woman to be arbitrarily banned for ‘sexually suggestive’ attire
She used a racial slur during a live stream, but her ban was issued for a different reason.
Twitch streamer inadvertently documents all the times she was sexually, verbally harassed on vacation
This is horrifying—and sadly, unsurprising.