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.
Border Patrol agent detains 2 Americans after hearing them speak Spanish
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is investigating the incident.
Watch as a mariachi band, hundreds of people serenade New York lawyer who went on racist tirade
There was joy. And anger.
Report: Kansas teacher told 10-year-old he can only blame himself if police shoot him
His mother has pulled him out of school.
Black teen reportedly abducted, assaulted after getting off bus—and the internet wants answers
The boy said his kidnappers told him he was targeted because he's Black.
Black porn star sues studio for recording, selling video where co-star calls him the n-word
The slur was said twice after Maurice McKnight refused.
Man crowdfunds to send taco truck, mariachi band to lawyer who went on racist lunch rant
The band will play 'La Cucaracha,' aka 'The Cockroach.'
Trump under fire for calling deported immigrants ‘animals’
'These aren't people,' the president said.
New York lawyer threatens to call ICE on women for speaking Spanish
'My guess is they're undocumented.'
White woman who called the cops on Black people barbecuing is now a meme
Finally, a meme embodying racists who call the cops on Black people for no reason.
White Yale student calls cops on Black student taking a nap in common room
Another day, another white person calling the police on a Black person for no good reason.
Black leaders criticize Cynthia Nixon for proposing cannabis licenses could be a ‘form of reparations’
Pot shops do not erase slavery.
Neighbor calls cops on Black Airbnb guests who were carrying their own bags (updated)
Airbnb is standing by its guests.
University officials apologize after Black students were manhandled at graduation
The university president says they've ended this 'practice'—but why was it done to begin with?
Restaurant calls cops on Black couple—for not giving seats to white customer
The restaurant blamed the incident on the host—and not the manager who called the cops.
#IfSlaveryWasAChoice shows Kanye West just how wrong he is
Twitter rips Kanye's assertion to shreds.
The first U.S. memorial dedicated to lynching victims has opened
As many advocates note, it's about time.