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.

Madonna faces backlash for posting photos of her Black daughters with watermelon
She posted three photos of her Black twins next to watermelon slices.
A police union is urging its officers to post ‘The Punisher’ logo 
The logo is supposed to show solidarity with officers under investigation for racist Facebook posts.
Trump tells 4 congresswomen of color to go back to the countries they came from
All four women are Americans and three of them are U.S.-born.
Women tell Burger King manager to ‘go back to Mexico,’ get kicked out
'Our main language is English. Speak your Mexican at home.'
How 4 teens’ cellphones exposed their involvement in a hate crime
They spray-painted racial slurs, swastikas, and 'KKK' at their high school.
This white man blames his autism for his anti-Blackness—and that’s complicated
A video of poolside harassment raises questions about intersections of race and neurodiversity.
Alt-right subreddit that used clowns to promote white nationalism has been banned
'Honk, honk' served as a stand-in for 'Heil, Hitler.'
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