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.

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I am not your kama sutra sexpot: The dating frustrations of an Indian woman
It's hard to reclaim your sexuality when you've been fetishized your whole life.
What we need to talk about when we talk about mass shooters
Before we get to mental illness, let's discuss homegrown misogyny and white superiority.
New York Times hires, then fires, tech journalist who used racist, homophobic slurs
She has called a neo-Nazi 'an old friend of mine.'
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Death threats and hate mail keep arriving for the professor—but he's not backing down.
3 Old Navy employees fired after racial-profiling video goes viral
The internet called for their removal—and the company responded.
Living with the constant threat of death as a Black American
As Erica Garner showed, choosing a path of activism does not make for a longer life in a Black body.
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People of color are embarassingly underrepresented in print media.
The whitewashing and erasure of nonbinary people
People of color are often left out of very Western-centric narratives about gender.
Beauty YouTuber Jackie Aina addresses colorism in the industry
She said darker-skinned women are often excluded from brands and products.
Amazon pulls racist ‘Slavery Gets Sh*t Done’ apparel from website
Who thought this was a good idea for children to wear?
White nationalist group plans to protest Knoxville’s Women’s March
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Sorority member expelled from school after racist Instagram rant
She was also booted from Alpha Phi.
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