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.
Senate confirms anti-LGBTQ, sexist blogger to federal court
The man who uses 'f**got' was appointed by Trump.
Florida mayoral candidate to black constituents: ‘If you don’t like it here…go back to Africa’
He also believes Obama was a reparation.
Walmart ignites controversy for describing wig cap as ‘n****r brown’ on website
Twitter users blasted the store for the racial slur.
‘Mistaken identity’ case leaves black teen with multiple injuries from police
Police thought she was the machete-wielding male suspect they were looking for.
Ignorant beauty blogger sports blackface in tasteless ‘chocolate challenge’
She says she had no idea 'blackface' was a thing.
Police chief, board member step down following controversial arrest of former Miss Black Texas
She was allegedly called a 'black b**ch.'
Bar under fire for calling customers racist names, decorating beers in a swastika
Wait, it gets worse.
Police jail black man for 90 days because they thought his drywall powder was cocaine
The department has some explaining to do.
Video shows police threatening black man for crossing the street without an ID
The internet says his only crime is #WalkingWhileBlack.
Vandals scrape Emmett Till’s biography from historical Mississippi marker
This is the second time in 9 months a Till memorial has been vandalized.
In Trump’s America, racism on gay dating apps is getting worse
Slurs, threats, and rejection are driving many people of color to retreat further into romantic defeat and isolation.
New heartbreaking footage shows Philando Castile’s fiancé handcuffed, her daughter crying after shooting
It was also revealed today that the smell of weed was what caused the officer to fear for his life and shoot.
Community wants answers after pregnant black mother is shot by police
Charleena Lyles had called the police to report a burglary.
Southern Baptists want nothing to do with ‘alt-right white supremacy’
'It was the white people who said, no we will not take this sitting down.'
Ice Cube sets Bill Maher straight on the N-word
'It feel like that knife stabbing me, even if they don’t mean it.'
Body cam data proves cops are nicer to white people in traffic stops
Respect is apparently granted based on race.