Archive | Racism

Disney Security’s Unofficial Challenge Coins Are a Different Sort of Collector’s Item

As the owner of a substantial portion of the world’s most popular pieces of intellectual property, the Walt Disney Company is more than used to seeing its characters and branding pop up in unofficial, unlicensed places. In some instances, like when the family of a recently deceased child attempted to feature…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Miles Morales Reforms Spider-Man’s Relationship With the Police When It Needs to Be Abolished

Insomniac’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales follows the fledgling webhead as he steps out from under Peter Parker’s shadow. He’s defending New York City on his own for the first time just as a bitter ground war breaks out between the nefarious Roxxon Corporation and the tech-powered Underground movement. New as Miles is to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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NASCAR Truck Series Racer Wants You To Know The Swastika He Drew On A Pastry Was ‘Taken Out Of Context’

Josh Reaume is a 30-year-old driver in the NASCAR Xfinity and Truck series, and in his spare time, he likes to doodle swastikas on Toaster Strudels and post pictures of them online, because scrawling racist symbols on the pastry is just one of those totally normal things well-adjusted people do, right? Haven’t you…Read more… Continue […]

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NASCAR Truck Series Racer Wants You To Know The Swastika He Drew On A Pastry Was ‘Taken Out Of Context’

Josh Reaume is a 30-year-old driver in the NASCAR Xfinity and Truck series, and in his spare time, he likes to doodle swastikas on Toaster Strudels and post pictures of them online, because scrawling racist symbols on the pastry is just one of those totally normal things well-adjusted people do, right? Haven’t you…Read more… Continue […]

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BBC investigation reveals racist uploads on Spotify, Apple Music, and more

Music streaming giants Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Deezer, and more have found themselves in hot water after a recent investigation by BBC unveiled a trove of uploads on the platforms containing hateful white power rhetoric and speeches from Adolf Hitler. Fortunately, the streaming platforms have taken immediate action following the investigation, and according to BBC, […]

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Kyle Larson’s Racial Slur Redemption Tour Continues With NASCAR Reinstatement

The night of Kyle Larson’s incident I remember saying “Oh boy, someone in NASCAR is in deep shit” and she said “Did they say the N-word?” Shortly after the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, back in mid-April Kyle Larson proved that the negative connotations associated with NASCAR were true when he spouted a racial…Read more… […]

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Lovecraft Country’s Season Finale Went There and Back Again With Diminishing Returns

Rather early into its debut season, HBO’s Lovecraft Country did away with an entire gaggle of white supremacist wizards who sought to use their magic to terrorize non-white people. It was a fantastic sight to behold that established what sort of dangers the show’s heroes were up against, but it also set a baseline for…Read […]

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Tell School Leaders How You Feel About ‘Patriotic’ Education

Hey, parents, guess what? Trump created a “1776 Commission” that aims to teach children “about the miracle of American history.” He wants to “defend the legacy of America’s founding, the virtue of America’s heroes, and the nobility of the American character.” In other words, he wants to—quite literally—rewrite our…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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NASCAR Has A Choice To Make

Former Chip Ganassi Racing NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was suspended in April for using a racial slur on an open radio channel during an online racing event. His suspension from NASCAR coincided with a suspension from his CGR team and the loss of his McDonalds and Credit One sponsorship deals. Following an interview…Read more… Continue […]

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The Simpsons and Family Guy Will Also Recast Their Black Characters With Black Actors

The animation industry is currently going through a small reckoning as it finally, finally, really, finally seems to realize that its characters of color could be voiced by actors of color just as easily as white ones.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Noose Found In Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR Garage Has Been Hanging Since Last Year: FBI

The FBI investigation into the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR garage last weekend has concluded that the noose had been hanging in the garage since at least October of 2019, long before anyone could have known Wallace would be assigned that garage for last weekend’s race. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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