Archive | Racism

HBO’s Lovecraft Country Could Be Everything Green Book Wasn’t

There are as many valid criticisms of Peter Farrelly’s Best Picture Oscar-winner Green Book as there are listings in Victor Hugo Green’s The Negro Motorist Green Book. But an upcoming adaptation has a lot more potential to tell the real story, even if there are Lovecraftian monsters involved.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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GM Employees Say Racist Shit Is Still Happening at Ohio Plant After Multiple Lawsuits

Last November, a suit filed in federal court alleged that General Motors failed to address workplace racism at its transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio. “Whites only” bathroom signs and nooses left hanging were just a few of the things black workers said they were subjected to. And it seems like the behavior hasn’t…Read more… Continue […]

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Israel Begins Ethnically Cleansing Its Population

To the surprise of no one who has been paying attention to Israel’s steady march towards ethnonationalism, Netanyahu’s extremist right wing government has begun to purge its population of people it finds undesirable. And they just happen to be black: The Israeli government has issued a notice for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Racists Rush to Throw Money at Crowdfunding Campaign for Trump’s Viagra Wall

On Sunday, December 16th, Brian Kolfage, a right wing personality that pops up in the news every now and then, started a Gofundme page to raise (insert Dr. Evil voice) One Billion Dollars moohoohahahahaha! Naturally, thousands of white Republican voters suffering from “economic anxiety” rushed …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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After Dota 2 Team Fails To Ban One Of Its Players, Valve Does It For Them

Yesterday, professional Dota 2 player Carlo “Kuku” Palad was banned from a major tournament due to making what were seen as racist comments in a match last month. Prior to this move, Dota developer Valve had condemned Palad’s behavior but refused to inject itself directly into the matter, calling instead on teams to…Read more… Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Bernie Sanders Still Can’t Talk About Racism

Photo: Jeff Mitchell/Getty Images Bernie Sanders lost the 2016 Democratic primary because black women – the Democratic Party’s most reliable voting bloc – voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton during the early Southern primaries, giving her a delegate lead he could never overcome….  To … Continue reading

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America In 2018: Black Man Blocked From Entering Own Apartment By White Woman

Having grown up with many black friends in London, I remember noticing at a certain age that they were treated differently by authority figures. At 13 or 14, my black friends were always disproportionately targeted by teachers for causing trouble, eyed suspiciously whenever we went into stores, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Collapsing Hope Of White America

White people, particularly white men, have been sold the myth that if you work hard, you can have the American Dream. This dream is collapsing, exposing not only white fragility, but something far more frightening to Americans who overwhelmingly voted for Donald Trump… To continue reading this … Continue reading

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See How Many Times Your School District Has Been Investigated for Civil Rights Violations

If you believe your school district or college is discriminating against students on the basis of sex, race, or disability, you’re entitled to file a complaint with the US Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Sexual harassment and assault are also grounds for complaints. The office is supposed to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Powerful ACLU Animated Series Will Prepare You for an Encounter With ICE Agents

Agents from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are routinely rounding up people suspected of being undocumented, often separating them from their children, and detaining them in what are essentially internment camps—all without due process. A new animated series wants to help make sure people have some…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Battlefield Subreddit Has Officially Had It With ‘Historical Accuracy’ Complaints

Battlefield V will have women. When this was revealed during the game’s announcement stream last month, most people said “oh neat” and got on with their lives. A vocal handful, however, found this offensively out of place in their “historically accurate” series about ramping tanks over horses. Weeks later, they still…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Republicans Are Giving Welfare To “Deserving” White People While Stripping It From “Lazy” Black Communities

Republicans are reaching a new pinnacle of institutional racism by making sure white people get the government help they need while cutting black people off. It’s like a return to the good ol’ days because once upon a time, white conservatives loved welfare. They loved the idea of the government …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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