Hey Barneys: Fix Your Racism Problem by Talking to Customers of Color

Barneys Pays Settlement, Still Doesn't Get It

by Jezebel

So Barneys, here's my suggestion: If you're really about the change you're no doubt shooting off press releases around… Read More

White People Are Fine With Laws That Harm Blacks

Proof of Racism Makes Whites...More Racist?

by Slate

It’s disheartening. But, if I can indulge my cynicism for a moment, it’s also not too surprising. From previous research… Read More

James Brown, Whitewashed?

James Brown, Whitewashed?

by Huffington Post

There were several meetings. Eight White men and two White women. Was this a meeting of the Mormon Glee Club? The New White Citizens… Read More

Where I’m From

Black American, Not African American

by Slate

The distinction between Black and African-American has been expounded upon in recent years, on both a semantic level (Slate just… Read More

Beverly Johnson on the Fashion Industry's Lack of Diversity

Beverly Johnson on the Fashion Industry's Lack of Diversity

by #teamEBONY

Fast-forward to 2014 and Johnson said there aren’t as many African-American models, hair stylists and makeup artists working… Read More

ASU professor slammed to ground by officer during arrest for jaywalking

Police Slam Professor to the Ground for Jaywalking

by The Grio

An Arizona State University professor was arrested last month for jaywalking—and once campus police arrived, things quickly escalated. According… Read More

Facebook Is Mostly White Dudes

Facebook Dominated by Whites, Asians

by #teamEBONY

It's been this way since Facebook was started by a group of young White men. Now those young White men are 30-year-old White… Read More

Why Do Katy Perry's Dancers Have Giant Fake Butts and Big Earrings?

Katy Perry's Troublesome Appropriation

by Jezebel

The exaggerated features of Katy Perry's dancers seem to be depicting Black women's bodies.  It would… Read More

Study: Hard Times Can Make People More Racist

Recession Leads to More Racism

by #teamEBONY

A new study shows that tough economic periods make people more prejudiced against those with darker skin. People… Read More

Eric Holder: Systemic, Subtle Racism Far Worse Than Rants

Eric Holder: Systematic Racism More Devastating than Rants

by The Root

Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about racism during his commencement speech at Morgan State University.  Subtle… Read More

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