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

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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

Recall That Ice Cream Truck Song? We Have Unpleasant News For You

The Racist Roots of the Ice Cream Truck Song

by #teamEBONY

The tune often used as an ice cream truck jingle comes from a song titled "Nigger Love A Watermelon Ha! Ha! Ha!" "Nigger… Read More

 The Racial Tensions Lurking Under the Surface of American Society

As America Becomes Less White, Whites Become More Anxious

by The Atlantic

White Americans uneasy with America's shifting demographics.  White born-again Protestants and white southerners… Read More

Racism, Again: Why Drug Tests Are Helping Black Americans Get Jobs

Employer Drug Tests Help Black Workers

by The Atlantic

Drug tests, which prove Blacks and Whites use drugs at the same rate -- countering the stereotype that Blacks use drugs more -- help Black… Read More

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Goodbye, Morningside Park:
When Gentrification Comes Stealing

by Teka-Lark Fleming

The single-story narrative of “everyone who is Black is poor” is the basis for most pro-gentrification argument… Read More

 The League of Extraordinary Black Gentlemen

Upper-Class Black Men: The Race Rescuers

by The Atlantic

The Atlantic's Theodore Johnson on the notion that the "talented tenth" are supposed to rescue all Black people from ourselves. This… Read More

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