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Beauty and the Bleach: This Issue is More than Skin Deep

by Yaba Blay   Jun 20, 2016

Over the past few years, social media has been abuzz with discussions of skin bleaching. In recent weeks, we’ve lamented Lil Kim’s ghostly shadow... Read More

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The Racist Straight Outta Compton Casting Call

by #teamEBONY   Jul 17, 2014

Gawker's Hamilton Nolan reports on the racist casting call, posted yesterday. This casting call was posted yesterday by Sande Allesi Casting, an agency that has... Read More

Still Smokin’: 30 Years of Crack’s Influence on Pop Culture

Still Smokin’: 30 Years of Crack’s Influence on Pop Culture

by Michael A. Gonzales   May 02, 2014

Earlier this week, Showtime announced that director John Singleton is developing Snowfall, an original series revisiting the stomping grounds of South Central, California (where... Read More

5 Things You Need to Know about Colorism

5 Things You Need to Know about Colorism

by Erica Williams Simon   Apr 21, 2014

As a dark brown woman, I never publicly engage in conversations about complexion and colorism (discrimination based on skin color) because they frustrate me... Read More

11 Racist And Offensive Phrases That People Still Use All The Time

Racist and Offensive Terms We Use in Everyday Language

by #teamEBONY   Nov 14, 2013

As language evolves, we sometimes forget the offensive origins of certain words and phrases. Or we never knew them in the first place. Many... Read More

Two companies accused of discrimination in hiring

Companies Accused of Racial Discrimination

by The Washington Post   Jun 12, 2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday accused two major companies of indirectly discriminating against African Americans by using criminal background checks to screen out workers.... Read More

Two companies accused of discrimination in hiring

Major Companies Accused of Racial Discrimination

by The Washington Post   Jun 12, 2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday accused two major companies of indirectly discriminating against African Americans by using criminal background checks to screen out workers.... Read More

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White Supremacist Faces Prison for Burning Black Family’s House

by Huffington Post   Jun 07, 2013

A suburban Chicago man identified as a White supremacist has been sentenced to a maximum of 10 years behind bars for torching the home... Read More

Judge Edith Jones on a visit to Iraq in 2010.

Federal Judge Makes Racist Comments

by #teamEBONY   Jun 06, 2013

A federal appeals judge in Texas is accused of saying minorities are more apt than other groups to commit crime and that complaints of... Read More

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Learning Racism

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Learning Racism

by Mukoma Wa Ngugi   May 29, 2013

“N*gger!” I turned to see a White man with a what-are-you-going-to-do-about-it look on his face. I was walking to a party in Pennsylvania around... Read More