Ku Klux Klan Garb Used To Protest Burqa In Australian Parliament

In protest of the repeal of an interim rule requiring people with facial coverings such as burqas to be seated separately from the public galleries, one Australian protester wore a Ku Klux Klan hood in Parliament. The protester was accompanied…

Klu Klux Klan In Australia? A Reminder That America’s Hate-Filled Legacy Is NO Secret

When looking for an outfit as part of an anti-Muslim protest at the Australian Parliament House, one man opted for a Klu Klux Klan uniform. He was (of course) indignant that he and his fellow protesters were subjected to a…

Paula Deen Targeted Over ‘Mammy’ Photo on Her Website

Poor Paula Deen can’t catch a break. She went through months of embarrassment and difficulty over some alleged comments that some viewed as racist toward black people. She lost book deals, endorsements, her cooking show, and loads of fair-weather fans.…

Dear White People: 3 Acts Of Casual Racism That You May Be Guilty Of Doing

“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has been raised to two….Sorry, your ‘weed man’ Tyrone does not count!” Just like that, the upcoming Dear White People movie moved into highly controversial territory.…

Dear White People: Too Controversial For Mainstream (White) Audiences?

Dear White People is one of the most perfectly timed movies in American history. As Dear White People arrives in theaters, there will likely be protesting and riots in the streets of Missouri over two black teens fatally shot by…

Kailyn Lowry: Was Teen Mom Star’s “Hairstyle” Comment Racist?

Kailyn Lowry may be choosing her on-camera words more carefully in the future after one quote got her a tone of hate messages from viewers. The Teen Mom 2 star found herself at the center of racist accusations following a…

Boston Herald: Obama Cartoon Was Honest Mistake, Not Racist

Twitter has been aflutter over a cartoon that recently appeared in the Boston Herald, and the newspaper, as well as the cartoonist behind the controversial ‘funny’, have made apologies. The cartoon, meant to poke fun at the recent Secret Service…

Hulk Hogan: Was There an Anti-Black Dress Code at Hogan’s Restaurant?

There has been another of those non-scandal scandals afoot in the tabloids lately. This one is about famed wrestler Hulk Hogan. The story goes that the Hogan’s Beach restaurant in Tampa, Florida, has a dress code that discriminates against black…

Etsy Bans ‘Redskins’ Items From Its Marketplace

Even if you don’t follow football, it’s unlikely that you’ve not heard about the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins and its name and mascot. It’s been controversial for years, but the argument has picked up major steam in recent months.…

Obama “Ni**er” Headline Stuns Nation

Disclaimer: Ordinarily, whenever a word as offensive to many as this one is used in a story, it gets redacted, replaced. But this story is about the very use of the word in a headline. We beg your indulgence as…