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Everyday Racism

  1. everyday racism
    Pregnant Black Lawmaker Verbally Attacked by Man at Grocery StorePregnant Georgia state representative Erica Thomas was harassed by a man who was mad she was in the express checkout line with too many items.
  2. everyday racism
    Trump Would Reportedly Veto Women of Color From Miss Universe Pageant“If there were too many women of color, he would make changes.”
  3. everyday racism
    White Student Arrested After Bragging She Spit in Black Roommate’s Coconut OilJazzy Rowe says her University of Hartford roommate went to sickening lengths to get her to move out.
  4. awful things
    North Carolina KKK Leader Threatens to ‘Burn’ Black Univision ReporterChristopher Barker made derogatory and threatening comments to journalist Ilia Calderón.
  5. Attorney Says Dashcam Video of Cavity Search on Black Woman Is ‘Rape by a Cop’Lawyer Sam Cammack says the vaginal probing went on for 11 minutes.
  6. everyday racism
    This Anti-Immigrant Group Thought Empty Bus Seats Were Women in BurkasThey mistook the seats for women wearing burkas.
  7. 7 Totally-Not-Made-Up Things a Brown Person Has Heard at the OfficeAn excerpt from artist Maria Qamar’s debut book, Trust No Aunty.
  8. everyday racism
    Florida’s First Black State Attorney May Have Been Racially Profiled by Police“That’s how we figure out if cars are stolen and that sort of thing.”
  9. lawsuits
    Ex-Employee Says Gianvito Rossi Managers Discriminated Against Serena WilliamsShe says they made “racially disparaging comments” about the tennis champ.
  10. everyday racism
    Republican Lawmaker Makes Fun of Latina Constituent’s EnglishShe was supposed to meet with his legislative director to discuss his stance on immigration.
  11. Serena Williams Responds to Tennis Player’s Racist Remark About Her Pregnancy“This world has come so far and yet we have so much further to go.”
  12. everyday racism
    Florida’s Only Black State Attorney Was Sent a Noose in the MailAramis Ayala said she views the incident as a hate crime.
  13. Minnesota Lawmaker Calls Out ‘White Male’ Colleagues for Ignoring Women of Color“I’m really tired of watching women of color, in particular, being ignored.”
  14. women in film
    Marvel VP of Sales Says Fans Seem Uninterested in Diversity or Female Characters“What we heard was that people didn’t want any more diversity. They didn’t want female characters out there.”
  15. Fox News Sued by Two Black Women for Racial DiscriminationFormer payroll workers claim they were subjected to “top-down racial harassment.”
  16. Meghan Markle Talks About Being Biracial in Hollywood in New Interview“My pet peeve is when my skin tone is changed and my freckles are airbrushed out of a photo shoot.”
  17. safety pins
    These Women Started a Company to Teach White People How to Be Less RacistSafety Pin Box is a subscription service for the Trump era.
  18. Chrissy Teigen Says She Had a Horribly Racist Encounter With a PaparazzoThe supermodel spoke out on Twitter.
  19. Natalie Portman’s Husband Benjamin Millepied on Racism in the Paris Opera Ballet“I heard someone say a black girl in a ballet is a distraction.”
  20. fashion court
    Versace Racial-Discrimination Lawsuit Could Move to Federal CourtA fired employee alleged that the store used a code word for black customers.
  21. Police Say Muslim Student Lied About a Man Threatening to Set Her Hijab on FireThe student could be charged for filing a false report.
  22. everyday racism
    Nonprofit Director Who Called Michelle Obama an ‘Ape in Heels’ Was Finally FiredPamela Ramsey Taylor was fired for her racist comment.
  23. everyday racism
    Fired Versace Employee Calls Out Store for RacismStaffers allegedly used a secret code for African-American customers.
  24. politics
    Here’s How Michelle Obama Reacted to Being Labeled an ‘Angry Black Woman’“You just sort of think, ‘Dang, you don’t even know me.’”
  25. racism in hollywood
    TV Star and Prince Harry GF Meghan Markle Wrote About Being a Biracial Actress“I wasn’t black enough for the black roles and I wasn’t white enough for the white ones.”
  26. This Kansas University Cheerleader Was Suspended Over ‘KKK’ SnapchatThe Snapchat read “KKK go Trump.”
  27. everyday racism
    Someone Drew Swastikas on These NYC Dorm-Room DoorsThe anti-Semitic graffiti appeared on four doors at a New School dormitory.
  28. everyday racism
    Don’t Try to Gaslight Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie About Trump’s Racism“I am sorry, but if you are a white man you don’t get to define what racism is.”
  29. everyday racism
    Solange Knowles Was Just Trying to Enjoy Kraftwerk, You JerksSolange Knowles and her family dared to dance at a Kraftwerk concert, and someone pelted her with a lime.
  30. cyberbullying
    Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei Quits Twitter Over ‘Horrific’ Abuse“I’ve not just been cyber-bullied, I’ve been racially cyber-bullied.”
  31. everyday racism
    TSA Will Finally Stop Searching Black Women’s Hair for No ReasonNatural hair is not a national security threat.
  32. everyday racism
    Apparently, People Regularly Mistake Eva Chen for Vera WangAnd Joe Zee for Jason Wu — according to the duo’s SXSW chat.