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Racism

  1. royals
    Queen’s Former Lady-in-waiting Resigns Over Racist CommentsNgozi Fulani says the royal staff member asked her a series of uncomfortable questions about her identity.
  2. power
    L.A. City Councilmember Resigns Over Racist RemarksLeaked audio revealed Nury Martinez made disparaging comments about a Black child and Indigenous people.
  3. airbnb
    Airbnb Is Sorry for Listing ‘Former Slave Quarters’ for RentThe company has pledged to remove properties that formerly housed the enslaved from its platform.
  4. sesame street
    Unpacking the Sesame Street Amusement-Park BacklashA family is suing SeaWorld Parks for racial discrimination after a video of a Muppet ignoring two Black girls sparked outrage.
  5. sorry
    Walmart Is Reevaluating Their Juneteenth Ice CreamThe retail giant also rolled out emancipation-themed wine bottles, commemorative T-shirts, and party supplies.
  6. culture wars
    Mother Outraged Her Biracial Son Has Learned to Identify RacismMelissa Riley tried to sue her son’s middle school for teaching him about inequality.
  7. power
    The Normalization of White Male ViolenceWhat happened in Buffalo on Saturday is our nation’s natural state. Black anxiety is mine.
  8. lawsuits
    NeNe Leakes Sues Bravo for Alleged Racist Work EnvironmentThe former Real Housewife claims she and other Black castmates endured years of “racially offensive” comments.
  9. celebrity
    No, Ali Wong Is Not Getting Divorced From Randall ParkMultiple outlets mistook the actor for Wong’s husband, Justin Hakuta.
  10. keeping up with the royals
    Prince William Might Need a History LessonSpeaking about the Ukraine invasion, he said war in Europe is “very alien to see.”
  11. celebrity
    Zoë Kravitz Says She’s Been Turned Down for Roles Over RaceThe Batman star said she couldn’t audition for The Dark Knight because they weren’t going “urban” for the role.
  12. media
    The New York Times Mixed Up Serena and Venus Williams“No matter how far we come, we get reminded that it’s not enough,” Serena wrote.
  13. ukraine
    People of Color Are Having a Harder Time Getting Out of UkraineBlack and South Asian civilians report being sent to the back of lines, pulled off trains and buses, and stranded at the border.
  14. power
    Columbia Psych Chair Suspended After Calling a Black Model a ‘Freak of Nature’Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman called Nyakim Gatwech “a work of art or freak of nature.”
  15. books
    The False Promise of AdmissionsReading Kendra James’s memoir about being one of the only Black students at an elite boarding school, I felt a shock of recognition.
  16. power
    Chinatown Is GrievingAssemblymember Yuh-Line Niou on the killing of Christina Yuna Lee and what it will take for New York to stop anti-Asian hate.
  17. stop asian hate
    An Asian Woman Was Followed Into Her Home and Fatally StabbedThe NYPD has charged a man in the death of 35-year-old Christina Yuna Lee.
  18. power
    U.S. Ski & Snowboard Investigating Allegations of Sexual Misconduct and RacismFormer Olympian Callan Chythlook-Sifsof accused a coach of sexual misconduct and said another snowboarder routinely used the N-word around her.
  19. 2022 winter olympics
    Leave Eileen Gu AloneUnpacking the hypocritical and dangerous media coverage of the Olympic star.
  20. power
    What We Know About the Death of Lauren Smith-FieldsThe family of a 23-year-old Black woman plans to sue the city of Bridgeport for failing to properly investigate her death.
  21. power
    Don’t Blame Alice SeboldIt’s our carceral system that sent an innocent man to prison.
  22. royals
    So Maybe It Was Prince Charles Who Said ItA new book suggests it was Charles who commented on baby Archie’s skin tone, though he called the claims “fiction.”
  23. power
    The Monster America MadeKyle Rittenhouse thought he was living the story of a good guy with a gun because everything in our society told him as much.
  24. power
    The Fight of Meghan Markle’s LifeThe duchess’s battle with tabloids and trolls is about more than just her right to privacy.
  25. book excerpt
    Dear IsisGabrielle Union writes about wishing she had done better by her Bring It On character.
  26. book excerpt
    I Cannot Block It OutAs Michaela Coel writes, the inequalities of the industry can stun you into silence — but that silence will never not haunt you.
  27. power
    Working at Brandy Melville Sounds Like an Absolute NightmareA new report from over 30 employees details racist hiring policies, Holocaust jokes, “storewide diets,” and more.
  28. royal family
    The Royals Have Finally Decided to Call Out RacismSurprise: It had nothing to do with Meghan Markle.
  29. racism
    Look Who’s Being Charged With a Hate CrimeMiya Ponsetto faces charges after viral video footage showed her attacking a Black teenager and falsely accusing him of stealing her phone.
  30. culture
    Mapping the Michael Costello ControversyThe designer called out Chrissy Teigen for “traumatizing” him, only to have a number of bullying and harassment allegations surface against him.
  31. feature
    SuChin Pak Is Processing EverythingThe groundbreaking news anchor is still making sense of her MTV experience.
  32. celebrity
    What’s This About Ellie Kemper and a Racist Deb Ball?The actress has finally addressed the backlash after old photos resurfaced of her at a St. Louis pageant with a history of white supremacy.
  33. power
    You Know It When You See ItWhen photos of Ellie Kemper at the Veiled Prophet Ball resurfaced this week, I felt a shock of recognition — and shame.
  34. royal family
    Surprise: The Palace Has a History of Racist Hiring PoliciesA new report reveals “coloured immigrants” and “foreigners” were banned from office roles until 1968.
  35. ugh
    Amy Cooper Is Suing … for Racial Discrimination?The white woman who gained notoriety after calling the police on a Black bird-watcher continues to insist she’s “not a racist.”
  36. first person
    The Anxiety of Growing Up Asian AmericanAs the child of Indian immigrants, I was never as free as my peers.
  37. stop asian hate
    An Asian Woman Was Brutally Attacked With a Hammer in NYCThe NYPD is currently investigating the incident as a hate crime.
  38. power
    Men Who Killed Ahmaud Arbery Face Federal Hate-Crime ChargesA grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan for targeting Arbery because of his race.
  39. oscars 2021
    This Video of Daniel Kaluuya at the Oscars Is Painful to WatchDuring a Q&A, a journalist appeared to mistake him for another Black actor.
  40. the cut podcast
    The Cut Podcast: Does This Poster Make Me Look Racist?This week, The Cut podcast producer B.A. Parker discusses racist and problematic historical artwork.
  41. power
    A White Teacher Reportedly Cut Off a Biracial Student’s Hair“She was so embarrassed,” said 7-year-old Jurnee Hoffmeyer’s dad. “Because she had to go back to class like that.”
  42. first person
    Was That Racism?I ask myself this question almost every day.
  43. surprise
    Sharon Osbourne Will Not Be Paid Millions to Leave The TalkAccording to CBS, which said rumors of a large payout were “false, inaccurate, or untrue. Take your pick.”
  44. racism
    What on Earth Is Going on With Sharon Osbourne?CBS says she will no longer co-host The Talk, following allegations of bullying and racism.
  45. stop asian hate
    Yet Another Elderly Asian Woman Was Viciously AttackedNow, she’s donating more than $900,000 to combat anti-Asian hate.
  46. roundtable
    It’s Time to Talk About Black-Asian SolidarityA roundtable with seven insiders in fashion and entertainment.
  47. keeping up with the royals
    The Royals Are Reportedly Planning a Diversity TrainingPalace sources say they have agreed to a “listen and learn” exercise.
  48. q&a
    ‘Every Day, Massage-Parlor Workers Face Violence’The Atlanta shooting should not be seen as an isolated incident, says advocate Elene Lam.
  49. crime
    6 Asian Women Killed in Horrific Shooting RampageThe shooter has been charged with 8 counts of murder.
  50. atlanta shootings
    They’ll Call It Anything But RacismLaw enforcement in Atlanta said a gunman’s attacks on Asian-owned massage parlors were “not racially motivated.”
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