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Racism

  1. hulu
    Zoë Kravitz Calls Out Hulu for Lack of Shows Starring Women of Color“At least Hulu has a ton of other shows starring women of color we can watch. Oh wait.”
  2. 2020 elections
    Georgia NAACP Head Asks Matt Lieberman to Drop Senate BidLieberman’s self-published 2018 novel is allegedly loaded with “racist tropes.”
  3. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  4. books
    George R.R. Martin Accused of Racism, Generally Sucking After Hosting HugosHe repeatedly referenced John Campbell, an editor so problematic an award formerly named for him was renamed just last year.
  5. power
    A Black Teen Jailed for Not Doing Her Schoolwork Is Now FreeThe 15-year-old girl, who struggles with ADHD and a mood disorder, was detained for nearly 80 days.
  6. the industry
    Riverdale’s Bernadette Beck Speaks Out About Show’s Portrayal of Black PeopleShe believes she was hired to “fulfill a diversity quota.”
  7. racism
    Daredevil’s Peter Shinkoda Says Marvel Exec Cut Story Due to Anti-Asian RacismThe actor alleges Jeph Loeb told the writers to axe a story line because “nobody cares” about Asian people.
  8. media digest
    Everything to Know About the Media’s Reckoning With Abuse of PowerHearst Magazines president Troy Young has resigned after allegations of misogyny and uncomfortable sexual comments.
  9. racism
    No, Uncle Joe, Trump Is Hardly Our First Racist PresidentTrump may rival the most racist of presidents given the context of their times, but he hardly invented presidential racism.
  10. vision 2020
    Trump’s Latest Pitch to Suburbs: Demonizing CitiesTrump hopes to frighten suburbanites about cities as sources of violence, crime, and lower home values. But it probably won’t work.
  11. vision 2020
    For Trump in 2020: It’s the Virus, Stupid!Trump’s negative job-approval assessments for COVID-19 are dragging down all his other numbers, with little time to recover before the election.
  12. labor
    Racism Is a Working-Class ProblemThe Strike for Black Lives reminds America that racial justice and economic justice are linked.
  13. labor
    McDonald’s Workers Have Filed a Federal Civil Rights LawsuitThree Black workers say they experienced sustained racial discrimination on the job.
  14. ellen is mean
    Former Ellen Employees Confirm What You May Already Know About Working on EllenHint: it’s not a very nice place to work.
  15. race
    James Roday Reclaims Birth Name RodriguezThe Psych star will now go by James Roday Rodriguez.
  16. president trump
    Trump Claims ‘More White People’ Killed by Police Than Black AmericansTrump asserted that “more white people” are killed by the police, ignoring basic demographic realities about the country.
  17. book excerpt
    There’s a Divide in Even the Closest Interracial FriendshipsIncluding ours.
  18. lady a
    Anita ‘Lady A’ White Will Not Be Erased“If you want to be an advocate or an ally, you help those who you’re oppressing. And that might require you to give up something.”
  19. crime
    A Black Man Says He Was the Victim of an ‘Attempted Lynching’Vauhxx Booker says he was attacked by a group of white men who threatened to “get a noose.” Now, the FBI is investigating.
  20. crime
    Everything We Know About the Killing of George FloydAll four officers involved in Floyd’s death have now been charged.
  21. power
    Amy Cooper Charged With Filing a False Police ReportAfter she called 911 and falsely claimed that a Black bird-watcher was threatening her life in Central Park.
  22. power
    Yes, Activists Are Serious About Defunding the PoliceA new bill, created by the Movement for Black Lives, calls for a “time-bound plan” to close all federal prisons and divest from policing.
  23. racism
    Amy Cooper Faces Charges After Calling Cops on Black Birder in Central ParkIf convicted, she could face up to a year in jail.
  24. trump tweets
    Trump Attacks Bubba Wallace, Defends Confederate FlagThe president is being racist again.
  25. protests
    How to Support the Struggle Against Police BrutalityOrganizations to donate to, and other actions to take to help demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police violence.
  26. vision 2020
    Trump Believes That He Is Losing Because He Hasn’t Been Racist EnoughOn the one hand, all available evidence suggests this is wrong. On the other hand, Tucker Carlson suggests it is right.
  27. court is in sessions
    Jeff Sessions Keeps Getting WorseA new profile at the New York Times Magazine vivifies the warning about Sessions that Coretta Scott King gave in 1986.
  28. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  29. racism
    Mississippi’s Overdue ReckoningA lot had to go wrong for Mississippi’s state-flag debate to go right.
  30. racism
    Every Blackface Episode and Scene That’s Been Removed From Streaming So FarScrubs, 30 Rock, The Office, It’s Always Sunny, and the many other sitcoms that suddenly regret their blackface jokes.
  31. extremely online
    YouTube’s Shane Dawson Apologizes for ‘All the Racism I Put Onto the Internet’Franchesca Ramsey, a prominent Black YouTuber, didn’t accept his apology.
  32. gone with the wind
    Gone With the Wind No Longer Gone, Returns to HBO Max With Prologue About RacismYou can now watch Jacqueline Stewart’s intro on YouTube.
  33. crime
    A Black Teen Says Four White Men Lit Her Face on FireThe attack is being investigated as a hate crime.
  34. bon voyage
    Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Resigns Over Brownface Photo, Criticism From Staff“It’s Alive” video editor Matt Hunziker has been suspended pending an investigation.
  35. vision 2020
    Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.Trump has tried and failed so far to undermine Joe Biden the way he did Hillary Clinton. He may get really desperate.
  36. media digest
    Former Employees at Complex Speak Out on Racism and SexismThey described a workplace rife with abuse.
  37. reality tv
    Here’s What Below Deck: Med Looked Like After Pete’s FiringThe season is being edited around the former lead deckhand following a racist Instagram post, but he’s still a strong presence in this week’s episode.
  38. "apologies"
    Jimmy Kimmel Is Sorry If His Blackface Skits ‘Genuinely Hurt or Offended’ AnyoneAnother L for the late-night Jimmies.
  39. art
    Guggenheim Curators Say Museum ‘Enables Racism’The staff sent a letter to leadership on Monday.
  40. who's next?
    Johnson & Johnson Will Finally Stop Selling Skin-Whitening Creams“Fairness” serums, cleansers, and creams are getting axed.
  41. racism in hollywood
    Ava DuVernay, Barry Jenkins Among 1,000 Black Artists Demanding Hollywood Change“The representation of Black people in the media has long been used to justify the violence against us.”
  42. explainer
    What Exactly Happened Between Jessica Mulroney and Sasha Exeter?Exeter says the TV personality threatened her livelihood and attempted “to silence a Black woman behind closed doors.”
  43. climate crisis
    Climate Change Is Making Pregnancy Riskier, Especially for Black MothersA survey of 32 million births in the U.S. shows that high temperatures and pollution are linked to underweight or premature babies and stillbirths.
  44. power
    More Food Companies Are Reconsidering Their Racist BrandingUncle Ben’s, Mrs. Butterworth’s, and Cream of Wheat appear to be following Aunt Jemima’s lead.
  45. decisions
    What Do We Do With Bravo?The idea that we can keep watching reality shows without thinking has finally soured.
  46. necessary changes
    How Food Media Fails BIPOC“Look at the mastheads for mainstream food media and it’s still mostly white people.”
  47. first person
    This JuneteenthI want to feel the peace that white people have enjoyed at my expense.
  48. racism
    Aunt Jemima Is Finally Getting a New NameQuaker Oats has acknowledged the brand’s heavy reliance on racial stereotypes, about 130 years in.
  49. black at...
    Black Teens Are Taking Their Fancy Private Schools to Task for RacismStudents and alumni are fed up, and are no longer holding back their pain.
  50. reality tv
    MTV Cuts Alex Kompothecras From Siesta Key for Racist Instagram CommentJune 16’s episode only showed the back of his head.
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