Racism in America

Airbnb released an emotional ad promoting love for all for their #WeAccept campaign during Super Bowl 51 Sunday after the company faced claims of racism against Black customers last year.

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich recently said America committed a "national sin" against African Americans, adding that the country has a long way to go in achieving racial equality and awareness under President Donald Trump.

A restaurant owner posted a demeaning Facebook message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, playing into the racially charged stereotype of African Americans liking fried chicken and waffles with watermelon. The move sparked complaints about "outright" racism.

A mother was verbally assaulted by the owner of a Dairy Queen in Zion, Illinois recently after the proprietor referred to her and her children as the "N-word" in a hateful racist tirade. The tearful mother spoke out in a Facebook post about her painful experience as a customer, with Black Lives Matter and local activists organizing a protest over the weekend.

Brandon Marshall, linebacker with the Denver Broncos, posted the letter Friday on Instagram. 

GOP Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was once rejected as a federal judge over allegations he called a Black attorney “boy.”

  A Georgia educator named Jane Wood Allen has been fired after taking to Facebook several times to spew racist rants directed towards First Lady Michelle Obama. The teacher’s aide at Chestatee Elementary in Gainseville, Georgia shared an article about the First Lady taking vacations, saying, “This poor Gorilla. How is she going to function in […]

Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem protest raises the question of who determines who's American.

The underlying message is to make America White again, clearly a rejection of Michelle Obama's beauty, intelligence, and confidence.

After calling President Barack Obama "an animal" who has been trying to turn America into "just another country," a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is refusing to apologize.

The Rev. William Barber, who’s made it his mission to fight racial and political injustice as leader of the Moral Mondays movement, was removed Friday from an American Airlines flight after a nearby passenger complained loudly about "those people" and criticized the minister’s need to purchase two airline seats for himself, reports The Associated Press.

A former school officer in Knox County, Tennessee has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against the district and the city charging that he was wrongfully terminated because his supervisor took offense to his marriage to a Black woman, writes USA Today.