Race Matters

We didn't need Kara Young to know he's racist.


A Michigan councilwoman received major heat during a recent committee meeting after other members described her actions as unprofessional and offensive for referring to a Black colleague as "ghetto" under her breath.

California District Attorney Todd Spitzer is in hot water after racist comments he made about a Black murder defendant were leaked to the public last week. But he's found support from some Black leaders in Orange County.


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.


A Virginia waitress got a shocking note that read "great service, don't tip Black people" on a bill from a White couple she served at a restaurant Saturday.


Atlanta Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox is in hot water after making a racially insensitive joke about being used to anger because of having a "Black wife and three mixed kids" during a fan event in December.

Dora Charles, a former assistant chef for beleaguered celebrity chef Paula Deen, spent over two decades working in an environment where she witnessed Deen’s much-publicized racism upfront. However, the 61-year-old Charles has moved on and released a new cookbook which she says only happened as a result of her working alongside Deen. The New York Times […]

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Republican Sally Kern apologized Thursday for statements she made against women and Black people during a debate on affirmative action. NEWSOK reports: “I want to humbly apologize for my statements last night about African-Americans and women,” Kern, R-Oklahoma City, said in a statement. “I believe that our government should not provide […]