UGA Fraternity Suspends Operations After 'Racist, Sexist' Chat MessagesAfter "racist, sexist, and otherwise discriminatory comments" were made by members on a messaging app, an University of Georgia fraternity has self-suspended operations indefinitely according to a statement from the University of Georgia Interfraternity Council (IFC).
Congress Struggles With Confederate Statues, Tributes To Racists Inside The US Capitol BuildingUnder the dome of one of the most revered buildings in the nation - the US Capitol - sit more than a dozen tributes to Confederate soldiers, officials and known racists - while symbols of the nation's painful past are coming down across the country.
Hillsborough Cty. Mask Mandate Results In More Threatening/Racist EmailsHillsborough County's Emergency Policy Group met on Thursday for the first time since approving a controversial mandate to wear a mask. The racially-charged reaction to the mandate became the hot topic of meeting.
Racial Injustice: Tampa Native & Best-Selling Author Shares Insights On The Recent MovementA Tampa-native and best-selling author is speaking out about racial tension in America. She says it's time to have those uncomfortable conversations now in order to make progress.
Ice Cube Cancels 'Good Morning America' Appearance Over George Floyd's DeathIce Cube canceled his "Good Morning America" appearance Thursday, directly referencing the George Floyd killing by Minneapolis police as the reason.
Tampa Curfew Results In Racist Emails And ConfusionHillsborough County Commission Chairman, Lesley Miller, Jr. provided a passionate response reminding citizens the intent of the curfew was to save lives.
Boy's Near-Hanging Compels Town to Open Discussion on RacismSeveral teenagers had taunted a 9-year-old biracial boy with racial slurs and several days later pushed him off a picnic table with a rope tied around his neck.
Mark Cuban Apologizes To Trayvon Martin Family For 'Hoodie' CommentCuban says he should have used a different example of bigotry than "a black kid in a hoodie and it's late at night."
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Romney Campaign Drops Dog Whistle And Moves To Blatant RacismRomney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support RomneyThe media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial DivisionIn 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama's election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
Two Florida Schools Affected By Racist Student-Made YouTube VideosTwo southern Florida high schools are grappling with the fallout after students uploaded YouTube videos filled with racist invective, whose words angered their local communities to the point where additional security and departure from school were reportedly necessary.