Category Archives: racism

The good news for France: World Cup champions. The bad news: Race and class divisiveness haunts team

The Conversation reports that France’s World Cup triumph might temporarily tamp down the ugly racism that haunts the team. Some commentators have discussedthe 2018 success of Les Bleus as a return to the joys of “black, blanc, beur” multicultural national … Continue reading

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ABC does the right thing in cancelling “Roseanne”

A friendly reminder to anyone who wants to argue that ABC executives trampled on Roseanne Barr’s First Amendment rights: She can say what she wants without fear of being thrown in jail. That’s what the First Amendment does. Any employer … Continue reading

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Get your racism out of here

As Al Jazeera reports, a powerful message against racism was delivered in one of the world’s great cities today. Protesters gathered near Oxford Circus on Saturday for the Stand Up To Racism march to oppose growing racism, islamophobia and anti-Semitism. … Continue reading

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Coming to a college campus near you: a hate group

The Washington Post examines why America’s colleges and universities are becoming fertile recruiting grounds for…hate groups. As the white supremacists continue to flout boundaries of acceptable behavior and engage in activities many students, faculty and staff find menacing, institutions are … Continue reading

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Black students at Temple University report bananas being left on their dorm doors

The Temple News reports On Monday, a banana was left on the door handle of a room of four Black students. A similar incident where another banana was left at a dorm room in Morgan Hall occurred later this week, … Continue reading

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Clemson professor goes on stupid rant; calls all Republicans racist and scum

Nope, identifying an entire class of people and giving them a single (and negative) label isn’t going to work. That applies to white supremacists. But it also applies to all of us. A Clemson professor would be wise to remember … Continue reading

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He’s a CEO. He’s an American citizen. Idiots told him to “go back to India!”

The Chicago Tribune reports that unless your skin pigmentation is white, you are susceptible to racist taunts in Donald Trump’s America. “I recently told the New York Times I was ‘rooting’ for certain aspects of Trump’s economic agenda,” Gandhi wrote. “After Charlottesville and … Continue reading

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