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Students His Race
Nov 15, 2022 10:45 AM CST
Teacher Tells Students His Race Is 'Superior'
Unidentified middle school instructor in Texas has since been fired after students record his remarks
- A middle school teacher in Texas has been fired after students in his class recorded him telling them his race is the "superior" one. NBC News reports the recordings were made last week at Bohls Middle School in Pflugerville, though it's not clear what type of class was...
for Juneteenth, With
a Racist Message
Jun 23, 2022 9:35 AM CDT
Business Closes for Juneteenth, With a Racist Message
Maine insurance agency is taking heat for sign referencing a well-worn stereotype
- Many US businesses shuttered on Monday to mark the federal holiday Juneteenth, but one company in Maine is now taking heat for the way it chose to announce its closing. CNBC notes the import of the holiday, which commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union Army soldiers showed up in Texas...
Dish on Museum's
Jun 6, 2022 6:55 AM CDT
Dish on Museum's Juneteenth Menu Sparks Backlash
Locals say menu item at Children's Museum of Indianapolis perpetuates racist trope
- A kids museum in Indiana is at the center of controversy after a menu item for Juneteenth didn't go over so well. The
reports that included among the food options at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis was a prepackaged watermelon salad ( TMZ has a pic),...
Star of New
Jun 1, 2022 8:52 AM CDT
Franchise Defends Black Star of New Disney+ Show
Ewan McGregor, others support Moses Ingram of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' series after racist remarks
- The excitement over
, the latest
series on Disney+, has permeated the internet , but along with the positive buzz, a more disturbing development has emerged. Moses Ingram, the
actress who plays the Inquisitor Reva in the new Disney program that premiered Friday, revealed on...
at High School:
'My Heart Dropped'
May 19, 2022 6:40 PM CDT
Signs Over Water Fountains at High School: 'My Heart Dropped'
Cincinnati students are being disciplined for 'whites only,' 'Blacks only' signs, photos shared online
- Students at an Ohio high school are in hot water after racist signs were placed in the school and used as props for social media posts. NBC News reports that those signs at Cincinnati's Colerain High School read "whites only" and "Blacks only" and were placed over...
Prince William's Remarks on
Ukraine War Rile Twitter
Mar 10, 2022 9:30 AM CST
Prince William's Remarks on Ukraine War Rile Twitter
He says war in Europe is 'alien' as critics call attention to family history
- Prince William is again facing accusations of racism after saying Britons were surprised by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Britons are used to seeing conflict in Africa and Asia, but "it's very alien to see this in Europe," the Duke of Cambridge, second in line to the...
Estee Lauder Exec
Fired for Post Causing
Feb 28, 2022 12:40 PM CST
Estee Lauder Exec Fired for Post Causing 'Widespread Offense'
Company says firing was due to John Demsey's Instagram post that featured the n-word
- An Estee Lauder executive's 30-year stretch with the company has come to an end, after a social media post that the company says caused "widespread offense." CNN Business reports that John Demsey has been fired and will be exiting his job this week, after recent posts on...
'Inexcusable' Assignment at
Middle School Spurs Outrage
Jan 17, 2022 11:13 AM CST
'Inexcusable' Assignment at Middle School Spurs Outrage
'Blatant racism,' remarks one parent who's publicizing the Spanish homework at NY school
- A Western New York middle school is making headlines for a Spanish homework assignment that's drawing cries of "blatant racism." CNN reports that the assignment distributed last month to sixth graders at the Williamsville Central School District's Mill Middle School, located in a suburb of Buffalo,...
Oct 11, 2021 12:42 AM CDT
Jon Gruden Addresses Racist Remark
Says he's apologized to DeMaurice Smith over 2011 comment
- Jon Gruden again said he is not a racist after his Las Vegas Raiders lost their first game since the revelation of the head coach's 2011 racial remark about players’ union leader DeMaurice Smith. Gruden apologized for his “insensitive remarks” when asked about the decade-old emails following the...
NC Teacher Calls
'My Little Monkeys'
Oct 7, 2021 3:04 AM CDT
NC Teacher Calls Black Students 'My Little Monkeys'
Charter school is under fire
- A teacher has resigned from a North Carolina charter school after telling Black students in her class that if not for the Constitution, they would be her “field slaves,” a comment that one parent said brought attention to other racist incidents at the school, the AP reports. Winterville...
Memes And Racist Messages
Get Firefighters Suspended
Oct 3, 2021 5:45 AM CDT
Memes And Racist Messages Get Firefighters Suspended
Some mocked George Floyd
- After several black members of the FDNY reported that some white firefighters were sharing racist memes and messages between each other, leaders say they took action. “When these memes were reported we investigated in and the suspension were the result,” FDNY spokesman Jim Long told the
Against 2 Kids
Aug 20, 2021 10:16 AM CDT
Woman Sentenced for 'Devastating' Hate Crimes Against 2 Kids
Nicole Poole Franklin gets another 25 years behind bars
- In May, a Des Moines woman received 25 years behind bars for state charges of attempted murder. She just got 25 more, this time thanks to a new sentencing on two federal hate crimes. Iowa's News Now reports that 43-year-old Nicole Poole Franklin, who admitted that in 2019 she...
Officials: New Charges for Man
Caught on Video in Racist Rant
Jul 10, 2021 7:00 AM CDT
Officials: New Charges for Man Caught on Video in Racist Rant
Edward Mathews has stalking, criminal mischief, weapons, drug charges added to previous ones
- Edward Cagney Mathews was already facing harassment, bias intimidation, and assault charges. Now, the 45-year-old New Jersey man, accused of going on a racist rant against neighbors that was recorded and went viral, has new charges coming his way. Per a statement from the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office, Mathews...
Protesters Converge on Home
of Man Accused of Racist Rant
Jul 6, 2021 8:19 AM CDT
Protesters Converge on Home of Man Accused of Racist Rant
Edward Mathews, arrested Monday, says he was drunk when he hurled racial slurs at neighbor
- A Friday confrontation between a white New Jersey man and his Black neighbor led to an arrest on Monday, police say—but not before dozens of people showed up at his home to protest. Per NBC Philadelphia , a video on social media shows the Friday incident, which took place in...
After 'Reprehensible' Act at
High School Game, a Firing
Jun 23, 2021 1:04 PM CDT
After 'Reprehensible' Act at High School Game, a Firing
Head basketball coach at Calif. school is out of a job over tortilla incident
- A San Diego-area school district voted Tuesday night to fire the head basketball coach after tortillas were hurled at a team from a mostly Latino high school, per the AP . The school board for the Coronado Unified School District voted 5-0 in a closed session to release JD Laaperi of...
After 'Despicable Act,' Court
Says Man Can Sue Mich. Bar
Apr 26, 2021 8:25 AM CDT
After 'Despicable Act,' Court Says Man Can Sue Mich. Bar
Edward Tyson's suit claims no one from BS & Co. called police after he was called n-word, assaulted
- A Black man who says he was repeatedly called a racial slur and physically attacked outside a Michigan bar by a customer, an incident he says left him with brain damage, is now free to sue the bar after a lower court initially kept him from doing so. The
at Response to
Feb 5, 2021 7:26 AM CST
Staff Miffed at Response to Reporter's Alleged Racist Remarks
Paper's leadership vows 'results' on Donald McNeil, said to have used n-word
- Last month, the
New York Times
found itself embroiled in controversy after dropping journalist Lauren Wolfe . Now a new controversy, this time involving a different reporter, has staff demanding action. It started last week when the Daily Beast reported high-profile health and science veteran Donald McNeil Jr. allegedly used racist...
Disneyland to Redo
on Jungle Cruise
Jan 26, 2021 2:00 AM CST
Disneyland to Redo Offensive Scenes on Jungle Cruise
Theme park says it will remove 'negative depictions of native people'
- The Jungle Cruise, a Disneyland staple since 1955, has regularly undergone tweaks. It's now in for a broader rethinking, the Walt Disney Co. announced Monday. The goals are to make the ride more inclusive and racially sensitive, the
Los Angeles Times
reports. That will be achieved partly by eliminating...
He Thought No One Heard
His Rant. The Doorbell Cam Did
in case you missed it
Jan 10, 2021 4:05 PM CST
He Thought No One Heard His Rant. The Doorbell Cam Did
UPS driver fired after rant targeting Latino man in Milwaukee
- UPS says it has fired an employee caught making racist remarks at the Milwaukee home of a Latino cop. The residence's doorbell camera captured the unidentified driver, a white male, ranting while writing up a "failed to deliver" notice on Dec. 17, though he apparently didn't knock...
College Coach Canned for
Racist Stacey Abrams Tweet
Jan 8, 2021 9:18 AM CST
College Coach Canned for Racist Stacey Abrams Tweet
Assistant coach Chris Malone no longer with University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team
- An assistant coach for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's football team no longer has a job after penning a racist tweet voicing his frustrations over the recent results of the Georgia Senate races. ESPN reports Chris Malone was fired Thursday, with both Mocs head coach Rusty Wright and...
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