racism

Sesame Street & CNN To Air "Stand Up to Racism"
When it's hard to make sense of the world especially to our children, we can always turn to Sesame Street. Now our favorite muppets have teamed up with CNN for a special called "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism".
Firefighter Loses Job Over Racially Insensitive Watermelon
Would the Albany, Schenectady, Glens Falls or Troy FD handle it the same way? A probationary firefighter was fired recently because he brought in a watermelon (complete with a bow) as a gift to the veteran members of the station.  Some of his African-American co-workers were offended, some were not, but he was promptly fired.
“Racist” Dove Ad Infuriates Consumers(WATCH)
This is just like Michael Jackson's "Black and White" video I thought as watched the Dove commercial that the internet is going nuts over was.  I thought the outrage seemed a little much, but after seeing the "screen grab", I can see why people may take offense to it.  Dove apologized, but should they have?
Enormous “Racism” Banner Draped At Red Sox Game (PIC)
I turned on ESPN to watch a little baseball Wednesday night, and didn't even notice the score between the Red Sox and the A's.  The only thing I noticed was a ginormous banner hanging from the Green Monster that read "Racism is as American as Baseball".
I Felt Things While Watching “Get Out” – A Movie Everyone Needs to See
There are people that want to believe racism is something simply all in our heads these days. It's 2017, no one's racist anymore! Right?! Um, right? Wrong. Some turn a blind eye and choose not to see it, I'm not one of those people. It's clear to me with even the "smallest" of comments that some make. I use quotations because none of these racist leaning things that occur are actually sm
A Black Family In Long Island Receive A Letter Saying ‘You Don’t Belong Here’
It's Memorial Day 2015. I have spent much of my morning writing and thinking about those who made the ultimate sacrifice to make this great country what it is, a nation made of many diverse cultures all who believe above all else that all men are created equal and that we all deserve the natural right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These truly are the concepts that men and women of
The ‘Human Barbie’ Woman’s Racist Comments
Have you seen this woman? She's absolutely nuts. Like she should be committed. Valeria Lukyanova has spent thousands of dollars to try to transform herself to look like a spitting image of a real-life Barbie doll.  Which, in itself is crazy, but on top of that, she sits down with reporters and gives quotes that are so offensive that it literally makes my blood pressure go up...
Football Racism
I really wonder what in the world goes through people's minds sometimes. After reading about this story, I can't help but think: would my kids have done this? I really want to believe they wouldn't.

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