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Police have nabbed a suspect in the burning of Black churches in Louisiana and it has caused shock waves. Authorities arrested the son of a local deputy, Holden Matthews, 21. The burned churches are located in Opelousas and the Point Barre area of St. Landry Parish. Matthews is being accused of setting fire to three…

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Once again, a story of ignorance of history and racism is costing a group of White college students dearly. This time the incident involves members of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Members of the fraternity decided it would be humorous to film themselves mocking…

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One of the most well known and stereotypical images of inner-city life is a Black person drinking a 40oz of malt liquor in public. Not only is the image used offensively, but it also underscores the issues of healthcare and targeted marketing of Blacks as the largest consumers of malt liquor. Now one company’s attempt…

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Jussie Smollett — who is being investigated over reports he orchestrated an alleged homophobic and racist attack on himself — will not be returning to set to shoot the final two episodes of the series. The 36-year-old actor who plays Jamal Lyon on the show has been written out of the finale, as producers are keen to “avoid further disruption.”…

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So far, 2019 has produced a plethora of negative imagery of racial animus across the United States. From a protest held in Washington, D.C., to images of prominent government officials wearing blackface. It would seem that companies would be cognizant of this fact and keep a wary eye out for issues. Apparently, all that failed…

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News of the assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett swept through social media as a viral storm. According to Smollett, he was assaulted by two men after he left a local Subway restaurant in Chicago. The men wore ski masks and according to Smollett said, “Aren’t you that f—t ‘Empire’ n—–?” and yelled “This is…

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There was a surprise in store for elementary students at Victory Christian School in Carmichael, California, during a school presentation. The students were about to learn about missionary work in Africa and the speaker dressed in traditional African garb. But when she took the stage, she caused outrage from students and later parents because she…

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The racist views of his past have caught up with now-former Secretary of State Michael Ertel. Ertel resigned from office suddenly after a photo surfaced of him at a Halloween party wearing blackface and dressed like a woman. The picture was taken in 2005, according to the Tallahassee Democrat, which broke the story. At that…

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Millions of people use the ridesharing service Uber, and there are just as many tales about the drivers. However, one ride with an Uber driver, identified only as Timothy, has resulted in a viral video and him losing his job. Nicole Allen, of Rock Island, Illinois, uploaded a video of the driver calling her racist and demeaning…

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