College students and administrators are struggling to deal with racist incidents on campus despite repeated condemnations.
Attorney General Eric Holder says subtle, institutionalized racism has a more “pernicious” effect than the occasional bigoted outburst.
I don’t think this whole issue wraps into a nice little box the way the media is trying to make it, or at least the way the media did the first couple of days.
Maryland health officials will investigate allegations of racism against the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, the health secretary said Wednesday.
The Army says it has put a civilian researcher in Edgewood on paid administrative leave while it investigates a watchdog group’s assertion that he is a “white nationalist.”
Unfortunately, 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.
Romney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.
While 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?
While 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.
The 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.
In 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.
Three students at a Baltimore County high school have been suspended after drawing a racially offensive picture on a classroom board and then posting it on Twitter.