Teachers at a northern Virginia elementary school recently decided it would be a great idea to teach black history by having kids play slaves on the Underground Railroad running from imaginary fugitive slave catchers because, well ... there’s no other way to say this: a lot of racist people are also stupid.
Once upon a time, in a kingdom just outside Wakanda, there was a family called The Root who woke up at the break of dawn every day to tell the stories of black people. Some people called them journalists. Some people called them bloggers. The trolls from the gray part of the forest called them the n-word. The team was…
When sitting in the passenger seat of a car with a known drug-dealer during a high-speed chase, one should always wear a seat belt. Always.
Seemingly desperate to prove he was from the state that refers to itself as the “Heart of Dixie,” an Alabama man went all Alabama in an Alabama coffee shop by going on a racist rant that left the business’ white customers disturbed and reminded the black customers that they were actually in Alabama.
I don’t necessarily like the term “white privilege.”
ATLANTA—When members of Congress heard stories about Georgia’s historic vote-stealing, the details sounded so absurdly evil, apparently an entire congressional subcommittee said, “I’ve got to see this for myself!”
Angela Davis’ homecoming was perfect.
Everyone believes in heaven.
Today’s episode of WhiteCenter tells the story of the future hall-of-fame Mayo-American advancing one of White America’s oldest and most celebrated pastimes — white people-ing.
Before we get into this week’s emails, tweets, DMs, and comments, many of my mailbag readers know that I am very carol-centric. I believe that no holiday is complete if it doesn’t have a song that people sing to celebrate it.
Not photographed since Betty White was a spry young teenager in 1909, scientists in Kenya published photographs of the rare black leopard after finding it in an area close to where the fictional Wakanda is located.
A Louisiana police chief issued a formal apology after 25-year-old yearbook photos surfaced of an undercover sting in which white police officers painted themselves black to sell crack to black people. The community was shocked by the revelations, and many asked the same question:
Members of an employees union are demanding an apology from a Georgia legislator after they discovered white supremacist memorabilia on full display in his Washington, D.C., congressional office.
My uncle be lying.
A North Carolina school is not really under any kind of fire after a Trump-supporting, uber-Christian prophetess predicted an African-American elementary school student’s clothes would eventually land him in prison and took the time to inform the clueless class that Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination was all a big…
I was yesterday years old when I realized how much white people love blackface.
Voter suppression in Georgia was one of the most discussed issues during the 2018 midterm elections. Front and center in the debate stood Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a longtime voting-rights activist who had dedicated much of her career to fighting for every citizen’s right to vote. Abrams was…
I know it’s late. I was doing stuff.
Already embroiled in a scandal involving allegations of sexual assault, another woman has now accused Justin Fairfax of rape, alleging the Virginia lieutenant governor assaulted her during their college years.
Look at those beautiful faces. Those are the children who lived in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963. Because this picture was taken only 55 years ago, many of those people are still around today. They were and are still angels. But don’t let those sweet faces fool you...