Racism At RNC: Black camerawoman insulted, called an animal and thrown nuts

Racism mars the RepublicanNational Convention after a GOP attendee was ejected for throwing nuts at an African American camerawoman while saying "This is how we feed animals." Former MSNBC anchor and Current TV host David Shuster originally reported the story via Twitter. On Tuesday, August 28, Schuster tweeted: “GOP attendee ejected...

It’s Just Hair, If You’re White

Recently, I was on the Seattle ferry and found myself a few seats from a beauty school student. We began talking hair and I told her of research I conducted on Black women and the discourse of natural or, unprocessed and kinky hair in...

Racism Is Alive And Well in Houston (And All of Texas)

This "rent-a-cop" is obviously a "Good Ol' Boy" down in Houston, TX, one of the most racist cities in Texas. See if you think this guy's reaction to these two men videotaping a Wal-Mart is justified.  Comment below and let us know what you think. Marty...

Moot Questions – Race

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Race is a volatile issue in America. See what we found average Americans think about Race today in our man on the street interviews we call, Moot Questions. Come back each month to see what people think about controversial subjects when put on the spot. Question...

The Problem With Conservatives

On Bill Maher's Real Time last night, this video exhibited the issue with many Conservatives, especially Southern Conservatives and their delusional and self-destructive thought patterns towards our "half-breed" President, our healthcare system, and much more. THIS IS REAL and is NOT A JOKE, although...

The Trayvon Martin Case: A Narrative of Race and Class Warfare

It goes without saying that an anecdote about rural Arkansas is an unlikely point of departure for a discussion about the political implications surrounding the refusal of the Sanford, Florida police department to initially arrest George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin. However,...

Annual UN Meeting Wraps Up in New York

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. General Assembly annual debate closed on Monday.  The week of speeches and meetings focused largely on problems in the Middle East and Africa, including Islamophobia, the conflict in Syria, Iran’s nuclear program and the effort to send military help to...

Editor’s Letter – Race Issue

The complexities of race are something that I personally understand and feel I have a unique perspective on.  I am biracial (half German and half African-American), whom is often perceived as either Hispanic or Middle Eastern.   As a result of this combination, I...

The Tea Party’s Not Racist? Really?

Listen to a Tea Party leader in Arkansas tell this "black" joke to the audience and hear their subsequent laughter. http://www.mootmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Teapartyracist.mp3 “A black kid asks his mom, ‘Mama, what’s a democracy?’ “‘Well, son, that be when white folks work every day so us po’ folks can get...

Trayvon Martin and the Microcosm of American Racism

Trayvon Martin, a seventeen year old high school student was walking home in his father’s gated community in southern Florida, talking to his girlfriend on his cell phone and carrying an Arizona iced tea and a bag of skittles when he found himself cornered...