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1950s Comic of Civil Rights Activism Gets Reissued

1950s Comic of Civil Rights Activism Gets Reissued

A guide to dissidence in comic form.

Joan Rivers Hurled a Bunch of Racial Slurs Today While Trying to Defend Alec Baldwin

Joan Rivers Hurled a Bunch of Racial Slurs Today While Trying to Defend Alec Baldwin

Suffice to say, it didn't work.

African American Student Union Leader Calls Contempt of Kanye West's Design Ambitions Racist

African American Student Union Leader Calls Contempt of Kanye West's Design Ambitions Racist

Following Kanye's speech to the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

No, USA Today, "The Best Man Holiday" Is Not a "Race-Themed Film"

No, USA Today, "The Best Man Holiday" Is Not a "Race-Themed Film"

They seem to think so, judging by a tweet they posted this weekend.

Sylvester Stallone Allegedly Called a Photographer the N-Word Yesterday

Sylvester Stallone Allegedly Called a Photographer the N-Word Yesterday

TMZ caught it on video.

Did Washington Post Columnist Richard Cohen Suggest that Interracial Marriage Makes Republicans Gag?

Did Washington Post Columnist Richard Cohen Suggest that Interracial Marriage Makes Republicans Gag?

Kinda seems like he did.

Fact Check: Do Black Characters Always Die First in Horror Movies?

Fact Check: Do Black Characters Always Die First in Horror Movies?

Are scary movie villains really that racist?

Who Are the Winners and Losers of Kanye West's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Interview?

Who Are the Winners and Losers of Kanye West's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Interview?

Not everybody can be a creative genius.

How Does Jimmy Kimmel Look on the Morning After the Kanye West Takeover?

How Does Jimmy Kimmel Look on the Morning After the Kanye West Takeover?

The late-night host tried to play off his ill-advised skit, but it wasn't enough.

The Racist Backlash Surrounding the New Miss America Is Disgusting

The Racist Backlash Surrounding the New Miss America Is Disgusting

Nina Davuluri was the first contestant of Indian descent to be crowned Miss America last night.

20 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech

20 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech

The secrets behind one of America's greatest speeches.

Paula Deen Somehow Won the Race-Based Lawsuit That Ruined Her Career

Paula Deen Somehow Won the Race-Based Lawsuit That Ruined Her Career

A judge threw out the case today.

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