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Today in Post-Race History: The Case of Richie Incognito

We’ve been following the Miami Dolphins’ bullying case starring a dude whose real name is actually Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin here on the BYP, because sports–and sports stories–are never entirely about sports. I’m repeating myself and others when I say that sports is a microcosm of the culture, and this issue is no exception. […]

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White Supremacist who wants to make town 100% white finds out he’s 14% African

Craig Cobb has no qualms about telling you his plans for the small North Dakota town he resides in. The white supremacist wants to turn Leith, ND., into an all-white town. He recently appeared on the talk show “Trisha,” and shared his thoughts about why this would be beneficial.

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Black teen executed in 1944 may get new trial

George Stinney was just 14-years-old when he was convicted for the murders of two white girls ages 11 and 7. The confession was shaky, and Stinney did not have proper representation. The young child didn’t stand a chance against the South Carolina jury.

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The affects of racism on online dating

The rate of interracial marriages in the United States has doubled in the past 30 years, but according to online dating habits, racism is still pretty prevalent. University of California at San Diego Sociologist Kevin Lewis analyzed messages sent by more than 126,000 OkCupid users.

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Radio Interview: The History of Blackface

Web Coordinator for the Black Youth Project, Shantell Jamison, stops by the Music Vox to discuss the recent photo of two White males dressed as George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin for Halloween and the damaging effects of wearing blackface. Listen to Shantell represent issues related to the black community each Thursday on Vocalo 90.7FM , […]

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White activist defends “#BlackGirlsRock in response to #WhiteGirlsRock hastag

While the #blackgirlsrock hashtag was ablaze on Twitter, a very unsurprising backlash about the event was also in the midst. But one white activist is defending Black Girls Rock, and points out some very good examples of why it’s necessary.

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Mother calls 7-year-old’s klansman costume a family tradition

Halloween has come and gone, but racism last forever. The mother of a 7-year-old boy is defending her son’s choice to dress as a klansman for Halloween. Jessica Black of Virginia says the attire is a family tradition.

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White teen who dressed as a “n***er” for Halloween to critics: ‘worry about finding your dad’

One of two teen girls who posted a picture dressed in Blackface after being “n***ers” for Halloween has responded to criticism for her costume choice. The teen had a message for African Americans, telling them the stop worrying about her costume and to start worrying about where their fathers are.

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17 years later: a black woman recalls protecting a white klansman

Keisha Thomas remembers it like yesterday. It was June 1996, and 17 Ku Klux Klan members held a rally in Ann Arbor, Mich. Hundreds of locals arrived on the scene to protest the KKK’s presence as police protected the Klansman.

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It’s not racist if it’s Halloween

Halloween is right next door. I absolutely love Halloween. It’s the only day where you can actually be whatever you want to be and no one judges you for it. So put on drag, wear the skimpiest outfit, or be your childhood superhero no matter how embarrassing it may be. It’s all good on Halloween. […]

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