RACISM

RACISM
RACISM

Waiter Who Recieved ‘We Don’t Tip Terrorist’ Note Admits He Made the Whole Thing Up

Cavil's story, now revealed to be made up for no apparent reason, affected a lot of people, many of whom gave him money for college.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.25.18
RACISM
RACISM

A Psychologist Explains Why It Took So Long to Call Out the Chef with the Racist Instagram Account

Reaction to former Som Saa chef Sean Beagley's offensive social media uploads shows the many ways in which we turn away from things that we find uncomfortable.
Kimberley Wilson
7.17.18
policy
policy

Black Farmers Are Being Forced Off Their Land by Longstanding Government Discrimination

“The unfair treatment of black farmers went under the radar for many, many years. It was not taken up by the civil rights movement, and it should have been front and center.”
Lauren Rothman
6.26.18
Restaurants
Restaurants

Restaurant Manager Fired After Unnecessarily Calling Cops on Black Sorority Members

The police spent an hour at the Cleveland-area Bahama Breeze, supervising as each woman paid her bill.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.18
Portland
Portland

This Portland Bar Is Hosting a 'Reparations Happy Hour' Where POC Drink for Free

While there is cash handed out to attendees, organiser Cameron Whitten says that the distribution of money isn't really the point.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.18
texas
texas

Black Motivational Speaker Says Restaurant Called Cops Because He Refused to Move for White Customers

In a video shared on Facebook, a manager of Sambuca 360 is seen telling Wimbrey, "I don't like you."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.4.18
beer
beer

Chance the Rapper Accuses Heineken of Making Racist Ad on Purpose

The beer company has since taken the ad down.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.28.18
Detroit
Detroit

This Bar Banned All Irish People on St. Patrick's Day as a Social Experiment

The bouncer at the pop-up told people wearing green that the Irish were “lower-class citizens” who would “steal your jobs."
Jelisa Castrodale
3.20.18
controversy
controversy

'Asian' Restaurant Changes Name After Charges of Racism and Misogyny

Somehow, they thought "Misohawni" would go over well.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.16.17
cereal
cereal

Man Faces Harassment After Alleging Racist Imagery on Corn Pops Box

Kellogg's is changing the design after criticism—but that hasn't stopped novelist Saladin Ahmed from becoming a target of "the anti-PC crowd."
Mayukh Sen
10.27.17
Religion
Religion

Muslim Family Visiting Alabama Finds Bacon in McChicken Sandwiches

If adding bacon to the sandwiches was a mistake, it was a mistake made 14 times.
Alex Swerdloff
8.3.17
WTF
WTF

Pizzeria Accused of Racism Over Ridiculously Restrictive Dress Code

The restaurant/nightclub successfully banned almost all articles of clothing.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.5.17