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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
5.3.18
Starbucks
Starbucks

Black and White Americans Have Very Different Views of the Philadelphia Starbucks Incident

A recent survey suggests the majority of white Americans see the arrest of two black men at the coffee chain as an isolated incident.
Mayukh Sen
4.25.18
q&a
q&a

We Spoke to the Winner of the 'Great American Baking Show' that Never Aired

America never got to see Vallery Lomas win. The show was taken off the air due to sexual misconduct allegations against judge Johnny Iuzzini.
Mayukh Sen
1.11.18
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

The Double Bind of Being a Woman of Color in the Food World

Women of color are often unheard in this industry. When we're not, we're outright dismissed by gatekeepers if they don't like what we have to say.
Korsha Wilson
12.19.17
RACISM
RACISM

British Landlord Tycoon Bans 'Coloured People' Because of 'Curry Smell'

“To be honest, we’re getting overloaded with coloured people. It is a problem with certain types of coloured people—those who consume curry."
Alex Swerdloff
3.30.17
Race
Race

Eating in One of Britain's Most Racially Divided Towns

Census data shows that white and Asian residents of Blackburn, Lancashire are increasingly divided. I visited restaurants in the town's “Asian quarter” to find out how a council regeneration scheme is forging links between the communities.
Kamila Rymajdo
3.7.17
RACISM
RACISM

Got Milk? Neo-Nazi Trolls Sure as Hell Do

There’s word going around that milk has been nefariously co-opted and transformed into the preeminent symbol of both Neo-Nazis and the “alt-right”
Alex Swerdloff
2.21.17
WTF
WTF

Some White People Are Really Confused by the Bay Leaves in Their Chipotle

As if Chipotle didn’t have enough troubles, now people are convinced that they're putting random backyard leaves in their burritos and bowls.
Alex Swerdloff
2.13.17
RACISM
RACISM

South Carolina Restaurant Apologizes for Using Super-Racist 'Help Wanted' Sign

What happens when a minority-owned restaurant posts a help-wanted sign that blatantly and explicitly offends, well, minorities?
Alex Swerdloff
2.2.17
korean food
korean food

Why 'White' Is the Least-Spicy Option at This Korean Restaurant

If there’s one pervasive stereotype surrounding the way white people eat—besides maybe their affinity for putting avocado on literally everything—it’s that they can’t handle spicy food.
Nick Rose
1.17.17
RACISM
RACISM

A Court Will Decide If Asking for 'Black People Food' Is Racial Discrimination

Is asking the African-American chef you hired to work at your sprawling dude ranch to start making “black people food” a super racist request, or nothing more than a wee bit of discourtesy and a smidgen of insensitivity?
Alex Swerdloff
1.3.17
WTF
WTF

Why Did CVS Employees Hide and Call the Cops When These Men Asked for Sliced Cheese?

Some are alleging racial profiling after two black customers were left abandoned in a CVS store during a casual cheese run.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.28.16