RACISM

RACISM

Kansas City Security Officer Fired for Ordering a 'Trayvon Martini'

He's a former member of the Olathe Police Department.
Hannah Keyser
8.21.18
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
7.24.18
lawsuit

Black Farmers File Discrimination Suit Alleging that They Were Sold Fake Seeds

A group of black farmers in Tennessee claims they were intentionally sold $100,000 worth of fake soybean seeds by Stine Seed Company.
Danielle Wayda
7.13.18
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

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
6.25.18
food carts

Racist Incident at Portland Food Truck Leads to Backlash for Unrelated Food Cart

The people of Portland keep mistaking Gharib Muhammad for another man who used a racial slur and threw a bottle of Gatorade at a customer.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.13.18
Portland

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

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

The Internet Raised $1K to Send Taco Truck, Mariachi Band to Racist NYC Attorney

Sometimes, GoFundMe is good.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.18.18
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
5.3.18
Ice Cream

'Red Indian' Ice Cream Flavor Is Not Being Well-Received in 2018

An ice cream parlor in Michigan has been selling cinnamon ice cream under this name for 50 years. But critics now claim the name is racist.
Mayukh Sen
3.26.18
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
3.19.18
Cheese

WTF Happened to Government Cheese?

Does anyone remember that cheap dairy by-product that stunk up American kitchens from the late 70s to the early 90s with the stench of stinky gym socks?
Myles Karp
2.19.18