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U of Oklahoma Kicks Out Student for ‘Ni**ger Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman at UPenn

Be Careful: ‘Ni**er Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman Uncover Backdoor to Private Information

A University of Oklahoma student involved in messages sent from “Daddy Trump” obtained contact info from a private University of Pennsylvania Facebook group.

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Racist posters, many of which are Trump supporters, use code words for Blacks, Mexicans, Muslims and Jews to avoid censorship.

Racism at Elite High Schools: Social Media Exposes, Leadership Fails

The plight of Boston Latin School and Brooklyn Tech students goes viral. "How can you make it through this?"

N-word Photo Prompts Protest at Arizona High School

One of the six girls in the photo apologizes, while a privileged school and community are placed in the national spotlight for racism.

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough of Morning Joe

TV Show’s White Experts Blame Rap for Fraternity’s Racist Chant

After rapper Waka Flocka Flame shares his disgust with the University of Oklahoma frat on CNN, MSNBC’s Morning Joe team decides all rap is to blame.

University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon Racist Video

Fraternity Chant Goes Viral in the Worst Way Possible

Video of University of Oklahoma students chanting racist slurs brings swift response.

KKK Recognizes Black History Month by Vandalizing S.C. High School

In a town that very recently tried to right some of the wrongs of its racist past, the KKK kicked off Black History Month with a vulgar reminder that racism is still alive. See what they did here.

Jay Stream School

Chicago Substitute Fired for Calling Students N-Word

After students of Caribbean descent ask not to be called African-American, a Chicago teacher decides to teach them a lesson … by calling them the N-word.

The NFL has fined 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for reportedly using the N-word on the field.

Did NFL Fine Colin Kaepernick for Using N-Word?

Marred by its incompetent handling of domestic-abuse allegations against players, did the NFL try to set the tone on the use of the N-word by fining 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick more than $10,000?

Alabama Sorority N-Word

Alabama Sorority Sister: ‘Got No N—-s!’

How did the sorority and the University of Alabama respond to the racist Snapchat message?

Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland listens Thursday May 15, 2014 in Wolfeboro, N.H. as town residents ask for his resignation after being overheard calling President Barack Obama the N-word at a restaurant.

Police Commissioner Calls Obama the N-Word, President Finds Surprising Ally

The elected cop of a New Hampshire town responds to calls from a surprising source to resign after using a racial slur when talking about the President. See what he said here.

Marie Strumolo Burke

Did NJ Mayoral Candidate Use N-Word on Voicemail?

A forensics expert believes the voice on the recording is that of Belleville Councilwoman Marie Strumolo Burke, but she maintains her innocence. What did she allegedly say?

Michael Wilbon, ESPN

ESPN Host Uses N-Word On the Air

ESPN host Michael Wilbon reinforces his disagreement with the NFL’s considering a penalty for using the N-word on the field by saying it during a network special. We have the video here.

NFL N-Word Penalty

NFL Expected to Penalize Use of N-Word

How many yards will a team lose if one of its players says the word during a game? And will this curb overall use of the word?

Claudia Alves: N-Word or Negro?

N-Word vs. Negro: Principal Suspended for Her Explanation

Why was an elementary-school principal put on paid leave for trying to explain the difference between the N-word and Negro?

Richard Sherman Postgame Interview

Is ‘Thug’ the New N-Word?

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says critics who call him a thug might as well be using the more vile word.

A new poll looks at the perception and use of the N-word and other slurs by teens.

Are Teens OK With Using the N-Word and Other Slurs?

New poll finds a change in attitudes among teens about the use and perception of different slurs.

Claude Steele

‘Blacks Should Not Be Satisfied With Food Stamps’: The Danger of Stereotypes

Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum are the latest politicians to perpetuate negative stereotypes about Blacks. Dr. Claude Steele, educator and expert on stereotypes, gives advice on the dangers of these kinds of misstatements, their impact on the workplace and how to handle them.

Former NBA Player John Amaechi Speaks at DiversityInc 2011 Special Awards

NBA Star John Amaechi on Diversity & Inclusion: Hate Speech Goes Beyond N- and F-Words

Former NBA star John Amaechi says the antidote to stereotypes and slurs rests in mindfully chosen words.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ever Laughed at a Racist Joke?

Question: Have you ever used a racial slur or laughed at a racial joke?