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David Duke to Trump: 'Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency'

David Duke to Trump: ‘Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency’

President Trump’s statements on Charlottesville were designed not to rile his most loyal base — white supremacists.

FaceApp Fail: 'Racist' Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

FaceApp Fail: ‘Racist’ Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

Social media users slammed the "Black,” “Caucasian,” "Asian" and "Indian" filters.

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

LaDainian Tomlinson honored his great-great-great-grandfather, who was “brought here in chains in a slave ship from West Africa.”

Role as Racist ‘Detroit’ Cop Took Actor Poulter to ‘Frightening Place’

Role as Racist ‘Detroit’ Cop Took Actor Poulter to ‘Frightening Place’

Will Poulter said he had been forced to “embrace ignorance” in order to play a racist officer who taunts, pistol-whips and beats up a group of Black men and two white women.

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri: ‘They May Not Be Safe’  

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri

The NAACP and allies rallied at the Capitol in Jefferson City to dissuade the signing of a bill that fails to protect minorities.

Trump’s Pro-Police Brutality Speech Slammed

Trump’s Pro-Police Brutality Speech Slammed

“I’m a cop. I do not agree with or condone the POTUS’ remarks on police brutality. Those that applauded and cheered should be ashamed,” tweeted Gainesville Police Department’s Ben Tobias.

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

President Trump took the time to slam former President Obama as well as praise a man with a legacy rooted in racism.

'Go Back to Africa,' Mayoral Candidate Tells Uhuru Movement Members

‘Go Back to Africa,’ Mayoral Candidate Tells Uhuru Movement Members

“Your reparations came in the form of a man named Barack Obama,” said Paul Congemi running for mayor of St. Petersburg.

Although no script has been written yet, "Game of Thrones"creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff have drawn criticism for their new show "Confederate," which takes place during a third American Civil War.

‘Game of Thrones’ Creators Draw Criticism Over New Race Fantasy Series ‘Confederate’

The alternate racial history drama will test America’s audience, for good or bad.

Chicago Officials Use Work Email for Racist Behavior

Chicago Officials Use Work Email for Racist Behavior

One email has an image of white people in “safari gear taking pictures of several Black individuals who are trying to break into a car,” a report states

Teacher Allegedly Called Black Students ‘Rats,’ School District to Take Action

Teacher Allegedly Called Black Students ‘Rats,’ School District to Take Action

Fourth-grade students subjected to a Florida teacher’s racism.

Sammy Sosa's new lighter appearance raises deeper questions about skin color.

Sammy Sosa’s Changing Looks are Skin Deep

Sammy Sosa's pinkish skin tone raises deeper questions.

Racist Airbnb Host Invokes Trump in Hateful Tirade

Racist Airbnb Host Invokes Trump in Hateful Tirade

“It’s why we have Trump,” the former host, who was ordered to take a course on Asian American studies as part of her punishment, told a prospective renter.

Social Media Users Question KKK Supporter’s Dreadlocks

KKK Supporter Called Out for Wearing Dreadlocks

A photo of a Klan supporter at a rally wearing a hairstyle culturally associated with Black people goes viral.

Colin Kaepernick is currently without an NFL team to call home, but is his fate self-inflicted?

Is Kaepernick’s Fate Self-Inflicted?

NFL manager says teams will use Kaepernick as cautionary tale to prevent players "from doing what he did."

NRA Ad Calls for Violence Toward ‘Black and Brown’ People, Says Tamika Mallory

“The video is very dangerous and threatening to people who are practicing their First Amendment rights in this country,” Mallory, Women’s March co-president, told DiversityInc.

Ava DuVernay to Tell the Story of 'Central Park Rapists'

Ava DuVernay to Tell the Story of ‘Central Park Rapists’

Five young Black and Latino men accused of gang rape — were wrongfully convicted. Donald Trump took out full-page ads to fuel public opinion and doubled down just last year.

Adults Perceive Black Girls as 'Less Innocent' than White Girls: Georgetown Study

Adults Perceive Black Girls as ‘Less Innocent’ than White Girls: Georgetown Study

The study finds substantial bias toward Black girls beginning at age five.

Black Professor Fired After Dispute on Fox News Over BLM Event

Lisa Durden lost her job following an appearance on Tucker Carlson's show.

Serena Williams Would Rank 'No. 700' if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Serena Williams Would Rank ‘No. 700’ if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.

Racism Tied to Worse Asthma Symptoms for Black Youth

Racism Tied to Worse Asthma Symptoms for Black Youth

When they had not experienced these forms of discrimination, children and young adults were almost twice as likely to have well-controlled asthma than when they had.

Yale Dean Resigns After Hateful Yelp Reviews Go Public

Yale Dean Resigns After Hateful Yelp Reviews Go Public

The former dean called people “white trash,” “low class folks” and “barely educated morons.”

Video Shows Philando Castile Did Not Have to Die

Video Shows Philando Castile Did Not Have to Die

Dashcam video shows what happened before police killed Castile during a traffic stop.

Bill Maher Only Apologizes for Racist Remark After Backlash

Bill Maher Only Apologizes for Racist Remark After Backlash

Calling his use of the N-word “a joke” and giving a stale apology indicate Maher does not believe his actions warranted criticism at all.