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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.

MLK Black Party

Frat Expelled After ‘MLK Black Party’

A popular fraternity faces serious consequences after hosting an MLK Day party. Where did students hold this offensive party and what did they have to do to get in?

Study Proves Subconscious Bias Against Dark-Skinned Blacks

Study Proves Subconscious Bias Against Dark-Skinned Blacks

What experiment did researchers do to produce these results and how do their findings line up with previous studies?

Lupita Nyong'o Vanity Fair

Did Vanity Fair Lighten Lupita Nyong’o’s Skin?

Vanity Fair releases a photo teasing a spread with 12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong’o that has many accusing the magazine and asking why.

How I Met Your Mother

#HowIMetYourRacism

Did the hit show How I Met Your Mother cross the line with its portrayal of Asians?

Phil Robertson, Duck Dynasty

Duck Dynasty Star: Homosexuality ‘Is Just Not Logical’

Phil Robertson, patriarch of A&E’s breakout hit, equates homosexuality to bestiality and terrorism—and offers his opinion of Black oppression.

TMZ Poll: “African-American or N----?”

TMZ Poll: “African-American or N – – – -?”

Website asks readers to pick their preferred term for referring to Black people. Guess which one is winning?

Can Santa Be Black? Racist Overtones on College Billboard Spark Outrage

Can Santa Be Black? Racist Overtones on College Billboard Spark Outrage

A billboard that was meant to raise awareness of racist stereotypes backfires, using Santa to only further highlight racist stereotypes.

‘Send 2 Reservation’: Sonic Apologizes After Racist, Indian-Themed Sign

‘Send 2 Reservation’: Sonic Apologizes After Racist, Indian-Themed Sign

Despite the crass comments, the employee behind the offending words appears to have kept his job.

Choosing Natural Hair Styles Still a Career Concern for Black Women

Choosing Natural Hair Styles Still a Career Concern for Black Women

Black women are embracing natural hair like never before, but acceptance by corporate America is still a significant concern for those climbing the ladder.

New Miss America Brushes Off Racist Haters

New Miss America Brushes Off Racist Haters

First Miss America of Indian descent responds to barrage of racist tweets after winning the crown.

Julie Chen

Big Brother Host: Racism Made Me Have Surgery for ‘Asian Eyes’

Julie Chen details the racist roadblocks that led her to have plastic surgery.

Why the Severe Drought of Women in Politics?

Does the decreasing number of women in elected office spell trouble for the nation’s policies?

Raven-Symoné

Why Is It So Hard to Be Black and Gay?

Raven-Symoné’s Twitter statement has once again underscored the widespread undercurrent of homophobia in the African-American community.

KTVU Asiana screen grab

Asiana Airlines to Sue Oakland TV Station Over Use of Racist ‘Names’

KTVU faces not only embarrassment but also legal action for its airing of offensive Asian-American “names” during coverage of a fatal tragedy.

SLIDESHOW: Sports Cards of Trouble

A visual look at the trouble spots in professional sports when it comes to dealing with the issues of diversity and inclusion.

SLIDESHOW: U.S. Celebrates Gay-Rights Rulings

Supporters and advocates of gay rights and equality lifted their arms, flags and voices in celebration after Wednesday’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8. From coast to coast, DiversityInc takes you on a tour of smiles all around.

Paula Deen on Today: ‘I Am Not a Racist’

Are her half-baked apology and excuses worth anything?