Tag: Whites

Zimmerman Juror: 'Race Did Not Play a Role' (VIDEO)

Updated: 7/17/13, 10:25am ET – Updated with statement from four other jurors distancing themselves from Juror B37. By Chris Hoenig In an exclusive interview with CNN, one of the jurors in George Zimmerman’s murder trial said race was never considered during their deliberations. The woman, identified only as Juror B37,…

Zimmerman Trial: Nation in Another Awkward Dance With Racial Issues

By Manuel McDonnell Smith UPDATE: On Saturday, July 13, the jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of all charges. After another Independence Day weekend meant to celebrate the birth of our nation’s freedoms and our commonalities as Americans, many of us headed back to racially defined sides over a tragic…

SLIDESHOW: Zimmerman Verdict Headlines

A look at headlines in newspapers across the country following George Zimmerman’s acquittal on murder charges for the shooting death of unarmed Black Florida teen Trayvon Martin. (All photos courtesy Newseum.org) [SlideDeck2 id=30140]

Touting Diversity: Why Are Pro Sports Leagues Celebrating

This article is part of a DiversityInc series: “What the #$@! is Wrong With Sports” CLICK HERE for more of this special series. By Chris Hoenig Photo by Shutterstock Yes, diversity within pro sports is better than it used to be. Of course, “used to be” included full segregation and…

Racist "White History Month" Parade Float Angers Community

A weekend celebration of our nation’s independence turned sour for parade goers in North Carolina after a local farmer turned his float into a moving advertisement for racism. Donnie Spell’s entry in the Hope Mills Fourth of July parade included a trailer full of watermelon adorned with the Confederate battle…

Ask the White Guy: Did White America Die With This Election

This Ask the White Guy column was based on “Buchanan: ‘White America’ Died Last Night,” a satire published by The Daily Current. At the time of publishing, DiversityInc mistakenly thought the article was factual, rather than satirical. However, this column and its opinions are still valid: Conservative commentator Pat Buchanan’s…