racism

Spike Lee

Director Spike Lee Boycotts Gucci, Prada for Blackface Items

"They Don't Have A Clue When It Comes To Racist, Blackface Hateful Imagery. WAKE UP."
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Gucci Apologizes for Sweater Resembling Blackface Following Backlash

Black History Month has not been off to a good start.
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Virginia Gov. Resists Resignation Call Over Blackface Photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam first admitted he was in the picture, and then denied it.
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Jussie Smollett

‘This is MAGA country’: Empire's Jussie Smollett Attacked in Brutal Hate Crime

Smollett was attacked by two masked men in Chicago in a vicious hate crime that sent him to the hospital.
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Judge Acquits 3 Chicago Officers of Laquan McDonald Cover-Up

They were accused of trying to cover up the shooting of Laquan McDonald to protect the white officer seen pulling the trigger.
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Sen. Kamala Harris

Senate Unanimously Votes to Make Lynching a Federal Crime

The effort was led by Cory Booker and Kamala Harris.
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Prada store

Prada Apologizes for Its Red-Lipped Monkey Figurines after Racism Charges

The monkey figurine evoked the racist imagery of "Black Sambo."
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Woman Tells Police She's a 'Clean, Thoroughbred, White Girl'

"I'm a white, clean girl," said the woman speeding through a stop sign.
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Roseanne Barr

ABC Cancels 'Roseanne' After Star Tweets Racist Attack of Obama Adviser

"Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby,” Barr had tweeted about Jarrett.
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Starbucks

Starbucks to Close Over 8,000 Stores for Anti-Bias Training

"Unconscious bias training" is used by many corporations, police departments and other organizations to help address racism in the workplace.
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