Racism in America

A New Jersey elementary school recently apologized to a group of angry parents for an assignment that involved fifth-graders drawing posters of slave auctions.

A mother was verbally assaulted by the owner of a Dairy Queen in Zion, Illinois recently after the proprietor referred to her and her children as the "N-word" in a hateful racist tirade. The tearful mother spoke out in a Facebook post about her painful experience as a customer, with Black Lives Matter and local activists organizing a protest over the weekend.

GOP Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was once rejected as a federal judge over allegations he called a Black attorney “boy.”

Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem protest raises the question of who determines who's American.

The underlying message is to make America White again, clearly a rejection of Michelle Obama's beauty, intelligence, and confidence.

After calling President Barack Obama "an animal" who has been trying to turn America into "just another country," a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is refusing to apologize.

The Rev. William Barber, who’s made it his mission to fight racial and political injustice as leader of the Moral Mondays movement, was removed Friday from an American Airlines flight after a nearby passenger complained loudly about "those people" and criticized the minister’s need to purchase two airline seats for himself, reports The Associated Press.

A former school officer in Knox County, Tennessee has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against the district and the city charging that he was wrongfully terminated because his supervisor took offense to his marriage to a Black woman, writes USA Today.

On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.

A 78-year-old White man attending a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina was arrested and charged Thursday with assault after punching a Black Lives Matter protester in the face. John McGraw was at the Wednesday night event with several other zealous supporters of the Republican presidential hopeful when he threw the punch, WTVR reports.

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his supporters were roundly criticized and condemned as racists after a video surfaced of acolytes assaulting a Black woman at a Super Tuesday rally Louisville, Kentucky.

As host of the 88th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, actor Chris Rock tackled diversity in Hollywood, delivering a stinging monologue.