Study: Black-Sounding Names Imagined As More Threatening Than White-Sounding NamesPeople envision an unknown ‘black’-named character in similar ways to an unknown ‘white’-named male convicted of assault, say researchers.
Protesters Spill Onto I-5 In Sacramento, Blocking TrafficA group of demonstrators caused some traffic trouble for drivers in downtown Sacramento on Thursday night.
AP Source: Sterling Surrendering Clippers Control Donald Sterling has agreed to surrender his stake in the Los Angeles Clippers to his estranged wife, and she is moving ahead with selling the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.
Los Angeles NAACP Chapter President Resigns Over Move To Honor Donald SterlingLeon Jenkins said he is stepping down because of "negative exposure" after Sterling controversy.
NBA To Hold Press Conference On Clippers Owner Donald SterlingThe NBA is planning a Tuesday news conference to discuss the investigation into embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who is alleged to have made racist comments in a taped conversation.
San Jose State University Student Pleads Not Guilty To Hate CrimeOne of four suspended white students accused of hate crimes against a black student at a California college has pleaded not guilty.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Romney Campaign Drops Dog Whistle And Moves To Blatant RacismRomney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support RomneyThe media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial DivisionIn 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama's election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.