Streep was asked by an Egyptian reporter at a press conference whether the jury would be able to relate to or process films from the Middle East and Africa. Streep honestly admitted she didn’t know much about policies in either region, but said we’re all humans – and specifically – we’re all from Africa.
After a few jokes about leaving the country, realizing the reality of Donald Trump’s presidential bid, the Whoopi Goldberg took things to the next level by removing hyphens from her ethnic identity, implying that her family is rooted in America, not anywhere else.
Lark Voorhies, aka “she’ll always be Lisa Turtle to us,” is apparently no longer an African-American.
Rachel Dolezal, appropriator of Black womanhood, reportedly plans to name her unborn son Langston Hughes, reports
During a pre-Thanksgiving segment on Fox & Friends, host Brian Kilmeade surprised his co-host Harris Faulkner when he asked her if she served Kool-Aid with her meals.
Six men and a woman were accused of producing and distributing nearly 10,800 “2 Ride” passes in violation of policy for Tulsa City Transit. The workers, however, were simply doing as they were told by supervisors, their lawyer says.
Racial comments written in the snow on cars @CalvinCollege https://t.co/HVAieMOU36 pic.twitter.com/dpxeHdpBSw — WOOD TV8 (@WOODTV) November 23, 2015 Two unidentified students confessed to drawing swastikas…
Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is White, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday morning and “will be the first on-duty Chicago police officer to be charged with that crime,” the report says.
“A group of White supremacists showed up at the protest, as they have done most nights,” Miski Noor, a media contact for Black Lives Matter told the Star Tribune.
In I-am-sad-to-even-have-to-write-about-this-today reporting, a Kenyan blogger wrote a post about how natural hair is ugly.
Roker’s experience is not unique — cabs passing Black men and women is a decades-long problem that has both been addressed through the lens of racial profiling and comedic fodder.
Nicki Minaj brought power and #blackgirlmagic to A&E’s Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America event when she performed a reading of the late Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise.”
African-American students were outraged to see portraits of Harvard Law School’s Black professors defaced, leading to an investigation by the police and a string of discussions about racial injustice at Harvard University.