Due in large part to a centuries-long system of slavery, racial terrorism, and institutionalized discrimination, the average black household in America has less than a dime for every dollar a white household has. But guess who is more generous when it comes to charity donations?
A dental center in Raleigh, NC, has scrambled to apologize after publishing an incredibly racially insensitive ad for its teeth-cleaning services in a local magazine.
A rule of thumb that is pretty useful: Any political figure who says that they want to help the “white working class” is much more interested in helping white people than in helping the working class.
What is your “privilege?” Have you “checked your privilege?” Today, we all get a very special privilege: Helping David Brooks—a designer fleece draped atop a Volvo—do his fucking job.
Some people want news about mergers and acquisitions. Other people want to relive the glory years of the John Birch society. Why not offer those audiences a world-class business newspaper that comes with an insane far-right op-ed page, included free? That’s just good business sense.
On Tuesday, NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health released a poll looking at opinions about discrimination. The survey found that a majority of white respondents—55%—had felt discriminated because they were white.
The Department of Justice, which is led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was confirmed to the position by a group of his friends in the Senate, a legislative body that has never in its history been less than 90 percent white, is opening an investigation into college admission practices that it views as unfairly…