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Ignored

Ask Sheree: How to Cope When Being Ignored at Work

I am a person of color and my ideas are frequently ignored at work. What should I do?

It is not unusual for minorities to feel they have to prove their worth on…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Santa Claus

Sorry, America, Santa Claus Isn’t White

Want to know what Santa really looked like?

The jolly old mythical man in a red suit we know as Santa Claus actually…

By Selena Hill

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dylann roof

Jury Convicts Infamous Racist Killer Dylann Roof on All Charges

Justice has been served

Dylann Roof, the notorious killer who confessed to fatally shooting nine black church members, was…

By Selena Hill

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Ask Sheree: How to Deal With Racist Coworkers

Four strategies to help you rise above racism in the workplace

Many people experience the daily hurt and sting of racism both professionally and personally. However,…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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president

Yes, He Is Our President: Now Let’s Fight, Organize and Protect Our Interests

We may have lost the battle for freedom, equality, and love on Election Day, but the war is not over

The best way to fight the system is to get involved: join an organization, help…

By Selena Hill

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Sheree Franklin-Hill

Are Minorities Too Hard on Each Other?

As people of color, we can be very critical and judgemental of each other

In the midst of all the racial challenges we face as people of color, sometimes…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Doctor

Second Female Doctor of Color Reveals Discrimination on Delta Flight

The incidents involving the curt dismissal of two black, female doctors, who were offering aid to ill passengers, by Delta staff just goes to show that prejudice doesn’t discriminate based on profession

Another black female doctor has accused a Delta airline staff of discrimination after she tried…

By Selena Hill

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Beautification

“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology because, yeah, they are all connected somehow

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

By Samara Lynn

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police shooting

Therapist Tries to Soothe Patient While Cops Open Fire

Cell phone footage released on Wednesday shows Charles Kinsey, 47, lying on his back with his arms in the air, as police open fire on him

Cell phone footage released on Wednesday shows Charles Kinsey, 47, lying on his back with…

By Hailey Wallace

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Eric Holder

Former AG Eric Holder Will Help Airbnb with Anti-Discrimination Policy

Airbnb enlists the help of Eric Holder to battle racism perpetrated by some hosts on its platform

Former Attorney General and President Obama appointee Eric Holder will aid Airbnb in crafting an…

By Samara Lynn

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Race

O.J., Race, and Murder: The Untold Story of an American Hero and Villain

The following was written by Selena Hill:
I was initially apprehensive about watching the first three…

By Selena Hill

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gig economy

Refusing to Rent to Blacks: Ethics in the Gig Economy

The new sharing, or gig economy, is bound to bring into question many ethical and legal issues especially around discrimination.

“The host at first accepted her request and then messaged, “I hate niggers, so I…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump Picked a White Supremacist to be a Delegate

Donald Trump's campaign selected a well-known white nationalist to serve as a California delegate

Donald Trump picked a white supremacist. His campaign selected the well-known nationalist to serve…

By Hailey Wallace

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London’s First Muslim Mayor Rejects Trump’s ‘Exception’ to Proposed Ban on Muslims

London's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, dismissed the possibility of accepting an "exception" to Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the US

London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, dismissed the possibility of accepting an “exception” to Trump’s…

By Hailey Wallace

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Mother of Tamir Rice: ‘Racism is a Disease’

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote address at Kent State's annual commemoration of the 1970 shootings

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote…

By Hailey Wallace

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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

By Samara Lynn

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hillary clinton

Watch Hillary Clinton and Bill de Blasio’s Awkward ‘C.P. Time’ Joke

Clinton and de Blasio are being criticized for making a joke some deem racially insensitive

Here’s that video of Hillary Clinton and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio making everyone uncomfortable…

By Hailey Wallace

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4 Times Technology Turned Racist

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology.

By Samara Lynn

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Black Protestor Viciously Assaulted at Trump Rally

Rakeem Jones, 26, was sucker-punched in the face by a white Trump supporter at a rally

On Wednesday, a black man was brutally assaulted by a Donald Trump supporter at a…

By Hailey Wallace

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[Women’s History Month] Dr. Dara Richardson Heron Making History At The YWCA

Worked to enhance the lives of women, girls, and families

It is my hope that when people reflect on my legacy, they will say, “Throughout…

By Stacey Tisdale

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