ESPN's Bomani Jones Cuts Straight To The Heart Of The Laquan McDonald Killing

Last night, the Chicago Police Department released footage of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old black boy, to death. McDonald had a small knife, but was moving away from Van Dyke at a safe distance and posed no threat. Van Dyke shot McDonald 16 times over the course of about… »Wednesday 12:52pm11/25/15 12:52pm


Scared White People Are Running Out Of Reasons To Hate Cam Newton

On Sunday in Nashville, the Carolina Panthers beat the Tennessee Titans 27-10 and extended their record to a perfect 8-1. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sealed the game late in the fourth when he took a snap from two yards out on third and goal, bullied his way to the right, and reached over four Titans for the… »11/17/15 3:52pm11/17/15 3:52pm

John Oliver Gleefully Recaps Dan Snyder's "DICK BALLS" Legal Filing

We noted earlier this week a comically vulgar legal defense levied by NFL owner Dan Snyder to retain the “Washington Redskins” trademark, and HBO comic John Oliver covered the topic on his Last Week Tonight program. The organization’s point becomes even more clear when spoken out loud; Dan Snyder wants to clearly… »11/08/15 11:37pm11/08/15 11:37pm

Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel Voices Support For Players Going On Strike [UPDATE]

Hours after the athletes of color on Missouri’s football team announced they were going on strike until university president Tim Wolfe is removed from office, head coach Gary Pinkel tweeted out this photo of the team and its coaches with a message of united support for the work stoppage. »11/08/15 12:55pm11/08/15 12:55pm

Missouri Football Players Go On Strike To Force Removal Of School President [UPDATES]

The University of Missouri’s Legion of Black Collegians released a statement tonight from the collective athletes of color on the Tigers football team stating they are on strike from football-related activities until the school president steps down in the wake of several racist acts on campus. »11/07/15 9:37pm11/07/15 9:37pm

There Are No Innocent Black People

Monday afternoon, video emerged of a white man approaching a small, black girl sitting in a classroom, noosing a thick arm around her neck, slamming her to the ground while she was still entangled in her desk, picking her up again, throwing her some distance across the room, and then again pinning her down. “Put your… »10/28/15 5:20pm10/28/15 5:20pm

Black Dynamo Kiev Fans Attacked By Other Dynamo Kiev Fans

The Guardian has a pretty disturbing report from Ukraine, where Dynamo Kiev and Chelsea drew 0-0 yesterday in Champions League action. According to the paper, UEFA is investigating attacks in the stands on four black Dynamo Kiev supporters, suffered at the hands of their fellow home fans. In an attempt to restore a… »10/21/15 8:56pm10/21/15 8:56pm

The Fight For The Soul Of Black Lives Matter

A week and a half ago, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was speaking in Seattle, Wash., when he was interrupted by two young, black protesters. Marissa Janae Johnson and Mara Jacqeline Willaford, representing the local chapter of Black Lives Matter, called on the Vermont senator to publish his campaign platform… »8/20/15 11:02am8/20/15 11:02am

Bernie Sanders Can't Save Black People

Bernie Sanders, the senator from the very great state of Vermont, is campaigning to be the next president of the United States of America. As such, he is giving speeches throughout the land. This past weekend, his ongoing tour took him to Seattle, Wash., where he stumped in front of people at Westlake Park until he… »8/12/15 5:07pm8/12/15 5:07pm

Colin Cowherd Gives Pedro Martinez A Very On-Brand Compliment

Racist Gumby Colin Cowherd recently gave an interview to The Hollywood Reporter, marking the first time he’s spoken publicly since his take on Dominican baseball players earned him an early exit from ESPN. At one point, Cowherd was asked if he had spoken to any of the baseball players who were angered by his comments.… »8/12/15 12:14pm8/12/15 12:14pm

Leicester City Player Calls Man "Jap" At Casino, Apologizes

Leicester City are at it again. Striker Jamie Vardy was caught on camera at a Leicester casino On July 26th repeatedly calling a man “jap” because he thought he was looking over his shoulder at his cards. He has since apologized for the incident, but the club are investigating. Vardy started and scored in Leicester’s… »8/09/15 12:20pm8/09/15 12:20pm

Remember All Those Other Times Colin Cowherd Said Racist Shit On ESPN?

A Dwight Schrute cosplayer named Colin Cowherd said some really dumb things about Dominicans on ESPN Radio Thursday. Besides being wrong in several particulars, Cowherd’s musings were insulting and racist. On Friday, Cowherd addressed the rant during his show. Rather than apologizing or satisfyingly explaining his… »7/27/15 2:20pm7/27/15 2:20pm

Hulk Hogan Refers to “Fucking Niggers” in Leaked Transcript

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. has cut ties with the professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, reportedly due to sealed transcripts quoted by the National Enquirer and Radar on Friday morning in which Hogan (real name: Terry Bollea) refers to black people as “fucking niggers” and admits that “I am a racist, to a point.” »7/24/15 10:25am7/24/15 10:25am