More Race and Diversity Articles

  • Amsterdam mayor: Black Pete figure to change

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam's mayor and the organizers of a large children's winter festival have unveiled plans to overhaul the image of "Black Pete" — the sidekick to the Dutch Santa Claus — after protests that the character exhibited racist elements. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan said Thursday...

  • Protests turn violent in St. Louis suburb

    Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown.

  • Disturbing footage surfaces from tense Ferguson protests

    As the situation in Ferguson grows increasingly volatile, the police response heavy-handed, the residents further enraged, protests in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Mike Brown continue unabated.

  • Racism mars New Zealand election campaign

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A surprising theme has emerged in New Zealand's election campaign: racism. Racially charged comments made by the leaders of two political parties and a candidate for a third have struck a jarring tone in this South Pacific nation of 4.5 million people, which...

  • How long before Democrats run Daily Beast reporter Tim Mak out of town?

    "African-American staffers on Democratic campaigns were paid 70 cents for each dollar their white counterparts made. For Hispanic staffers in Democratic campaigns, the figure was 68 cents on the dollar," a Daily Beast report stated.

  • White people are underrepresented at Apple

    Apple released its diversity report today. Here are some headlines about it: "Apple Diversity Stats: A Lot of White Men" (PC Mag) "Apple's workforce is mostly white, Asian and male" (USA Today) "Apple Is Mostly White and Male, According to Its First Diversity Report" (Time) "Apple:...

  • Bill de Blasio attacks achievement in New York City schools

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn't exist.

  • More Hispanics tell Census Bureau they're 'white'

    Over the past 10 years, a growing number of Hispanics have changed their race and origin to "white," according to top Census officials.

  • Steny Hoyer should be on an apology tour right now

    If Steny Hoyer were a Republican, he would be the subject of wall-to-wall network coverage by now and would be forced to go on a weeklong apology tour.

  • Democrat support for amnesty threatens their most loyal voters

    The Democratic Party embraces "comprehensive immigration reform," which is code for amnesty, which, in turn, is code for "keep the borders porous so that we get a constant stream of new Democratic voters and cheap labor."

  • Class action filed against Washington Metro over background checks of African Americans

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has been named in a lawsuit after the class members claim its background check policies are unfair. Erick Little, Lawrence Whitted, Timothy McClough, Gerald Tucker, LeRoy Quarles, Fitzgerald Stoney, Marcello...

  • If there is no 'war on whites,' what is the 'White Privilege Conference' about?

    National Journal's Ron Fournier likely never dreamed he would find himself being mentioned in the same sentences with "war on whites" with Rep. Mo Brooks.

  • Congressman is pretty convinced that Democrats are waging a war on this specific demographic

    Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., is not backing away from his earlier claim that the Democratic Party is waging a “war on whites,” accusing his opponents on Tuesday of intentionally stoking racial tensions in the U.S. Brooks told NewsmaxTV's Steve Malzberg on Tuesday that the Democratic Party is...

  • Eric Holder: I'm an activist, it's my responsibility to change things

    Attorney General Eric Holder says he is proud to be called an "activist," adding also that he views it as his job as the nation's top law enforcement official to "change things."

  • Please stop helping us

    While reading the first chapter of Jason Riley's new book, Please Stop Helping Us, I thought about Will Rogers' Prohibition-era observation that "Oklahomans vote dry as long as they can stagger to the polls."

From the Weekly Standard