The president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP is being accused of falsely portraying herself as a black woman, but an NYU professor said some people can, in fact, identify with a race other than their own.
The 13th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28. The event is brings people around the world come together to run in the footsteps of a hero, celebrate the lives of those who died on 9/11 and join forces to do good.
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and opponent Adriano Espaillat met for a debate again Wednesday evening, five days after Rangel met with criticism for bringing up Espaillat’s ethnicity.
A large police presence that included bomb sniffing dogs was on hand. Bags and backpack were not allowed at the start or finish line.
A New York public relations executive has issued a lengthy apology, after she lost her job for a tweet that made light of AIDS in Africa and race.
The Barclays Center has been accused of mistreating luxury box holders who are African-American.
The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.
Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.
The American Civil Liberties Union just took a hard look at marijuana and found that your chances of getting busted may depend greatly on the color of your skin.
The race for Westchester County executive have gotten ugly, with Tea Party conservative challenger Kurt Colucci now taking heat from incumbent Rob Astorino’s campaign over Nazi images posted to the Web by Colucci’s father.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.