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Jonathan Martin (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images), Richie Incognito (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Inquiry Says Richie Incognito, 2 Other Dolphins Harassed Jonathan Martin

Martin was subjected to “a pattern of harassment” that included racist slurs and vicious sexual taunts about his mother and sister by three teammates, according to a report ordered by the NFL.

02/14/2014

Amityville High School (credit: Google Maps)

L.I. High School Football Players Allege Racism, Assault By Rival Team

The lawsuit alleges that members of the predominantly white Comsewogue High School football team assaulted and shouted racial slurs at the Amityville players during a game that ended in a violent brawl last November.

02/07/2014

Riley Cooper (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Riley Cooper To Undergo Sensitivity Training After Being Caught Making Racial Slur

“In meeting with Riley yesterday, we decided together that his next step will be to seek outside assistance to help him fully understand the impact of his words and actions,” the team said in a statement Thursday.

08/01/2013

A handout from the United Klans of America left in an Orange, Conn. driveway - July 9, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Klan Handouts Left On Connecticut Driveways

One-page handouts from the United Klans of America were left folded in quarters in sandwich-sized bags in driveways in Orange and Milford.

07/09/2013

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Report: Retired FDNY Dispatcher Created Racially Charged Blog

A retired FDNY dispatcher was in the headlines Sunday over a blog that reportedly included numerous racial slurs and rants.

04/07/2013

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

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.

11/05/2012

A Romney/Ryan supporter at a campaign event in Ohio (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Campaign Drops Dog Whistle And Moves To Blatant Racism

Romney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.

10/18/2012

Actress Stacey Dash (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential Campaign

While it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?

10/15/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

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.

10/08/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

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.

10/05/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

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.

09/11/2012

Rimless basketball hoop in Springfield, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Basketball Hoops Taken Down In Springfield, N.J.; Some Scream Racism

For more than a year, basketball players in Springfield Township have been sidelined, forced onto a half court because the town took down hoops at four different parks after neighbors complained about rowdy behavior.

08/28/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

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.

08/08/2012

Jay-Z (credit: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Post Columnist Phil Mushnick Says Nets Might As Well Be Called ‘Brooklyn N-Word’

New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick, who has been notorious for criticizing such major players as WFAN’s Mike Francesa and World Wrestling Entertainment’s Vince McMahon, decided to take a stab at Jay-Z and the new-look Nets in his latest piece.

05/04/2012

No Matter What...They'll Call This Book Racist

Author Harry Stein Talks Race In America In New Book

New York author Harry Stein has a new book out and the title alone is provocative.

05/03/2012

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