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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

This receipt was posted by Twitter user Minhee Cho (@mintymin) on Jan. 7, 2012.

Papa John’s Fires Employee For Using Racial Slur To ID Korean Woman On Receipt

Papa John’s served a Harlem resident a hot slice of racism, according to the New York post. When Minhee Cho, 24, ordered a pizza from the chain restaurant she was surprised to see that her receipt identified her using a racial slur referring to her eyes.

01/08/2012

Frank Borzellieri Book (credit: Amazon.com)

Frank Borzellieri, Controversial Bronx Catholic School Principal, Is Fired

A Bronx Catholic school principal who was the focus of controversy after a published report revealed his writings and views were tied to white supremacy has been let go.

08/02/2011

Empty jury box

Brooklyn Judge Orders Woman To Serve Jury Duty — For Life!

Was she trying to get out of jury duty? Or when she wrote in the questionnaire that “African-Americans, Hispanics and Haitians” are the three people I admire the least — is that how she really felt?

04/06/2011

Jerrell Horton (Photo/CBS 2)

Man Raises Issue Of Racial Profiling Amongst NYC Cabbies

While trying to get home to Brooklyn after a night out at a Soho club, Jerrell Horton said he was shunned by a cab driver, who dragged him a block before he could free himself.

10/25/2010

There are only two cemeteries in San Francisco, California. Neither accept new interments.

Demonstrators Protest At NYC Cemetery Accused Of Racism

There’s unrest at a Bronx cemetery, as dozens picketed outside Woodlawn Cemetery on Saturday, carrying signs and asking to bury racism.

10/09/2010

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