Apartheid for emoji characters

A new proposal drafted by the Unicode Consortium would introduce more “racial diversity”, apartheid actually, into the popular emoji characters used in messages on smartphones.

The proposal, edited by Google’s Mark Davis and Apple’s Peter Edberg, would bring skin tones, … Read the rest

Black student ‘lynches’ 2 whites for art project

lynch1An African-American student at Sacramento State University is under fire for her recent work of art – which consisted of “lynching” two white men from a tree on the northern California campus.

The men were reportedly actors and were in … Read the rest

Deputy President takes a swipe at black culture

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe inadvertently took a swipe at black violence on Saturday when he called on men not to hide behind culture to perpetuate gender-based violence.

He did not venture into racial differences however, but it is a well-established … Read the rest

Uncle Tom’s Cabin, with white slaves

When was the last time you saw Uncle Tom’s Cabin in a theater? The answer is probably never. As far as I can tell, a theatrical version of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s controversial novel hasn’t been performed in the Philadelphia area … Read the rest

Obama re-election greeted with racial unrest

A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor … Read the rest

WSU speaker wants racial separation

More than 200 people visited Towson University to hear Jared Taylor, a self-described “racial realist.”

A prospective White Student Union at Towson University added to its own controversial history when it brought an advocate for white interests to speak Tuesday … Read the rest