I remember that the best part of Halloween was searching for a costume, and pressing all the buttons on the electronic zombies display. Then, there was the ill-fated adult costumes aisle where everything was turned into a “sexy costume”. “Geishas” with short skirts and fishnet stockings, “Native queens” with … Read more
A publishing company is apologizing after being accused of stereotyping Asians, Blacks, Hispanics and other minorities in a nursing text book.
Bustle reports the textbook, Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume I was published in 2015, but recently became controversial when people took to Twitter to point out the stereotyping.
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By Joo Heon Kim
Last week, one of my American friends asked me why plastic surgery was so popular in South Korea. She even complained that some Koreans were making fun of her because she … Read more
A comedy troupe made up of students from Brigham Young University has decided not to go ahead with a sketch that parodied the Disney movie Moana following a protest from Pacific Islanders, reports the Salt Lake Tribune.
The skit combined music from the movie with elements from a film from the Mormon church about a … Read more
Racist flyers posted at Weatherford College in Texas have been removed from campus, reports the Weatherford Democrat.
The flyers appear to be the work of Vanguard America, which the Anti-Defamation League describes as a “white supremacist group which opposes multiculturalism.”
“One said America is a white nation among other things,” said Brent Baker, … Read more
Through the Freedom of Information Act, American Oversight and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law confirmed the review by the Department of Justice.
“This is a deeply troubling revelation that potentially threatens … Read more
A federal grand jury has indicted the suspect in the kidnapping of University of Illinois student Yingying Zhang on charges of kidnapping resulting in a death.
The Chicago Tribune reports the four page indictment found that graduate student Brendt Christensen committed the “premeditated” offense “in an especially heinous, cruel or depraved manner, in … Read more
By Peter Schurmann
New America Media
In 2012, Raymond Ho was just entering college, his mind abuzz with new ideas and the prospect of new experiences. During his first week he … Read more
An autopsy has revealed that sheriff deputies in King County, Washington fatally shot an unarmed teen in the back twice and on the back of his hand once, reports the Seattle Weekly.
The family of Tommy Le, 20, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the department alleging a violation of … Read more