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This ‘Walking Dead’ shirt was banned from stores for racism

This ‘Walking Dead’ shirt was banned from stores for racism A shirt sporting a popular line from The Walking Dead was just discontinued by UK retailer Primark, after complaints regarding the racist history of the phrase.The white t-shirt depicts Lucille—the name given to a barbed-wire wrapped bat owned by Walking Dead villain Negan, along with the phrase "eeny meenie miny moe"—a reference to the words spoken by Negan before deciding which Walking Dead character to kill off.

'Get Out (of the White House)' proves truth is scarier than fiction

'Get Out (of the White House)' proves truth is scarier than fiction The box office-smashing, fear-inducing fright fest that is Get Out has been stunning audiences with its sharp exploration of racism.That's how they get you!

German store says it'll keep selling racist 'Save a dog, eat a Chinese' shirt

German store says it'll keep selling racist 'Save a dog, eat a Chinese' shirt A German online retailer is facing a stream of backlash after several t-shirts with racist slogans were made available for sale on its website.The website allows users to create their own t-shirt designs, which can then be sold on the same platform.

Comedian shuts down racist audience member in the most beautiful way

Comedian shuts down racist audience member in the most beautiful way A Scottish stand-up comedian has somehow found the right response to an audience member who gave an incredibly racist response to a joke.Janey Godley, who last year welcomed Donald Trump in Scotland with the sign "Trump is a cunt," was doing a gig at the Wild Cabaret when she asked a couple in the audience,"What is the best thing about travelling through Scotland then?

'Get Out' star responds to Samuel L. Jackson: 'I resent that I have to prove I'm black'

'Get Out' star responds to Samuel L. Jackson: 'I resent that I have to prove I'm black' When I'm around black people I'm made to feel 'other' because I'm dark-skinned.I've had to wrestle with that, with people going 'You're too black,'" Kaluuya explained.

Viral hashtag uncovers stories of everyday racism people face in Australia

Viral hashtag uncovers stories of everyday racism people face in Australia Australia's government will push for changes to its race hate laws, and the internet is far from pleased about it.On Tuesday, the country's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced he would make changes: The word "intimidate" will remain, but "offend, insult and humiliate" will be replaced with the word "harass.

People are incensed that an elitist dating app is promoting itself with racist slurs

People are incensed that an elitist dating app is promoting itself with racist slurs An elitist, racist dating app is making waves in Singapore — and its founder is defending it vehemently.Herbert Eng is calling his app HighBlood.

AI Identifies Coded Hate Speech on Social Media

AI Identifies Coded Hate Speech on Social Media Researchers at the University of Rochester have developed an artificial intelligence system that can identify coded hate speech online.In early 2016, Google unveiled tech incubator Jigsaw, with the intention of “substantially reducing” online hate and harassment.