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Trump blames 'many sides' for violence in Charlottesville

Trump blames 'many sides' for violence in Charlottesville On a day when white nationalists marched through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, and their planned rally escalated into violence that left one dead, President Donald Trump decided to go ahead with a press conference covering veterans' healthcare.Before signing a bill, Trump did address the situation in Virginia.

Charlottesville really happened. Don't look away.

Charlottesville really happened. Don't look away. The eyes of the nation — and the world — turned to Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday after a "Unite the Right" white supremacist rally descended into chaos.The rally brought together the members of various white nationalist hate groups, including neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and their smaller sub-factions.

Trump's lawyer had the worst possible response to the Charlottesville backlash

Trump's lawyer had the worst possible response to the Charlottesville backlash President Trump's personal attorney has a message for all the haters: he has many black friends.Or at least he's taken a picture next to many black people.

All the people (and things) Trump actually thinks are racist

All the people (and things) Trump actually thinks are racist President Donald Trump has had an especially hard time convincing Americans he's not racist this week.In fact, after searching through the depths of the Trump Twitter Archive, it's clear Trump has no problem publicly decrying things and people as racist — so long as they're not Nazis or white supremacists.

Women of color who left Google share stories of racism and discrimination

Women of color who left Google share stories of racism and discrimination A new story in The Guardian features several women who left jobs at Google after experiencing racism and sexism in Mountain View.“I didn’t see a lot of women, especially Asian women, black women, or other women of color in the executive ranks,” said Qichen Zhang, who worked as a technical specialist at Google.

John Legend is going back to high school to help teens redefine what it means to be a man

John Legend is going back to high school to help teens redefine what it means to be a man When John Legend was in high school, he loved playing music and performing with his friends.Yet he sensed these passions didn't make him a man in the traditional sense of the word.

The Chainsmokers crack racist joke in China, in an interview with Chinese reporter

The Chainsmokers crack racist joke in China, in an interview with Chinese reporter The EDM-pop band have found themselves under fire for a racist joke they made with a Chinese reporter while in China.In a video shared on their Twitter page, band member Alex Pall can be seen making a joke about not bringing his dog to China.

PewDiePie apologizes for using the N-word, but actions speak louder than words

PewDiePie apologizes for using the N-word, but actions speak louder than words Considering the multiple instances of racism in his videos and social media presence online, PewDiePie doesn't get to absolve himself with a 1-minute and 36-second response video.Developer Simogo's response followed on Monday, requesting PewDiePie delete his videos where he plays its game Year Walk.

Activists hang 'Racism is as American as baseball' banner at Red Sox game

Activists hang 'Racism is as American as baseball' banner at Red Sox game Once again, sports and politics collided after activists hung a giant anti-racism banner from the stands during a Boston Red Sox game.According to The Boston Globe, during the fourth inning of Wednesday night's game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics, five fans lowered the black banner — which read in white letters: "Racism is as American as baseball" — over Fenway Park's legendary Green Monster.

Piers Morgan just sunk to a new low, and Twitter can't take it any more

Piers Morgan just sunk to a new low, and Twitter can't take it any more In case you were wondering how Piers Morgan is spending his Thursday, he's doing what he does best — being a troll.On what seemed to be a relatively quiet day for social media platforms, Morgan decided to shake things up in the Twitter universe by posing a ridiculously controversial question related to race.