Category: Race in America

Why is The Real Housewives of Potomac cast all black? The show’s origins, explained

Why is The Real Housewives of Potomac cast all black? Last week, we reported on the origins of the newest entry in the Real Housewives franchise, and highlighted claims from viewers and reviewers that something about the show seemed stilted. Now, we've got the full story on the Real Housewives of Potomac cast, the premise upon which the show was originally based, and the reason for the change.

K. Michelle on Adele and her fans: ‘If she were black, no one would be checking’

K. Michelle has never been afraid to say what's really on her mind–and, now, she's letting the reigning queen of pop music have an earful. The Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta alum and current star of K. Michelle: My Life came out swinging against Adele, her fans, and the whole so-called blue-eyed soul movement in a new Q&A with fans.
   

Anonymous KKK list update: Hacktivist group denies initial list, says official release is forthcoming

In the latest Anonymous KKK list update, the group has distanced itself from yesterday's release of a list of prominent politicians who are also members of the famed group. According to Anonymous–which is decentralized, and has no single leader making its decisions–yesterday's list was unintentional, and not necessarily part of what will be the official release on Thursday, November 5th.

REPORT Anonymous KKK list: Hacker group releases names of alleged members, including US Senators, mayors

Today, the hacker collective known as Anonymous made good on its promise to release the names of alleged KKK members. In a shock to the political establishment, the list includes many prominent politicians, including several United States Senators, and mayors of large cities. Read on to see a sampling of the Anonymous KKK list, and to see reactions from the accused.
   

PHOTOS Kylie Jenner N-word controversy: Did Kylie call her best friend ‘n*gga’ on her birthday?

The ongoing Kylie Jenner N-word controversy continues to dog the 18-year-old reality TV star. Earlier this week, Kylie appeared to present a close friend with a birthday cake emblazoned with the phrase "Happy Birthday N*gga." Kylie denies all involvement, but the bevy of photographs of the event have complicated matters.