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Stories of racist jokes, microaggressions, and tokenism from YouTubers highlight a widespread problem within the influencer industry

Black creators are calling out some of the biggest stars on YouTube for racist jokes, skits, and problematic behaviour in their pasts. Kahlen Barry, Seth Francois, and Kennedy Zimet spoke to Insider about microaggressions, tokenism, and racism they experienced when working with massive influencers such as Tana Mongeau, David Dobrik, […]
Stories of racist jokes, microaggressions, and tokenism from YouTubers highlight a widespread problem within the influencer industry
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A woman emailed Merriam-Webster asking the dictionary to update their definition of racism. She was shocked when they agreed.

A Missouri woman emailed Merriam-Webster asking them to update the definition of racism, several outlets reported. Merriam-Webster editor Alex Chambers agreed. Kennedy Mitchum said the current definition of racism did not address the systemic oppression and was limited in terms of what racism actually looked like. Mitchum was surprised when […]
A woman emailed Merriam-Webster asking the dictionary to update their definition of racism. She was shocked when they agreed.
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A New York woman who called the police and falsely claimed that there was an ‘African-American man threatening her life’ said her actions were ‘unacceptable’

A woman who was caught on video calling the police and claiming there was an “African-American man threatening her life” has apologised said her actions were “unacceptable.” Melody Cooper, a science-fiction and horror screenwriter, posted a video of the incident to Twitter on Monday. As of Monday evening, the footage […]
A New York woman who called the police and falsely claimed that there was an ‘African-American man threatening her life’ said her actions were ‘unacceptable’
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A high school musical in Long Island has sparked protest over its racist representations

A high school musical in New York has sparked controversy after protesters claimed the show was racist against Chinese-Americans. The play, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” which was performed at two Long Island high schools, featured white students portraying Chinese characters with broken English and exaggerated mannerisms. The two school superintendents said […]
A high school musical in Long Island has sparked protest over its racist representations
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A substitute teacher resigned after parents say she went on a rant in front of their 10-year-old kids, praising Trump and claiming MLK committed suicide

A Wake County, North Carolina, substitute teacher has resigned after parents say she ranted in front of their children on February 8. One of the parents, Billy Byrd, detailed the incident in a Facebook post, saying the teacher praised President Donald Trump and claimed that Martin Luther King Jr. committed […]
A substitute teacher resigned after parents say she went on a rant in front of their 10-year-old kids, praising Trump and claiming MLK committed suicide