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43.4k viewsTrailblazing Relationships That Helped To Change The Taboo Against Interracial MarriageIn 1967, the US Supreme Court finally ruled that bans on interracial relationships were unconstitutional via a decision made in th...
Weird
9.4m viewsVintage Ads That Are Horribly RacistAdvertisers pandering to society's ignorance is nothing new. And these vintage ads are like a time capsule in the way that they pe...
Pop Culture
2.1m viewsThese Celebrities Have Been Caught Being More Than Just A Little RacistThis is a list of public figures and celebrities who have been caught being racist. The following famous people landed in hot wate...
Police & Law Enforcement
17.4k viewsHow A Black Cop Actually Infiltrated The KKK In The '70s, According To Ron Stallworth HimselfOne can be forgiven for thinking the “true story” behind BlacKkKlansman, the 2018 Spike Lee film, was a work of fiction. The film ...
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2.3k votersThe Most Powerful Movies About RacismHere is a list of the best racism movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This racism movie list...
US History
19.5k viewsThe Actual Reasons Why Tipping Is An American CustomIt's considered rude to visit an American restaurant without tipping, but it wasn't always that way. In reality, the racist origin...
Entertainment
838 votersMovies About Racism Against Black PeopleMovies about racism are some of the most emotional and dramatic films to ever hit the silver screen. The top Black racism movies f...
3.2k votersHorribly Racist Moments From Looney Tunes You Missed Growing UpHorrible racism in Looney Tunes did more than discriminate against rabbits, cats, and coyotes. In some old cartoons, Japanese, Nat...
Comic Books & Characters
488.9k viewsThe Most Racist Moments in ComicsLike all forms of populist art, comic books have had the unwanted fate of growing up in front of our eyes, constantly shedding its...
Pop Culture
1.5k voters11 Insanely Cringeworthy And Racist Attempts To Diversify Toy LinesToy companies are always looking to diversify their inventory, because it helps fatten up the bottom line. That usually just means...
US History
9.7k viewsAmericans Used To Have "Better Baby" Contests To Rank Who Had The Most Physically Perfect InfantState fairs in the early 20th century hosted so-called 'better baby contests,' and they were incredibly popular. Despite the name,...
WWII
9k viewsTrue Stories And Grim Realities For Black Servicemen During WWIIDespite their numbers and their exemplary service, Black servicemen in WWII struggled with harsh realities and limited civil right...
US History
23.6k viewsRead The Negro Motorist Green Book: A Guide To Driving While Black During Jim CrowAmerica was a dangerous place when Jim Crow mandates ruled the land. Laws separated Blacks and whites, the KKK was alive and well,...
Songs
756 votersThe Best Rap Songs About RacismWhen it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rap songs about racism, and we want you...
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245.8k viewsHow The Murder Of Emmett Till Impacted The Civil Rights Movement - And Remains Relevant TodayIn 1955, a 14-year-old boy visiting his cousins in Mississippi became the victim of a brutal, racially motivated attack. After rum...
24.2k viewsHow A Brutal 1998 Lynching In Texas Changed Federal Hate Crime Laws ForeverIn 1998, in the small town of Jasper, TX, a local sheriff heard the words "hate crime" for the first time. It was not the last, as...
US History
122.9k viewsDuring The Red Summer, White Americans Panicked That Black Veterans Were Spreading CommunismIn 1919, Black WWI veterans returned home to a segregated America. It didn't take long to realize that white Americans weren't goi...
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10.4k viewsFacts About The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing That Ushered In The Civil Rights MovementThe 16th Street Baptist Church bombing occurred in Birmingham, AL, on September 15, 1963. Four young girls were killed in the blas...
Historical Photos
804 voters20 Colorized Photos From The Civil Rights Era That Made Us Say "Whoa"The mid-20th century was full of political and social change around the world. Through the Great Depression of the 1930s, WWII, an...