Gucci Creative Head Breaks Silence Over 'Blackface' SweaterAlessandro Michele wrote that it was not inspired by blackface but by the late Leigh Bowery, a performance artist, club promoter and fashion designer who often used flamboyant face makeup and costumes.
Baker Takes Back Apology For ‘Build The Wall’ Cookies, Gets Orders From Across U.S.“Am I supposed to be quiet because I can’t write what I want, or I can only write what they want or makes them happy? No. That’s not how it is,”
Cubs Family Patriarch Apologizes For Racist EmailsSome of the emails Splinter News published Monday featured Joe Ricketts making Islamophobic comments, such as "Islam is a cult and not a religion."
Report: Black Motorists Stopped, Searched More Than OthersIn Chicago, African-American drivers accounted for 61 percent of all traffic stops in 2017 while making up 31 percent of the city's population.
Controversial Professor Credited For Bringing Controversial Scholar To NorthwesternAccording to an email obtained by CBS 2, the professors admitted they were "blindsided" and explained that "a faculty member (Mike Bailey) agreed to host Kanazawa..." and he got two others "who were unaware of Kanazawa history, to co-sign and support an application..." for the visiting scholar.
Petition To Ban Visiting Professor To NU Because Of Racist BeliefsIn 2013 he authored a study on "Why Most Suicide Bombers Are Muslim." In 2011 he wrote an article in Psychology Today titled "Are All women Essentially Prostitutes?"
University of Illinois Leader: No New Mascot Pick YetThe commission was established following the September release of a university report suggesting adoption of a new sports mascot and traditions to replace the Chief Illiniwek portrayal that was dropped in 2007 after complaints from American Indians that it was offensive.
Swastika Air-Dropped To Students' Cell Phones At Oak Park And River Forest High SchoolJust two days after a town hall meeting to discuss racist graffiti found at Oak Park and River Forest High School in recent days, someone "air-dropped" an image of a swastika to students' cell phones during a school assembly.
'Hate-Filled Language' Addressed By Evanston Principal In Letter To ParentsThe principal of an Evanston elementary school raised concerns about "hate-filled language" spoken by students at the school, Lincolnwood Elementary. 
Coast Guard Removes Employee From Florence Duty Over Alleged 'White Power' Gesture"His actions do not reflect those of the United States Coast Guard."
GOP Florida Gov. Nominee Criticized For 'Monkey' RemarkThe race between Gillum and DeSantis is widely seen as a toss-up.