Kankakee Catholic School Girls' Basketball Team Appalled By Racist And Body-Shaming Taunts At Elgin GameRacist taunts were hurled at a girls’ basketball game recently – and several players were targeted, including one standing right at the free-throw line.
'We’re Supposed To Be Past This:' Post About Allegedly Racially Charged Incident At Buffalo Wild Wings Goes ViralA social media post about an allegedly racially-charged incident at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Naperville has gone viral on Facebook.
Bucky's Convenience Store Employee Fired After Telling Customers 'Go Back To Their Country'A Bucky's convenience store employee in Naperville has been fired, after he was caught on camera telling customers from Mexico to “go back to their country.”
Oak Park River Forest High School To Reprint Yearbooks After Discovery Of Photos Of Students Making Racist Hand Gesture Associated With White Power MovementAdministrators at Oak Park and River Forest High School decided Monday at a special school board meeting to spend nearly $54,000 to reprint the school yearbook after photos of students making a hand gesture associated with racism surfaced.
Cubs Ban Fan Who Flashed Apparent Racist Hand Gesture On Air Behind Doug GlanvilleThe Cubs have identified the fan who apparently flashed a racist hand gesture on TV during Tuesday nights game against the Marlins, and the team has banned him from the park.
'To Me It's Just Disgusting': Reaction To Suburban Students In BlackfaceIn a statement, the school said the posts were "highly offensive and culturally insensitive." But due to confidentiality laws can't discuss discipline and noted that the incident took place outside school property.
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.