West Virginia nonprofit director Pamela Ramsey Taylor lost her job after she referred to first lady Michelle Obama as an "ape in heels" in a November Facebook post. The termination coincided with a state agency vowing to keep a closer watch on the nonprofit Clay County Development Corp. following weeks of controversy.

Pamela Ramsey, a West Virginia non-profit director, will be allowed to return to work after calling Michelle Obama an "ape in heels."

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During a show in San Jose, California on Thursday night Kanye West gave a political speech telling Black people to stop focusing on racism and that if he’d voted, he would have voted for Donald Trump. He stopped his Saint Pablo show to give a speech for nearly 25 minutes, saying things like, “Rappers are […]


Lil Wayne totally dismissed Black Lives Matter––here's how Twitter responded.

Detective Gordon's comments, initially reported last month shortly after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, marked the simmering tension between the Black community and law enforcement over police interactions.

A Black worker at Yale smashed a stained-glass window that depicted slaves picking cotton. He lost his job and faces a felony.


We need Jesse Williams to get Tyson woke.

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The 2016 BET Awards were too Black for Tomi Lahren.

There are way too many subliminal and overt racist messages to unpack here.

The "N-word" topic comes up frequently when discussing race relations in America.

Naturally, many people are accusing the app of promoting blackface, while also pointing out that linking Bob to merely marijuana essentially ignores the wider reach of his legacy. Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.