Tag Archives: African Americans

“Black America” vs. “Confederate”

HBO received backlash recently when it announced that “Game of Thrones” creators David Bernioff and D.B. Weiss, two white men, would be creating a new series called “Confederate,” based during the post-Civil War Reconstruction Era but with a twist. The … Continue reading »

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Google Mislabels African Americans As Gorillas

Google has apologized after its image recognition software labeled photos of black people as gorillas. This new application uses an auto-tagging feature to organize pictures. However, people were outraged when the software misidentified images of Jacky Alcine, a computer programmer, … Continue reading »

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Rachel Dolezal Steps Down as Spokane NAACP Leader Amid Race Uproar

The leader of the NAACP in Spokane is stepping down from her post today, Monday, June 15, 2015. This decision stemmed days after her parents’ claims that she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years. These claims later generated … Continue reading »

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