RACISM

CYBER

How ‘Unicorn Riot’ Exposes The Far Right Online

This week, CYBER speaks to Freddy Martinez, one of the members of Unicorn Riot, a media collective that’s been tracking and exposing nazis, racists, and other far-right people on the internet.
Motherboard Staff
4.15.19
YouTube

YouTube Gives a New Home to Racist Views on IQ

The topic of IQ has been making a resurgence on YouTube not only as a good way to measure intelligence, but as a tool that can be used to promote scientific racism.
Caroline Haskins
4.12.19
YouTube

YouTube Livestream of Congressional Hearing About ‘Rise of White Nationalism’ Is Filled With White Nationalism

The live comment section of the YouTube live stream of the House Judiciary hearing on hate crimes and white nationalism was filled with hateful trolls.
Caroline Haskins
4.9.19
Far right

Web Hosting Companies Shut Down a Series of Neo-Nazi Websites

Major online neo-Nazi meeting grounds are being nuked by hosting sites that want nothing to do with connections to militant white nationalists. Meanwhile, several of them have regrouped on Twitter.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
amazon

Amazon’s Home Security Company Is Turning Everyone Into Cops

Neighbors, a social media crime-reporting app owned by Amazon, creates a digital ecosystem in which you are encouraged to assume the worst about your neighbors—and people of color are once again being harmed.
Caroline Haskins
2.7.19
RACISM

Twitter Is Sorry 'Kill All Jews' Was a Trending Topic

The hateful phrase was trending in New York after a synagogue was vandalized with graffiti ahead of an event featuring Broad City actress Ilana Glazer.
Sarah Emerson
11.2.18
cern

Top CERN Scientist Suspended for Presentation That Argued There Is No Sexism in Physics

CERN suspended theorist Alessandro Strumia on Monday after he gave a presentation at a conference about gender in high energy physics that argued "physics is not sexist against women."
Daniel Oberhaus
10.1.18
hate crimes

This Interactive Map Tracks White Supremacist Hate Crimes in America

The Anti-Defamation League documented and mapped 4,500 hate-related incidents.
Ankita Rao
8.9.18
Hacking

Small Town Councillor Posts Racist Slur on Facebook, Claims He Was Hacked, Then Deletes His Account and Wipes His Hard Drive

Councillor Don Cardy in Brant County, Ontario was given a two-day suspension after an integrity commissioner report was filed on the incident.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.18.18
On Edge

For Black Professionals, Secondhand Racism Is an Unending Stress

In the course of their work, black lawyers and journalists are forced to confront the ugliest examples of our nation's racial inequity.
Chauncey Alcorn
12.8.17
big-o-tree

That Extremely Racist Canadian Video Game Is Canceled

Get that shit out of here.
Jacob Dubé
10.6.17
welp

An Extremely Racist Canadian Video Game Was Put on Blast by a US Congresswoman

Who thought ‘Dirty Chinese Restaurant’ was a good idea?
Jordan Pearson
9.28.17
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