The principal of an elementary school in Elkhorn, Nebraska banned teachers from using candy canes in the classroom because they are in the shape of a “J,” which she believes stands for Jesus. She has been since placed on leave by the school district.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been accused of ignoring “ethnic cleansing” after he encouraged his followers to “go to Myanmar” following a meditation vacation in the country.
Dean Martin’s daughter Deana Martin slammed the controversy over her father’s classic Christmas song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” Monday, calling concerns about the song’s lyrics “insane.”
Students from the Savannah College of Art and Design agreed to the removal of Clarence Thomas’ name from a building on campus, but admitted in a new video to not knowing why they take this position.
Nearly 100 teaching assistants and instructors went on strike on Friday in response to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill constructing a building to house a Confederate statue on campus.
Actor-comedian Nick Cannon appeared to defend Kevin Hart, who stepped down from hosting the 2019 Oscars after backlash from years-old gay jokes, by posting similar gay jokes from female stars Chelsea Handler, Sarah Silverman, and Amy Schumer.
The daughter of iconic singer Dean Martin has vowed to continue singing her father’s classic Christmas song “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” despite an Ohio radio station pulling it for supposedly inappropriate lyrics.
The Head of Politics at the University of Cambridge has called for the voting age to be lowered to six in the wake of the EU referendum.
The Armed Forces of the United Kingdom have become mired in identity politics, with the British Army bragging that it is winning the “race for diversity” against the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.
Google is working towards “reducing gender bias in Google Translate,” by providing both masculine and feminine translations for words, and will also work to provide “non-binary” translations in the future.
West Point High School administrators recommended to the board that Vlaming be fired, asserting he had violated the district’s nondiscrimination and harassment policies.
God the Father fell under scrutiny Monday when Minnesota State University associate professor Eric Sprankle accused the creator of the universe of impregnating the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, without consent.
New York University’s student government voted in favor of a resolution demanding that the university divests from three companies that do business with Israel. The students accused NYU of giving their tuition payments to companies involved in “murdering brown people across the globe.”
Unlike Joy Reid, Alec Baldwin, and Jimmy Kimmel, Kevin Hart does not behave in the way an entertainer is “supposed” to behave, most especially a black entertainer: Kevin Hart is apolitical. He does not trash Trump, he does not trash Republicans, he does not trash Trump supporters or Christians.
Trans actor MJ Rodriguez defended comedian Kevin Hart before he stepped down as host of the 2019 Oscars over past gay jokes, describing him as a “wonderful host” and calling on people to forgive him.
Comedian and A-list actor Kevin Hart announced early Friday morning that he “made the choice to step down” from hosting the 91st Academy Awards amid a backlash over the resurfacing of previous gay jokes and tweets.
Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has yet to be sworn in as New York 14th District’s Representative in the House, but she is already lobbying to be seated on some of the most powerful committees in that chamber.
A Drake University student is facing charges and possible expulsion after it was discovered she sent racist notes to herself and others, in what turned out to be an elaborate hate crime hoax.
The University of Utah’s Marriott Library is featuring a traveling social justice display that highlights an exhibit labeling President Donald Trump a “compulsive liar” and “likely tax dodger.”
A new booklet for daycare workers that claims to help identify “Nazi parents” suggests looking out for girls with braided hair and athletic boys.
A singing group at Princeton University has removed a Little Mermaid song from its repertoire amid recent concerns that it promotes misogyny and “toxic masculinity.”
The faculty adviser for Purdue University’s College Republican student group woke up to find that his home had been vandalized with paint, including the words “Nazi Lives Here” scrawled on his garage door.
Cuban artist Tania Bruguera was arrested on Monday, along with a cohort of fellow protesters, in front of Havana’s Ministry of Culture headquarters while protesting a new law that bans the creation of music or art without a license from the government.
Saturday Night Live comedian Nimesh Patel was kicked off stage by Columbia University students on Friday night halfway through his performance because students found his jokes “offensive.”
A recent study claims that American Twitter users are overwhelmingly negative on the platform and utilize swear words more often than those from other countries. Researchers claim Twitter data matches the “established stereotypes” about Americans.
The faculty at Evergreen State College has voted to ban the word “covenant,” which allegedly has ties to “cultural genocide.”
LGBTQ publication INTO published a column accusing pop star Ariana Grande of wearing blackface, among other offenses, leading to death threats being made against the writer.
UC Berkeley reached a settlement with conservative groups that were alleging the school discriminates against conservative speakers.
A student at Florida Atlantic University was arrested after he tweeted a threat to kill his professor for scheduling an exam at 7:00 a.m.
A new study claims that Google personalizes search results even when a Google user is logged out of their account. Tests for the phrases “gun control,” “immigration,” and “vaccinations” all provided different results for different test users which could reportedly not be explained by changes in location or other expected factors.
Wall Street executives are reportedly afraid to hold private meetings with women following the wave of #MeToo rape, sexual assault, and harassment allegations last year.
A University of Idaho administrator has banned a female student from expressing pro-life views and stating that women have XX chromosomes on a university feminist blog, accusing the student of writing in a way that “directly challenges” opposing viewpoints. The Administrator advised the female student that she should avoid “hot button” issues in her future feminist blog articles.