Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike Inc. OF 5.96% suspended his relationship with Kyrie Irving and moved to distance himself from the basketball star after he was suspended by his team for being slow to reject anti-Semitism. Nike said Friday it was suspending its endorsement deal effective immediately and would no longer launch the Kyrie 8, one of its flagship … Read more

Kanye West, Louis Farrakhan and anti-Semitism

Kanye West, Louis Farrakhan and anti-Semitism

What lessons can we learn from Kanye West’s messed up mind? We can start by drawing some important distinctions. Mr. Wests is a special kind of anti-Semitism. Leftist activist Shaun King writes in Newsweek that “you don’t have to be white to be white supremacist” and that “Kanye West is now a full-fledged white supremacist.” … Read more

Would I overreact to dump my boyfriend?

Would I overreact to dump my boyfriend?

DEAR HARRIETTE: I think my boyfriend might be a colorist. The other day I asked him what he likes about me and one of the things he named was my “fair complexion”. (We are both African American.) This immediately raised a red flag. I always assumed he liked me for me, not my skin color. … Read more

FIU Faculty Association to protest Stop WOKE Act

FIU Faculty Association to protest Stop WOKE Act

The era of McCarthyism in the 1940s and 50s remains one of the starkest examples of political persecution and ideological repression in American history. Prominent politicians and federal agencies drummed up fears of communist infiltration in government, the education system, and the entertainment industry, leading to the firing of thousands of people accused of having … Read more

Affirmative Action Reveals the Secret Meaning of Equity

Affirmative Action Reveals the Secret Meaning of Equity

It has taken too long, but the Supreme Court has finally put the progressive ideal of equality on the case. In two separate cases Monday, the high court heard Students for Fair Admissions argue that Harvard’s and the University of North Carolina’s use of racial preferences in admissions is unconstitutional and in violation of the … Read more

Can Harvard discriminate by race forever?

Can Harvard discriminate by race forever?

The US Supreme Court building in Washington on Monday. Photo: JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS Supreme Court justices showed the utmost patience Monday in hearing nearly four hours of argument in a pair of major cases involving race and college admissions. But the argument was worth the time because it revealed some unhappy truths about those who believe … Read more

More than a century after 7 black men were lynched, an Indiana teenager tried to right the injustice

More than a century after 7 black men were lynched, an Indiana teenager tried to right the injustice

Mount Vernon, Indiana – I have never seen anything like that. Sophie Kloppenburg stepped up to a podium, said her name and without saying anything else she received a standing ovation. What did the 17-year-old do to deserve such respect in Posey County, Indiana? She righted an injustice, 144 years in the making. In 1878, … Read more

The Supreme Court and racial preferences

The Supreme Court and racial preferences

A major triumph of 20th century American government was the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It broke the back of Jim Crow and upheld the principle that no one should be discriminated against because of his race. The Supreme Court has a chance to reaffirm that important American principle on Monday when it hears challenges … Read more

Skechers says Kanye West was escorted from the office after showing up uninvited

Skechers says Kanye West was escorted from the office after showing up uninvited

Skechers USA Inc. SKX -9.80% said Kanye West, the rapper and fashion label owner who goes by Ye, was escorted from one of its California corporate offices after visiting unannounced and engaging in unauthorized recording there. The footwear maker said on Wednesday that two company executives escorted Ye and his company from the Los Angeles … Read more

Kanye West’s partners flee, putting his future in fashion and business in doubt

Kanye West’s partners flee, putting his future in fashion and business in doubt

Kanye West publicly aspired to become the Steve Jobs of clothing. His erratic behavior and anti-Semitic comments have cost him key partners, derailed his earnings and jeopardized his future in fashion and entertainment. Gap Inc., GPS 0.98% who ended his multi-year partnership with Mr. West last month, said Tuesday it was removing Yeezy Gap products … Read more