And We Thought We Came So Far: The Most Racist Moments Of 2014 was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. 2014’s Most Racist Moments

2014’s Most Racist Moments

2014 was a rough year for racial politics and equality. We jeered, we cringed, and were outraged by a number of headlines, tragedies and decidedly…

2. Artie Lange’s Racist & Sexist Tweet

Artie Lange’s Racist & Sexist Tweet

Comedian Artie Lange wrote some of the most disgusting fantasies we’ve ever seen. They were racist, sexist and just disturbing…and he shared it on Twitter.…

3. Sephora Singles Out Asian Customers

Sephora Singles Out Asian Customers

We had sympathy for our Asian sistas when cosmetics emporium Sephora shut out any Asian-sounding names from making purchases during one of their massive holiday…

4. Twitter Racists Hate The “New Annie”

Twitter Racists Hate The “New Annie”

The White Twitterverse was very upset to see America’s favorite orphan played by a cute little Black girl. “They’re redoing the Annie movie and making…

5. People Magazine’s Lame HTGAWM Tweet

People Magazine’s Lame HTGAWM Tweet

So who was the lamebrain behind this? During a fantastic episode of How To Get Away With Murder, from People Mag’s Twitter account someone tweeted…

6. ’12 Years A Slave’ Headlines That Hurt

’12 Years A Slave’ Headlines That Hurt

Say what you will about “No more slave movies!” but 12 Years A Slave from an artistic viewpoint was cinematic and beautifully executed. Please see…

7. Fergson Protestors Labeled ‘Animals’

Fergson Protestors Labeled ‘Animals’

It was sad to see Ferguson turn into a war zone following the non-indictment of Darren Wilson. However, there were plenty of good-minded people present…

8. Huffington Post’s Really Uncomfortable “Once You Go Black” List

Huffington Post’s Really Uncomfortable “Once You Go Black” List

We can be down with the swirl too, but HuffPost did the most with their awfully titled, “Proof Once You Go Black, You Never Go…

9. Ebola

Ebola

Ebola is a disease that has plagued overseas for some time now, but founds its way stateside in the fall of 2014. As panic spread…

10. “Breathe Easy, Don’t Break The Law” Shirts

“Breathe Easy, Don’t Break The Law” Shirts

As protestors and celebrities showed their support for the Eric Garner movement of #ICantBreathe, Jason Barthel, a police corporal, printed his own slogan on T-shirts…

11. Fraternity Uses Dark-Skinned Blow Up Doll As Beyonce Sex Doll

Fraternity Uses Dark-Skinned Blow Up Doll As Beyonce Sex Doll

Don’t respect the Queen Bey! But UPenn’s Phi Delta Theta fraternity went there. In there annual Christmas card photo,not only included was a mail order…

12. Sony’s Racist Emails

Sony’s Racist Emails

The hacking of Sony’s work emails was at one point the gift that kept on giving, but it wasn’t without its dark side. As revealed,…

13. New Hampshire Police Commissioner Calls Obama The N-Word

New Hampshire Police Commissioner Calls Obama The N-Word

Embarrassed residents called for the resignation of 82-year-old Robert Copeland who refused to retract his stance on calling Obama the N-Word. From the horse’s mouth,…

14. Racist Halloween Costumes

Racist Halloween Costumes

Gross. We’ve seen this BS before, insensitive costumes for what’s supposed to be a fun Halloween, and this year was no exception. After explicit video…

15. Richard Sherman Gets Called a ‘Thug’ By Media

Richard Sherman Gets Called a ‘Thug’ By Media

After Sherman’s epic play with the Seattle Seahawks took them to the Super Bowl, the footballer gave his NFL peer and rival Michael Crabtree a…

16. Watermelon Toothpaste Cartoon Featuring Obama

Watermelon Toothpaste Cartoon Featuring Obama

The Boston Herald is the Beantown’s equivalent of The New York Post. It’s obnoxious and sensational, and their lame Obama cartoon that featured a character…

17. Shonda Rhimes Labeled “Angry Black Woman” By NYT

Shonda Rhimes Labeled “Angry Black Woman” By NYT

Haters tried to taint the greatness of ShondaTV. In a New York Times piece, discussing the Rhimes produced, not created, series “How To Get Away…

18. Donald Sterling’s Rant

Donald Sterling’s Rant

LA Clippers owner Sterling was heard on leaked audio lambasting his mistress V. Stiviano for associating herself with Black people. The gremlin said: “It bothers…

19. Bill O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly was a classic hot mess this year. He tried to downplay the extreme level of racism that Black people, especially men, face in…

20. John Boyega Responds To Racist Star Wars Fans

John Boyega Responds To Racist Star Wars Fans

Boyega’s star is definitely on the rise with his upcoming role as the Imperial Startrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But like clockwork, the…

21. Don Lemon Being Don Lemon

Don Lemon Being Don Lemon

Lemon had moments that didn’t look too good on him as a Black man and as a supporter of Women’s Rights. We didn’t quite understand…

22. New York Times Called Michael Brown ‘No Angel’

New York Times Called Michael Brown ‘No Angel’

Another gem from the once awesome NYT, John Eligon was serious when in what should’ve been a more sympathetic post to the unnecessary death of…

23. Booker T. Washington Walkout

Booker T. Washington Walkout

A group of about a dozen Black students walked out of Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virigina after learning of a racist tweet…

24. Racist Stripper Goes On ‘N-Word’ Rant

Racist Stripper Goes On ‘N-Word’ Rant

Janelle Ambrosia is having the best day ever because it’s “White Privilege Wednesday,” a day she proclaimed on Twitter. The stripper made headlines after her…

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