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Oakland Minister Fights Inner-City Gun Violence with Successful Ceasefire Strategy, as Legislators Obsess Over...

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." America has a deadly preoccupation with the Second...

KKK Distributes Fliers in Georgia County in Response to ‘BLM, Black Panthers’ Allegedly Threatening...

Residents of a northwest Georgia neighborhood have seen an influx of Ku Klux Klan literature this month. The notorious hate group is disseminating recruitment fliers around the Floyd County area in the wake of police...

President Obama Pens Open Letter to U.S. Law Enforcement: ‘We Have Your Backs’

Facing charges of anti-cop rhetoric during a tumultuous two-week period that saw the shooting deaths of two Black men at the hands of police, followed by two mass shootings of police officers, President Barack...

Baton Rouge Suspect Gavin Long Reportedly Suffered from PTSD

The retired Marine accused of fatally shooting three police officers and wounding three others in Baton Rouge Sunday reportedly suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. Gavin Eugene Long told loved ones he had the serious mental...

Oregon Officer Threatens BLM Protesters with ‘Target Practice’ Facebook Comment, Placed on Admin Leave

An Oregon police department is in damage control mode as a result of one officer's reckless social media conduct. West Linn police officer Tom Newberry was placed on administrative leave last Thursday as department officials...

Profiting from Black Struggle: Italian Restaurant Sees Spike in Sales After ‘Black Olives Matter’...

Staff members at Paisano's Italian Restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico decided to change a billboard display to “Black Olives Matter, Try Our Tapenade” one week after the police shooting deaths of two African-American men...

Omarosa Named Director of African-American Outreach for Trump Campaign

With the latest figures showing Black American support for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump at an all-time low, campaign officials have reached out to a famous ally for a boost. "The Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault,...

‘Remorseless’ Klansman Charged in 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing Up for Parole in August

An Alabama man convicted in the Birmingham church bombing that became a defining moment of the Civil Rights Movement, faces a parole hearing next month. Thomas E. Blanton, Jr., one of four Ku Klux Klan...

Micah Johnson Did Not Have ‘Large Stockpile’ of Bomb Materials Despite Initial Reports by...

The man authorities said shot and killed five Dallas officers in a sniper-style ambush earlier this month had no 'large stockpile' of bomb-making substances at his residence, officials have confirmed. A search of Micah Johnson's...

Black Health Officials: CDC Needs to Speak Up About Gun Violence

African-American public health leaders are challenging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to take a stand on America's gun violence epidemic. Each year some 33,000 Americans die by firearms, whether by suicide, murder, accident...

North Carolina Gov. Signs Law to Keep Police Body Cam Footage Hidden from Public...

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation Monday that will make it much harder for the general public to view police recordings. House Bill 972 has placed severe restrictions on police body camera and dashboard...

Thousands of Mourners Pay Tribute to Philando Castile, Family Releases Copy of Gun Permit

Family, friends and supporters gathered at the Cathedral of Saint Paul Thursday to pay their final respects to the African-American man killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Minnesota last week. A...

New Report Finds Racial Disparities in Arrest Rates in Minn. Town Where Philando Castile...

The St. Anthony Police Department in Minnesota has a history of disproportionate arrests for Black residents, a new analysis shows. An examination of arrest and citation statistics for the agency has revealed that just this...

FBI May Have Instigated Violent Response to Louisiana Protesters by Alerting Police of Alleged...

FBI officials warned Louisiana police departments of planned "violence against law enforcement officers and riots" prior to the chaotic arrests in Baton Rouge over the weekend, according to federal documents. The federal agency's New Orleans...

Police Departments Arresting More People for Threats Made on Social Media Since Dallas Shooting

The Detroit police department has arrested four men accused of making threats against officers on social media in a turbulent week that saw two Black men killed by cops and five Dallas officers killed...

This Georgia District Is First in State to Name School After President Obama, First...

The DeKalb County School district made history Monday night when administrators voted unanimously to name a new elementary school after the nation's 44th president. The Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology, set to...

Spike in Racist Social Media Rants by Cops Only Confirm Concerns of Racial Bias...

Latest String of Social Media Tirades by Police Officers May Prove African-Americans' Point About Racial Bias Protests in the wake of last week's police shootings of two African-American men and the sniper ambush that killed...

Sandra Bland: The Country Continues to #SayHerName One Year After her Death

One year ago today, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell with a trash bag wrapped around her neck. State Trooper Brian Encinia had arrested Bland for assault on a public...

The Right to Bear Arms: Is There a Double Standard for Black Gun Owners?

Philando Castile had the legal documentation necessary to carry the firearm in his possession last Wednesday when he was gunned down by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. A source confirmed as much to...

Michael Eric Dyson Criticizes President Obama’s Visit to Dallas, Whites Call Foul

President Obama is set to arrive in Dallas Tuesday to console a city torn by the deaths of five officers at the hands of African-American war veteran Micah Johnson. According to the White House, Vice...

Michelle Alexander Has Something to Say About Recent Cases of Police Brutality and We...

Michelle Alexander, legal scholar, civil rights activist and author of the critically acclaimed 2010 book, "The New Jim Crow," posted a powerful message to legislators, law enforcement officials and the entire American political machine...

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