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Criminal Sentencing

The Black/White Sentencing Disparity Has Increased, New Study Shows

A recent study by the United States Sentencing Commission just confirmed what most in the Black community already knew. The report, published earlier this month, revealed that Black male offenders who commit the same crimes...
Concerned Black Students

‘Concerned Black Students’ Call on Duke to Address Alleged Hazing in African-American Sororities, Fraternities

An anonymous group is threatening to release information about hazing at Duke University if the administration continues ignoring its claims. A letter signed by a group dubbing itself "Concerned Black Students" accuses Duke Student Affairs...
UNF Student

UNF Suspends ‘Nazi’ Student Who Shared Threatening Social Media Post

Officials at the University of North Florida said there will be an increased presence of armed officers on campus this week in response to a student's threatening social media post. The post in question featured...
Robert E. Lee

Texas School Honoring Robert E. Lee to be Renamed for Local African-American School Teacher

  Officials with the Denton Independent School District unanimously voted this week to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary in honor of a longtime educator in the North Texas district. Board members approved the name change Tuesday,...
734 Coffee

How This Black-Owned Coffee Company Is Educating Sudanese Refugees One Cup at a Time

Infighting. Ethnic cleansing. Civil war. Famine. More than 1.6 million men, women and children have been driven from South Sudan, making it the fastest-growing refugee crisis in the world, the United Nations High Commissioner for...
Cornell University

Cornell Student Who Brutally Attacked Black Peer Charged with Hate Crime

A white Cornell University student now faces hate crimes charges in connection to a September attack that authorities believe may have been racially motivated. On Monday, the Tompkins County District Attorney's Office in Ithaca, NY...
pollution-related health problems

Study: Black Americans Face Disproportionate Risk of Pollution-Related Health Problems

Black Americans are at higher risk of developing pollution-related health problems caused by the locations of oil and gas refineries, according to a new report. The analysis, a collaboration between the NAACP and nonprofit advocacy...

Report: World’s Richest 1% Own Half the Globe’s Wealth

The economic gap between the world's super-rich and everyone else is growing yet again, according to Credit Suisse's 2017 global wealth report.   The report, published Tuesday, Nov. 11, revealed that the world's richest people have...
Lysol

Mother ‘Outraged’ After Teacher Allegedly Sprayed Autistic Son with Lysol

  An Atlanta mother is demanding action after she claims a teacher sprayed her autistic son in the face with Lysol several times but was never reprimanded by school officials. Parent Kimberly Risby told station WSB-TV...
African-American Burial Ground

Plans to Build Parking Garage Atop African-American Cemetery Sparks Protests

Members of Macedonia Baptist Church and community supporters rallied Sunday, Nov. 12, to protest the construction of a parking garage atop a historic African-American burial site in Bethesda, Md. Church leaders said the land was...
Gun Store Owner

White Gun Store Owner Calls Police on Black Patron After Refusing to Sell Him...

https://www.facebook.com/christopher.mason.779/videos/1513155822085594/ A Virginia man claims a white gun store owner refused to sell him a firearm, then called the cops on him when he demanded to know why. As seen in Facebook video posted last week,...
U.Va.

Charlottesville Violence Seemingly Put Damper on Black Student Enrollment at University of Virginia

This summer's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. has seemingly had a chilling effect on Black student enrollment at the University of Virginia. The number of Black high school students who applied for early...
Black NASCAR Driver

High School Coach Resigns Over Blatantly Racist Tweets Aimed at Black NASCAR Driver

A high school golf coach in Wisconsin has apologized and resigned after posting a string of racially charged tweets aimed at African-American NASCAR driver Darrell "Bubba" Wallace, Jr. Cambridge High School boy's golf coach Brent...
Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day: New Exhibit Honors Contributions of Black Americans In U.S. Military

A new exhibit at Troy University's Rosa Park Museum is celebrating the noble service of African-American men and women during World War II. The "EO 9981: Escaping Jim Crow" gallery, which opened Thursday, Nov. 9,...
Historic Black Community

Black Businessman Uses $52 Million Lottery Winnings to Revive Historic African-American Community

After hitting a $52 million jackpot in 2010, a South Florida businessman used his winnings to start his very own real estate company. Now he's looking to invest that money back into a downtown...

Harlem Preschooler Dies Following Severe Allergic Reaction to Grilled Cheese

A Harlem preschool is closed until further notice after a 3-year-old boy died as a result of a severe allergic reaction. Little Elijah Silvera went into anaphylactic shock Friday, Nov. 3, after an adult at...
Confederate Flag

Go Back to Africa’: NJ Student Group’s Silent Protest Sparks Racist Response from Classmates

Racial tensions reached a fever pitch at Gloucester Institute of Technology in New Jersey last week after a group of students sported Confederate flag shirts and used racial slurs against classmates who were protesting...
Taylor Swift

ACLU Argues Blogger Who Linked Taylor Swift to White Supremacists Was Just Exercising Her...

The ACLU of Northern California is pushing back after singer Taylor Swift and her attorney spewed "meritless legal defamation threats" against a local blogger who published a story linking the "Bad Blood" songstress to...
Black Blood Donors

‘You Can Stop Calling Us Racist’: U.K. Blood Service Schools Critics In Online Appeal...

A mere 1 percent of people who donate blood in England are Black, according to NHS Blood and Transplant. With a percentage point that low, it is no wonder the national blood service crafted...
Richard Spencer

Alt-Right’s Richard Spencer Tries to Whitesplain the ‘Benefits’ of Slavery to Black Journalist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puJ-arJgkZU Alt-right leader Richard Spencer claimed slavery was beneficial to Black folk, yet he wasn't able to hold his argument too well when challenged by a fiery Black journalist from Britain. Gary Younge, editor-at-large for U.K....
Air Force Academy

Say It Ain’t So: Black Student Is Behind Racial Slurs Found at Air Force...

A U.S. Air Force Academy cadet candidate once thought to be the target of racist hate at the school was in fact the vandal who scrawled racial slurs on the whiteboards outside the dorms...

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