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Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capital Is Home to 12 Statues of Confederate Figures,...

With the recent unrest in Charlottesville, Va., Confederate monuments have once again become the focal points of contention between many Americans. Much of the controversy surrounding the historic statues has centered on their presence in...

Goldman Sachs Banker Claims She Was Discriminated Against Because She’s Black, Jewish

A Black staffer in Goldman Sachs' personal wealth management division is suing the mega bank and one of its managers, claiming she was discriminated against because of her race. The lawsuit, filed by private wealth-management...

KKK-Affiliated Ex-Florida Prison Guards Face 30 Years After Plotting to Kill Black Inmate

Two former prison guards in Florida who were members of the KKK have been convicted of plotting to kill a Black inmate in an act of retaliation. A Columbia County jury found David Elliot Moran, 49,...

Better Than an Apple Any Day: Atlantic Station Spa Offering Discount Services to Teachers,...

Summer is over, but Atlanta-area educators still have a chance to relax and rejuvenate before the school year gets started, thanks to a special teacher's appreciation event by Spa810 at Atlantic Station. From Aug. 10...

Video Captures Bloody, Chaotic Scene After Troy Police Shoot 22-Year-Old Black Man

Footage taken in the aftermath of a police shooting in Troy, N.Y., earlier this week shows a bloodied 22-year-old man writhing in distress on the concrete as police struggle to pin him down. "Why'd you...

Trump Says U.S. History Is ‘Being Ripped Apart’ by Removal of Confederate Monuments, Calls...

Amid backlash over his outward defense of white nationalist groups earlier this week, President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday, Aug. 17, how "sad" he was to see American history torn apart by the...

Black Dallas Group, Condoleezza Rice Think Confederate Monuments Should Be Preserved

  With the recent unrest in Charlottesville, Va., spurring efforts to bring down Confederate monuments across the nation, a group of mostly Black Dallas locals have teamed up to ensure that the city's Confederate statues...

Man Who Saved Fiancée’s Life During Charlottesville Attack Receives More Than $56,000 In Donations

The GoFundMe page for a Charlottesville counter-protester-turned-hero has amassed more than $57,000 in donations, exceeding its initial goal of $40,000 in less than 24 hours. Counter-protester Marcus Martin pushed his fiancée, Marissa Blair, out of...

‘He Didn’t Learn This at Home’: Father Disowns Neo-Nazi Son Identified as Charlottesville Rally...

A father from Fargo, N.D., has responded publicly after his son was identified as one of the hundreds of white nationalist protesters who marched in the violent "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Va.,...

Obama’s Tweet In Wake of Charlottesville Violence Becomes the Most-Liked Tweet Ever

A tweet posted by former President Barack Obama in the aftermath of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend is now the most-liked tweet to date. On Saturday, Aug. 12, Obama...

Trump Dubs April Ryan, Other Journalists ‘Enemies’ of the White House In New Propaganda-Style...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vptm8IvmPck Over a dozen journalists have been labeled "enemies" of the White House in a new campaign ad for President Donald Trump. The video, titled "Let President Trump Do His Job," comes on the heels of...

Facing Rapid Gentrification, D.C. Cultural Activist Fights to Preserve African-American Art, History

With several historic D.C. neighborhoods facing fast-encroaching gentrification, longtime locals fear that the rich, Black history of the city's Southeast region is bound to be wiped out — and soon. The rapid change has since...

Detroit Red Wings, TIKI Brand, Others Rush to Denounce Use of Their Logo, Products...

Before a group of self-professed white nationalists went marching through the streets of Charlottesville, Va., espousing racist vitriol with Tiki torches in tow, the family-friendly fire-tipped poles were mainly associated with backyard barbecues and...

American Tourist Gets Beaten Up In Germany After Giving Nazi Salute

A drunken American tourist was assaulted over the weekend after repeatedly raising his arm to give the Nazi salute outside a bar in the German city of Dresden. Dresden police said the 41-year-old man, who...

Fox News Host Inadvertently Gives BLM Some Credit As He Works Hard to Defend...

Video clip courtesy of Media Matters. The day after a white nationalist rally left one woman dead and several counter-protesters injured in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend, a Fox News host defended rally attendees and...

Trump’s Tepid Response to #Charlottesville Violence Draws Condemnation from Everybody Except White Supremacists

  https://youtu.be/fXhhoMK68WI In the wake of the attack that left one woman dead and 19 others badly injured, President Donald Trump failed to directly denounce white supremacists for inciting deadly violence at a "Unite the Right"...

8 Black Celebrities Living with Bipolar Disorder

Chris Brown R&B/pop singer Chris Brown was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder in 2014 following a string of high-profile incidents that had the potential to end his career. Brown's mental health issues were...

6 Black-Owned Creameries Whose Tasty Treats Will Keep You Cool This Summer

Dream Cream Ice Cream in Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh's Dream Cream Ice Cream shop is making dreams come true one scoop at a time! Borne out of a collaboration between the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and the...

The Last-Minute Addition of Omarosa to NABJ Panel Leads Moderator, Panelist to Quit

Trump administration aide Omarosa Manigault didn't receive the warmest welcome this week at the National Association of Black Journalists annual convention in New Orleans. Drama reportedly ensued after conference organizers unexpectedly added Manigault to a...

Little Miss Flint Raises Over $10K for Bookbags, Back-to-School Supplies for Local Students

Backpacks and school supplies are essential for a great start to the school year, so 10-year-old Flint, Mich., resident Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny made it her priority to ensure that every student in her hometown...

Trump Appointee Sam Clovis Was a Birther Conspiracy Theorist, Called Eric Holder a ‘Racist...

Former President Barack Obama isn't even American and his right hand man, ex-Attorney General Eric Holder, is a 'racist Black,' according to right-wing radio host and Trump USDA pick Sam Clovis. A recent CNN KFile...

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