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White Lives Matter

Police: White Lives Matter Protester Punches Woman After Seeing Her with Black Boyfriend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgGIRcB3ii8 Nashville police are searching for a man accused of punching a white woman who was dining with her African-American boyfriend at a pub following a "White Lives Matter" rally in Tennessee over the weekend. In...

Texans Owner Bob McNair Chalks Up ‘Inmate’ Comment to a ‘Figure of Speech’

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has apologized after making an analogy about the NFL allowing players to kneel in protest during the national anthem. "We can’t have the inmates running the prison," McNair said regarding...
Darrell Wallace

Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace Becomes First Full-Time Black NASCAR Cup Series Driver Since ’71

Darrell "Bubba" Wallace, Jr. will drive the iconic No. 43 car for Richard Petty Motorsports next season, making him the first full-time African-American driver in the NASCAR Cup Series since Wendell Scott in 1971. RPM officials...
Clemson VP Impeached

Clemson Student Body VP Allegedly Impeached After Refusing to Stand for Pledge

The student senate at Clemson University voted to impeach its vice president this week after he recently refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. On Monday, student senators voted 40-18 to impeach vice president...
Grambling Student Charged in Shooting

Grambling State Student Charged In Deadly On-Campus Shooting

A freshman at Grambling State University has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder following an on-campus shooting that left a fellow student and his friend dead. Jaylin M. Wayne, 19, of St. Louis shot...
Hurricane Relief

Don’t Forget About Us! Everyday Life Still a Struggle In U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto...

Scarce food, no electricity and communal dinners prepared over a bonfire. Trash and debris clutter the streets, water is limited and cell phone service is spotty at best. This is now the new normal for...
Computer Software

Professor Argues Computer Software Can Perpetuate ‘Systemic Racism’

Computer software can be harmful, as it has the potential to reduce students and schools to mere numbers and perpetuate "systems of privilege and oppression" against nonwhite children, a Chapman University professor argues. In a...
Grambling State University

Two Killed In Grambling State University Shooting, Suspect on the Run

KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports Police are searching for a suspect in connection to an early morning shooting at Grambling State University that left two young men dead, including a student. One...
American Airlines

NAACP Warns Black Passengers Against Traveling with American Airlines

The NAACP has issued a travel advisory against American Airlines following a series of alleged discriminatory incidents involving African-American passengers. The nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization on Tuesday, Oct. 24, warned travelers about...
Black History Monuments

Black History Monuments Go Missing After Arkansas Town Elects First Black Mayor

Just days after the small town of Stamps, Ark. elected its first African-American mayor, two of its Black history monuments were stolen, locals say. Part of the town's rich history is now missing after not...
Eastern Michigan University

Black Man Charged In Racist Graffiti Incidents on Michigan College Campus

Michigan authorities have charged an African-American man in connection to a string of racist graffitti incidents that rocked the campus of Eastern Michigan University last year. Twenty-nine-year-old former student Eddie Curlin was arraigned Monday, Oct....
Coffin Case

Sentencing of Two White South African Farmers Who Shoved Black Man Into Coffin Postponed

A South African court has postponed the sentencing of two white farmers convicted of kidnapping, intimidation and assault with the intent to cause serious bodily harm after forcing a Black man into a coffin...
Madagascar

Madagascar’s ‘Black Death’: Why This Deadly Plague Outbreak Is Different From the Rest

Health officials in the Southeast African island nation of Madagascar are struggling to contain a deadly plague outbreak that has claimed the lives of 94 people this year and left several hundred others severely...

Remainder of Football Season Cancelled In Wake of Lewd Racial Video Taken at Virginia...

https://youtu.be/i4JcA2lPC1I A middle school football team in Virginia has forfeited the remainder of its season amid fallout over an obscene locker room video showing white players simulating sex acts on their Black teammates and shouting...
Kentucky lawmaker

Kentucky Lawmaker’s Bill Would Protect Drivers Who Hit, Run Over Protesters

The bill, pre-filed by Republican lawmaker Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Friday, Oct. 20, would add to the state's current laws on riots and disorderly conduct, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. One part would make impeding...
Oxford

Oxford Accused of ‘Social Apartheid’ After Data Shows It Failed to Admit Any Qualified...

Former UK education minister David Lammy is blasting the University of Oxford after nearly one in three of its colleges failed to admit a single Black British A-level student in 2015. According to recent data...

Texas Congresswoman’s ‘Old School’ Perspective on Sexual Assault, Harassment Sparks Backlash

In the wake of the sexual harassment claims levied against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, a Texas congresswoman suggested it's just as much the woman's responsibility to cover up and behave if she wants to...
Jason Kessler

Alt-Right Activist Jason Kessler Charged with Sharing Protester’s Personal Information Online

An arrest warrant was issued Monday, Oct. 16, for "Unite the Right" rally organizer Jason Kessler after he allegedly shared a protester's home address on social media, then made a false report to police...
Black Student Borrowers

Analysis: 75 Percent of Black Borrowers Who Attended For-Profit Colleges Defaulted On Their Loans...

Nearly 50 percent of Black student borrowers who started undergrad between 2003-2004 defaulted on at least one of their loans within 12 years, according to a recent analysis of U.S. Education Department data. Moreover, analysts...
Boston College

Boston College Students Stage Huge Walk-Out to Protest Racist Incidents on Campus

School leaders' lack of action after a number of racially charged incidents on the campus of Boston College prompted hundreds of students to walk out of their classes Wednesday, Oct. 18, in protest. Over the...
Tarana Burke

Move Over White Feminists: Black Activist Tarana Burke Created the #MeToo Campaign 10 Years...

Long before hashtags and social media sites existed, activist Tarana Burke created the now viral #MeToo campaign highlighting the stories of sexual assault survivors. And now it's time to give credit where credit is...

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