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International Association of Chiefs of Police President Apologizes for Historic Mistreatment of Blacks

On Monday, the president of one of the nation's largest police organizations apologized for the historical racial abuse and mistreatment of African-Americans, deeming it a "dark side of our shared history" that needed to...

Former NJ Home of MLK Jr. Avoids Demolition, Still In Need of Repairs

The vacant home in Camden, New Jersey where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. once lived won't be demolished, but will receive some much needed repairs instead. NJ.com reports that the current owner of...

DNA Tests Are New Way for Online Racists to Prove How White They Are

Popular genetic testing services like 23andMe and AncestryDNA offer users the chance to explore their ancestral pasts, digging deep into the bitter truths that shape their identities today. Yet, a few online white nationalists...

Mother of the Late Kalief Browder Dies of a ‘Broken Heart’ One Year After...

The mother of the late Kalief Browder died from complications of a heart attack, a lawyer for the family told the New York Daily News Sunday. Venida Browder, 63, passed away Friday at St. Barnabas...

Michigan Woman Who Lied About Four Black Men Kidnapping, Raping Her Sentenced to One...

A Michigan woman who accused four Black men of abducting, beating and repeatedly raping her was sentenced to one year in the county jail Wednesday after she confessed to making the entire story up. According...

Baltimore, Other Cities Touched by Violence to Receive $5M ‘Trauma’ Grant

Baltimore. Chicago. Milwaukee. These are just a few of many U.S. cities grappling with police violence, civil unrest and high rates of poverty. Now, the Obama Administration is working to funnel nearly $10 million...

Obama Plans to Reform Child Support Payment Rules for Incarcerated Parents

For parents in prison, mounting child support payments can become a crippling debt. That's why President Barack Obama plans to overhaul the rules that govern how much prisoners pay in child support while they're...

New Study Reveals Why Most U.S. Students Prefer Black, Latino Teachers Over White Ones

American school kids are making a bold statement about the racial makeup of our nation's school teachers — and it's about time we listened. According to a new study out of New York University, middle...

Why Are Attorneys for Laquan McDonald’s Shooter Trying to Gain Access to His Juvenile...

Once more, a Cook County judge has denied attorneys for a Chicago police officer charged in the murder of Laquan McDonald access to the teen's protected juvenile records. According to the Chicago Tribune, Judge Patricia...

New Report Reveals Discriminatory Policing Practices in Austin, Could Serve as Model for Other...

A newly released study on policing equity in Austin, Texas revealed stark racial disparities in the rates at which African-Americans are stopped by police and/or experience use of force. According to the report by the...

Kirk Figueroa, 33, Identified as Gunman in Police Shootout That Left Two Boston Cops Critically...

An East Boston man has been identified as the gunman in a late-night shootout that left two Boston police officers critically injured. According to the Boston Globe, 33-year-old Kirk Figueroa opened fire on police around 10:51...

Maryland Sheriff Who Made Racist Comments and Harassed Black Employees Finally Steps Down

An embattled Maryland sheriff accused of making racist remarks, harassing employees and retaliating against those who refused to support his bid for re-election, agreed to resign from his position Tuesday amid mounting pressure from...

Delta Airline Passenger Almost Dies Because Flight Crew Didn’t Believe Black Woman on Board...

A Black woman who tried to render medical aid to an unresponsive passenger on her Delta flight Sunday said she was barred from doing so because the flight crew just couldn't believe she was...

WikiLeaks: Donna Brazile Denies Claims She Leaked Town Hall Questions to Hillary Clinton

A hacked e-mail published by WikiLeaks Tuesday suggests Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile leaked a question to the Clinton campaign ahead of a March 13 town hall hosted by CNN and TV One....

Terence Crutcher’s Death Ruled Homicide, Family Says PCP Found in System Did not Warrant...

Terence Crutcher, the unarmed Black man fatally shot by a white Tulsa police officer early last month, had "acute phencyclidine (PCP) intoxication" at the time of the deadly shooting, according to a newly released...

ACLU Blasts Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for Helping Police Track Black Activists Using Social...

Social media giants Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have reportedly been collecting user access data and providing it to developers of a social media monitoring product marketed to law enforcement officials to track Black activists and...

Community Restores Historic Black Schoolhouse Defaced with Racist Graffiti, Phallic Symbols

In an effort to combat the incidents of hate brought on by rising racial tensions in America, a group of community volunteers joined together Sunday to restore the 124-year-old Ashburn Colored School of Ashburn,...

San Francisco Doctor Develops Novel Approach to Treating Stress in Children, Preventing Disease Later...

San Francisco pediatric physician Nadine Burke Harris searched her mind for answers as she saw more and more of her young patients suffering with asthma, chronic abdominal pain and ADHD, among a host of...

Analysis: New Jersey Prosecutors Request More Black Teens to be Tried as Adults Than...

In the state of New Jersey, it's not uncommon for minors to be tried as adults for crimes like drug trafficking, robbery and homicide. This only happens at the request of a prosecutor, however,...

Nearly 200 Years Later, Nat Turner’s Skull Finally Returned to Family

In the wake of Fox Searchlight's highly anticipated release of The Birth of Nation, the incredible story of Nat Turner's slave revolt — and the mystery surrounding his remains after death — stays in...

After Michigan Prosecutor Refused to Charge Man for Facebook Threats Against Officers, AG Announces...

The fate of a Michigan man accused of threatening police in an online Facebook post hangs in the balance as a county prosecutor and Michigan's attorney general struggle over whether to criminally charge him. According...

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