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What Happened to Jamycheal Mitchell? Family Files $60M Lawsuit Alleging Jail Let Mentally Disabled Man...

The family of a mentally disabled man who was arrested and jailed for stealing $5 worth of snacks from a local convenience store filed a lawsuit last week, accusing the jail of starving their...

Young Black Mother May Have Suffered Seizure in Texas Police Custody Following Car Accident,...

Yet another Black woman has died in police custody, adding to the frightening trend of young women entering jails alive and leaving in body bags. A 22-year-old mother died at a Texas jail after receiving...

Woman Files $7M Lawsuit Against Syracuse Cop Who Beat Rape Charges, Says He Forced...

A Syracuse woman has filed a $7 million lawsuit against an officer who allegedly forced her to have sex with him in front of her newborn son last year. Maleatra Montanez, 40, called to report...

New Black Lives Matter Documentary Starring Jesse Williams to Explore the Power and Rise...

In a new documentary titled "Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement," actor Jesse Williams hopes to shed light on the mistreatment of African-Americans while chronicling the movement born out of it. According to The...

Study: 91 Percent of Black Teens Believe Racism is Here to Stay, A Staggering...

"Teen-Agers: A Newsweek Survey of What They're Really Like" hit news stands all across America in 1966. The Newsweek cover story explored teenagers' views on everything from their parents, to their futures, and the...

RushCard Customers Cut Off From Their Funds Last Year Will Finally Be Reimbursed

Debit card company RushCard found itself embroiled in a lawsuit after its customers were suddenly unable to access money in their accounts last year. Now, those hundreds of customers can expect to be reimbursed...

‘Invisible Tax’ Imposed Upon Few Black Teachers Employed at Schools Across America

As students of color become the majority in schools across the nation, the U.S. government is pushing to employ a teaching force that better reflects the diverse student bodies of American schools. According to an...

2 Toddlers (One Black, One White) Fatally Shoot Themselves, but Guess Which Parents Were...

The stories of two toddlers who fatally shot themselves within a week of each other made national headlines. Two-year-old Kiyan Shelton Enoch accidentally shot himself on April 20 with a gun he found stashed in...

Woman Who Fought Off Armed Carjackers Offers Unexpected Compassion to Young Black Boys Involved:...

An Atlanta woman who fought back against two armed carjackers is now offering a message of hope and forgiveness to the young men: "You've done something bad, but that doesn't make you a bad person." Jasmine...

Trump’s Former Butler Says President Obama Should’ve Been Shot or ‘Hung for Treason’

The longtime butler of presumed GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is making waves this week after he took to social media, calling for the death of President Barack Obama. In a series of Facebook posts,...

FBI Director Claims the ‘Ferguson Effect’ and Black Lives Matter are to Blame for...

Despite an overall drop in the number of violent crimes committed in the U.S., rates have surged in over 40 major cities across the nation. The spike in numbers are cause for concern, but...

U.S. Department of Education Received over 10,000 Civil Rights Complaints in 2015, Working to...

An overwhelming amount of investigations into civil rights complaints during the 2015 fiscal year has prompted the U.S. Department of Education to address the wide racial disparities in school discipline. In their yearly report titled,...

Members of Online Community Use Forum to Report Minorities ‘Walking By Too Slowly,’ Changes...

A popular social networking site has recently come under fire after complaints of members using the online forum to racially profile their neighbors. Nextdoor.com is a private social network that connects residents in different neighborhoods,...

Meet Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator, the 32-Year-old Doctor Who Opened Her Own Full-Service Emergency Room...

At just 32 years old, Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator is revolutionizing emergency room service. Ikyaator and her husband opened the Life Savers Emergency Room in December 2015 to satisfy the medical need in Houston, KUT. org reports....

‘Very Nice’ White Barber Refuses to Cut Black Man’s Hair, Pulls Gun Because He...

A South Carolina man stopped by a barbershop for a quick shave on his way to work but was taken aback when he was denied service because of his race. That was Arthur Hill's first...

State Laws Created to Catch Drivers Impaired by Marijuana Are Based on ‘Junk Science,’...

The road to the legalization of marijuana just took another turn, as states will now have an even tougher time policing recreational and medicinal use of the drug. According to a new analysis completed...

Nigeria’s President Says His ‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Country Wants Its Stolen Assets Back from the...

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is in hot water over comments he made concerning corruption in the African nation of Nigeria. In a videotaped conversation with Queen Elizabeth Tuesday, Cameron can be heard calling Nigeria...

Michigan Cop Sues Police Department, Says He Was Pressured to Find Black Athlete Guilty...

A Mundy Township police officer has filed a lawsuit against the township and police department, claiming that they pressured him to paint a former Michigan State basketball star as guilty of an alleged sexual...

Justice for Walter Scott: Officer Indicted in Shooting Death of Unarmed Black Man Faces...

Justice may be served in South Carolina as a federal grand jury decided to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man. Former North Charleston police officer Micheal Slager,...

President Obama Scheduled to Visit Hiroshima, Has No Plans to Apologize for the World War...

In the final days of World War Two, the U.S. attacked the Japanese city of Hiroshima on Aug. 9, 1945 by dropping an atomic bomb that killed over 140,000 people. Now, 71 years later, President...

South Carolina Man Who Killed, ‘Slow Cooked’ the Bodies of 2 Men Is Now...

It was a typical Saturday night for taxi cab driver Guma Oz Dubar, 46, as he picked up passengers in need of a ride home after a long night of partying. With his friend James...

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