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Early Voting Among African-Americans Down, May Prove Detrimental for Clinton

For one reason or another, African-Americans just aren't turning out in droves to early vote. Eight years ago, Black enthusiasm was through the roof as the nation moved to elect its first Black president. That...

Democratic Officials Sue Trump, GOP over Planned Minority Voter Intimidation on Election Day

Democratic officials in four battleground states are seeking a federal injunction against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump and his allies for their alleged plans to intimidate minority voters at the polls come Election Day. The...

Vaino Spencer, California’s First Black Female Judge, Dies at 96

California's first Black female judge and one of the longest serving jurists in state history passed away Tuesday at the age of 96, the Associated Press reports. Vaino Spencer died of natural causes in her...

Two Cops Killed ‘Ambush-Style’ in Iowa, Cop Killing Suspect Identified

An urgent manhunt is underway for a suspect who shot and killed two police officers "ambush style" in Des Moines, Iowa early Wednesday morning. According to the Des Moines Dispatch, authorities have identified the suspect...

Wells Fargo Agrees to Shell Out $50M to Settle Lawsuit for Overcharging Homeowners Already...

On Friday, Wells Fargo agreed to pay $50 million to settle a racketeering suit that accused the bank of overcharging thousands of homeowners who ordered informal appraisals after defaulting on their mortgage loans. According to...

Clinton Falls Behind 1 Point in the Polls as FBI Reviews Thousands of Newly...

Support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton took a slight dip this week amid news of the FBI's renewed investigation into her questionable use of a private email server. According to the latest ABC News/Washington...

Airbnb Unveils New Non-Discrimination Policy, Requires Users to Agree to it

 After several reported incidents of blatant racial discrimination, room-sharing website Airbnb is now requiring that all users agree to an anti-discrimination policy starting Nov. 1. According to Refinery 29, the San Francisco-based company sent an...

CNN Cuts Ties With Donna Brazile Amid Claims She Leaked Info to Clinton Campaign

On Monday, CNN announced that it had officially severed all ties with acting chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile. According to CNN Money, Brazile resigned from her role as a CNN commentator earlier...

Mark Hughes, Man Mistakenly Identified as Dallas Police Shooter, Still Hasn’t Gotten His Gun...

It has been three months since the Dallas ambush that left five police officers dead and several others injured. It has also been three months since the Dallas Police Department falsely identified an innocent...

Jury Selection, Trial Begins for Ex-Officer Accused of Shooting Walter Scott

Jury selection in the case of an ex-South Carolina police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed Black man is set to begin Monday in Charleston. Ex-cop Michael Slager, 34, is accused of shooting and killing...

Symposium Discusses City of Atlanta as ‘Black Mecca’ of Racial Equality, Urban Growth

Can Atlanta still be considered the 'Black Mecca?' A mecca of equity? Opportunity for all? What about racial equality or Black economic growth? The City of Atlanta has seen quite a few changes over the...

Haitian ‘Adoptee’ Pens Heartbreaking Essay on Being Kidnapped, Sold to White Canadian Family as...

Mariette Williams said her life was forever changed the day she was uprooted from her native home of Haiti and shipped to Canada to meet her "new" family. At just three years old, Williams...

Judge Says Flint Residents Can Sue State, Gov. Synder over Water Crisis

Residents of Flint, Michigan scored a small victory yesterday after a judge ruled that they could indeed sue the state of Michigan and government officials for their negligence in the decisions that led to...

Colorado Officer Thought He Could Get Away with Innocent Man’s Murder Until His Ride-Along...

A small-town Colorado police officer was sentenced to 16 years behind bars Thursday for the fatal shooting of an innocent man in October 2014. According to the La Junta Tribune-Democrat, the sentence comes just two...

Charter Communications Tried to Wiggle Out of a $10B Discrimination Lawsuit, Judge Ruled Case...

TV producer and CEO of Entertainment Studios Network (ESN) Byron Allen scored a victory in the courtroom Wednesday after a federal judge agreed to move forward with his $10 billion discrimination lawsuit against Charter...

Who’s Bankrolling Efforts to Stop the Legalization of Marijuana?

This month, citizens in five states (Massachusetts, Maine, Arizona, California and Nevada) are set to vote on the recreational use of marijuana — but anti-pot advocates across the country are digging deep into their pockets...

Medical Professionals Say Understanding Structural Racism Can Help Prevent Systematic Violence, Premature Death

In a report released Wednesday, health care professionals from the Massachusetts Medical Society discussed the importance of acknowledging the role of structural racism in the field of medicine and how it has shaped scientific...

Black Man Calls Police on Drunken Man Who Inappropriately Touched Teen Girl, Gets Arrest...

A New York man found himself in handcuffs after alerting police to a drunken passenger who repeatedly made sexual advances toward a 15-year-old girl on a city bus Tuesday. It was only after a...

Inflammatory Trump Rhetoric Causes Some Schools to Close Out of Fear of Election Day...

The ugly, and oftentimes incendiary, rhetoric spewed by presidential candidates this election season has prompted some schools across the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes altogether for fear of...

Police Raid of Indiana’s Largest Voter Registration Drive May Block 45K Black Citizens from...

Newly registered Black voters in Indiana might not be able to cast their votes come Election Day after police raided the state's largest voter registration drive earlier this month. According to ThinkProgress, police ransacked the...

UK Student Union Suffers Swift Backlash for Including Non-Blacks in Black History Month Celebration

A student union at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England is in hot water after unveiling a series of commemorative Black History Month posters featuring Zayn Malik, a singer and former member of...

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