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‘Y’all Take It From Here:’ Group of Civil Rights-Era Activists Voice Their Support for...

Acknowledging links between the intergenerational fight for civil rights and racial justice, former members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee have come out to voice their support of the Black Lives Matter movement. According to...

Judge Spares Prison Time for Entitled White Student Who Admitted to Raping ‘B*tch’ Who...

Yet another case of white privilege and entitlement played out in a Colorado courtroom Wednesday when a judge decided to spare an admitted rapist from serving time in prison. Boulder District Judge Patrick Butler sentenced...

One More White Racist Loses Their Job for Threatening Black Activist on Facebook

A top employee at New York Life Insurance has earned a spot in the unemployment line after spewing threatening and disparaging remarks at a Black Lives Matter activist on Facebook. According to the Daily Dot,...

Study Reveals Disproportionate Image Results of Black Women When Phrase ‘Ugly Woman’ is Googled

Google search: Why do Black people...have big lips? Say "ax" instead of "ask"? Like watermelon? Like fried chicken? These are just a few of the collective stereotypes that often pop up when Google attempts...

Texas Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Sexually Abusing Male Orphans in Malawi

Yet another white man has been sentenced for the sexual abuse of young boys at an African orphanage. Gerald Campbell, 66, of Odessa, Texas was sentenced to 25 years behind bars Tuesday for sexually abusing...

Judge Olu Stevens Suspended Without Pay for Calling Out Racism in Judicial System

A Black Kentucky judge has been suspended without pay for "racially-charged" comments accusing a Louisville prosecutor of intentionally seeking all-white juries. On Monday, state officials decided to suspend Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Olu Stevens for 90...

DOJ Issues Scathing Report on Baltimore Police, Cites Discriminatory and Unlawful Practices Against African-Americans

The Department of Justice released a scathing report Wednesday blasting the Baltimore Police Department for unlawful police tactics that violated the civil rights of city residents — particularly residents of color. According to the report,...

U.N. Needed 6,500 Words to Tell U.S. About Its Blatant Racist, Discriminatory Treatment of...

The United States has repeatedly been called out for its discriminatory treatment of Black Americans, biased criminal justice system and violations of citizens' basic civil rights. Now an expert from across the pond has...

Study: The Average Black Family Would Need 228 Years to Build the Wealth of...

In a new study highlighting the widening racial wealth gap, researchers found it would take a jaw-dropping 228 years for the average Black family to attain the wealth of a white family under today's...

The FBI Gave This Weak Justification for Spying on Black Lives Matter Protesters

Last week, the FBI released hours-long surveillance footage of the Baltimore protests that erupted following the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. The nearly 18 hours of video were secretly captured by government spy...

While U.S. Government Fights Foreign Terrorists, Poll Shows Young Blacks ‘Very Concerned’ About White...

A recent poll has revealed heightened fears among young Blacks and Latinos concerning acts of terror committed by white, homegrown extremists — more so than acts of violence committed by foreign terrorists. According to a...

‘Jews of Color’ Counter Anti-Black Jewish Sentiments by Standing in Solidarity with Black Lives...

A left-wing Jewish organization has stepped out to express its full support of the Black Lives Matter movement, despite recent backlash from the Jewish community over BLM's controversial remarks regarding the Israeli occupation of...

How a New York Detective’s Racist Rant Could Be Linked to 2013 Shooting of...

The role of a white NYPD detective in the 2013 shooting of an unarmed Black man has been called into question after the officer went on a racist tirade posted to his Facebook page. According...

Trump Rhetoric, Police Brutality Videos Give White Folks New Perception of Racism in the...

As of late, the daily news cycle has been clogged with reports of deadly police encounters between law enforcement officials and people of color. But even before a story hits the news, never-ending loops...

Black Jews Stood with ‘BLM’ Until It Questioned U.S.’ Unrelenting Support to Israel

Earlier this week, Black Lives Matter and 60 of its affiliates issued a fresh set of demands calling for criminal justice reform, reparations, and an end to the death penalty, among other things. Included in the...

Virginia Officer Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen, Jury Recommends...

A white Virginia police officer was found guilty of manslaughter Thursday in the shooting death of an unarmed Black teen suspected of shoplifting. According to the Huffington Post, Officer Stephen Rankin was convicted of voluntary...

If Police Body Cameras Were Off, Why Forcibly Shut Down Korryn Gaines’ Live Stream?

In the wake of numerous officer-involved shootings, social media has played a large role in the increased visibility of police encounters. The recent death of 23-year-old Korryn Gaines at the hands of Baltimore police...

President Obama Sets New Record After Commuting Sentences of 214 Federal Inmates

President Barack Obama pardoned the criminal sentences of 214 inmates Wednesday, breaking his previous single-day record in an effort to spur criminal justice reform and reverse the damage caused by the war on drugs. According...

Florida Judge Dismisses Case Against Deputy in Killing of Jermaine McBean Under Controversial ‘Stand...

A Florida judge dismissed manslaughter charges Wednesday against a suspended sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 33-year-old Jermaine McBean back in 2013. According to The Guardian, Judge Michael Usan ruled that Broward County sheriff's deputy Peter Peraza was...

KKK Member Convicted in 16th Street Church Bombing Denied Parole

It looks like Birmingham church bomber Thomas Edward Blanton, Jr. isn't getting out of prison any time soon. According to NBC News, an Alabama parole board denied Blanton's request for parole Wednesday, keeping him behind...
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Historic MLK Jr. Drive to Get Much-Needed Facelift After City of Atlanta Scored $10M...

Atlanta's historic Martin Luther King Jr. Drive is getting a long-awaited facelift after the city received a $10 million federal grant to improve safety, mobility and aesthetic appeal along the corridor. According to the Atlanta...

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