Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Louisiana Mayor Votes to Demolish Black Neighborhood...

Going against the wishes of her constituents, Shreveport, La., Mayor Ollie Tyler has sided with economic consultants to build a 3.6-mile connector highway that...

Built for Bias: Artificial Intelligence Produces Real...

The ideological divisions in the United States widening for the past generation, and now being exacerbated by President Donald Trump, have created a toxic environment...

Historically and Today, Only White People Are...

The first Women's March on Washington, which was the day after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, attracted nearly a half million people and...

Dear White People, Spare Us Your Righteous...

Dear white America: This is all on you. The results of the presidential election are all yours, so own it, embrace it and deal...

Study: ‘Ban the Box’ Double-Edged Sword for...

In a classic example of unintended consequences, the effort to “ban the box” may cause more harm than good, in some cases.  According to...

Man Writes Letter Urging Sports Reporter to...

At a time when talk of the wrongs committed against Black people is finally starting to bubble to the surface — and Black people...

Study: Blacks at a 54% Greater Risk...

The scope of the problem of race-based mortgage discrimination against the Black community is well documented, and certainly an issue on which Atlanta Blackstar...

Study: Racial Discrimination In Mortgage Lending Continues...

The study, just published in the Journal of Urban Economics by economists from Marquette, Texas Christian and Georgia State University, identified Mortgage Loan Originators,...

Poll: Majority of Whites Say More Must...

Racism.  America’s original sin.  Black folks have complained about it since day one in this country.  And now we live in an era of...

President Obama Completely Ignores Black Issues in...

On Tuesday night, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. And by all accounts, it...

White Rage: Poll Finds that Whites, Republicans...

White people are angry, and a poll says they are the angriest in America.  It looks as if white America, collectively, is crying white...

Pew Study: Middle Class In Trouble, Blacks...

A new Pew report on the middle class has bad news for people who find themselves in America's middle economic tier or aspire to...

While Most White Americans Deny Institutionalized Racism...

Black people are the most vulnerable cogs in the wheel, and remain in a permanent state of crisis.  If Black people remain vulnerable, no...

#BlackOnCampus Reveals the Outrageous Examples of Racism...

After the resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe earlier this week, the student protests at Ithaca College, Princeton, and Yale have brought...

Real Change or a Band-Aid? #Mizzou Administration...

On Monday, the University of Missouri said it would implement a diversity initiative, following the resignation of the university president and chancellor in light...

The Murder of Tyshawn Lee In Chicago...

The question must be asked: To what lengths are Black folks willing to go in order to extricate themselves from white supremacy? It is a...

New Study: Whites Associate Black Male-Sounding Names...

  A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that Black-sounding names are associated with negative stereotypes of Black people among whites. The latest...

Jim Crow Segregation Lives On: An Examination...

Over a half century has passed since Brown v. Board of Education but educational segregation is still a reality, and Pennsylvania is a prime...

Ethiopian Jews Currently Fighting Institutionalized Racism...

For Ethiopian Jews in Israel, life could be compared to that of a Black person in the United States. Both are denied certain jobs,...