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Chicago Cop Who Beat Handcuffed Black Woman...

  The city of Chicago is set to shell out the big bucks to a victim who allegedly suffered violence at the hands of police. Lawyers...

Airbnb Host Who Refused Guest Based on...

UCLA law student Dyne Suh and her friends excitedly headed towards Big Bear, Calif., in February, where they had reserved an Airbnb rental for...

The Stigma of Mental Illness Often Prevents...

In 2009, Garren Fain moved from Columbia, S.C., where a new job opportunity awaited his mom in Atlanta, Ga. He was in seventh grade...

Are White Gun Owners Protecting the Second...

A Black, off-duty St. Louis policeman was shot by a white colleague when he went to assist officers with an arrest. The Black officer...

NYC Deliveryman Threatened with Noose Too Traumatized...

The Black deliveryman given a noose by the owner of a popular New York City meat market says he just can't go back to...

Unbowed by Politically Motivated Punishment, Michigan Activist...

“They thought they had defeated me. … Matter of fact, they thought they had buried me. When someone throws dirt on you, they don’t...

As Hate Crime Attacks Increase In the...

The news has been filled with stories involving hate crimes. In Aspen, Colo., for example, a homeless man was charged with pulling a knife...

Major Standford Study Finds Black Motorist Are...

The death of Philando Castile on July 6, 2016, shined an unflattering light on the issue of police stops. Castile, who was stopped 52...

Brazil’s Ongoing Race Problem: Recent Study Uncovers...

“The most shocking story I heard was told by a young woman, a university student who came to see me… she was phenotypically ‘Black’...

Leslie Jones Provides No Details But Tweets...

This past weekend, Los Angeles was filled with Black stars as they celebrated the annual BET Awards. Award show host Leslie Jones took to...

Why Are Black Alabama Babies Dying at...

The racial disparities in infant mortality rates in the United States have long been appalling. Nationwide, Black infants are 2.4 times more likely to...

‘Queen Sugar’ Cast Discusses Sadly Relevant Topic of...

Coming on the heels of the nonconviction of the Minnesota cop who stopped and killed Philando Castile, Micah’s “Driving While Black” moment in the...

Philando Castile, Charleena Lyles … The Body...

Before we can even process the acquittal of the murder of Philando Castile, we hear about another murder of a Black person by the police...

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...

Sex Trafficking’s True Victims: Why Are Our...

Mimi Crown’s story is like millions of others that have been and are being told across America. At age 21, she was abducted and...

Despite Claims to the Contrary by Trump...

The June economic report from the U.S. Department of Labor bodes well for African-Americans. According to the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Black...

Racist Acts Can Get You Jailed In...

Brazilian funk singer Ludmilla has been the target of numerous racist remarks since she first broke onto the music scene in 2012 with the YouTube hit "Fala Mal...

Research Shows Trump’s Election May Have Negative...

Researchers in an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, June 8, point to growing evidence that suggests racism as...

Natural Hair Bias Is the Latest Tool Being...

In Malden, Mass., the long-simmering argument of how appropriate it is for African-American women to style their hair as they choose hit a new...

Despite Ending Anthem Protest, Colin Kaepernick’s Commitment...

“I thought I was from Milwaukee. I thought my ancestry started at slavery and I was taught in school that we were all supposed...

Murder, Forced Labor and the Forgotten Black...

In 1957, 11-year-old Johnny Lee Gaddy started skipping class. Embarrassed by his persistent stutter, Gaddy chose to avoid the relentless teasing from classmates at...
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