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Nick Chiles

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Nick Chiles is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author. He has written or co-written 13 books and won over a dozen major journalism awards during a journalism career that brought him to the Dallas Morning News, the Star-Ledger of New Jersey and New York Newsday, in addition to serving as Editor-in-Chief of Odyssey Couleur travel magazine.

8 Reasons Why White Supremacy Is Bad for (Most) White People

Advancing White Mediocrity Because racism has created a situation where highly qualified people of color are passed over for important opportunities, the result is that many mediocre white people are holding extremely vital positions in...

Anger Flows Across US Once Again As Protesters Express Outrage Over Recent Spate of...

The recent cases of unarmed Black men killed by police in incidents captured on video has reignited the rage of Americans across the country, leading to large-scale demonstrations in cities ranging from Oakland to...

Atlanta Educators Get Jail Time for Roles in School Cheating Scandal

The Atlanta Public Schools finally got a measure of closure to the test cheating scandal that made the system a national embarrassment as a Fulton County judge sentenced nine educators to punishment that ranged from...

FBI Investigating Death of Chicago Teen Killed By Barrage of 16 Bullets From Police...

The FBI is investigating the October death of a 17-year-old teenager, Laquan McDonald, at the hands of Chicago police—one of the many police-involved shootings that fly under the radar while others occupy the bulk...

Tulsa Volunteer Cop Robert Bates Charged With 2nd Degree Manslaughter for Killing Eric Harris

Robert Bates, the 73-year-old Tulsa sheriff's deputy who killed 44-year-old Eric Harris with a single gunshot that Bates claimed was a mistake, was charged with second-degree manslaughter yesterday by prosecutors. If convicted, the insurance company...

Study Shows Enormous Growth of Black Immigrant Population in US Over Last 35 Years

Compared to the American-born Black population, Black immigrants living in the U.S. are more likely to have a college degree and less likely to live in poverty. Those are a few of the findings from...

To Win The White House, Hillary Clinton Will Need to Focus on Black Jobs...

While most pundits will look to the past to determine whether Hillary Clinton will get enough Black support to sweep her into the White House next year, now that she has officially announced her...

Report: While Thousands of People Have Been Killed By Cops Over Last Decade, Just...

Thousands of people have been killed by police in the United States over the past 10 years, but only 54 officers have been charged with a crime, according to an analysis by the Washington...
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Outrage Over Video Showing Tulsa Officers Shoot, Brutalize and Curse Black Man As He...

Outrage is brewing in Oklahoma after Tulsa police released footage showing an unarmed Black man, Eric Harris, being shot by a volunteer sheriff's deputy who claims he thought he was deploying his Taser. The...

ACLU: America’s Obsession With Locking Up Black Men Led Directly to Death of Walter...

If America hadn't become a nation that excessively incarcerates Black men for minor, nonviolent offenses, Walter Scott's funeral would not be happening today because he'd likely still be alive. That's the conclusion drawn by Ezekiel Edwards,...

Supreme Court To Decide on Environmental Justice Case That Will have Enormous Effect on...

A crucial environmental case is currently being deliberated by the U.S. Supreme Court that could potentially save thousands of lives in the Black community and determine the state of the community's health for generations...

With the Birth of Billie Holiday 100 Years Ago, The World Welcomed One of...

In the American imagination, the high mournful sound of Billie Holiday's voice is like an audio synonym for the word melancholy. You can't hear it without being hurtled back to thoughts of love and loss,...

150 Years After End of the Civil War, Its Conflicts and Effects Continue To...

It is precisely 150 years after the Civil War ended with Southern surrender, at least five generations of Americans removed from this monumental conflict that cleaved the nation in two, but the effects of...

Fundraising Campaign for Michael Slager, Cop Charged with Murder, Shows Once Again The American...

In yet another indication of the cruelty and heartlessness that courses throughout the land, GoFundMe yesterday had to shut down a fundraising site that had been created for Michael Slager, the North Charleston police...

In Virginia, A Dramatic Funeral Will Be Held Tomorrow For Hannah Reynolds, A Formerly...

An incredibly compelling funeral is taking place this week in Appomattox, Va., a full 150 years after the deceased passed away. It is the funeral for Hannah Reynolds, a former enslaved Black woman who was...

The Walter Scott Killing Begs the Question, How Many Other Police Officers Have Lied...

The video in the Walter Scott killing revealing how police officer Michael Slager lied about the circumstances of the shooting is the holy grail for a Black community contending with generations of police abuse...
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Michelle Obama’s Biographer Talks to ABS: ‘She’s very mindful that the deck is just...

Peter Slevin, a veteran national and international reporter with the Washington Post who is now a journalism professor at Northwestern, interviewed a vast collection of Michelle Obama’s friends, family members and acquaintances—in addition to,...

The Hate Hasn’t Stopped: 7 Horrifying Lynchings, Killings in the New Millennium

Otis Byrd, Mississippi Otis Byrd, 54, went missing on March 2 after being dropped off at the Riverwalk Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi. On March 19, Byrd’s body was found hanging from a tree about a...

NYC’s Success Academy Charter Schools Are Pushing Poor Students To Lofty Test Scores, But...

In the latest skirmish over the national quest to raise the test scores of poor students of color, the case of New York's vast network of charter schools known as Success Academies highlights an...
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North Charleston Officer Fired, Denied Bail After Being Charged With Murder for Killing Unarmed...

In a number of new developments in the story, police officer Michael Slager, who has been fired from the North Charleston police force, appeared in court today by videoconference wearing a jail uniform after a judge...

Rev. Gardner Taylor, 96, Called Perhaps The Greatest Preacher in America, Passed Away on...

Theologians and African-American leaders across the nation have been searching to find synonyms to describe the impact that the Rev. Gardner C. Taylor had on the Black church and also the nation over the...

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