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White Students Host Online Debate on Best Way to Say N-Word, School Releases Statement...

A Florida Christian school is under fire after several of its students engaged in a racially charged online "debate" over the the best way to say the N-word. Via Instagram, students from the First Academy...

Rare Handwritten Postcards by Malcolm X to be Auctioned Off

A set of 16 handwritten postcards by civil rights activist Malcolm X will go to the highest bidder at a Los Angeles auction house this month. The entire collection of rare postcards will be up...

Federal Judge Declines to Expand Access to ‘Highly Sensitive’ Ferguson Grand Jury Details

A federal judge is maintaining limited access to 'highly sensitive' details surrounding the grand jury that declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. According to St. Louis' Fox 2...

University of Chicago to Incoming Students: Say Goodbye to Your ‘Safe Spaces’

In a move contrary to other major universities, the University of Chicago is opting to get rid of "safe spaces" for students who have become conditioned to be offended by beliefs and ideas that...
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Activists Request Anti-Censorship Policy from Facebook Following Death of Korryn Gaines

On Monday, several activist groups penned an open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg requesting that the social media giant implement an "anti-censorship policy" in its dealings with law enforcement personnel. The request comes just...

Ex-Rep. Bachmann: ‘Deranged, Rent-a-Thug’ Protesters Were Looking For a Beat Down at Weekend Trump...

Former U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is pointing the finger at President Barack Obama after she says a group of "deranged, rent-a-thug" protesters attacked the Trump campaign and its supporters over the weekend. Bachmann appeared on...

Report: 50 of the Most Segregating School Districts Are in the North, Not the...

The phenomena of race and class segregation are often associated with states and towns located south of the Mason-Dixon line. However, a recent report by non-profit EdBuild revealed that some of the nation's most segregating...

America’s Pay Gap Costs African-American Women over $1 Million in Lost Wages

Every April, one day is set aside for Equal Pay Day — a calendar day symbolizing how far into the year women must work to earn the same wages made by men in the...

Charleston Church Shooter Had Two Hidden Manifestos, Court Documents Reveal

Prosecutors have uncovered two handwritten manifestos authored by accused Charleston, South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof. According to court documents, Roof's letters espousing white supremacy were written in the months leading up to the attack,...

Houston BLM Activists Calls Out NAACP’s ‘Profit over Justice’ Motive in Wake of ‘White...

A crowd of armed, Confederate flag-waving white supremacists gathered outside the Houston NAACP headquarters Sunday to denounce the civil rights organization's failure to condemn Black Lives Matter and hold "their people" accountable. However, the White Lives...

Update: Judge Declines to Try Amy Joyner’s Attacker as an Adult

To the surprise and shock of many, a Delaware judge declined to try one of three teenagers involved in the death of Amy Inita Joyner-Francis as an adult. The unexpected announcement came Friday as Family Court...

Islamic Rebel Pleads Guilty to Destroying Ancient Timbuktu Buildings, Artifacts

The Islamist militant responsible for spearheading the rampage that left several of Timbuktu's ancient buildings and artifacts in ruins has pleaded guilty to his crimes. According to The Atlantic, Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi is the first Islamist...

Sheriff Fired over Comments on How He Would Treat Black People ‘in the Pre-Camera...

The Lucas County Sheriff's Office fired one of its deputies Wednesday after the 19-year veteran made a series of inappropriate Facebook posts in reference to the Black Lives Matter movement. According to LawOfficer.com, Ohio Deputy...

Ex-Director of FEMA Criticizes Obama Over ‘Botched’ Opportunity to Address Louisiana Floods, Others Join...

Amid the devastating floods that ravaged Louisiana last week, the White House announced Friday that President Obama would make a trip to the Bayou State Tuesday to address the historic flooding. The president has faced...

‘Our Sons Will Not be Hashtags:’ Concerned Mother Launches Nationwide Support Group for Women...

If raising a Black child in America wasn’t hard enough already, imagine the challenge of raising Black sons during a time of increased racial tension, marked by the high-profile shootings of Black men and...

The Felony Murder Rule: Why Its Important to Understand

A recent investigative report revealed the disturbing trend of Chicago police officers killing suspects, and then pointing the finger at their friends or accomplices. According to the Chicago Reader, the Chicago Police Department and Cook...

Parents of Kendrick Johnson Ordered to Pay Hefty Legal Fees

While continuing the search for answers into their son's death, the parents of Kendrick Johnson were dealt another heavy blow. On Thursday, a judge ordered Kenneth and Jackie Johnson to pay the legal fees of...

White Supremacist Stabs Random Black Man on Street, Said He Wanted to ‘Avenge Police’

In a professed crusade against the Black Lives Matter movement, a Washington state white supremacist walked up and stabbed an African-American man outside a bar in Olympia. According to KOMO News, the racially motivated attack...

Clinton to FBI: Colin Powell Advised Me to Use Private Emails — But Is...

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton reportedly told investigators that former Secretary of State Colin Powell recommended she use a private email account, sources say. According to The New York Times, Powell supposedly gave Clinton the advice...

Study: Minor Offenses, Broken Windows Policing to Blame for Rising Jail Population of Black...

While the spotlight is often put on the alarmingly high incarceration rates of African-American men, a new study shows it might time to shift our attention to the rising incarceration of Black women. According to...

U.S. Justice Department Says Goodbye to Use of Private Prisons

The Department of Justice announced plans to end its use of private prisons Thursday, citing the major safety and security issues that occur at privately operated facilities. According to the Washington Post, Deputy Attorney General Sally...

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