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Unhappy About U.N. Security Council Vote, Jewish Singer Calls Obama a Racial Slur Onstage

A popular Hasidic Jewish singer used a racially offensive slur to slam outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama during a concert in Jerusalem on Thursday, Dec. 29. Singer Mordechai Ben David, a 65-year-old Brooklynite who has...

Detroit Police Officer Calls City Residents ‘Garbage,’ Brags About Physically Assaulting Them

A Detroit police officer is being investigated after posting inflammatory comments on social media in which he called city residents "garbage" and boasted about how he used to assault them. Officer Daniel Wolff made the...

Why Are White People Blaming BLM for the Kidnapping, Torture of a Mentally Disabled...

Four Black Chicago teens are in police custody after disturbing footage of them forcibly restraining and torturing a mentally disabled white man was live streamed on Facebook Tuesday evening. The video, captured by 18-year-old Brittany...

Disturbing Footage Shows Teen Lying Limp After School Officer Body Slams Her to the...

Yet another disturbing video has emerged of a school resource officer using excessive force against a female student half his size. A nine-second video clip uploaded to Twitter on Tuesday, Dec. 3.  showed school police...

Dylann Roof: ‘I Would Like to Make It Crystal Clear, I Don’t Regret What...

Day Two of the death-penalty trial against Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was spent trying to convince a jury that the baby-faced killer deserved the ultimate punishment for his racially motivated crime: an end...

Federal Judge Orders Pennsylvania to Provide Former Black Panther with Potentially Life-Saving Medical Treatment

A federal court has ordered the state of Pennsylvania to provide journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal with life-saving medication to treat his hepatitis C infection. U.S. District Judge Robert D. Mariani on Tuesday,...

Woman Caught Trying to Smuggle Teenage Refugee In Suitcase While Crossing Spanish Border

A Moroccan woman was busted on Dec. 30 trying to smuggle a teenage African migrant into Spanish territory by hiding him in her luggage. Spanish authorities stopped the 22-year-old woman near the border crossing into...

Dwindling Numbers of Male Teachers Prompt Philadelphia Educator to Launch Initiative to Mobilize 1,000...

It's no secret that African-American and other nonwhite teachers make up just a small percentage of the nation's educators. An even smaller percentage of those educators (2 percent, to be exact) are African-American males. That's...

Employees Claim Upscale NYC Bistro Used Racist Code, Seated Black Patrons at Back of...

An upscale French bistro in New York City's Meatpacking district known for its alluring cuisine and dazzling atmosphere has quite the dirty secret: It uses racist code words to discriminate against Black customers and...

Nearly 800 People Fell Victim to Chicago’s Gun Violence In 2016. Now, Hundreds Are...

Hundreds of people marched along Chicago's Michigan Avenue Saturday, Dec. 31, bearing crosses with the names of the nearly 800 victims lost to the city's gun violence in 2016, CBS Chicago reported. Street violence...

CDC Gives Itself the Right to Test, Quarantine Travelers Without Due Process, Informed Consent

On Aug. 15, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proposed a new rule that would broaden its powers to examine, test and quarantine individuals traveling to or within the U.S. believed to...

Black Hair Organization Partners with Chinese Manufacturers to Help Beauty Supply Owners Gain More...

When it comes to hair care, it's no secret that Black Americans are the No. 1 consumers of ethnic hair care and beauty products. Yet, we own less than 1 percent of the entire market...

Paladino Voted Out by New York School Board for Vile, Racist Remarks About Obamas;...

A school board in Buffalo, New York, on Thursday cast its votes to oust a Trump campaign official who went on a disgustingly racist tirade against First Lady Michelle Obama last week. School board member...

Saving a Bit of Black History: 1920s Schoolhouse Survives Demolition Scare, Is Being Renovated...

After decades of abandonment and disrepair, a one-room schoolhouse that served to educate Black children on Georgia's St. Simons Island in the 1920s is nearing the end of much-needed renovation, thanks to the work...

Texas Family to Return GoFundMe Donations After Man Confesses to Setting Own Truck On...

Just a week before Christmas, a white family in Denton, Texas, thought they were the victims of a racially motivated arson attack at their home. That wasn't exactly the case, however, as the family...

9 Black-Owned Companies Launched In 2016 to Address Racism, Keep Money in the Black...

Innclusive: A Unique Lodging Service for the Black Traveler Formerly known as Noirebnb, Innclusive launched this year after several incidents of racial discrimination against Black travelers looking to book lodging on website Airbnb. The Black...

Chicago Officials Move Up Timetable on Equipping All of City’s Police Officers with Body...

Chicago city officials announced Wednesday, Dec. 28, that all city police officers would be equipped with body cameras by the end of 2017 — one year ahead of schedule. News of the accelerated plan to...

In Celebration of Kwanzaa, Black Panthers of Milwaukee Treat Children to Holiday Shopping Spree

Wednesday, Dec. 28, marked the third day of Kwanzaa, a special time dedicated to the African principle of Ujima or "collective work or responsibility." In honor of the holiday, celebrated Dec. 26-Jan. 1, the...

Dylann Roof Trial: Church Shooter Won’t Offer Evidence, Defense to Save His Own Life

The 22-year-old man convicted of brutally killing nine worshipers in a heinous attack at a historically Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year announced that he had no intention of offering defense in...

Legalizing Weed May Make Teens Think It’s Harmless to Their Health, New Study Suggests

So far, eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational use of marijuana. But, a new study suggests that pot legalization could give impressionable teens the false idea that using weed is...

Denzel Washington On Colorism: ‘The Easiest Thing to Do Is Blame Somebody Else’

In an interview with BET this weekend, two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington sat down to dish about his highly anticipated film "Fences" and the polarizing issues of race discussed in the movie. The acclaimed...

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