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Black Former NFL Player Killed in Road Rage Incident, White Shooter Let Go

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office responds to backlash from social media users saying the assailant was released because he is white.

Van Jones, #Cut50 Petition Obama to Grant More Clemencies in Final Days of Presidency

Van Jones, #Cut50 Petition Obama to Grant More Clemencies in Final Days of Presidency

With a change in administration, it’s uncertain if criminal justice reform will continue.

Simone Manuel Sees Gold as Boost for Black Community

Simone Manuel Sees Gold as Boost for Black Community

The 20-year-old became the first Black woman to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual swimming event.

Survey: Black, Latino Parents Believe College Vital for Success

But has an increase in Latinos and Blacks earning college degrees decreased the racial wealth gap?

Flint water crisis

Don’t Want to Drink the Water we Poisoned? Show us Your ID!

Authorities in Flint have been requiring IDs before handing out water bottles to residents in need.

Alabama Cops Allegedly Fram Black Men

Neo-Confederate Cops in Alabama Allegedly Framed Black Men

Documents show "irrefutable evidence of criminal activity."

Rachel Dolezal: ‘I Was Born Biologically White’

After numerous denials and evasions, Dolezal finally admits her heritage.

NBA Star Accosted for ‘Shopping While Black’ in Wisconsin

The usual story of assumptions and apologies when confronted with national attention

Black Student Brutalized by Police for Making a White Woman ‘Uncomfortable’

Once again, cell phone video makes it impossible to sweep under the rug.

Facebook, Google Show No Progress

Eight out of 10 senior leaders at Facebook and Google are men; seven out of 10 are white.

Don Thompson, CEO, McDonald's

McDonald’s CEO to Retire; Black Fortune 500 CEOs Decline by 33% in Past Year

DiversityInc Top 50 companies remain ahead of the Fortune 500 when it comes to having members of underrepresented groups as CEOs.

Where Is the Diversity in Police Departments?

Recent analyses of Census data indicate that a lack of diversity exists in police departments around the country.

Addressing the Perceptions of Law Enforcement Prejudice

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing examines the perception of biased policing in Black and Latino communities.