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The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

“The kinds of threats we have heard in recent months harken back to the first half of the 20th century,” said NAACP President and CEO Cornell W. Brooks.

Trump: Black Americans Live in 'Ghettos'

Trump: Black Americans Live in ‘Ghettos’

Trump calls largely Black areas "ghettos" and paints Black neighborhoods as having "so many horrible, horrible problems."

North Carolina Republicans Try to Block 100-Year-Old Black Woman from Voting

North Carolina Republicans Try to Block 100-Year-Old Black Woman from Voting

Grace Bell Hardison, who has been on the voting rolls for 30 years, almost lost her right to vote in the presidential election.

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

The radio show host, Fox News pundit and Trump advisor said he’ll buy Obama’s airline ticket, but he “can’t come back.”

Colin Powell to Vote for Clinton

Colin Powell to Vote for Clinton

Powell, a son of immigrants, said Trump has “insulted America in one way almost every day.”

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Duke said he’s concerned about security as “Dillard is pretty supportive of Black Lives Matter.”

Black Student Forcibly Detained by D.C. Police Sues for $11 Million

Black Student Forcibly Detained by D.C. Police Sues for $11 Million

Last October, Jason Goolsby was arrested after a white woman said he made her feel “uncomfortable.”

Inspired by Family’s Civil Rights Legacy, Sandra Evers-Manly Launches ‘Films with a Purpose’

DiversityInc talks with Northrop Grumman’s Evers-Manly about her quest to fund films with positive images of Blacks, like Satie Gossett’s buzzworthy film on slavery “Forgiveness.”

Georgia Cop Fired for Racist Facebook Messages, Boasting About Targeting Black Drivers

Georgia Cop Fired for Racist Facebook Messages, Boasting About Targeting Black Drivers

The cop's conduct highlights the realities of racial profiling in policing.

Dear Trump: Not all Black People Live in Inner Cities

Dear Trump: Not all Black People Live in Inner Cities

Social media users, including the NAACP, corrected Trump’s response to a question asked at the second presidential debate.

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Racist posters, many of which are Trump supporters, use code words for Blacks, Mexicans, Muslims and Jews to avoid censorship.

Clinton Black Grandmothers

Clinton: My Worries Are not the Same as Black Grandmothers’

The grandchildren of Black grandmothers "have different and deeper fears about the world," Clinton acknowledged at a North Carolina church on Sunday.

U.N. Panel: Blacks Reparations

U.N. Panel: Blacks in the U.S. Should Receive Reparations for ‘Racial Terrorism’

The panel states it is “extremely concerned about the human rights situation of African Americans.”

President Obama on Trump: ‘We’ve got a museum for him to visit’

President Obama on Trump: ‘We’ve got a museum for him to visit’

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will provide a history lesson on Black progress in America that Donald Trump needs.

Author Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips Explains to Corporate Executives Why ‘Brown is the New White’

“Every single day, there are 7,000 new people of color added to the U.S. population, and 1,000 whites,” author Steve Phillips said.

U.S. Income Surges, but Women, Minorities Remain Behind

U.S. Income Surges, but Women, Minorities Remain Behind

2015 saw an increase in median household income for whites, Blacks, Asians and Hispanics, the newest report from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed, the highest increase being among Hispanic households. According to the report, 2015 saw an additional estimated 3.3 million people with earnings over 2014, regardless of work experience. All households saw a 5.2 …

Cops Shoot, Kill Black Man Eating in His Backyard

Cops Shoot, Kill Black Man Holding ‘Rusty’ Pocket Knife Eating in His Backyard

Family of the South Florida man who was killed said police used excessive force.

Juvenile Detention Guard Watched as Black Teen Took ‘Dying Breaths,’ Says Lawsuit

The federal lawsuit claims video shows a juvenile detention center guard “did not lift a finger” to help Gynnya McMillen; instead he returned to his desk.