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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.

Diddy says Black Voters 'Shortchanged' by Obama Presidency

Black Voters ‘Shortchanged’ by Obama Presidency, Says Diddy

The rapper and businessman encouraged Black voters to “hold our vote” until a candidate prioritizes issues pertinent to the Black community.

Pastor Mark Burns

Trump’s Most Outspoken Black Supporter is a Liar

From whoppers about being a member of Kappa Alpha Psi and his college degree to tweaking facts about his military record, Trump's number one Black supporter has a credibility collapse.

Georgetown to Apologize, Offer Preferred Admission to Descendants of Slaves

Georgetown to Apologize, Offer Preferred Admission to Descendants of 272 Slaves it Sold

Student activism has led to Georgetown University taking steps to rectify its historic ties to the enslavement of African Americans.

Stroke Middle-aged African Americans More Likely Than Whites to Die

Middle-aged African Americans More Likely Than Whites to Die of Stroke

A recent study reveals several possible reasons as to why Blacks are significantly more likely to die of a stroke than whites.

Trump Clown

The Perpetual Disconnect Between Trump and the Black Community

Trump has 2 percent of the Black vote, so his campaign conducts a rally in a predominantly Black city. Charles Blow calls outreach “a lie.”

Obama's No Discrimination Advisory to Louisiana Receives Backlash

Obama’s No Discrimination Advisory to Louisiana Receives Backlash

Conservatives slammed the president's advisory that Louisiana not discriminate against minority flood victims — despite race playing a factor during disaster recovery in other areas.

Lynching museum

Thousands of Lynching Victims Honored in First of its Kind Museum

"The smog created by that history of racial inequality continues to compromise our health."

Private prisons

Department of Justice Putting an End to Private Prisons

Highly profitable private prisons, which aided in the increased incarceration of Blacks and Latinos due to racial disparities in sentencing, have been deemed highly unsafe.

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Scholar Chuck Collins talks with DiversityInc about a new report, which found that if public policy changes are not made, Black and Latino families won’t match white wealth for centuries.

FBI Director James Comey blew it in his speech on race in America

Editorial: FBI Director Blows It in Race Speech

FBI Director James Comey gave an unprecedented speech on racial profiling and tensions amongst law enforcement, but then seemingly excused it all.

Court Denies North Carolina Motion to Stay Decision on Racist Voter ID Law

Court Denies North Carolina Motion to Stay Decision on Racist Voter ID Law

In blocking the stay the court "merely returns North Carolina's voting procedure to the status quo prevailing before the discriminatory law was enacted," the order states.

Will Criminal Justice Reform Ever Happen? A Discussion Moderated by Van Jones Offers Answers

Will Criminal Justice Reform Ever Happen? A Discussion Moderated by Van Jones Offers Answers

Coinciding with the DNC, The Dream Corps, #cut50 and Rock the Vote bring together political leaders, community organizers to discuss what it takes to end an era of mass incarceration.

Voter ID law

Texas Voter ID Law Discriminates, Federal Court Rules

Appeals court agrees the Texas law made it harder for Blacks and Latinos to vote and violates the U.S. Voting Rights Act.

Most Voters Blame Trump for Rise in Hatred, One Poll Finds, While Another Confirms His Supporters View Blacks Negatively

Majority of Blacks will “never” vote for Trump, and his supporters think Blacks are “lazy” and “violent.”