12/19/2014 10:25 am
In 1944, George Stinney Jr., a 14-year-old Black boy, became the youngest person in the U.S. to be executed. Seventy years later, Stinney finally has been exonerated for the crime he never committed.
12/15/2014 4:54 pm
The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have finally focused nationwide attention on a long-standing issue in our country—Blacks are disproportionately targeted as criminals by law enforcement.
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson says the first step in changing negative behavior is to understand the underlying imagery of the Black male, which doesn’t represent reality.
12/08/2014 11:58 am
In the Netherlands, Santa Claus doesn’t have elves. Instead, he has a Blackface assistant named Black Pete. After years of this tradition, some are finally calling the character racist.