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White Man Who Shot 5 BLM Protesters Gets 15-Year Sentence

Allen Scarsella’s actions were fueled by “repugnant, racist ideas,” said the presiding judge.

Police Officer Slams, Beats Black Man for ‘Jaywalking’: Video, Nandi Cain

‘Walking While Black’: Man Beaten by Cop Abused in Jail, Lawsuit States

“This is one of the most outrageous unprovoked assaults since Rodney King,” said John Burris, an attorney for Nandi Cain Jr.

Serena Williams Responds to ‘Racist’ Remark About Her Unborn Child

Serena Williams Responds to Racist Remark About Her Unborn Child

“It disappoints me to know we live in a society in which people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child,” Serena Williams said.

Reporter Kelly Wright Named as a Plaintiff in Fox News Discrimination Lawsuit

Kelly claims he "has been effectively sidelined and asked to perform the role of a 'Jim Crow' — the racist caricature of a Black entertainer.”

Fox Replaces O’Reilly With a Misogynist Racist

Fox Replaces O’Reilly With a Misogynist Racist

Beloved by David Duke and the DailyStormer.com, Tucker Carlson will take O’Reilly’s spot.

Teacher Fired for Controversial Racial Assignment

Teacher Fired for Controversial Racial Assignment

Questions asking how comfortable students are around Blacks, Muslims, gays and other groups sparked a debate on how to teach about racism in schools — if at all.

Fox News Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Fox News Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Two Black women said they "and other dark-skinned employees suffered years-long relentless racial animus" at the company.

Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Remark on Congresswoman’s Hair Rebuked

The Fox News host's comment about Rep. Maxine Waters is "no laughing matter," rather "a well-worn diversion and act of denigration," a Rutgers women's and gender studies professor told DiversityInc.

White Supremacist Charged with Murder as Terrorism for NYC Killing

White Supremacist Charged with Murder as Terrorism for NYC Killing

James Harris Jackson randomly killed Timothy Caughman, a Black man, to deter white women from dating Black men.

Hate Motivated a White Man to Travel to NYC to Kill Black Men

“It is believed that he was specifically intending to target male Blacks,” a deputy police chief said of James Harris Jackson's crime.

Unemployment Rate for Blacks Increases During Trump Presidency

Unemployment Rate for Blacks Increases During Trump Presidency

Latest jobs report is touted as successful, while number of jobs for Black people has gone down.

Black People More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted in U.S., Says Report

Black People More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted in U.S., Says Report

The National Registry of Exonerations report analyzed data on crimes for which exonerations are most common.

Former Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Admits to Using N-Word

Ex-Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Admits to Using N-Word

Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown, said he only repeated racist remarks used by other people.

‘Get Out’: Jordan Peele’s Film on Race Relations Exceeds $100M at Box Office

The satirical horror film “embodies and expresses the African American experience with infrastructural racism,” NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said.

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 20 Percent in 2016 Fueled by Election Campaign

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 20 Percent in 2016 Fueled by Election Campaign

Bias crimes appeared to increase in some cities following the Nov. 8 election, a trend that has extended into this year.

Kansas Man Shouts ‘Get Out of My Country’ Before Killing Indian Immigrant

Kansas Man Shouts ‘Get Out of My Country’ Before Killing Indian Immigrant

Public outcry, including that of Ian Grillot, the man who tried to stop the shooter, caused President Trump to finally address the incident being investigated as a hate crime.

Jewish cemetery vandalized

Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Latest Anti-Semitic Incident

About 100 headstones were overturned at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia just a week after a similar incident occurred in Missouri.

Man Kicks Muslim Woman at JFK, Shouts ‘Trump Is Here Now, He Will Get Rid of All of You’: DA

Man Kicks Muslim Woman at JFK, Shouts ‘Trump Is Here Now, He Will Get Rid of All of You’: DA

A Massachusetts businessman is facing hate crime charges for violence against an airport worker.

Coretta Scott King First Warned of Jeff Sessions in 1986

Coretta Scott King First Warned of Jeff Sessions in 1986

King wrote in a recently uncovered letter that Sessions “sought to punish older civil rights activists, advisors and colleagues of my husband, who had been key figures in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.”

Woman Charged with Hate Crime After Racist Rant on Facebook Live

Woman Charged with Hate Crime After Racist Rant on Facebook Live

Is Facebook responsible for its technology being used as a vehicle for hate?

President Obama: Talk of a Post-Racial America Not Realistic

In an emotional farewell address, Obama discussed American values and race in the U.S., and gave a tribute to his wife and daughters.

Dylan Roof found guilty

Dylann Roof Found Guilty of Charleston Massacre

“He must be held accountable for each and every action he took inside that church. For every life he took,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan Williams.

Obama on The Daily Show

President Obama Explains How He Navigates Racial Topics

Says people “sometimes have blind spots … but that doesn’t mean that they’re not open to learning and caring about equality and justice … there’s goodness in the majority of people.”

Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

In a Facebook post, Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim, said she was called “ISIS” and subjected to “sexist taunts” during a visit to the nation’s capital.