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Homeland Security Official Who Said Blacks are Lazy, Sexually Promiscuous Drug Users Resigns

Homeland Security Official Who Said Blacks are Lazy, Sexually Promiscuous Drug Users Resigns

Rev. Jamie Johnson, head of a faith-based division of the DHS, had been in the position since April.

Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney General Ties Gang Violence to Immigration

Sessions’ FBI Finds New Terrorists: Black People

After white Nazis march on Charlottesville, a white man shoots 500 people in Las Vegas and another white man slaughters 26 people in a Texas church, the white people running the FBI and DOJ are concerned about “Black Identity Extremism.”

Roy Moore, Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Roy Moore: ‘New Rights’ Were Created in 1965 and ‘Today We’ve Got a Problem’

Moore did not explain whether he was referring to landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 or a more obscure SCOTUS ruling on school prayer.

U.S. Air Force Academy Says Black Student Wrote Racial Slurs

U.S. Air Force Academy Says Black Student Wrote Racial Slurs

Despite the investigation’s findings, Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria said the issues he discussed regarding racism and diversity still needed to be addressed.

Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

From fake Black activist social media accounts to a Facebook ad of a Black woman ready to fire a gun, Russian trolls attempted to manipulate Americans.

Carol Anderson: ‘White Rage’

The chair of African American Studies at Emory University and author of the book White Rage, delivered a poignant and captivating analysis surrounding the continued use of systematic racism to oppress people of color in this country.

Black Lawmaker Takes Knee on House Floor ‘To Stand Against Racism’

Black Lawmaker Takes Knee on House Floor ‘To Stand Against Racism’

“You tell me which of those children’s mothers are a son of a b. That is racism,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said.

NFL’s ‘Sons of Bitches’ Band Together to Defy Forced Obedience

More than 200 players joined in solidarity Sunday to protest Trump’s assault on their right to protest racial injustices. 

Black Cornell Student Beaten in Racially Charged Attack

Black Cornell Student Beaten in Racially Charged Attack

The university has seen several racially charged incidents over the past few weeks.

Lipscomb University's President Putting Cotton on a Table at a Black Student Dinner Shows Why Cultural Awareness Matters

Lipscomb University’s President Putting Cotton on a Table at a Black Student Dinner Shows Why Cultural Awareness Matters

The president of Lipscomb University serving collard greens and cornbread to students with cotton centerpieces raises deeper questions about cultural awareness and white privilege.

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

“What we have is a legacy of policies that have disproportionately impacted people along racial and economic lines,” Mayor Lyda Krewson said. “This is institutional racism.”

Firefighter Resigns After Saying He’d Save a Dog Before a Black Person

Firefighter Resigns After Saying He’d Save a Dog Before a Black Person

In a Facebook post, an Ohio firefighter used a racial slur saying the lives of Blacks are less important than animals.

Stop Talking About the Rooney Rule

Stop Talking About the Rooney Rule

Magical thinking will not move the needle on your diversity efforts, or your career, if your leadership is not accountable for results.

How These Six Black Female Police Chiefs Broke the Glass Ceiling in North Carolina

Women account for only 13 percent of police officers across the U.S., but these six women are breaking the mold.

8-Year-Old Boy Was Hung from Noose After Being Called Racial Slurs Family Says

A photo of the young boy’s injuries went viral, and New Hampshire state authorities are now investigating.

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

“I was just mostly shocked and I wanted to ask them why they did it,” said Kylan Smallwood, the team’s quarterback and only Black varsity player.

Is the 'Ku Klux Klowns' Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

Is the ‘Ku Klux Klowns’ Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

An art collective created the display in “protest of white nationalist uprising in the United States.”

Black UFC Fighter Rescues Man with Confederate Flag from Harvey Floodwaters

“He wanted to take the flag with him, and he just apologized and said, ‘Man, I’ll sit in the back of your truck,’” Derrick Lewis said.

Charlottesville, U.N. Rights Experts Urge U.S. to ‘Unequivocally’ Condemn Racism

U.N. Rights Experts Urge U.S. to ‘Unequivocally’ Condemn Racism

“We are alarmed by the racist demonstrations, with overtly racist slogans, chants and salutes by white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan, promoting white supremacy and inciting racial discrimination and hatred,” said Anastasia Crickley, who chairs the U.N. panel.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Urges White Players to Join Anthem Protest for Effective Change

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Urges White Players to Join Anthem Protest for Effective Change

The player says the effectiveness of anthem protests would grow with white players’ involvement.

Confederate Monuments’ Removal Was ‘Foolish,’ Says Trump

Confederate Monuments’ Removal Was ‘Foolish,’ Says Trump

The president called it “sad” that America’s history — the part engrained in a legacy of slavery and racism — was “being ripped apart.”

Nazi, No Middle Ground for Human Rights at DiversityInc

No Middle Ground for Human Rights at DiversityInc

Trump’s statements yesterday drew a line that divides good from evil. There is no moral equivalence. You have a right to know where leadership stands.

Alt-Right Leader Richard Spencer Wants to Use White College Students to Further His Movement

Alt-Right Leader Richard Spencer Wants to Use White College Students to Further His Movement

Spencer, an “academic racist” who said he doesn’t take President Trump’s statement against white supremacy seriously, is planning a college tour.

A Message from A Black Girl Raised in Virginia to the Young White Nationalist: Get Your Mind Right

Word to the wise, this is what happens when weak minds go to waste.