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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.

David Duke to Trump: 'Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency'

David Duke to Trump: ‘Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency’

President Trump’s statements on Charlottesville were designed not to rile his most loyal base — white supremacists.

FaceApp Fail: 'Racist' Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

FaceApp Fail: ‘Racist’ Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

Social media users slammed the "Black,” “Caucasian,” "Asian" and "Indian" filters.

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

LaDainian Tomlinson honored his great-great-great-grandfather, who was “brought here in chains in a slave ship from West Africa.”

Role as Racist ‘Detroit’ Cop Took Actor Poulter to ‘Frightening Place’

Role as Racist ‘Detroit’ Cop Took Actor Poulter to ‘Frightening Place’

Will Poulter said he had been forced to “embrace ignorance” in order to play a racist officer who taunts, pistol-whips and beats up a group of Black men and two white women.

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri: ‘They May Not Be Safe’  

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri

The NAACP and allies rallied at the Capitol in Jefferson City to dissuade the signing of a bill that fails to protect minorities.

Trump’s Pro-Police Brutality Speech Slammed

Trump’s Pro-Police Brutality Speech Slammed

“I’m a cop. I do not agree with or condone the POTUS’ remarks on police brutality. Those that applauded and cheered should be ashamed,” tweeted Gainesville Police Department’s Ben Tobias.

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

President Trump took the time to slam former President Obama as well as praise a man with a legacy rooted in racism.

'Go Back to Africa,' Mayoral Candidate Tells Uhuru Movement Members

‘Go Back to Africa,’ Mayoral Candidate Tells Uhuru Movement Members

“Your reparations came in the form of a man named Barack Obama,” said Paul Congemi running for mayor of St. Petersburg.