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Hate Speech Seeps into U.S. Mainstream Amid Bitter Campaign

Hate Speech Seeps into U.S. Mainstream Amid Bitter Campaign

As hate speech becomes more mainstream, "it seems like our country is going backwards," said one vandalism victim.

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

“Are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?” the Trump supporter said.

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

“The kinds of threats we have heard in recent months harken back to the first half of the 20th century,” said NAACP President and CEO Cornell W. Brooks.

‘Vote Trump’ Painted on Historic Black Church in Mississippi Burned in Fire

‘Vote Trump’ Painted on Historic Black Church in Mississippi Burned in Fire

“Our hearts are broken,” said Rev. Carilyn F. Hudson, the pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church destroyed in an act of arson.

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with 'African American-Sounding Names'

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with ‘African American-Sounding Names’

Researchers found that ride-sourcing companies are not exempt from practicing racial discrimination.

Trump Kicks Black man out of N.C. Rally, Calls him a 'Thug'

Trump Kicks Black Man Out of N.C. Rally, Calls Him a ‘Thug’

The man removed from the rally is actually a longtime supporter of the Republican candidate.

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

University of Wisconsin-Madison said the Halloween costume was “repugnant” but “was an exercise of the individual’s right to free speech.”

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

The radio show host, Fox News pundit and Trump advisor said he’ll buy Obama’s airline ticket, but he “can’t come back.”

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Duke said he’s concerned about security as “Dillard is pretty supportive of Black Lives Matter.”

Loretta Lynch: DOJ ‘Stands ready’ to Stop Unlawful Intimidation, Discrimination at Voting Polls

Loretta Lynch: DOJ ‘Stands ready’ to Stop Unlawful Intimidation, Discrimination at Voting Polls

Though a Supreme Court decision will limit the amount of DOJ poll observers, the U.S. attorney general says the DOJ will “protect every eligible citizen’s right to vote.”

Video: School Behavior Specialist Fired After Pushing Black Pre-K Student

School Behavior Specialist Fired After Pushing Black Pre-K Student: Video

"When I tell you to do something, you do it, boy," specialist Troy Vann yells as he loses control and pushes the child several times.

Black Doctor Asks to Help Delta Passenger, Denied by Flight Attendant

Black Doctor Asks to Help Delta Passenger, Denied by Flight Attendant

Delta Air Lines' lack of diversity in senior leadership may allow for a culture of bias.

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.

'O'Reilly Factor' Chinatown Segment Called Racist by Lawmakers, Asian American Journalists

‘O’Reilly Factor’ Chinatown Segment Called Racist by Lawmakers, Asian American Journalists

“I’m disgusted by this racism,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), the first Chinese American woman elected to Congress, said about the Fox News segment.

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.

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.”

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Why is the First Choice Deadly Force?

In incidents involving unarmed Black men, such as with Alfred Olango, police used deadly force. A Harvard report confirms Blacks are more likely to be killed by police than whites.

Tulsa Officer Charged With Manslaughter for Fatal Shooting Seen on Video

Tulsa Officer Charged With Manslaughter for Fatal Shooting Seen on Video

Officer Betty Shelby could face four years in prison if convicted of manslaughter following the shooting of Terence Crutcher.

North Carolina, protesters, police

Protest Erupts After Police Kill Black man in North Carolina

Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot by a police officer in North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon.

Georgia, voters, voting, ballot

Georgia Rejects Thousands of Minority Voter Registration Applications Due to Typos, Misspelled Names

"They have one goal in mind, and that is to suppress the vote from folks whose values are progressive-leaning in this country."

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Brennan Center for Justice Fights Voter ID Laws, Voter Intimidation

The nonpartisan institute participates in court cases and fights divisive rhetoric with facts in the fight for equal voting rights for disenfranchised groups.

Airbnb Responds to Racism by Tweaking Anti-Bias Policies for Hosts

Airbnb Responds to Racism by Tweaking Anti-Bias Policies for Hosts

"When we designed the platform — three white guys — there were a lot of things we didn't think about," Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said.

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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.”