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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.”

Alfred Olando

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."

Brennan Center for Justice Logo

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.

Trump Clown

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.”

The local White Lives Matter group is connected to the Aryan Renaissance Society, a neo-Nazi group.

NAACP in Houston Denounces ‘White Lives Matter’ Protest

The local White Lives Matter group is connected to the Aryan Renaissance Society, a neo-Nazi group.

Lynching museum

Thousands of Lynching Victims Honored in First of its Kind Museum

"The smog created by that history of racial inequality continues to compromise our health."

Private prisons

Department of Justice Putting an End to Private Prisons

Highly profitable private prisons, which aided in the increased incarceration of Blacks and Latinos due to racial disparities in sentencing, have been deemed highly unsafe.

New York Life Director Who Tells BLM Strategist to ‘Die’ Promptly Fired

New York Life Director Who Tells BLM Strategist to ‘Die’ Promptly Fired

A racist and hostile social media interaction cost Corey Multer his job.

Police shooting of a man in Milwaukee

Milwaukee a ‘Powder Keg’ Due to Decades of Racial Tension, Economic Inequality

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke blamed the riots in the city on "tribal behavior" resulting from households led by single mothers, but the city's history and data tells otherwise.

U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Law

U.S. Supreme Court Stance on North Carolina Law to Send Signal on Voting Limits

The court's denial of a proposed motion to stay the court's earlier decision regarding a voter ID law could set the precedent for future cases.

Gabby Douglas: Women Athletes Subjected to Bullying, Sexism on Social Media

Gabby Douglas: Women Athletes Subjected to Bullying, Sexism on Social Media

The Olympian faced unwarranted scrutiny by the public, which is a reflection of greater societal issues.

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Scholar Chuck Collins talks with DiversityInc about a new report, which found that if public policy changes are not made, Black and Latino families won’t match white wealth for centuries.

‘Neighborhood Watchman’ Kills Unarmed 20-Year-Old Black Male

‘Neighborhood Watchman’ Kills Unarmed 20-Year-Old Black Male

While at a party in Raleigh, Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas was shot by a white man who told 911 "frigging Black males" were outside his "frigging house."

Kenneth Walker

Town’s Lone Black Firefighter Receives Racist Letter, Home Set Ablaze

Ken Walker and his family in the Buffalo, New York, area lost everything they owned in a fire set by their neighbor, a former firefighter, arrested for arson.

Breitbart Editor Incites Racism, Kicked Off Twitter

Breitbart Editor Incites Racism, Kicked Off Twitter

Following a barrage of racist tweets at Leslie Jones, co-star of "Ghostbusters," Milo Yiannopoulos' account was permanently suspended.

Anti-Semitic Slurs Flood RNC Live Chat While Gov. Praises GOP-Jewish Relations

Anti-Semitic Slurs Flood RNC Live Chat While Gov. Praises GOP-Jewish Relations

Racist slurs poured in just as a Jewish former governor applauded the GOP for its positive relationship with Israel and the Jewish community.

Why the Bahamas Issued an Advisory for Travel to the U.S.

Why the Bahamas Issued an Advisory for Travel to the U.S.

How Bahamians react to authorities when they've done nothing wrong — same as white people here.

David Duke: Former KKK Leader, Trump Supporter Plans to Run for Congress

“I’d be the only person in Congress openly defending the rights and the heritage of European Americans,” Duke said.

Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling Killing Witness Bullied by Police; Video Poster Also Intimidated

Harassment, unlawful detention, paperwork flimflammery, humiliation alleged in retaliation against video witnesses to Alton's senseless death.

Photo of Black Woman at Baton Rouge Protest Goes Viral

An image of Ieshia Evans protesting called "iconic" for representing the Black Lives Matter movement.