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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.

Confederate Flag Raised Again at South Carolina State Capitol

Despite the incidents last week in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas, and protests in cities across the country, the South Carolina Secessionist Party ignored requests to postpone its Confederate flag-raising rally; while The New York Post suggests civil war.

Video Shows Aftermath of Police Shooting of Black Man in Minnesota

In a live-stream video, the girlfriend of Philando Castile, who was killed at a traffic stop, detailed the incident and showed what followed.

Police Shoot Black Man Point Blank While Restrained on Ground

Protests erupt in Baton Rouge following release of cellphone video; Alton Sterling's family, NAACP call for police chief to resign.

Trump Revels in Neo-Nazi Support

Trump Revels in Neo-Nazi Support

GOP frontrunner repeatedly tweets messages appealing to white supremacists.

Most Voters Blame Trump for Rise in Hatred, One Poll Finds, While Another Confirms His Supporters View Blacks Negatively

Majority of Blacks will “never” vote for Trump, and his supporters think Blacks are “lazy” and “violent.”

Tone-Deaf ‘Racist’ Poster Illustrates Lack of Diverse Leadership at Red Cross

Critics have called for diversification of the organization’s nearly all-white management after no one noticed bias reflected in poster.

Jesse Williams’ BET Awards Speech: ‘If you have no interest in equal rights for Black people, then do not make suggestions to those who do’

His documentary, "Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement,” premiered on BET last month. He received BET's Humanitarian Award.

Funding Prejudice: Islamophobic Groups Net More Than $205 Million

A new report finds groups perpetuating prejudice against Muslims, some even having political ties, have increased revenue since 2008.