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U.K.’s Vote a Warning to U.S.

The pandering to older, lower-income, uneducated voters with anti-immigration rhetoric has many parallels with Trump’s GOP campaign.

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NJ Transit Settles $3.65 Million Discrimination Suit

Complaints include supervisors using racial slurs, with one putting a noose around a worker’s neck.

Muhammad Ali: The Loss of a Legend

As a stellar athlete and social activist, Ali was a leader both inside and outside of the ring.

Michelle Obama: Five Crucial Points of Her Final Commencement Address

The First Lady offered stirring words of wisdom touching on diversity, the dangers of Trump and how President Obama is “the son of a man from Kenya.”

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Don’t Like Diversity? Then You Probably Love Trump

New Pew research shows correlations between anti-diversity and Islamophobia and "warm" feelings toward Trump. Lack of education also a correlation.

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Fox News Poll on Latinos Gets Racist Response from Trump Supporters

Vile tweets were sent in defense of the Republican presidential candidate.

U.S. v. Dylann Roof: Justice Dept. to Seek Death Penalty for Charleston Killings

Now both federal prosecutors and South Carolina state prosecutors are pursuing capital punishment.

GOP Senator: U.S. Has an ‘Under-Incarceration Problem’

Even though Blacks are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, Sen. Tom Cotton says the bipartisan effort to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes is “baseless.”

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Video of Black Man Killed by Police Released Two Years Later

"It's definitely wrongful death. … The officers were clearly negligent. You have a person who is not aggressive, who never swung at officers, and they are using tasers repeatedly."

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Racial Resentment Clearly Motivates Trump Supporters, Study Shows

A report shows Trump supporters view non-whites, gays and others more unfavorably than do white supporters of other GOP candidates.

Georgetown Report: Trump’s Rhetoric Resulted in ‘Almost Daily’ Attacks on Muslims

Trump “escalated anti-Muslim vitriol," according to the report.

Trump’s Cinco de Mayo ‘Taco Bowl’ a Social Media Fail

Donald Trump’s photo to celebrate the “Hispanic” holiday is offensive.

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Distraught Republicans Share True Feelings on Trump, Call Out Who He Is

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Fox News Readers Bash Obama’s Daughter With Racial Slurs, ‘Ape,’ ‘Monkey’

The right-wing media outlet removed the comments section of the article after readers shamed the president’s daughter with a mass influx of racist comments, including calling her a racial slur and hoping the young woman gets AIDS.

Police Lieutenant Suspended for Racial Instagram Posts

The Florida lieutenant said the allegations were “twisted and turned to fit people’s agendas.”

Beyoncé Criticized by Has-Been Piers Morgan

Morgan writes Beyoncé is now a “born again Black woman” who plays the “race card”; Twitter erupts.

White Nationalist Protesters Outnumbered at Stone Mountain

There were ten times more anti-racists in attendance for “Confederate Memorial Day” white supremacist event.

Harriet Tubman to Change the Face of U.S. Currency

Tubman to replace former President Andrew Jackson as the featured image of the $20 bill; some say it’s a bad idea.

Pro-Trump Students Mock MLK with Trump Hat Photo

A student political group at the University of South Florida posted the photo on social media, spurring controversy.

Amazon Customers to CEO: ‘Dump Trump’

"Reject Trump's sexism, racism, and xenophobia. Stop selling Trump products."

TV Journalist Fired for Racial Comments on Facebook

Professionals continue to violate company policies with racist postings.

Historic Congressional Caucus for Black Women, Girls Created

The caucus will prioritize the needs of Black women and girls in policy making.

Cleveland EMS Captain Fired for Facebook Post about Tamir Rice

Jamie Marquardt's post said he should have pulled the trigger killing “the little criminal.”

Trump ‘Looking Into’ Paying Legal Fees of Rally-goer Charged with Assault

The white North Carolina man charged said if he encounters the Black man he assaulted again, he “might have to kill him.”