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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.

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.”