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Kansas Man Kicks Black Toddler, Shouts Racial Slurs in Grocery Store

When Trace Riff tried to leave after attacking the child, another customer tackled him.

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At the Dillons supermarket in Wichita, Kan., Trace Riff, age 31, kicked a one-year-old Black boy in a racially motivated attack.

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Cincinnati Teacher Bans Natural Hairstyles for Concert, Middle School Apologizes

The memo banned students from sporting "outlandish" hairstyles like "large afros."

Steven Reeves, a music teacher at Pleasant Run Middle in Cincinnati, sent a letter home for young men to see a barber and young ladies to see a cosmetologist the night before the show. The letter banned natural hairstyles — like "large afros"specifically worn by Black children at the school.

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Update: Charges Dropped Against Mother Violently Separated From Child By Cops

Officers put on modified duty, while Jazmine Headley's one-year-old son has bruising from the struggle with police.

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced that Jazmine Headley, age 23, would not face charges related to her Friday arrest, and called for her immediate release. Justice Craig S. Walker of the State Supreme Court ordered her release.

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Jasmine Headley, age 23, was carrying her child into a city agency building in Brooklyn where SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is located, and sat on the floor to wait as there were no more chairs. A bystander, Nyashia Ferguson, who goes by the name Monae Sinclair on Facebook, reported she saw a security guard confront Headley and the two got into an argument. Security called the police, and when they arrived, Headley tried to explain, but they cut her off. That's when things got ugly.

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Woman Calls 911 on Black Child Delivering Newspapers in Ohio Neighborhood

"Sad, I can't even teach my son the value of working without someone whispering and looking at us out the side of their eye," said Uriah Sharp's mother.

Yet again in Ohio, a woman calls the cops on a Black boy for doing an honest job in the neighborhood.

As 12-year-old Uriah Sharp walked up to homes in Upper Arlington on Friday to deliver newspapers, a neighbor watched him. It was obvious what he was doing, nevertheless, she became suspicious and notified Upper Arlington Police.

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A Test Used to ‘Prove’ that Black and Brown Kids Were Less Intelligent — For Decades — Has Been Proven Wrong

New study shows old science experiments assumed self-control issues hindered success, instead of inequality.

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The marshmallow test, initiated almost 60 years ago to prove less intelligence and potential between Indian and African children, was proven wrong by a new study.

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Facebook's Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black Children

A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook's censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.

In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of "radicalized" Muslims. "Hunt them, identify them, and kill them," declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. "Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all."

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Black, Hispanic Minors Are More Likely to be Tried as Adults Than Whites

New research, confirmed by existing psychological data, concluded that minority children are more likely to be held to adult standards than white children.

Black and Hispanic minors in New Jersey are far more likely to be prosecuted as adults than those in other groups, according to a new analysis of court records by WNYC. Further, far more Black and Hispanic youths are given adult sentences or, in some cases, sent to adult prisons.

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