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Boston Cop on Leave After Allegations of Racially Harassing Roxbury Prep High School Students At Local McDonald’s

Joseph Lynch, a 16-year veteran with the Boston Police Department, has been placed on administrative leave following the department’s internal affairs’ investigation into allegations he directed racial slurs toward Black and Latino students from Roxbury Prep High School at a local McDonald’s. According to the New York Post, Lynch’s assignment…

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Opinion: ‘When They See Us’ Highlights Why Exoneration Doesn’t Equal Vindication For Blacks and Latinos

“When They See Us” is director extraordinaire Ava Duvernay’s latest masterpiece. The four-part Netflix mini-series debuted on May 31 to rave reviews and incredibly emotional responses from viewers who watched the series. The drama detailed the terrible injustice committed against the “Central Park Five.” It’s not the first time Blacks…

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Donald Trump Jr.’s Tweet About ‘Racist Air’ Epically Backfires

Donald Trump Jr. mocked a news story, which highlighted how air pollution is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic communities. Last year, scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a study documenting that Blacks and Hispanics were more likely to be exposed to air pollution, even though whites were more…