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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…

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Explains Her Race and Ethnicity

Conversations around race and ethnicity have been prominent in the media because of the onslaught of diverse newly elected public officials. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is one of them. In an interview on MSNBC, she addressed her heritage with respect to her race. It’s no secret that throughout the Latino…

Trump Shares Latest Racist and Xenophobic Midterm Ad

President Trump tweeted a video on Wednesday with the following commentary: “It is outrageous what the Democrats are doing to our country. Vote Republican now! http://Vote.GOP.” The incendiary video, which Trump blamed Democrats for undocumented immigrants, shows Luis Bracamontes bragging in a California courtroom about killing police officers and says…