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ACLU Sues Ferguson School District For Excluding Blacks

The ACLU claims the school board lacks diversity because of the way it conducts elections. The suit, filed on behalf of the Missouri NAACP, charges that the district elects school board members in a way that violates the federal Voting Rights Act… African-Americans of voting age are a minority within the district, but black children […]

Earlier this year, National Geographic made headlines with its “Changing Face of America” article. The story explained that America was becoming more comfortable with interracial relationships, and as a result, the future would be made up of a group of people with features from multiple races. A new study has challenged this hypothesis and suggested […]

Last April and May, the Internet briefly convulsed after Princeton freshman Tal Fortgang penned an inflammatory essay for The Princeton Tory, a student-run conservative political magazine, which was then republished by Time.com under the headline “Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege.” Salon’s Katie McDonough described Fortgang’s essay as a series of “ridiculous […]

Somebody call Webster’s, because Joe Scarborough has rendered its definition of “white privilege” obsolete. On Tuesday morning’s Morning Joe, Scarborough and his diverse panel (Howard Dean was once voted for by black people) tackled LeBron James’ “I can’t breathe” protest t-shirt. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was one of several players who took to the court during warmups […]

The black father of four, Rumain Brisbon, was shot to death by an officer in Arizona who thought his bottle of pills was a gun. About 100 protestors marched to police headquarters in Phoenix Thursday, demanding the department release the name of the officer who shot Brisbon. A spokesperson reportedly defended the shooting, saying, “This […]

John Cerulli, was a Buffalo police officer when a video went viral of him beating John Willet, a black man who was handcuffed at the time. But Cerulli won’t be seeing any jail time. Instead, Cirulli was sentenced to one-year probation on Monday by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny… According to Buffalo News, […]

The Daily Caller reaped a social media shitstorm Monday when they launched an “investigation” into Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery’s blackness, or lack thereof. The post was entitled “TheDC Investigates: Is WaPo’s Wesley Lowery Black?” It examined Lowery’s claim of blackness, versus a contradictory data point from an October traffic stop in Maryland. While Lowery […]

Charles Barkley gave his views during a radio interview. “The true story came out from the grand jury testimony,” Barkley plainly stated, adding that he had learned of “key forensic evidence, and several black witnesses that supported Officer Darren Wilson’s story for the first time Monday Night. I can’t believe anything I hear on television […]

David Brooks said on “Meet the Press” that we can’t ignore the history of white police and how they’ve mistreated blacks. [Brooks says] white police forces and black communities, and that white people needed to see issues of race and law enforcement from the point of view of black communities.“We all have to have a […]

Suzie at Crooks and Liars has this one. Someone named B. McKean posted this online today without much information. It took place in Pontiac, Michigan. He started videotaping the encounter and the cop whips out his phone and does the same thing. The cop sounds apologetic, but says he had to check him out because […]

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