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Racism Report by U.S. Department of Justice

This is a report that proves, beyond any doubt, that racisim exists toward American Indian people. I have selected only a few of the many graphs and …

Victim Blaming in Rape: Effects of Victim and Perpetrator Race, Type of Rape, and Participant Racism

Abstract<p>Stereotypes about Black sexuality fostered hypotheses that racial factors and racism influence rape victim blaming. Predominantly White and …

Suicide in People of Color

Depression is a potentially life-threatening mood disorder whose complications often include suicide. The fatality level of depression is measurable …

The Racial Slur Database

Slur<p>Represents<p>Reason & Origins<p>Police Code in Suburban LA for "Suspicious Person"<p>African American. Could also refer to double-A batteries, which you …

Top Latino Racial Slurs

On our weekly News Taco list segment this week we thought it’d be interesting to look at some of the top slurs, read: racial insults, against …

Can racism ever be a good thing?

As a beautiful white female who has ancestry that came from the European countries (all white people are beautiful looking) I always have a fear of …

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Racism can happen just about anywhere. Research indicates that the places where racism is experienced most frequently include in the neighbourhood, …

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TIME.COM

Trump's Last Stand?

The Republican frontrunner’s weak showing in Wednesday’s debate has political observers (nervously, tentatively) predicting he’ll finally start to fade.<p>A little more than halfway through last night’s Bataan death march of a Republican debate, the Wisconsin right-wing talk-show host Charlie Sykes …

Republicans

13 Famous Black Americans Who Learned The Stories Of Their Slave Ancestors

The majority of black Americans can trace their history to slavery. These are just a few of the stories from this disgraceful period in American history.

The Awkwardness of Being the Only Black Kid in Class During Black History Month

I wouldn’t trade being black for a blank check. That pride makes me enjoy celebrations of my heritage, but I still have issues with the annual …

Black History

10 things black people fear that white people simply don’t

It goes beyond racial profiling. African Americans are subjected to countless microaggressions on a daily basis<p><i>The following is the latest in a new series of articles on AlterNet called Fear in America that launched this March. Read the introduction to the series.</i><br>When black people wake up and begin …

Pew Research Center

This Striking Image Of A Black Man Hanging A Klansman Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his work a significant achievement.<p>However, when he chose to widely share the image, his friends expressed caution. They said it was "too much" -- but …

Domestic Violence

The Serious Consequences of Treating Black Women Like They're Invisible

Our tragedies are considered situational and singular instead of as an issue for women of color as a whole.<p>Another elbow is headed straight for my face, when I say, "Excuse me, sir, I am standing here!" and a white man in a business suit says looks down and says, "Oh, I didn't see you."<p>"Of course …

White World Order, Black Power Politics, Robert Vitalis

In White World Order, Black Power Politics, Robert Vitalis recovers the arguments, texts, and institution building of an extraordinary group of …

Howard University

Duwayne Brooks: Met still prejudiced – but not only against black people

"I don't want to feel angry and upset about this for the rest of my life," says Duwayne Brooks, the man Stephen Lawrence once called his best friend.<p>Two decades on from Lawrence's murder, during which Brooks's life has been repeatedly turned upside down by Metropolitan police corruption, spying and …

Only three black applicants win places to train as history teachers

Professor says 'institutional racism' is behind a failure to recruit ethnic minority trainees<p>Only three black people who want to be history teachers were accepted on to postgraduate teacher training courses last year, according to damning statistics that critics claim expose "institutional racism" …

Anton Casey case: Where has all our empathy gone?

Something has gone wrong with us Singaporeans.<p>The year is barely a month old, and look at what's happened.<p>In three short weeks, we have made famous …

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

Apple's Tim Cook calls state discrimination laws 'dangerous'

A number of tech executives have decried state laws that promote discrimination against the LGBT community by allowing companies to refuse service on religious grounds, but Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking his opposition to the next level. The executive has written an editorial for the <i>Washington Post</i> …

Food stamps for filet mignon? Hardly, despite what paternalistic politicians say

Americans on programs like Snap and Tanf are becoming the target of punishing policies that robs them of their dignity<p>When you’re trying to feed your family and stretch a dollar, steaks and short ribs don’t make it to your grocery list. As one of nine siblings in a low-income household in …

Diapers

How railroads, highways and other man-made lines racially divide America’s cities

Like many metaphors, "the other side of the tracks" was originally a literal epithet. Blacks were often historically restricted to neighborhoods separated from whites by railroads, turning the tracks into iron barriers of race and class.<p>In many cities, these dividing lines persist to this day — a …

Urban Design

Another Ben Carson tale implodes: No evidence supports claim he shielded white classmates from 1968 race riot

It’s getting hard to tell what’s up and what’s down these days with GOP candidate Ben Carson. In recent days, he’s come under scrutiny for claims he …

Ben Carson

New questions emerge over Carson's personal history

Another anecdote from the biography of White House hopeful Ben Carson is being thrown into the spotlight -- this time from his days at Yale …

Ben Carson: inside the worldview of a political conundrum

He’s a brilliant brain surgeon who has saved countless lives, yet believes the Egyptian pyramids were built to store grain. Now running for president, he finds himself in first place for the Republican nomination – but does he belong there?<p>When Donald Trump blasted to the top of the presidential …

Ben Carson

Poll: Trump and Carson neck-and-neck

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Ben Carson are running neck-and-neck in the Republican primary, a new national poll shows.<p>Trump has 24% support compared to Carson's 23% in a new Quinnipiac University survey.<p>Florida Sen. Marco Rubio comes in No. 3 with 14% support, and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is No. …

Government

Plouffe: Not wise to underestimate Carson or Trump

The Acela corridor should not underestimate Ben Carson or Donald Trump as serious Republican presidential contenders, former Obama strategist David Plouffe warned Wednesday.<p>Plouffe, who managed then-Sen. Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he does not follow …

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