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Google is giving $2.35 million in grants to groups fighting racism

Google's philanthropic arm, Google.org, is giving millions to groups in the Bay Area fighting systemic racism. According to <i>USA Today</i>, the company has set aside $2.35 million to support #BlackLivesMatter activism as well as groups addressing income inequality, the criminal justice system, and other …

Silicon Valley

Cryin’ Wolf? Does Dashcam Footage Prove That Black Journalist Lied About Cop Harassment?

Black Journalist’s Racial Profiling Claimed Undermined By Dash Cam Footage<p>One of the most difficult parts of combatting racism and racial bias in law …

American applies for refugee status in Canada, citing police racism

A black American man went before Canada’s immigration and refugee board in Vancouver last week and asked to be granted refugee status, saying he has …

Passengers claim racism after 7 booted from LAX flight

Officers escorted a man and his girlfriend off a plane after he became upset when his seat was double-booked, and five other passengers were removed when they protested his treatment, airport police said Tuesday.<p>Passenger Alexandria Wright told KCBS-TV that she and the others were booted because …

On Lost In The Dream, The War On Drugs channels musical memories

The band and its fans are undoubtedly sick of the comparison, but there’s no denying it: The War On Drugs sounds like Bruce Springsteen and Dire …

Indie Music

College Student Leaves Girlfriend to Die of Heroin Overdose in Her Dorm Room

Joseph Joudah attempted to call and text his girlfriend before anonymously calling campus security 17 hours later.<p>CBS New York reports that prosecutors claim Joseph Joudah, 19, left his girlfriend, Olivia McClellan, 18, in her dorm room to die after she overdosed on heroin.<p>Joudah and McClellan, …

Northwestern professor accused of sexual harassment resigns

A Northwestern University philosophy professor accused of getting a former student drunk and sexually attacking her in 2012 abruptly resigned this week as the school moved to have him fired.<p>Peter Ludlow resigned his position Monday in the midst of a hearing before a faculty committee considering …

Bad Azz Kids: Chicago High School Students Abuse And Threaten Terrified Teacher

Chicago Vocational Career Academy Students Threaten And Abuse Teacher<p>The nation is still in shock at the disturbing video footage that came out of a …

Teaching

Mill Creek High School Students Dress as "Black Convicts" for Halloween

Despite all the efforts attempting to curb the number of offensive and racist costumes out there, such as retailers pulling costumes from shelves and …

Who Is Responsible for Tech Abuse?

A Persistent Double Standard<p>Many kids began leaving digital footprints when their parents introduced them to the social media world. Facebook and …