Nick Fredericka

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Isaiah Washington Gets Heat for Tweeting at Chris Rock About Racial Profiling

Isaiah Washington has caused a social media stir after appearing to tell Chris Rock that he needs to “adapt” to racial profiling – and maybe consider …

Read The Shockingly Racist Jokes Ferguson Cops Made About Obama

When the U.S. Department of Justice released its report on bias and racial profiling in the Ferguson, Missouri police department in early March, it …

Chris Rock, Isaiah Washington, and Racial Profiling: Why Black People Shouldn’t Have to ‘Adapt’

The comedian has been pulled over three times in seven weeks for, it seems, “driving while black.” Actor Isaiah Washington says Rock should “adapt” …

Bill Murray

Hoop Skirts Banned At UGA, Because Racism

I’m going to be honest with you, I’ve never had any desire to go to Old South. With the exception of a funny picture of me passed out drunk in a hoop …

Student Journalism

Chelsea fans involved in most racist incidents on trains, report finds

Chelsea supporters have been involved in the highest number of reported racist incidents as they travelled to and from matches on trains, an …

The policing of black bodies: Racial profiling for profit and the killing of Ferguson's Mike Brown

More than six months after Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson, the youth-led protests in Ferguson continue to fuel a national movement …

Loving White People Won’t Fix Racism

Common, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart, and Stephen A. Smith have prescribed ways to heal racism. It boils down to …

Justice

Addressing Racism on Flipboard

By Nadi | Slavery is a thing of the past. Equality has nothing to do with racism. WAKE UP!<p>Recognizing—and Rejecting--Racist Criminal Stereotypes<p>Let’s …

Taraji P. Henson Won't Send Son to USC Due to Alleged Racial Profiling

The ‘Empire’ actress said her son was racially profiled near the campus.<p>Nobody messes with Cookie's sons, or <b>Taraji P. Henson</b>'s in real life.<p>Henson’s …

We treat racism like it’s going extinct. It’s not.

When 28-year-old George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on a residential Sanford, Florida, street in February 2012, after trailing the …

Black Lives Matter

Taraji P. Henson Takes To Twitter About Her Son And Racial Profiling, #BlackLivesMatter

On January 5, 2015, Taraji P. Henson spoke out via Twitter about her concerns dealing with racial profiling and her son. For those who may not know …

The Black Bullseye

For centuries in this country, Black men have been predominantly targeted and harassed in this country on the basis of skin color and an overly …

India concerned, family of man paralysed in US police 'brutality' to file lawsuit

The family of a 57-year-old Indian man, who was left partially paralysed after a police officer forced him on the ground in US, will file a lawsuit …

Justice

San Diego leaders seek more study of alleged racial profiling by police

The San Diego Police Department is trying to assess whether its officers are guilty of racial profiling in traffic stops, as some community activists allege.<p>Statistics released this week suggest that black and Latino drivers are more likely to be pulled over than white drivers, and once stopped are …

San Diego

Three Black Women To Sue NYPD For Racial Profiling After Being Falsely Arrested For Stealing Credit Card

1. Barack Gives Daughter Malia a Kiss<p>Source:Getty 1 of 44<p>2. Michelle and Barack tell the kids a story<p>Source:Getty 2 of 44<p>3. Michelle and Barack …

Racial Profiling?

<i>Victor Nunez Ortiz appears before Amherst School Committee 3/17/15</i><p>If Amherst police had paid me a visit because a Crocker Farm School (where my …

Stop poisoning the race debate: How “respectability politics” rears its ugly head — again

It’s not just white skeptics undermining the fight for equality. Here’s why moderate Black folks are also to blame<p>Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in local protests in Madison, Wisconsin, over the killing of Tony Robinson, a 19-year-old unarmed Black teenager killed by a police …

Baristas Will Fix Racism, Or Something

Some friendly advice for the baristas now tasked by Starbucks with initiating a national conversation about race.<p>Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz caused …

Starbucks is a national joke: Why its #RaceTogether campaign is so “self-righteous”

University of Pennsylvania’s Adolph Reed tells Salon why the corporation’s new gambit is neoliberal self-parody<p>As you probably know by now, Howard Schultz, the chairman and CEO of the phenomenally successful Starbucks Corp., thinks it's about time you and your favorite barista got serious and …

Common, Pharrell, and ‘The New Black’: An Ignorant Mentality That Undermines the Black Experience

The rapper Common made waves during a recent appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart when he offered his take on race in America. It isn’t …

Man lynched in Dominican Republic as tensions run high

Police said death of young man, found hanged from a tree, was related to theft but human rights groups say it comes in context of ‘constant discrimination against Haitians’<p>The apparent lynching of a young man in the Dominican city of Santiago has reignited fears of a looming humanitarian crisis.<p>The …

Dominican Republic

ISIS magazine claims Hayat Boumeddiene is in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The widow of Paris kosher supermarket gunman Amedy Coulibaly has linked up with ISIS, the terror group claims.<p>The second issue of an ISIS French language magazine, which began circulating on pro-ISIS Twitter accounts Wednesday, contains a purported two-page question-and-answer story with …

France

One Tweet Perfectly Sums Up the Big Problem With How We Talk About Terrorism

If a terrorist attack took place right here in the U.S., wouldn't it be a national story?<p>Terrorism may be defined as "the use of violence and threats …

How Science Is Helping America Tackle Police Racism

The police killings of several unarmed black men in recent months have sparked protests nationwide demanding justice, heightening tensions between …

Bill Bratton Confirms Work Slowdown, Suggests Racism Is Not Just Police Issue

NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton suggested that police were unfairly singled out as the problem in what is a broader discussion of race in …

Justice