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Is white America blind on racism, or just playing dumb?

Milwaukee is the most segregated city in the US. Here I realised how easy it is for the majority to ignore the black minority and live in a bubble of privilege<p>The Washington Highlands area of Milwaukee is the kind of suburb that says you’ve arrived. The lawns are immaculate: manicured green parcels …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

4 Actual Excuses For Racism So Dumb That Nobody Is Buying Them

It used to be, you could hang up your Confederate flag and noose on the garage and you'd only get the neighbors talking.<p>Nowadays, the whole Internet knows. And when you go viral, you're faced with a decision: Own up to your egregious racism, or come up with a dumb excuse.<p>Perhaps not so shockingly, …

Hung Up

Sluggish during workouts? 3 nutrients you might be missing

Have you been feeling sluggish at the gym lately? Even if you’re doing everything right with your diet (that is, fueling up appropriately before and eating well after your workouts) you might benefit from focusing on a few key nutrients.<p>Here are three to zero in on, why they can help you build a …

Elizabeth Warren just gave the speech that Black Lives Matter activists have been waiting for

In a Sunday speech on racial inequality, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., called for broad policing reform - including de-escalation training and body cameras for all police officers - and likened the current Black Lives Matter movement to the civil rights movement that won black Americans the right …

Video of US police shooting black man in wheelchair sparks outrage

Mobile phone footage of incident in Delaware shows an officer firing at Jeremy McDole while he was sitting in a wheelchair in broad daylight.<p>Video purportedly showing police officers fatally shooting a black man in a wheelchair has sparked controversy in the United States.<p>The mobile phone footage …