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Princeton University Student: University is Teaching Us to Hate Each Other

From the Daily Wire:A freshman at Princeton University, an Ivy League school in New Jersey, penned an article in <i>Quillette</i>​ discussing the hostile …

Education

NBCBLK28 2017: 28 under 28

In the 1980s, gang signs were the secret visual language of the streets

Hands up, sets out<p>In 1988, Los Angeles was in hysterics over the mounting visibility of its homegrown street gangs. Public shootouts and innocent …

Visual Language

Wife, stepson of slain KKK leader charged with murder

The wife of Frank Ancona, a Ku Klux Klan leader who had been missing for several days and was found dead on a Missouri riverbank yesterday, has been …

Crime

When the black justice movement got too powerful, the FBI got scared and got ugly

In the 1970s, the surveillance and intimidation was no joke<p>On a sunny January day in 1969, a gun battle broke out during a meeting of the Black …

Racism

Trump blasts 'fake news,' CNN at African-American history event

Donald Trump blasted fake news and called CNN fake news while speaking at a White House Black History Month celebration. USA TODAY<p>WASHINGTON — President Trump carried his growing grudge against CNN into a meeting Wednesday at the White House to celebrate African American History Month.<p>"I don't like …

Black History

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Race Offender Cost HUD $1M, Then Lied On Resume To Get Job With Minority Status Contractor

Mary Kinney quietly retired last year as Ginnie Mae’s chief operating officer after officials there paid $900,000 to settle a subordinate’s racism …

Chicago's 762 homicides in 2016 is highest in 19 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chicago marked 2016 asthe deadliest year in nearly two decades, data released by the Chicago Police Department shows.<p>The city saw a surge in gun violence in 2016: 762 murders, 3,550 shooting incidents, and 4,331 shooting victims, according to a statement released by the department on Sunday.<p>…

Chicago

L.A. sheriff's deputies disciplined after horrific torture death of 8-year-old boy

It was the worst case of child abuse that local officials had ever seen.<p>The death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez became a grim symbol of the failure of Los Angeles County’s child welfare system, prompting criminal charges against four social workers and far-reaching reforms of how authorities …

Crime

Bored, Broke and Armed: Clues to Chicago’s Gang Violence

CHICAGO — The young men who call themselves Gangster Disciples skirted by an empty lot. They marched past a “Stop the Violence” mural painted on a corner store, coming to a halt when they saw members of a rival gang, the Black Disciples.<p>It was late September on a busy South Side intersection, and …

Five malnourished kids found living in car at Walmart with healthy parents, police say

The deputy said he was on a routine patrol in Greenacres, Fla., Saturday morning when he spotted the blue Toyota in a Walmart parking lot. It wasn’t the look of the vehicle that caught his attention but the smell emanating from it — an odor “similar to that of homeless camps,” he said.<p>Inside was a …

Florida

Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and the Pursuit of Racial Justice: An Interview with Sonia Lee

Sonia Lee<p>With the recent election of Donald Trump and the very public hate speech and violence against people of color that accompanied his campaign, …

Arian Foster In Hot Dog Stand Showdown Over N-Word Insult

EXCLUSIVE<p><b>Arian Foster</b> -- along with his brother and father -- was involved in a heated standoff at a hot dog stand in Houston this weekend ... and it …

Unarmed California grandpa killed by police was shot five times

The unarmed California grandfather shot and killed by police was hit five times by officers’ bullets, according to an autopsy.<p>Francisco Serna, a …

The Proof

9 dead, 19 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

Nine people were killed, including the teenage grandson of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, and at least 19 others were wounded in shootings across the city …

Arizona police officer punches woman in the face during arrest

A video shared on Facebook shows an Arizona police officer hitting a woman in the face while he tries to arrest her on Wednesday. The officer involved has been identified as Jeff Bonar. He has since been placed on leave while the incident is investigated.

The War on Black Skin Coupled with Media Denial is Toxic

Anti-Black Surveillance Did Not End With COINTELPRO

Fifty years from now, what will the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture's exhibit on the Movement for Black Lives look like? …

Black History

Question Bridge

Question Bridge is an innovative transmedia project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of black men from diverse and contending …

18-year-old is convicted of murder in 2014 beating death of USC graduate student from China

A jury convicted an 18-year-old woman of murder on Thursday for her role in the 2014 bludgeoning death of a USC graduate student from China that led to heightened campus security and shock across the Pacific in the victim’s homeland.<p>Alejandra Guerrero — who was 16 at the time of the attack near the …

Crime

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Hawaii Looks Back, and Ahead, as Its Presidential Spotlight Dims

<i>In Hawaii to monitor two hurricanes barreling across the Pacific, I took a detour to the neighborhood where President Obama grew up.</i><p>HONOLULU — Drive 10 minutes inland from the high-end shops and fancy hotels of Waikiki Beach and you get to a part of Honolulu that feels less homogenized than the …

Hawaii

Historical marker honoring Emmett Till riddled with bullet holes

A historical marker placed at the site where Emmett Till's body was found in a Mississippi river has been riddled with dozens of bullet holes, activists say.<p>Till, a 14-year-old black boy from Chicago, was visiting relatives in the South when he was kidnapped and lynched for whistling at a white …

Black History

Minneapolis police clear officers in fatal shooting of Jamar Clark

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Minneapolis Police Department internal investigation concluded Friday that two officers involved in the November 2015 fatal shooting of Jamar Clark did not violate department policies and will not face discipline.<p>"The officers will not be charged criminally and we have concluded there …

Policing

FBI Director Comey speaks on police bias against black men

FBI Director, James Comey spoke to thousands of police officials on Sunday saying the lack of data is leading people to believe that "biased police are killing black men at epidemic rates”.<p>Comey made his comments at the International Chiefs of Police Conference in San Diego, acknowledging that …

Policing

‘You got a bad attitude’: Agitated judge tears off robe, tackles man in courtroom, video shows

The robe came off.<p>A Michigan judge, growing increasingly frustrated with a defendant who was talking back to him, stormed down from his bench and rushed to help subdue the man as he resisted being handcuffed.<p>Though the incident took place in December, video footage of the scuffle was published this …

Crime

Attack on Somalis in Kansas thwarted, feds say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three men face domestic terrorism charges for allegedly plotting to bomb an apartment complex occupied by Somali immigrants in southwest Kansas, the US Department of Justice said Friday.<p>The men had talked about filling four vehicles with explosives and parking them at the four corners of …

Terrorism