L.A. County sheriff launches 2 reviews of unit that stopped thousands of innocent Latino drivers on 5 Freeway - Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell has launched a pair of internal reviews into a team of deputies who have pulled over thousands of innocent Latino drivers on the 5 Freeway in a search for drugs.
Special rapporteur cites SF and Oakland along with worst slums in the world In January, United Nations Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha visited Oakland and San Francisco as part of a fact-finding mission
He was a rising star of the American literary scene whose debut novel, a dark satire on race and America, was acclaimed in 1962 when he was just 24. Now the all-but-forgotten William Melvin Kelley looks
Prosecutors say shooting that left two African Americans dead in the US state is being probed as possible hate crime. Moments after allegedly killing two African Americans at a supermarket in the US state
On Aug. 28, 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till was gruesomely lynched in the small town of Money, Miss. He was a boy from Chicago, visiting his relatives. Although the case is now 63 years old, a recent book
America doesn’t have a jobs crisis. It has a ‘good jobs’ crisis – where too much employment is insecure, and poorly paid The official rate of unemployment in America has plunged to a remarkably low 3.8%.
The tax cuts that President Trump signed into law last year are disproportionately helping white Americans over African Americans and Latinos, a disparity that reflects long-standing racial economic inequality
Federal programs have reduced material poverty at the cost of promoting idleness and dependency. ‘The War on Poverty is not a struggle simply to support people,” declared President Lyndon B. Johnson in
Bloomberg says Atlanta’s income disparity is now worse than all other major cities Anyone who’s spent significant time in Atlanta has probably realized the city is a study in extreme wealth and poverty,
Coverage of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's recent nuptial ceremony was only remarkable in what most reporters left out: he's black, and she isn't. The generalized lack of interest in Kanye and Kim's stands
Here's a dirty little secret about the civil rights movement: A lot of Americans just don't want to hear about it anymore. They find the subject dull or it makes them angry. Some African-Americans don't