Discrimination

"Let's identify as South Africans. Not just as black, white": Makhosi Khoza

Image Credits: Gallo Images / Sunday Times / Ruvan Boshoff<p>There are few politicians more captivating than Makhosi Khoza. So often seen as the …

South Africa

How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under Trump

Some major changes may be coming to how the U.S. government collects data about the country's racial and ethnic makeup.<p>The Trump administration has been considering proposals to ask about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the 2020 Census and other surveys that follow standards set by the …

News (U.S.)

Dept. of Education changing guidelines on systemic discrimination

The Education Department will no longer look for systematic discrimination in schools following individual complaints, according to the Associated …

U.S. Politics

Mapping Racial Disparities in the Golden State

Racial gaps in California get a county-by-county look in a new online tool.<p>While California is often regarded as one large, liberal utopia, the Golden State does not always shine when it comes to racial equity, according to the Advancement Project, a civil rights group. The group has created Race …

San Francisco

Why Black British Women Understand The Pain Of America's Race Problems

News<p>We may be watching police brutality from the US, but the race problems are also close to home for black Britons<p>'America is an exaggerated version …

Black Lives Matter

Colin Kaepernick tells imprisoned Meek Mill he'll fight 'harsh sentencing practices' - CBSSports.com

Kaepernick said in a Twitter post that the rapper Meek Mill was a victim of a systemic sentencing problem<p>Rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to …

Football (U.S.)

Black students 2 times as likely to be suspended as white peers, Tulane study says | NOLA.com

Black students in Louisiana are more than twice as likely as white students to be suspended, according to a study from Tulane University's Education …

Education

Inclusion@Work index highlights Indigenous discrimination

Many workplaces aim to create a diverse community of employees and those with a focus on a culture of inclusion supported by strong policies have …

Indigenous Australians

Colin Kaepernick and the Myth of the 'Good' Protest

There's "nothing new under the sun." We all lean on precedents set by brave individuals defying social norms.<p>This is of course true of civil …

Liberal View

Facebook still allowing discrimination against Jews, others in housing ads

Social media behemoth admits failure after ProPublica able to buy ads excluding users with 'Judaism' in profile

Facebook

Former NFL star Herschel Walker takes stand against national anthem protests, blames Roger Goodell

Former NFL star and Heisman trophy winner Herschel Walker is not a fan of the NFL protests and believes that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is to blame for allowing them to continue.<p>In an interview with the New York Post published Sunday, Walker addressed the protests.<p>What did he say?<p>When asked his …

Conservative View

This Brazilian holiday aims to end racism by celebrating why black lives matter

Brazil celebrates Black Consciousness Day on Monday, a holiday that aims to highlight the issues faced by the country’s Afro-Brazilian community.<p>In …

Determine

Report kept under wraps shows plan has failed to curb racial profiling by Montreal police

Despite efforts to curb racial profiling, a long-awaited report suggests police still believe crime is linked to race, and neither the training …

Canadian News

The Best Joke About Colin Kaepernick and the NFL National Anthem Protests

It’s been 15 months since Colin Kaepernick first decided to not stand during the national anthem to protest police brutality and this country’s …

Colin Kaepernick

Woman loses racial discrimination lawsuit against Minot

A federal court has ruled against the owner of an airport-based business who sued the city of Minot and its airport manager last year for racial …

Business

Now That Colin Kaepernick Is GQ’s Citizen of the Year, It’s Time the World Knows He's Vegan

Last week GQ announced Colin Kaepernick as their Citizen of the Year with the headline “Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced.” The NFL star turned …

Colin Kaepernick

Brazil marks Black Awareness Day under racism cloud

File: Participants react in front of the monument to Zumbi dos Palmares before the start of the ceremony celebrating National Black Awareness Day in …

News (South Africa)

Black Men's Sentences 20 Percent Longer Than White Men's For Similar Crimes

A new report provides more evidence of the racism in the criminal justice system.<p>Black men are sentenced to far more time in prison than white men for committing similar crimes, according to a new report from the U.S. Sentencing Commission.<p>A report released last week from the USSC ― an independent …

News

Education doesn’t equalize income between blacks and whites; with completion of college, blacks earn 65% of what white earn

Group of medical students at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)<p><b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>For decades, people have been taught that education</i> …

Women of Color

Poll: 60 Percent Disapprove Of NFL's Handling Of National Anthem Protests

also, "a strong majority, 77 percent, said the players should stand for the anthem."

Conservative View

Report: black men get longer sentences for the same federal crime as white men

An analysis found black men’s sentences are 19.1 percent longer than white men’s, even after controlling for criminal history and other factors.<p>If you’re convicted of a federal offense, on average you will serve more time — for the exact same crime — if you’re black than if you’re white.<p>That’s the …

Politics

Colin Kaepernick Shares Memorable Moment With Iconic Olympians Tommie Smith And John Carlos

Colin Kaepernick has had one heck of a year as the NFL's most outspoken activist.<p>He joins a list of athletes who have used their platform for change, …

Women of Color

Colin Kaepernick was named citizen of the year. How ironic

For black Americans, citizenship has always been incomplete and fraught. Kaepernick knows this better than anyone else<p>It’s been a couple of days, and the news of GQ magazine naming Colin Kaepernick its Citizen of the Year has brought forth both love from some and loathing from others.<p>Fox News host …

Opinion

There's a New Top Target for L.A. Hate Crime

After years of seeing African-Americans attacked solely for their race, Los Angeles has a new, top target for hate crimes: the LGBTQ community.<p>The …

Los Angeles

For minorities, there's still inequality in the housing market

In a real estate market as hot as Philadelphia’s right now, it’s no secret that buyer frustration abounds. Few homes remain on the market, prices in …

Real Estate

REPORT: Oil Refineries Increase Health Risks for Millions of African Americans

Oil refineries are often located in or near communities that lack the economic or sociopolitical power to fight back against these potentially toxic …

Race & Ethnicity

Larry Elder | Black-on-black racism at Cornell University

A Rasmussen poll taken in 2013 asked American adults, “Are most white Americans racist?” “Are most Hispanic Americans racist?” and “Are most black …

HBCUs

Michael Bennett and other athletes call on NFL to sign Colin Kaepernick

Michael Bennett and other athletes, including the WNBA’s Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart, as well as Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, are calling on the NFL to sign Colin Kaepernick. In a statement issued Wednesday by a Bennett-led group called Athletes in Action, they said, “No one should be …

Football (U.S.)

No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Black People Shouldn’t Smoke

Former President Barack Obama is one of the most admired men in the world. However, there is one thing about him that is not admirable: his smoking …

African-American News

African Americans Disproportionately Suffer Health Effects of Oil and Gas Facilities

African American communities face a disproportionate risk of health issues caused by gas and oil pollution, according to a report issued Tuesday by …

African-American News