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His Poll-Watching Video Became A GOP Obsession. Now He Wants Trump To Rein In ‘Rigged’ Election Talk.

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Nearly eight years ago, when 23-year-old Stephen Robert Morse pressed “record” on his camera outside a polling place in a black nei...

Fart Proudly In Philadelphia?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In 1781, Benjamin Franklin wrote a satirical letter, purporting to be a proposal for a subject for European scientists to study. Franklin, an amateur scientist himself, was making a snide point about what he considered to be rather frivolous research by the Europeans.

There Is No Justice Until We All Are Free

Alicia Nunn | Posted 12.14.2016 | Impact
Alicia Nunn

Laquan McDonald was killed in cold blood by a Chicago police officer on October 20, 2014. And, the murder was covered up until a court order demanded ...

Inspiration Going Viral

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Are you the sort of person who can't resist slowing down at an accident because you feel compelled to look? I confess I'm ambivalent about accident s...

The Black Panthers and the Rise of Revolutionary Culture

The Root | Julie Walker | Posted 01.30.2015 | Black Voices

Long before Black Lives Matter became a rallying cry for justice, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was demanding a similar call to action with...

How Black Panthers Turned To North Korea In Fight Against US Imperialism

The Guardian | Tania Branigan | Posted 06.20.2014 | Black Voices

“Broken wine bottles and hypodermic needles are very effective. Pork chop and chicken bones can even be utilised as weapons,” the Black Panther ne...

Michael McLaughlin

The Biggest, Baddest Bigots Of 2013 | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.25.2014 | Crime

The radical right, which was was infused with vim and vigor by President Obama's election, experienced its "first significant decrease" in 2013 since ...

Joshua Hersh

Philly Poll Watcher: New Black Panther Was 'Pleasant' | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The New Black Panther Party member who stood in front of a single Philadelphia polling station on Election Day, and drew a disproportion...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: New Black Panther Party Monitoring Philadelphia Polling Place, Fox News Freaks Out (VIDEO) | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.06.2012 | Media

Fox News reported Tuesday morning that a member of the New Black Panther Party was standing outside a polling place in Philadelphia, dressed in the gr...

San Francisco's Center of COINTELPRO Activity and the Man Who Exposed It

Geri Spieler | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco
Geri Spieler

The cast of characters who played a part in the 1960s and 1970s activities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Counter Intelligence Program informant program includes the man who uncovered the covert operation and a potential presidential assassin.

New Black Panthers: Blacks Under Siege Before Republican Convention

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

The New Black Panther Party, a black nationalist fringe group, is claiming that Tampa is "under siege" by white people, Republicans and Tea Partiers. ...

John Celock

Republican: Voter ID Hysteria Same As Salem Witch Trials | John Celock | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- A Republican election attorney who accused the Department of Justice of being biased against whites, on Tuesday compared "myths" surroundin...

SuperPAC Ad Says Obama Endorses Racism Against Whites

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 08.04.2012 | Black Voices

A web ad released by a new superPAC suggests that President Obama's administration has quietly accepted and even promoted racism against white people....

Trayvon Martin's Death, Racial Tensions and Anthropology

American Anthropological Association | Posted 05.28.2012 | College
American Anthropological Association

As an anthropologist, I'm left with many burning questions. Chiefly, even if someone becomes a social pariah, why force him into awkwardly fit racial categories?

Herman Cain: New Black Panther Threats To Zimmerman Are Just As Bad As Trayvon's Death

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain went on Fox News Thursday morning to defend the decision of his chosen candidate, Newt Gingrich, to stay in the GOP presidential primary. ...

Trayvon Martin: Not a Symbol for Vigilante Justice

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 05.29.2012 | Crime
Lawrence D. Elliott

If the only justice Trayvon Martin's family can receive is the street kind, then the image of justice in America will have been greatly tarnished. Justice in our country is supposed to be delivered at the end of a legal trial from a jury of one's peers, not at the end of a vigilante's gun.

No Country for Kids in Hoodies

Patricia McGuire | Posted 05.28.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

The right to life is an empty promise in a nation that venerates guns more than the peace and safety of the community.

NYPD Infiltrated Liberal Groups Too

Posted 05.23.2012 | New York

By MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN, Associated Press NEW YORK -- Undercover NYPD officers attended meetings of liberal political organizations and kep...

Sam Stein

New Black Panther Party Report Likely To Whet Conservative Appetites | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights prepares to release its final report on the much-hyped case of New Black Panther Party voter intimidation at a ...

New Black Panthers: Coates' Testimony a "Bombshell" -- Of the Self-Exploding Kind

Michael Yaki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Yaki

The lawsuit on the Panthers was a rush to judgment -- filed long before it was ripe, before a full investigation was completed, and contrary to longstanding practices whether the defendants be black or white.

All bets off: "Star" Witness in New Black Panther Investigation Falters

Michael Yaki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Yaki

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights -- scratch that -- the right-wing majority of the Commission -- investigation into the so-called New Black Panther...

Fox's Six Tricks: How to Spot the Next Sherrod

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Fox 'News' is different. Journalists who say that Fox and MSNBC are just mirror equivalents of each other are wrong. Let's decode Fox's parlor tricks in its relentless effort to create news and advance the conservative agenda.

The Media's Two Failures on This Summer's Race Stories

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

Have you noticed a funny thing about America's long, hot summer of racial tension? Unlike other periods of racial strife, there is no massive activity here. There is no national debate. There is only media.

Does Free Speech Mean Free to Offend?

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Terry Kelhawk

Obviously life is full of offense. We can't legislate good taste or make everything that offends everyone illegal. Freedom of speech entails the freedom to offend. But that doesn't mean we have to offend.

The Race Card: Dealing From the Bottom of the Deck

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Say the magic words and end the conversation. Say the magic words, and uncomfortable facts and figures disappear. Responsibility? Gone. Complicity? Vanquished, with a phrase.