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Are You Asking Me To Talk The 'Right' Way Or The 'White' Way?
Jolie A. Doggett
Turns out my childhood grammar lessons were actually classes on white supremacy.
White Supremacy Is Deadly For Everyone
Including white people.
Samira Wiley, Tiffany Haddish Lead African-American Emmys Sweep
By Lynn Elber, AP
The creative arts Emmys set the table for NBC’s Sept. 17 main ceremony, which could also advance inclusivity on-screen and off.
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Trump Is Turning America Into The United States Of Hopelessness
America is about aspiring to be better. Trump is clawing that aspiration out of the nation's soul.
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The Black Church Cannot ‘Pray Away’ Mental Illness
Blessed are those whose belief in God and their trust in a therapist can coexist.
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Twitter Users Mock White House Message Honoring 'I Have A Dream' Speech Anniversary
One Twitter user pointed out that there is not a single African-American among White House senior staff.
Omarosa: Trump Wants 'A Race War'
"He had his agenda and that agenda did not include advancing and uniting the African-American community."
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The Black-White Unemployment Ratio Has Barely Budged
Lower African-American unemployment doesn't fix a glaring racial disparity.
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Sanders’ Black Employment Falsehood
Sarah Huckabee Sanders admitted her figures for black employment growth under President Obama were incorrect.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Admits Mistake On Obama's Black Employment Numbers
She wrongly said that President Obama created 195,000 jobs for black Americans in his eight years in office. The number is closer to 3 million.
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More People Now Support Allowing Businesses To Refuse LGBTQ Customers: Survey
Americans are conflicted over whether Christians like Colorado baker Jack Phillips should have the right to refuse service to queer customers.
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There Are No Black American Saints. These Catholics Are Working To Change That.
Xavier University of Louisiana announced a plan to help advance the sainthood causes of five black American Catholics.
The White House
What You Should Know About Code-Switching And How It Impacts The Black Community
For black Americans, code-switching could help you leave a police encounter unscathed. But changing how you speak isn't always enough to get around racism.
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The 2-Party System Keeps Racism In Place
Dr. Jessie Fields
, Guest Writer
Democratic and Republican leaders have routinely let down black Americans. It’s time to march toward independence.
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The Rule Of Law In America Has Always Been Selective
The next time Trump declares himself above the law, remember this.
The Daily Show
'The Daily Show' Leaks Starbucks' Training Video, And It's Hilarious
The video provides lessons on how to greet black customers and how to write their names on cups.
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You Can't Separate Sports From Politics Because Sports Are Politics
, Guest Writer
That's why Trump keeps talking about football and why he just pardoned a black boxer.
Pinata Maker Apologizes For Hanging Black Figures In The Likeness Of Lynchings
“It just brought back memories. From slavery,” a neighbor said.
Trump Thanks Kanye At NRA Convention For Doubling His African-American Polling Numbers
“Kanye West must have some power ... Thank you, Kanye, thank you," he said.
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White Americans Say The Starbucks Arrests Were An Isolated Incident. Black Americans Say They Were Part Of A Pattern.
Americans' personal experiences in stores and restaurants also show signs of a racial divide.
This Black Muslim Attorney Isn't Just Running For Congress. She's Fighting For The Soul Of The Resistance.
“The question that startles me the most is when people say to me, 'How will you work with white people?'”
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In 1968, Nearly A Third Of Americans Said MLK Brought His Assassination On Himself
While he was alive, most white Americans didn't think Martin Luther King Jr. was helping the cause of civil rights.
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White House On Police Shootings Of African-Americans: It's A 'Local Matter'
Sarah Huckabee Sanders said these deaths are "not something for the federal government to weigh into."
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Most Americans Favor Restoring Felons' Voting Rights, But Disagree On How
States have taken widely varying approaches.
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Black Americans Are Wary Of New Solutions To The Opioid Crisis
, Guest Writer
Instead of receiving needed addiction treatment, black Americans have historically been incarcerated for drug-related offenses.
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Black Latinos Are Almost Invisible In The Census. We Can Fix That.
Jomaira Salas Pujols
Black Latinos experience discrimination that their white counterparts don't. The census can help us measure it.
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