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Officials Defend Plan To Close Almost All Polling Places In Majority Black Georgia County
Local officials say they need to close seven polling places because they aren't accessible to people with disabilities. The ACLU says that doesn't make sense.
Hooters Says It's Banning Customers Who Waitress Says Wrote Racial Slur On Receipt
A Hooters executive said the customers who signed the receipt are now banned from the restaurant.
Multiple Women Rejected From Jobs After Company Says They Have ‘Ghetto Names’
The business, a medical clinic in Missouri, claims it was hacked.
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What I Learned When A Guy Insulted My Skin Color On A Date
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Even though I’d cultivated an appreciation for my skin color over the years, what he said caused old feelings to resurface.
Santa Fe Store Clerk Calls Officers On Man Because He's 'Arrogant' And 'Black'
“I understood that racism in America never truly died,” the man said of the experience.
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How To Actually Talk To Racists, Starting With The One In The Mirror
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Some suggestions for my fellow well-meaning white ladies.
Family Of Teen Killed By Pennsylvania Cop Files Federal Lawsuit
Antwon Rose Jr. was running away from a traffic stop when he was shot three times by a Pittsburgh-area cop.
Smith College Employee Called Police On Black Student Eating Lunch
"All I did was be black," Oumou Kanoute said.
Instagram Removes Post For Women Of Color To Mourn Nia Wilson For ‘Hate Speech’
Rachel Cargle attempted to create a "safe space for black and brown women to come together to grieve" the fatal stabbing of the 18-year-old. It was shut down.
Company Fires White Man Who Called Cops On Black Woman Using Pool
The woman called it "a classic case of racial profiling."
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Fraternity Accuses Restaurant Of Canceling Event Because Members Are Black
“This is 2018, and this is just not acceptable,” an attorney representing the Alabama fraternity chapter said.
Cops Held These Unarmed Black Men At Gunpoint Over A False Robbery Call
Two men were shopping at a T-Mobile store when cops received a 911 call falsely claiming the store was being robbed.
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Toronto Principal Faces Resignation Calls After Making A List Of Black Students
Students and their parents accused Peggy Aitchison of racial profiling.
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People Questioned, Filmed And Called The Police On Black Oakland Firefighter
Kevin Moore was in uniform, with a clipboard and fire truck during a routine inspection. Residents called 911 and videotaped him.
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Target Apologizes For Father's Day 'Baby Daddy' Cards
“It’s never our intent to offend any of our guests with the products we sell,” the retailer said.
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Philly Police Issue New Policy On Trespassing Response After Starbucks Arrests
The department created the policy in the wake of a public outcry against racial bias.
Black Woman Says She Was Forced To Expose Herself At Target To Prove She Didn't Steal
The retailer apologized for the incident this week and said it had fired one of the employees involved.
Cops Accused Of Racism After Detaining Black Man Over 'Vegetation'
"If you want to see a video of racial profiling, this is the poster child right here," an attorney said.
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______ While Black: Have You Been Profiled? Share Your Story.
Black people in America have had to justify our existence in places we’ve had the right to be simply because others rejected us.
People Always Ask ‘What Are You?’ A DNA Kit Gave Me The Unexpected Answer.
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I was looking for the missing part of my racial identity and ended up finding out so much more.
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College Apologizes To Native American Brothers Detained After Joining Campus Tour
"They're walking on their own ancestors' land; it breaks my heart," says the teens' mom. They were pulled aside by campus cops when a "nervous" parent called 911.
Cops Called On Black Former White House Staffer As He Moves Into New Apartment
“Can’t go nowhere without the cops following me,” said Darren Martin after police received a call about someone “trying to break into the door.”
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Florida Teen Apologizes For Racist Promposal Sign
The invitation read: “If I was black, I’d be picking cotton, but I’m white so I’m picking u 4 ... prom?”
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Penn Won't Punish Professor Who Said Black Students ‘Rarely’ Score Well
While the law school dropped her from a first-year course over her comments, they stood by her faculty position.
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U.S. Court Upholds Most Of Texas Law To Punish 'Sanctuary Cities'
By Jon Herskovitz, Reuters
Plaintiffs contend the law could lead to racial profiling and divert resources from local police.
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New Jersey Prisons End Ban On 'The New Jim Crow' After ACLU Protests
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Michelle Alexander’s book chronicles "how people of color are not just locked in, but locked out of civic life, and New Jersey has exiled them even further."
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