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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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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?”
Colin Kaepernick Wins Prestigious Amnesty International Award
Amnesty International has named Colin Kaepernick Ambassador of Conscience for his fight for racial equality. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback began kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice and police brutality.
Starbucks Is Trying To Educate Itself On Racial Sensitivity
Starbucks will close 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
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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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No Jail For Texas Teen Who Lied About Being Raped By 3 Black Men
She has pleaded guilty, saying she made up the story after cutting herself and her clothing.
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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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Motel 6 Gave Guest Info To Immigration Agents, Washington State Attorney General Alleges
Some of the hotel chain's Arizona locations also gave information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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NYC Crime Hits Historic Low, Defying Dire Predictions About End Of Stop And Frisk
The falling crime rate has led some defenders of the controversial policy to admit they were wrong.
GQ Covers Colin Kaepernick
Kaep is reclaiming his protest as GQ’s “Citizen of the Year.”
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Seahawks Take On Trump's Attacks On NFL By Launching Charity For Equality
The Seattle team isn't just using gestures to fight racial inequality. It's using money.
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Michigan Student Kneels For 24 Hours To Protest Racial Injustice
"We don’t need to depend on our celebrities and athletes to do it. We can do it ourselves."
The KKK Killed This Little Girl 54 Years Ago. Her Sister Hopes The World Never Forgets
The next stop on HuffPost’s “Listen To America” bus tour was Birmingham, Alabama, where we met Lisa McNair, the sister of Denise McNair. Denise was the youngest victim of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing by the KKK in 1963.
Motel 6 Admits Arizona Sites Were Reporting Guests To ICE Without Chain's Approval
Motel employees were handing ICE agents their guest lists on a regular basis, the Phoenix New Times reports.
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Joe Arpaio Says He'll Never Apologize For Racially Profiling Latinos
“An apology for doing my job? That would never happen,” the pardoned former sheriff tells Univision News.
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Group Founded By Obama Administration Alumni Says Joe Arpaio Pardon Was Unconstitutional
They also asked the court to appoint an attorney to argue against the former sheriff -- since the Trump administration won't.
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Police Dispute Michael Bennett's Claims Of Racial Profiling, Brutality
"I see no evidence that race played any role in this incident," a police official said.
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