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Ellen On Shootings Of Unarmed Black Men: 'As A White Person, I'm Ashamed'
Ellen Degeneres and Van Jones had a talk about racism and police violence on "The Ellen Show."
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Starbucks Incident Reminds Us That Equality Is Complicated
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In white spaces, people of color are visitors. And at any moment, they can have their visitor card ripped out their hands.
School Apologizes For Asking Students To List 'Positive Aspects' Of Slavery
“To be clear, there is no debate about slavery. It is immoral and a crime against humanity,” the superintendent said in a statement.
Syracuse University Suspends Fraternity For Racist, Sexist Video
A person in the video swears to always hate black people, Latinos and Jews.
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This Young Environmental Activist Lives 500 Feet From A Drilling Site
“This is personal," says 25-year-old organizer Ashley Hernandez. "This is my home, this is my family, this is my health."
Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Said They Were There For 2 Minutes Before 911 Call
"We wasn’t read any rights ― nothing,” said Donte Robinson. "Just double-lock handcuffs behind our backs and escorted out and put into a squad car.”
Here's Why You've Never Heard Of The Titanic's Chinese Survivors
A century ago, a racist press muddied their names when it didn't ignore them entirely.
Of Course Jesus Is Black: ‘That S**t Doesn’t Happen To White People’
Christ has some choice words in new BBC comedy sketch.
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Starbucks To Close More Than 8,000 Stores For Racial Bias Education
Two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia cafe last week while waiting for a friend to arrive.
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NYC Removes Statue Honoring 19th Century Surgeon Who Experimented On Female Slaves
The city voted to move a statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims, the "father of modern gynecology," from Central Park to his burial site in Brooklyn.
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Cal Poly President Says Frat Member In Blackface Likely Won't Be Expelled
The student said he was not aware of the racist history of blackface in an apology letter.
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Sandra Oh Assumed She Wasn’t Up For Lead In 'Killing Eve' Due To Hollywood Racism
“After being told to see things a certain way for decades, you realize, ‘Oh my God! They brainwashed me!’"
'The Simpsons' Jabs Back At Apu Stereotype Claims In New Episode
The star of "The Problem With Apu" documentary said the show's response was a slap "at what many of us consider progress."
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As With Stephon Clark And Saheed Vassell, America Is A Danger To My Newborn Son
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I do what countless black fathers have done before me: I hope against hope. But looking from the window, I see the reality.
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In Both Rich And Poor Schools, Black Students Face Harsher Punishments
A new government watchdog report shows how black students and students with disabilities are punished more severely.
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Faith Groups Rally Against Racism On Anniversary Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death
Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Sikhs and others gathered in Washington to honor King's legacy.
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Betsy DeVos Mulls The Fate Of Guidance Designed To Reduce Racial Bias In Schools
DeVos is meeting with proponents and critics of Obama-era guidance intended to stymie the school-to-prison pipeline.
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The Day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Died, Memphis Died Too
Today in Memphis, we still live in the shadow of decades of economic decline and continued systemic racial oppression.
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Don't Tell Black Women How To Feel About Stephon Clark's Tweets
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Should we focus on police brutality or misogynoir? There’s room to do both in the case of Stephon Clark.
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There's Something Missing From Hope Hicks' Send-Off Photo: Diversity
"White House doesn’t mean everyone working there has to be white."
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Bernice King Believes It's 'Critical' To Heed Martin Luther King's Lessons Today
The civil rights leader's youngest daughter believes King's teachings are vital "now more than ever before."
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Fighter. Liberator. Ungovernable Woman. Mother Of A Nation. And A Wife Too.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy may resonate even more in South Africa now than that of her husband, Nelson Mandela.
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Most Powerful Insight About Politics
The civil rights icon was both a prophet and a brilliant political strategist.
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The Ruling Named For Linda Brown Died Long Before She Did
A toxic combination of ruthlessness and timidity killed the landmark desegregation decision.
To Be Young, Missing And Black
Curtis L. Todd
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We must treat missing black women and girls as America's problem, instead of an issue relegated to the margins of the black community.
Heineken Pulls Beer Ad Dubbed 'Terribly Racist' By Chance The Rapper
"I think some companies are purposely putting out noticably racist ads so they can get more views."
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