A Kentucky judge, who rose to national prominence for dismissing all-white jury panels, is under fire again. This time over social media posts against prosecutors as tensions rise in his “racially charged legal battle.”
According to a new poll by CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation, 49 percent of Americans believe that racism is a “big problem.”
Activist Mercutio Southall Jr., the man who was kicked and beaten by Donald Trump supporters at a rally in Alabama, is sharing his side of the story with Think Progress.
“A group of White supremacists showed up at the protest, as they have done most nights,” Miski Noor, a media contact for Black Lives Matter told the Star Tribune.
Sixteen people were shot in a hail of gunfire Sunday night at Bunny Friend Park in New Orleans. According to reports, multiple people began firing shots into a crowd of more than 300.
Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a graphic with inaccurate statistics about 2015 murder rates in the United States.
Ben Carson dismissed the fact that Black men and women are being disproportionately targeted by police, saying he needed more “evidence” that profiling exists in law enforcement.
Roker’s experience is not unique — cabs passing Black men and women is a decades-long problem that has both been addressed through the lens of racial profiling and comedic fodder.
Nicki Minaj brought power and #blackgirlmagic to A&E’s Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America event when she performed a reading of the late Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise.”
African-American students were outraged to see portraits of Harvard Law School’s Black professors defaced, leading to an investigation by the police and a string of discussions about racial injustice at Harvard University.
Protests at Georgetown University have prompted officials to rename two buildings named for school presidents “who organized the sale of Jesuit-owned slaves to help pay off campus debt in the 1830s.”
For years, the Ku Klux Klan have fought to be included in Georgia’s “Adopt-A-Highway” program and now they have an unlikely ally.