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KIN OF 1887 RACIAL THIBODAUX MASSACRE HONOR VICTIMS, HUNT FOR GRAVES OF UP TO 60


Descendants of victims of a racial massacre 130 years ago in south Louisiana and descendants of Confederate and plantation families are working together to... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 4

'WHERE WE LIVE DETERMINES OUR HEALTH'


Liburd was not an author of the new report, which was published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 1314

BLACK MEMBERS OF CONGRESS SEEK PROBE OF NOOSES, BANANAS AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY


The hanging of bananas from nooses with hateful messages at American University in Washington, apparently targeting the first black woman to serve as the s... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 0

GET OUT IS FULL OF UNCOMFORTABLE ANSWERS TO AMERICA'S RACIAL QUESTIONS


Photo At their home in leafy upstate New York, Rose's parents are convivial, if a little patronising... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 589

MICHAEL SLAGER PLEADS GUILTY TO KILLING OF WALTER SCOTT


The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five months after a jury deadlocked on state murder charges against him in the 2015 shooting of Walter Scott... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 1993

WHITE EX-OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY IN BLACK MAN'S SLAYING


The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five months after a jury deadlocked on state murder charges against him in the 2015 shooting of Walter Scott... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 17

THE STORY OF THE BRITISH BLACK PANTHERS THROUGH RACE, POLITICS, LOVE AND POWER


Now the black power movement, and in particular the British Black Panthers, find themselves back in the spotlight... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 1466

2 WHITES SENTENCED ON HATE CRIME CHARGE IN BLACK MAN ATTACK


A judge in Toledo on Wednesday sentenced Charles Butler Jr. to seven years in prison and Robert Paschalis to two years... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 0

IS AMERICA RACIST? WAGE GAP FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS PERSISTS AS BLACKS WORK MORE HOURS


By 2014, the median household income for black families had increased to 43,300, but white families earned a median income of about 71,300... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 0

BLACK WOMEN STAND UP ON TWITTER FOLLOWING MAXINE WATERS DIG


Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters used the BlackWomenAtWork hashtag herself, tweeting, I am a strong black woman. I cannot be intimidated, and I'm not going anywhere... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 0

WHITE US ARMY VETERAN CHARGED OVER BLACK MAN'S MURDER


James Harris Jackson, 28, earlier admitted stabbing Timothy Caughman, 66, with a sword in Manhattan on 20 March... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 456

WHITE HOUSE REFUSES TO CONDEMN WHITE 'TERRORIST' ACCUSED OF KILLING BLACK MAN IN NEW YORK


James Harris Jackson, 28, is accused of stabbing a 66-year-old black man in a practice run for a larger attack... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 3739

'THE WHITE RACE IS BEING ERODED'


James Harris Jackson, 28, spoke with a reporter for the Daily News at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 1982

A BLACK MAN WAS MURDERED BY AN EXTREMIST IN NEW YORK. TRUMP HAS SAID NOTHING ABOUT IT


A man named Timothy Caughman was killed on Monday in NYC by a white supremacist in a terrorist attack... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 7570

100 YEARS AGO TODAY, CANADA'S BLACK BATTALION SET SAIL FOR WWI AND MADE HISTORY


A century after Canada's so-called black battalion left Halifax harbour for Europe, the soldiers' relatives say their experience still carries relevance today... READ MORE

25th March, 2017 16170

RACHEL DOLEZAL FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE AFTER RACE SCANDAL


Dolezal had blond hair and freckles while growing up near Troy, Mont., with religious parents... READ MORE

25th March, 2017 586

DE BLASIO FINALLY CALLS WHITE SUPREMACIST ATTACK 'TERRORISM'


James Harris Jackson traveled from Baltimore to New York to massacre as many black men as he could in Times Square, investigators say... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 451

A MAN WAS KILLED YESTERDAY IN A HORRIFYING ATTACK YOU PROBABLY DIDN'T HEAR ABOUT


He had travelled to New York before the weekend and had been staying in a Manhattan hotel in anticipation of the attack, police said... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 28325

JAMES JACKSON CHARGED WITH MURDERING TIMOTHY CAUGHMAN


Baltimore resident with 'intent to kill as many black men as he could' plunged sword into 66-year-old Timothy Caughman... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 16089

SUSPECT IN SWORD DEATH OF A BLACK MAN WENT TO NEW YORK TO TARGET BLACK MEN, POLICE SAY


Suspect in sword death of a black man went to New York to target black men, police say... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 41

WHITE VET BENT ON KILLING BLACKS IN 'MEDIA CAPITAL' NYC SURRENDERED AFTER SWORD SLAYING


Investigators said they believed Jackson was considering other attacks but surrendered after noticing his photo in media reports... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 4

SOUTH AFRICA'S ANC DISMISSES CALLS TO NATIONALISE MINES


Fall in mining and manufacturing shrinks south africa's economic growth... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 5

SAMUEL L. JACKSON HAS A POINT


Can we imagine a younger version of Jackson himself -- Corey Hawkins of Straight Outta Compton and now 24 Legacy... READ MORE

10th March, 2017 9489

'THEIR ACTIONS WERE MOTIVATED BY RACIAL HATRED'


Norton was convicted on one count of violating Georgia's street gang act and one count of making terroristic threats... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 6927

PRISON FOR TWO WHO YELLED RACIAL SLURS, THREATENED TO KILL AT BLACK CHILD'S BIRTHDAY PARTY IN GEORGIA


Norton was sentenced on one count of violating Georgia's street gang act and one count of making terroristic threats... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 1086

DONALD TRUMP SAYS LEFT WING 'ALWAYS PLAY THE RACE CARD' AFTER JIMMY KIMMEL'S OSCARS ATTACK


George w bush says he 'does not like racism' of the donald trump era... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 1821

LITTLE-KNOWN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHEFS FED PRESIDENTS MORE THAN JUST FOOD


Thomas Jefferson's slave cook, James Hemings, trained in France while Jefferson was working there on behalf of the United States in the late 1780s... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 14718

BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM 2017: TRUMP FINALLY VISITS NEW NMAAHC SMITHSONIAN IN WASHINGTON, DC


President Donald Trump was visiting the new Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture Tuesday... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 6

ANALYSIS | CAN TRUMP WIN OVER AFRICAN AMERICANS? THIS SURVEY SUGGESTS THERE'S LITTLE CHANCE.


As February began, President Trump made a seemingly routine political gesture by convening in the White House with African American allies to mark Black History Month... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 1071

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SPECIAL-NEEDS MAN TORTURED WHILE ATTACKERS LIVESTREAM IT ON FACEBOOK


F-k Donald Trump, n--a, f-k white people! one of the suspects can be heard telling the man in the video, which was livestreaming for roughly 30 minutes... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 68118

THE BIG REASON WHITES ARE RICHER THAN BLACKS IN AMERICA


It's called The Asset Value of Whiteness Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 38025

RACIAL IDENTITY IS A BIOLOGICAL NONSENSE, SAYS REITH LECTURER


Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah says race and nationality are social inventions being used to cause deadly divisions... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 33777

MEET ANGELA PEOPLES AND LEARN WHY THIS WOMEN'S MARCH PHOTO IS SUCH A BIG DEAL


On whether the Women's March on Washington inspired her Angela Peoples I don't think I was inspired at the march ..... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 31808

ALFRED OLANGO: US POLICE KILL MENTALLY ILL BLACK MAN


Unarmed African-American tasered and shot dead by police after his sister called officers for help... READ MORE

30th September, 2016 14375

CONFRONTING RACISM IN BERLIN ONE OFFENSIVE T-SHIRT AT A TIME


There is this idea that black people are not to be trusted, that black people are criminals, thieves, deviant... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 14246

REALITY CHECK: TRUMP'S VIEW OF STATE OF BLACK AMERICA REALLY, REALLY, REALLY WRONG


But in 1921, marauding white mobs, some dropping dynamite from airplanes, killed scores of black people... READ MORE

23rd September, 2016 10609

CALL TO REMOVE GANDHI STATUE OVER 'RACIST VIEWS'


The truth about the South African Gandhi is uncomfortable, Desai said... READ MORE

21st September, 2016 10431

KORRYN GAINES IS THE NINTH BLACK WOMAN SHOT AND KILLED BY POLICE THIS YEAR


She was not a person who was out there to attack police officers, Sweatt's daughter Alainna told the Tennessean after the video was released... READ MORE

2nd August, 2016 8582

BRITISH POLICE USED A TASER ON A BLACK MAN THEY THOUGHT WAS A ROBBER. HE WAS THEIR RACE-RELATIONS ADVISER.


Adunbi had been out walking his dog in Bristol, about 120 miles west of London, when officers mistook him for a robbery suspect, according to the Guardian... READ MORE

22nd January, 2017 8175

WHY I WILL NO LONGER COMPLAIN TO WHITE PEOPLE ABOUT RACE


I have come to that place as a black woman where I'm done complaining to white people about race... READ MORE

7th November, 2016 5587

HOW BLACKS MADE AMERICA AND IT MADE US


A black South American Caribbean West Indian African American Washingtonian?... READ MORE

24th September, 2016 5192

GIFTY AND THE FAUX FEAR OF BLACK WOMEN


The problem is the British public have been programmed to only recognise two emotions in black people, black women especially anger and joy... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 3633

ETHNIC MINORITIES MORE LIKELY TO BE JAILED FOR SOME CRIMES, REPORT FINDS


Among all those found guilty at crown court in 2014, 112 black men were sentenced to custody for every 100 white men... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 3281

WHY SIMONE MANUEL'S OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL IN SWIMMING MATTERS


American swimmer Simone Manuel made history with a joint-first place a freestyle event, becoming the first black female swimmer to win an Olympic gold... READ MORE

13th August, 2016 2925

TEACHERS' IMPLICIT BIAS AGAINST BLACK STUDENTS STARTS IN PRESCHOOL, STUDY FINDS


Yet when asked which children required the most attention, 42 percent of the teachers identified the black boy... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 2795

A LYNCHING IN GEORGIA: THE LIVING MEMORIAL TO AMERICA'S HISTORY OF RACIST VIOLENCE


On 25 July 1946, just hours after the Malcolms and Dorseys were murdered, white people from Monroe and the surrounding towns started driving to Moore's Ford Bridge... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 2720

AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE 'IN THE WORST SHAPE THEY'VE EVER BEEN,' TRUMP SAYS IN NORTH CAROLINA


-- Donald Trump faced a swift backlash Tuesday after declaring that African Americans are in the worst shape they've ever been during a campaign event here... READ MORE

21st September, 2016 2645

SOMETIMES IT TAKES AN OUTSIDER TO CRYSTALLIZE AMERICA'S ENDURING RACISM


Officials doing in other countries, Maina Kiai visited the United States' most restive places, seeking insight on the conditions that prevent peace... READ MORE

1st August, 2016 2278

CHARLOTTE POLICE RELEASE VIDEO OF KEITH SCOTT SHOOTING


'214 black Americans killed by police' Scott was the 214th black person killed by US police so far this year of 821, according to Mapping Police Violence... READ MORE

25th September, 2016 2165

MIDDELBURG: PROTESTS OVER SOUTH AFRICA COFFIN ASSAULT


Hundreds of South Africans condemned the white men's behaviour on social media under the hashtag coffinAlive... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 2063

BLACK LIVES MATTER: THE LIGHTING OF AMERICA'S FUSE WAS ALL CAUGHT ON VIDEO


Back in Chicago, police union president Angelo leans back amid years of police mementos and grip-and-grin photos... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 1980

THE BLACK US PARATROOPERS WHO QUIETLY CHANGED HISTORY - AND NOW FEAR TRUMP


They were black - negroes, in the era's parlance - and the United States did not want them in foxholes alongside white soldiers... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 1943

USING SOUTH AFRICAS VERSION OF THE N-WORD MAY SOON MEAN JAIL TIME


JOHANNESBURG -- After thieves broke into her car, a white South African motorist lashed out at the responding black police officers... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 1792

173 BLACK PEOPLE HAVE BEEN SHOT AND KILLED BY POLICE OFFICERS SO FAR IN 2016


Sixty-six of the police shootings were of people of undetermined race or identified as other... READ MORE

25th September, 2016 1786

WHY I BELONG AS A BLACK WOMAN IN THE WHITE WORLD OF INDIE


This birthed Blackfork - her annual headcount of black people she sees at Pitchfork festival, Chicago... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 1766

TOP 10 LATE NIGHT JOKES ABOUT DONALD'S TRUMP'S THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE


Donald Trump's impromptu news conference on Thursday came out of nowhere, like a surprise storm, to dominate the day's news feed... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 1686

SOUTH AFRICA: WHITE MEN IN COURT OVER COFFIN ATTACK


The degrading attack sparked demonstrations and caused outrage on social media with hundreds of South Africans condemning the men's behaviour under the hashtag coffinAlive... READ MORE

25th January, 2017 1537

'HEIL TRUMP': THE RACIST ALT-RIGHT SALUTES THE PRESIDENT-ELECT | TORONTO STAR


At the conference on Saturday, Spencer, who said he had coined the term, defined the alt-right as a movement with white identity as its core idea... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 1419

KEITH SCOTT KILLING: PROTESTS CONTINUE IN CHARLOTTE


Crowds demand release of police footage showing moment Keith Lamont Scott was killed, and ignore calls to go home... READ MORE

23rd September, 2016 1405


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