A federal lawsuit claims that Black Lives Matter and its leaders are responsible for the wounding of a police officer by a lone shooter after protests in Baton Rouge one year ago.
By Kamala Kelkar
“In this country, our understandings of heroism have always been informed by an ugly past of racial prejudice and discrimination.” Fidel Castro’s death saw the Cuban revolutionary re-enter the U.S. imaginary as a villain, a communist dictator opposed to core…
By Nana Brantuo
The Milwaukee Police Department had already fired the officer in October over separate allegations of misconduct.
By Kenya Downs
Clinton Smith's debut collection of poetry, "Counting Descent", examines what it means to grow up Black in America. Smith recounts moments from childhood when Black lives were celebrated and juxtaposes them with incidents that have become all too common in…
By Mary Jo Brooks
In 2006, the FBI warned that white supremacists infiltrating local and state law enforcement posed a threat to national security. Some are asking, what's been done to curb the trend in the decade since?…
By Monnica Williams
The calls and emails started coming in: “Dr. Williams, are you available for commentary? Have you seen the recent shooting?” Another unarmed black man has been killed by law enforcement. Another life is snuffed out. One more human being who…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
The relationship between minority communities and majority-white police forces is turning into one of the most visible civil rights issues of this age.
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
About a third of all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have seen spikes in freshmen enrollment this year.
If constant exposure to graphic viral videos can trigger PTSD-like trauma, how can people of color mentally cope?…
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