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Black and white school segregation has returned to 1968 levels

School segregation between Black and white students has returned to 1968 levels, even as the nation grows more diverse. Why it matters: Black and white…

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Hoyer says rioters destroyed display commemorating John Lewis

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Thursday that the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol Wednesday destroyed a display outside his office honoring the…

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How Thousands of American Laws Keep People ‘Imprisoned’ Long After They’re Released

In the run-up to the election in November, there was a pervasive belief that the fate of the nation could hinge on Florida because of…

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Baseball’s recognition of Negro Leagues ‘long overdue’

Major leaguer Jerry Hairston Jr. whose grandfather Sam Hairston blazed a trail in the Negro Leagues, said, “They never needed this announcement to validate their…

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Cleveland reportedly to change the name of its baseball team

The decision is “the culmination of decades of work,” according to the Oneida Nation of New York, which led the Change the Mascot Movement. Source:…

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The Quest to Unearth One of America’s Oldest Black Churches

First Baptist Church was founded in secret in 1776. It’s been hidden under a parking lot in Colonial Williamsburg for decades—a metaphor for the failures…

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Biden’s Day 1 challenges: Systemic racism

Advocates are pushing President-elect Biden to tackle systemic racism with a Day 1 agenda that includes ending the detention of migrant children and expanding DACA,…

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South African police use tear gas on protest over race

South African police have used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons on hundreds of mainly Black protesters who gathered again outside a high school…

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Biden’s big challenge: A growing racial wealth gap

When he takes office on Jan. 20, Joe Biden will face a gap between Black and white wealth that has grown into a yawning chasm…

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FBI reports 2019 was deadliest year on record for hate crimes

Hate crimes on the rise as civil rights groups call for further action to be taken Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hate-crimes-fbi-2019-trump-b1723877.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Pro-Trump messages painted on headstones at Jewish cemetery

Police are investigating vandalism that left several headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Grand Rapids spray-painted with “TRUMP” and “MAGA” before President Donald Trump held…

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Election Day becomes doomsday scenario for militia groups

For some far-right militant groups, Election Day represents more than just the moment America chooses its next president. It’s become a rallying cry to prepare…

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I’d Celebrate Two Black Senators in South Carolina. But I’d Worry About What Comes Next.

When the Confederate flag was finally removed from State House grounds in South Carolina during the summer of 2015, only after the massacre of nine…

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A Black Biologist Pioneered Animal Intelligence Research, but His Work Was Buried

Black biologist Charles Henry Turner was doing groundbreaking research into animal cognition at the turn of the 20th century, yet his ideas never gained traction…

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‘Drink water and don’t be racist’: Ocasio-Cortez gives Republicans upset over Vanity Fair outfit ‘pointers’ on how to look better

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is firing back at conservatives online who criticized her this week for wearing designer clothing in a photoshoot for the December…

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Philly police smashed a car’s windows, beat black driver while child was in backseat

A few days ago I posted this video of police officers pulling someone out of a car with a child in the back seat at…

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The Nightmare Before Christmas screenwriter Caroline Thompson ‘begged’ Tim Burton to change ‘racist’ Oogie Boogie character

Caroline Thompson claims she urged the director to rethink the character, to no avail, as she also recalls the fraught filmmaking process  Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/the-nightmare-before-christmas-tim-burton-oogie-boogie-racist-caroline-thompson-b1443586.html Indie…

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Forest Whitaker: ‘A lot of the issues that they were fighting for in the Sixties are the same now’

The Oscar-winning star of ‘The Last King of Scotland’ talks to Alexandra Pollard about getting inside the skin of his characters, the brutality that is…

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Oregon officials vote to ban Confederate flag at historic cemeteries

An Oregon state commission has unanimously voted to ban Confederate flags from the state’s historic cemeteries. Oregon’s Commission… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/522963-oregon-officials-vote-to-ban-confederate-flag-at-historic-cemeteries Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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USDA issued billions in subsidies this year. Black farmers are still waiting for their share.

“We have lived under economic terrorism for decades,” said Georgia farmer Eddie Slaughter. Subsidies issued during Covid-19 are just another form of exclusion, he and…

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Magic mushrooms, racism, and wolves: What else is on the ballot in America this year?

Almost $1 billion has been spent backing 120 different measures where voters will decide on policy Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/drugs-apps-racism-and-wolves-what-s-on-the-ballot-in-america-this-year-b1261252.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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