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Race & Racism

African-Americans Are More Likely to Be Pleading For Help at Supreme Court Than Arguing Before It

In the last 75 hours of oral arguments, the Supreme Court has heard from only one African-American attorney. Hispanics fared a bit better, with four attorneys having argued before the

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The Sheriff of Nottingham Is Actually a Black Woman From Jamaica

The first time you ever heard of Nottingham was probably while watching “Robin Hood.” That was probably the last time as well, but as Buzz Feed learned, Nottingham is a

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OK, So This Has to Be the Second Most Racist Ad in History

by Yvette Carnell It hasn’t even been a month since Dr. Boyce Watkins drew attention to a Mountain Dew ad he called the most racist ad in history. That ad,

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NAACP’s Julian Bond Agrees With IRS Targeting of ‘Racist’ Tea Party, Says NAACP Was Targeted in 2004

The NAACP’s chairman emeritus, Julian Bond,  told MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts that he’s not at all upset by the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. Although  Bond does not view Obama

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Physician Explains How “White Privilege” at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Drove Her to Tears

There may be a black president in the White House, but the firms contracted to maintain security at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner were mostly white, and white privilege was

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The Other Bell Curve: Poor Blacks and Immigrants Outperform Whites in School

by Pascal Robert and Yvette Carnell The conservative Heritage Foundation is in hot water for hiring a hack who believes that immigrants can never fit into American society because of

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MSNBC Reporter Says When You Attack Obama, You Attack Black People

by Yvette Carnell Everyone knows that President Obama made history by becoming the first black president, but does he represent all black people? One MSNBC  reporter certainly seems to think

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Former Black Panther Assata Shakur Added to FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists List, $2 Million Dollar Bounty

On May 2, 1973, Blank Panther Party member Assata Shakur was convicted of killing a New Jersey police officer during a shoot-out that left one of her fellow activists dead.

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Georgia Family Finds Large Burning Cross and Deer Meat in Front Yard [Video]

During the Supreme Court’s oral arguments over whether to strike down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, Supreme Court Justice John Roberts asked the U.S. government’s attorneys a question

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Rank Restored to Miami Firefighter Demoted Over Offensive Trayvon Martin Facebook Post

by Yvette Carnell A Miami firefighter who was demoted for making derogatory comments about Trayvon Martin recently had his rank restored by an arbitrator, according to The Miami Herald. Brian

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