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Race & Racism

Cop Who Posed With Black Man Dressed in Antlers Wants His Job Back

A Polaroid circulated last week of two Chicago cops posing with a black suspect who’d been outfitted with antlers. Now, according to the Chicago Sun Times, one of those officers

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Chicago Cops Put Antlers on Drug Suspect to Make Him Look Like Hunting Trophy

A Polaroid picture that a Chicago judge ordered to be released shows two cops posing with a drug suspect who is wearing antlers. Jerome Finnigan, one of the cops in

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Watch Cop Pepper-Spray and Taser Seriously Ill Black Driver

A Fredericksburg, Virginia police officer resigned after bodycam footage showed him shocking and pepper-spraying a barely conscious black driver. The incident occurred on May 4 after David Washington’s Hyundai was

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Judge Dismisses Potential Jury in Black Man’s Trial for Being Too White

An Iowa judge recently dismissed an entire jury pool for being too white. According to the Globe Gazette, the judge decided that murder defendant Tyrone Washington, who is black, could not

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Black Mississippi Commander Tweets About Black “Koons” Hiding From the Police

A Jackson, Mississippi commander is under investigation after allegedly making racist, sexist and Islamophobic comments on social media. Jackson Police Department Commander Tyree Jones, who is black, is accused of

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Video Shows Cop Kicking Black Man in the Head, Knocking Him Unconscious

Police dashcam video released Thursday shows a Delaware police officer kicking a black man in the head. The incident occurred in 2013, but video was only recently released after a

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White Students Who Called Black Peer “the Slave” and “N*****” Went Unpunished, Lawsuit Says

The parents of a former student are suing a Wisconsin school for racial harassment. According to Blake Broadnax, who is black, white students at Edgewood High School racially harassed him,

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Man Claims Georgia Judge and 2 Deputies Called Him “N***** Ray” in Open Court

A Georgia man claims several Fannin County employees, including a judge, used a racial slur to describe him during a court appearance. Allen Duray Green told local affiliate FOX 5  

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Racial Slur Led to Walmart Brawl, Say Witnesses

A fight at a Texas Walmart that went viral on social media stemmed from racial slurs, say witnesses. The fight, which occurred on Thursday night, garnered over 45,000 clicks in

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DOJ Releases Disgustingly Racist Ferguson Emails

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said last month that the Department of Justice focused too heavily on race in its scathing report on the city’s police department and courts. Emails released

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