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Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*

Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*

by Aura Bogado on August 19 2014, 1:22PM

Some of the results may surprise you.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

The Obama Speech You Actually Want to Hear

The Obama Speech You Actually Want to Hear

by Aura Bogado on August 18 2014, 6:16PM

In no other country on Earth was this speech even possible.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Video: If Black People Said the Stuff White People Say Play

Video: If Black People Said the Stuff White People Say

by Jamilah King on June 23 2014, 10:00AM

Not all white people, but #YesAllBlackPeople, says Buzzfeed.

Topics: Culture

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks White Supremacy and Reparations

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks White Supremacy and Reparations

by Aura Bogado on May 22 2014, 1:31PM

The writer explains why honest conversations about history can lead to better policy today.

Topics: History, /NOW, Reparations

Black Juror in Dunn Case Breaks Silence, Says Race Wasn't a Factor

Black Juror in Dunn Case Breaks Silence, Says Race Wasn’t a Factor

by Aura Bogado on February 21 2014, 1:18PM

Creshuna Miles says she thinks Dunn was guilty of second-degree murder.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Juror Says Michael Dunn Got Away with Murder

Juror Says Michael Dunn Got Away with Murder

by Aura Bogado on February 19 2014, 2:26PM

When first polled, only two jurors said Dunn was acting in self defense when he killed Jordan Davis.

Topics: Media, /NOW

How Well Does News Media Cover Race? [Report]

How Well Does News Media Cover Race? [Report]

by Dominique Apollon on January 22 2014, 11:23AM

In a new report, Colorlines’ publisher, Race Forward, analyzes nearly 1,200 articles and television transcripts to see how the mainstream media deals with racism and offers solutions to flawed media coverage.

Topics: Media Analysis, /NOW, Race Forward

NAACP Comes Out in Support of Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation

NAACP Comes Out in Support of Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 1:17PM

Congress is currently considering legislation that would expand protections for states seeking to decriminalize marijuana.

Topics: /NOW

Tristan Walker's Plans to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

Tristan Walker’s Plans to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 10:03AM

The former head of business development at FourSquare now has his sights set on increasing diversity in the tech sector.

Topics: /NOW, Technology

Homeless Youth in Focus

Homeless Youth in Focus

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 7:00AM

Newly released studies indicate the number of homeless youth nationwide is rising.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Schools & Youth

More on Racial Disparity in the U.S. Labor Force

More on Racial Disparity in the U.S. Labor Force

by Von Diaz on November 7 2013, 3:17PM

A new report from ‘The Atlantic’ sheds light on the depth of racial wage and employment inequality.

Topics: /NOW

Study: Racists More Likely To Own Guns

Study: Racists More Likely To Own Guns

by Von Diaz on November 5 2013, 12:09PM

Researchers from Australia and Great Britain found a strong connection between racist attitudes in the U.S. and gun ownership.

Topics: /NOW

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson's Death

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson’s Death

by Von Diaz on November 1 2013, 11:13AM

The Georgia teen’s parents believe he was murdered, and that his case was not fully investigated because he was black.

Topics: /NOW

Many Elite U.S. Colleges Have Deep Roots in Slavery

Many Elite U.S. Colleges Have Deep Roots in Slavery

by Von Diaz on October 31 2013, 10:51AM

Craig S. Wilder’s new book ‘Ebony & Ivy’ looks closely at the connections between the Atlantic slave trade and universities including Harvard, Brown, and Yale.

Topics: /NOW

More Evidence New York's Tech Industry is Dominated by White Men

More Evidence New York’s Tech Industry is Dominated by White Men

by Von Diaz on October 25 2013, 2:01PM

Out of a list of the ‘Silicon Alley 100,’ a scant few are people of color or women.

Topics: /NOW

'Black Actress' Web Series Premiers on Issa Rae's YouTube Channel

‘Black Actress’ Web Series Premiers on Issa Rae’s YouTube Channel

by Von Diaz on October 24 2013, 2:22PM

Produced by Andrea Lewis, the series will explore the challenges faced by today’s black actresses.

Topics: /NOW

Two Police Officers Convicted of Civil Rights Violations Against Latinos in Connecticut

Two Police Officers Convicted of Civil Rights Violations Against Latinos in Connecticut

by Von Diaz on October 22 2013, 12:00PM

Two East Haven police officers have been convicted of multiple charges stemming from allegations of racial profiling and harassment against Latinos in the area.

Topics: /NOW

Watch Students Discuss Ongoing Racism at the University of Alabama

Watch Students Discuss Ongoing Racism at the University of Alabama

by Von Diaz on October 22 2013, 10:17AM

Members of the historic student group Mallet continue to address institutionalized racism at the school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Area in East New York Renamed 'African Burial Ground'

Area in East New York Renamed ‘African Burial Ground’

by Von Diaz on October 18 2013, 2:43PM

A square on New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn has been renamed to commemorate the discovery of an African slave burial site.

Topics: /NOW

Black and Latino Families are Hardest Hit by Housing 'Income Segregation'

Black and Latino Families are Hardest Hit by Housing ‘Income Segregation’

by Von Diaz on October 17 2013, 4:56PM

A recent study from Stanford and Cornell researchers says people are increasingly living in either extremely rich or extremely poor neighborhoods.

Topics: /NOW

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