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Statistics Show Driving While Black Is Real

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According to a new study, driving while black is a real hazard.  Justice Department statistics, based on the Police-Public Contact Survey, show that “relatively more black drivers (12.8%) than white (9.8%) and Hispanic (10.4%) drivers were pulled over in a traffic stop during their most...

On Serena Williams & The Racism Experienced By Black Women Athletes

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Articles chronicling the story of Serena’s 3rd consecutive U.S. Open win were accompanied with pictures of a smiling trophy-displaying Serena Williams standing in front of American flags as they wavered carelessly behind. For many, this photo represents the modern America we all want to believe...

‘The Economist’ Retracts Racist Book Review About Slavery

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Known to be affiliated with the right-wing political spectrum, The Economist reinforced those beliefs with its racist book review of “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.” The book, which was written by Cornell University professor Edward Baptist, reveals...

An Open Letter: To The White Father Who Wants His Biracial Son To “Stay White”

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Dear White Father Who Wants His Bi-Racial Son To “Stay White,” This is a very delicate and difficult subject matter, because there is a child involved– your child. Before I begin, I want you to know and understand that I only express these words with...

Atlanta Hawks Owner Selling Team Due to Racially Insensitive Comments

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Following the band of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, views on race cues another NBA sale. On Saturday night the Atlanta Hawks head of ownership group Bruce Levenson informed Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner, of his decision to sell the team. This announcement is...