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Trump said “law and order” during the debate, because his impression of crime clearly comes from TV
Audience members at the debate retained about as much from Trump’s discussion of crime and police relations in communities of color as they would from stereotypical images of “dangerous” streets on TV shows. …
“Don’t Trust White People”: How My Father’s Prejudice Affects Me Today
“Don’t trust white people,” my father said as he furiously drove down the freeway while listening to Family Radio. This is not the first time he has uttered these words…
Black People Are Perceived As More Attractive When They Say They’re Multiracial, According To A New Study
According to the study, it didn’t even have to be true. All a black person had to say was that they had “mixed ancestry” and subjects found them to…
I’m A Queer Black Woman And This Is How White Girls Use Me, Even When They Love Me
We had fun together, these girls and I. We bonded. We got close. But we could never truly love each other because they absolutely refused to see me for who…
Bill O’Reilly Proves He Knows Literally Nothing About Slavery Or Human Decency
His response to Michelle Obama’s speech was pretty fucked up, even for him.
Mothers Of The Movement Highlight The Vast Difference Between Clinton And Trump On Police Brutality
Between Trump and Clinton, only one of them is acknowledging that black lives matter.
Former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke Is Running For Senate, Which We Should Maybe Not Joke About
“European Americans need at least one man in the United States, one man in Congress, who will defend their rights and heritage,” Duke reasons.
Texas Has A Long, Persistent History Of Discriminatory Voting Laws
The state has a long history of policies barring minority voters in a large-scale conservative effort to limit Democratic votes.
Abigail Fisher And Her Lawyers Continue To Fight Affirmative Action By Arguing Its Negative Impact On Asian-Americans
There’s a myriad of reasons it’s so problematic for white opponents of affirmative action to use Asian-Americans, and stereotypes about them, for their own ends.
The Store Owner Where Alton Sterling Was Killed Sues The Baton Rouge Police
Abdullah Muflahi accuses the police of “illegally taking him into custody and confiscating his entire security system without a warrant.”
Democrats Include A Path To Marijuana Legalization In Their Platform In Another Surprising Nod To Sanders
Expect some serious medical and economic gains from “policies that will allow more research on marijuana,” and “laws to allow legal marijuana businesses to exist without uncertainty.”
Why Rudy Giuliani’s Focus On “Black-On-Black” Violence Is So Irrelevant
Those who, like Giuliani, would rather fixate on “black-on-black” violence than systemic racism hypocritically ignore the fact that rates of white-on-white violence are pretty much the same.