Racism in America

A New Jersey elementary school recently apologized to a group of angry parents for an assignment that involved fifth-graders drawing posters of slave auctions.

A 78-year-old White man attending a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina was arrested and charged Thursday with assault after punching a Black Lives Matter protester in the face. John McGraw was at the Wednesday night event with several other zealous supporters of the Republican presidential hopeful when he threw the punch, WTVR reports.

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his supporters were roundly criticized and condemned as racists after a video surfaced of acolytes assaulting a Black woman at a Super Tuesday rally Louisville, Ky.

Although reigning NFL MVP and Carolina Panthers superstar quarterback Cam Newton is largely out of the news cycle after his team's Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos, he's still making headlines.

New Orleans lawmakers are in the midst of considering whether to break with its Confederate past by removing longstanding monuments

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According to a new poll by CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation, 49 percent of Americans believe that racism is a “big problem.”

In the latest video to emerge of police racial profiling, a Black father of three was questioned by police after an officer spotted him taking a break from jogging in Alabama.

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In the latest allegation of fast food employees attacking customers with racist comments, two workers at a Wendy's in Arvada, Colorado, have been fired after reportedly leaving the N-word and other slurs in a kids' meal.

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After it was announced Tuesday that an officer would not be charged in the shooting death of her unarmed son, the mother of Tony Robinson vowed to sue the police department, according to The Huffington Post. Andrea Irwin told CNN host Anderson Cooper that she “absolutely” planned to sue the Madison Police Department after he raised the […]

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Forty-three-year-old Roosevelt Champion III – found hanging from a tree on Monday – allegedly killed himself, according to the results of a forensic autopsy released Tuesday, reports NBC News. Champion’s body was discovered Monday by a neighbor in Greensboro, Georgia. Police had recently questioned him about the death of a 55-year-old White woman, and his […]

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State and federal law enforcement agents are investigating the hanging death of a 43-year-old Black man whose body was found Monday morning outside a home about 70 miles east of Atlanta in Greene County, Georgia, reports the Huffington Post. The man, Roosevelt Champion III, was found hanging from a tree behind a residence that was […]

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Relatives of a mentally ill Black man who was fatally shot in February by police in Miami Gardens, Florida have released footage of the frightening encounter, according to the New York Daily News. The 19-minute police video released Wednesday shows an officer ordering Lavall Hall, 25, to “get on the f—ing ground or you’re dead,” […]