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Diverse cops make the difference in policing hate

By Jenny Manrique Contributing Writer (New America Media) — Hate crimes are on the rise nationwide, including here in San Francisco, where the city’s diversity

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Morehouse student follows his passion, finds the Black Press

By Tiana Hunt Contributing Writer (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow) — Darrell Williams is a rising senior at Morehouse College, who has big dreams of being a

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Blacks comprise majority of defendants who are wrongfully convicted
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — African-Americans comprise the majority of defendants wrongfully convicted of murder, sexual assault and drug crimes who are later exonerated, according to a study released ...
Nation’s Black women are jailed at unfair rates, study says
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of articles on “The Status of Black Women in the United States” recent study. The first in the ...
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What does it mean to be white in America?
By Ebony Marie Chappel Contributing Writer (Special from the Indianapolis Recorder) — The issues surrounding race and racism in America envelop the nation’s inhabitants like an intricately woven wool cloak. It is ...
Exploitation of Innocence – Report: Perceptions, policies hurting Black girls
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special from The Final Call) – She could have a baby doll in one hand and crayons in the other, but a Black girl as young as ...
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More than 100 federal agencies fail to report hate crimes to the FBI’s national database
By A.C. Thompson and Ken Schwencke ProPublica In violation of a longstanding legal mandate, scores of federal law enforcement agencies are failing to submit statistics to the FBI’s national hate crimes database, ...
$3 million settlement paid in cop killing of Philando Castile
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — The city of St. Anthony, Minn., has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to the mother of Philando Castile, a registered ...
Democratic Senators condemn Betsy DeVos’ record on Civil Rights
By Annie Waldman ProPublica In a letter sent on June 27, more than 30 Democratic senators rebuked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for scaling back civil rights enforcement at the Department of Education.
Report: Black women work hard but earn less than most Americans
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on “The Status of Black Women in the United States” recent study. Black women are swimming upstream, ...

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