Professor who calls Blacks, Hispanics more violent than whites appointed to Trump’s Sentencing Commission

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio Contributing Writer (Special from The Washington Informer via DiversityInc) — A former federal prosecutor who once said Blacks and Hispanics are more

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The appointee behind the move to add ‘citizenship’ to the Census

By Justin Elliott ProPublica In December, the Department of Justice requested that the Census Bureau add a question to the 2020 survey that would ask

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Lawmakers in the U. S. Senate seek to gut fair housing
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer In just a few weeks, civil rights and housing advocates will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Just six days following the assassination of ...
Washington, D.C. area classmates, from left, Sally Egan, Emma McMillan and Avery Brooks were among the tens of thousands of students nationwide who took to the streets last week, on a school day, seeking better gun control.
Students across nation march for gun control
By Amiyah King Contributing Writer (Trice Edney News Wire/Howard University News Service) — Tens of thousands of high school students across America were marked with an unexcused absence last Wednesday, but everyone ...
Bobby Seale and Huey Newton, co-founders of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, with their guns.
Gun control historically has meant prohibiting Blacks from owning one
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar-News Today) — Since the massacre of students at a Parkland, Florida high school, the airways have been buzzing with talk about gun control—making ...
Southern Poverty Law Center says black nationalist groups have increased
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — The United States is increasingly more hate-full, with 954 mostly white hate groups in 2017 compared to 917 in 2016, that target ...
This famous 1863 photo of a severely beaten and scarred runway slave named Gordon depicts some of the horrors of slavery that are being undermined in many classrooms across the nation. Some teachers have even called slaves 'servants.'
New Study: U. S. schools are failing to teach the hard history of American Slavery
By Maureen Costello Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from — Even during Black History Month, U. S. schools are not adequately teaching the history of American slavery, ...
Report: Blacks comprise more than 40 percent of the homeless
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Although Blacks comprise 12.5 percent of the nation’s population, they are overrepresented among the nation’s homeless as housing prices increase and ...
Disabled Americans disapprove of Trump presidency, poll shows
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer A new national poll of the American disability community reveals that Americans with disabilities disapprove of President Trump’s presidency in growing numbers, and that those impacted by ...
New Poor People’s March kicks off this Spring
By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer ( — For more than a year, the Rev. Dr. William Barber II, former North Carolina NAACP president, has been crisscrossing the country issuing a clarion ...

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