White supremacists at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 11 and 12

A new generation of white supremacists emerges

By A.C. Thompson ProPublica The white supremacist forces arrayed in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — the largest gathering of its sort in at least

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Battle lines drawn in wake of Charlottesville incident

The FBI and federal prosecutors announced Saturday night. Aug. 12, that a civil rights investigation will be opened into the vehicular death of a 32-year-old

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Southerners on New Ground’s ‘bail out’ campaign continues the radical tradition of Black August
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – A few months ago when activists with the regional queer liberation group Southerners on New Ground (SONG) embarked on their Black ...
Tour against hate makes stop in New Orleans
By James Sebastien Contributing Writer On August 17, New Orleans’ historic Saenger Theatre was visited by Van Jones’ WE RISE AGAINST HATE TOUR. The Crescent City was just one stop on this ...
Civil rights groups urge Black parents to lead on ESSA state plans
By Shayla Simmons Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Sirraya Gant, the mother of two sons who graduated from high schools in Washington, D.C. said that getting involved in her older son’s academic ...
'The Talk' television commercial features African-American women discussing the realities of being Black in America and warning their children about racism.
Procter & Gamble’s ‘The Talk’ ad stirs race debate
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Procter & Gamble kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the “My Black is Beautiful” campaign by releasing a commercial titled “The Talk,” ...
Civil rights community, DOJ clash over race-based college admissions
The civil rights community is on high alert and wasted no time in firing warning shots at the Trump administration after a report by The New York Times on Tuesday ...
Federal oversight of police reform: Functional or futile?
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special from The Final Call and New America Media) – Controversial police officer-involved-shootings and other abuses across the country has spurred activists, grieving families and concerned citizens ...
Black police executives reject Trump encouragement to rough up suspects
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — The Nation’s premier association of Black police executives — convening in Atlanta last week — has responded to rogue statements made by President ...
Body cams show cops are more polite to white drivers
By Alex Shashkevich Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Police officers consistently use less respectful language with Black community members than with white community members, the first systematic analysis of ...

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