‘Lynching in America’ Presents Painful Truth About Slavery, Murder

‘Lynching in America’ Presents Painful Truth About Slavery, Murder

by Shantell E. Jamison

A nonprofit organization is revisiting a painful reality of American history. “Lynching in America,” presented by the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), seeks to change... Read More

Video: Cornell Student ‘Bloodied Up’ in alleged Racially Motivated Attack

Video: Cornell Student ‘Bloodied Up’ in alleged Racially Motivated Attack

by Shantell E. Jamison

Cornell University’s campus has been tense lately. A little less than two weeks ago, someone took to the grounds near the school’s Latino Living... Read More

Kodak Black

A 6th Grade Teacher Used Lyrics from Notoriously Foul Rapper Kodak Black for a Homework Assignment

by Zahara Hill

A Georgia teacher was suspended after assigning homework centered around lyrics from rapper Kodak Black. Read More

Pascal Mahvi

Surprise, Surprise: This Man Is The Real Life Welfare Queen

by Zahara Hill

A 2016 investigation by WKYC led to the raiding of Mahvi's home last September. Read More

Barack Obama

Barack Obama: It’s ‘Frustrating to Have to Mobilize Every Couple Of Months’ to Prevent ‘Human Suffering’

by Zahara Hill

"It’s certainly frustrating to have to mobilize every couple of months to keep our leaders from inflicting real human suffering on our constituents." Read More

Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico

by Shantell E. Jamison

The havoc Hurricane Maria wreaked on Puerto Rico was painfully apparent as rescuers, officials and residents of the small U.S. island wandered through daybreak... Read More

Jacksonville Nurses Fired After Making Black Newborns Rap, Dance

Jacksonville Nurses Fired After Making Black Newborns Rap, Dance

by Shantell E. Jamison

Two Jacksonville, Fla. nurses have been relieved of their duties after video footage of them making an newborn baby “dance” to rap music. The... Read More

KKK assignment

Fifth-Graders Were Asked To Justify The Logic Of The Ku Klux Klan For A Homework Assignment

by Zahara Hill

The next question on the assignment asked students to imagine they were freed slaves and describe their level of satisfaction with their new lives. Read More