White people are more likely to deal drugs, but black people are more likely to get arrested for it

Whites Sell Drugs, Blacks Get Arrested For Selling Drugs

by The Washington Post

Here's a pretty astonishing chart on the skyrocketing number of arrests of Black Americans for nonviolent drug crimes. Brookings'… Read More

Ebola Case Stokes Concerns for Liberians in Texas

Liberians in Dallas Worried

by JET

Stanley Gaye, president of the Liberian Community Association of Dallas-Fort Worth, said the 10,000-strong Liberian population in… Read More

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Is "Talking White" a Thing?

by Slate

In the last 10 years, however, new research has challenged the “acting White” theory. In a 2005 paper, sociologists Karolyn… Read More

How The Hyde Amendment Codifies Discrimination all above all

The Hyde Amendment:
38 Years of Government Sanctioned Discrimination

by Renee Bracey Sherman

September 30th  marked the 38th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, and if you don’t… Read More

Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

Michael Dunn Guilty of First Degree Murder

by #teamEBONY

Michael Dunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Jordan Davis in September, 2012 after an argument… Read More

Ray Rice

What is #31forRAY?

by Esther Armah

The #31forRAY campaign kicks off today. What is it? It’s an invitation for men to write Ray Rice from the heart. It's an… Read More

Officials Confirm First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US

Ebola Case Confirmed at Dallas Hospital

by JET

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the… Read More

Florida Loud Music Killing Trial Coming to Close

Second Trial for Jordan Davis' Killer Nearing End

by JET

Michael Dunn was shooting to kill, not defending himself, when he fired at 17-year-old Jordan Davis after the two had an argument… Read More

Califorina Eliminates Crack/Cocaine Sentencing Disparities

California Ends Disparities in Crack and Cocaine Sentences

by Slate

California has eliminated the legal distinction between cocaine and crack for purposes of criminal sentencing. Governor Jerry Brown… Read More

Officer kills man through car door in his driveway

Cop Who Shot and Killed Black Man Indicted

by #teamEBONY

Ernest Satterwhite, a 68-year-old Black great-grandfather, was shot to death after a slow-speed chase as he parked in his own driveway… Read More

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