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Judge Finds Bias in Ferguson-Florissant School District Elections

by #teamEBONY

A federal judge ruled Monday that the process of electing school board members for a district that includes Ferguson, Missouri, is biased against black... Read More

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Are Traffic Stops Prone to Racial Bias?

by Vignesh Ramachandran and Katie Kramon / The Marshall Project

How often does race come into play when cops stop motorists? The answer is: Nobody really knows. In the last few years, videos of... Read More

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

by Terrence Chappell

I started going to therapy because I needed to get out of the clutter of my thoughts and the perceptions of others. Perceptions are... Read More

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication in the ER than Whites

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication in the ER than Whites

by #teamEBONY

Black children with acute appendicitis — a clearly painful emergency — are less likely than white children to get painkillers in the emergency room,... Read More

Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

by The Atlantic

The discrepancies are particularly egregious in certain parts of the country. As The New York Times reported on Tuesday, a new analysis of the... Read More

Schools in the South Suspend and Expel Black Students Way More Than White Ones

Southern Schools Suspend Black Students Much More Often than White Students

by Slate

A new study has found that Black students in Southern states get suspended and expelled at exponentially higher rates than White ones, an imbalance... Read More

Fast Food Chains Target Black Kids

Fast Food Chains Target Black Kids

by JET

Food companies disproportionately target their TV advertising for fast food, candy, sugary drink and snack brands to Black and Hispanic consumers, according to a... Read More

For Black Families, Doing Everything “Right” Isn’t Always Enough

Even if Black People “Play by the Rules” It’s Still Very Difficult to Succeed

by Slate

It's important to recognize the fact that Black families often end up stuck with a low income even when they do all the things... Read More

Wyatt Cenac

On Being the “Lone Representative”

by #teamEBONY

The Stewart-Cenac exchange illustrates what those of us who are often The Only One In The Room tend to know: It sucks. But it... Read More

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Questionable “Facts” in Sandra Bland Report

by Jezebel

University of Florida toxicology professor Bruce Goldberger was quoted as saying, ““I don’t think it’s possible to rule out the possibility of use while... Read More