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Carla Hall Reinvents a Zora Neale Hurston-Themed Restaurant

In 2009, Andy Shallal hosted a Top Chef-like contest to hire a person to lead…

Arrest made in death of 9-year-old Ferguson girl killed while doing homework

Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Ferguson 9-Year-Old

Authorities on Thursday charged a man who they say confessed to firing the shot that…

In Mississippi, defenders of state’s Confederate-themed flag dig in

Confederate Flag Defenders Stake Claim in Mississippi

This is a common sentiment in White Mississippi — that the Confederate battle flag is…

Why 2 Chicago mothers are suing 3 suburbs over their murdered sons

Chicago Mothers Suing Suburbs Over the Murders of Their Sons

In an unusual lawsuit filed July 7, Bosley and Nance-Holt claim their civil rights have…

The Game BET

The Historic Run of “The Game”

Where were you when you heard about the 7.7? Ask anyone involved with BET’s comedy…

We blame minority groups for individual crimes. Why do white conservatives get a pass?

White Conservatives Need Blame Too

When will we start holding racism and misogyny accountable for the violence they rationalize and…

Attorney General Lynch: Sandra Bland’s death highlights black Americans’ concerns about police

Loretta Lynch: Sandra Bland’s Arrest, Death, Highlights Concerns about Police

Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday that the in-custody death of Sandra Bland in Texas…

Bill Cosby, Bill Cosby’s own words provide scandalous details of his hidden life

Bill Cosby’s Hidden Life

The dressing-room dinners where Cosby entertained Thompson are one setting in a kind of parallel…

‘I will light you up!': Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

Dashcam Footage of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Contradicts Police Report

According to newly released police video, a Texas trooper threatened Sandra Bland with a Taser…

How the North distorts Civil War history

The North Changes Civil War History Too

In the antebellum years, there was nothing resembling an anti-slavery consensus in the North. America’s…