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The kid from the ’hood who snapped an iconic Baltimore image

Devin Allen Opens Exhibit

Devin Allen plans to get the word “smile” tattooed on his trigger finger. It will…

Black America should stop forgiving white racists

Why We Shouldn’t be So Quick to Forgive Racists

Historically, Black churches have nurtured the politics of forgiveness so that Black people can anticipate…

The GOP’s uneasy relationship with the Confederate flag

The GOP and the Confederate Flag

South Carolina state Rep. Norman Brannon (R) said Friday night he’ll introduce a bill to…

9 dead in ‘hate crime’ shooting at historic African American church in Charleston

Nine Killed in Hate Crime at Black Church

Police widened the search Thursday for a gunman who opened fire and killed nine people…

Photos allegedly of Rachel Dolezal. (Courtesy Lawrence Dolezal)

Rachel Dolezal Breaks the Internet

A controversy is raging over whether a prominent Washington state civil rights activist and Howard…

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

Close to 400 People Shot and Killed by Police in America This Year

In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in a stolen…

Adrian Robinson NFL suicide

Former NFL Player Adrian Robinson Commits Suicide

Adrian Robinson, a standout defensive end at Temple, who bounced around the NFL for a…

military police equipment obama

President Obama to Ban Military-Style Gear for Police Departments

The Obama administration announced Monday it will ban federal transfers of certain types of military-style…

Jonathan Ferrell

Family of Jonathan Ferrell to Settle Lawsuit

The city of Charlotte has reached a $2.25 million settlement in a lawsuit brought by…

Keep Harriet Tubman – and all women – off the $20 bill

Why Harriet Tubman on the $20 Might Not be the Best Idea

On one hand, replacing the face of Andrew Jackson – a man whose wealth was…