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Shelia Stubbs, Assembly

911 Called on Black Assembly Candidate While Canvassing

by Teddy Grant   Sep 19, 2018

Dane County Supervisor Shelia Stubbs had the cops called on her last month as she was canvassing for an Assembly seat, Cap Times reports.... Read More

UMass Amherst, Racism, racial profiling

Cops Called on Black University Employee Headed to Work

by Teddy Grant   Sep 19, 2018

A Black University Massachusetts Amherst employee had the cops called on him as he walked to his job at the campus’ recreation center on... Read More

Moody High School, Alabama, Racism

Photo of White Alabama Students Standing on Black Student With Caption ‘We Got Us One’ Causes Outrage

by Teddy Grant   Sep 19, 2018

Six White high school students in Moody, Alabama are being accused of racism after posting a picture of them standing on a Black male... Read More

School Superintendent Apologizes for ‘You Can’t Count on a Black Quarterback’ Comment

School Superintendent Apologizes for ‘You Can’t Count on a Black Quarterback’ Comment

by Teddy Grant   Sep 18, 2018

An Onalaska, Texas superintendent has apologized for comments he made on Chron.com’s Facebook page on Monday saying “you can’t count on a Black quarterback,”... Read More

South Africa Legalizes Marijuana

South Africa Legalizes Marijuana

by Teddy Grant   Sep 18, 2018

A South African court legalized on Tuesday private marijuana use by adults, the BBC reports. Judges at the country’s Constitutional Court unanimously decided that growing... Read More

Meek Mill, Van Jones and Others Speak at the Congressional Black Caucus on Hip-Hop and Advocacy

Meek Mill, Van Jones and Others Speak at the Congressional Black Caucus on Hip-Hop and Advocacy

by Teddy Grant   Sep 18, 2018

EBONY and Universal Music Group hosted the “Artists, Activism and the Criminal Justice System” panel Friday at the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus event in... Read More

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke, Botham Jean, Guyger

Ted Cruz Says He Wishes Beto O’Rourke Wasn’t ‘Quick to Blame the Officer’ in Botham Jean Shooting

by Teddy Grant   Sep 17, 2018

Republican Senator Ted Cruz said that he wished his opponent for U.S. Senate in Texas, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) and Democrats, “weren’t so quick... Read More

Black Cop Repeatedly Called The N-Word by Handcuffed Suspect (VIDEO)

Black Cop Repeatedly Called The N-Word by Handcuffed Suspect (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 17, 2018

One Black NYPD officer recently managed to keep her cool while a handcuffed suspect called her the n-word over 50 times in one minute.... Read More

Botham Jean, Guyger, Dallas cop, White dallas cop

Dallas Cop Who Shot and Killed Botham Jean Moved Out of Apartment Complex

by Teddy Grant   Sep 17, 2018

The White Dallas police officer who shot and killed Botham Jean in his apartment has moved out of the complex, Dallas News reports. Managers... Read More

laquan mcdonald, victim, prosecutor

Murder Trial For Chicago Cop Who Shot and Killed Laquan McDonald Begins

by Teddy Grant   Sep 17, 2018

The murder trial of the Chicago cop who shot and killed a Black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, is set to begin on Monday.... Read More