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Meek Mill

Lawyer for Meek Mill Claim Proof That Judge Favored Sentencing

When Meek Mill was sentenced to two-to-four years in prison for violating his parole late…

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Judge Finds Bias in Ferguson-Florissant School District Elections

A federal judge ruled Monday that the process of electing school board members for a…

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Are Traffic Stops Prone to Racial Bias?

How often does race come into play when cops stop motorists? The answer is: Nobody…

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

I started going to therapy because I needed to get out of the clutter of…

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication in the ER than Whites

Black children with acute appendicitis — a clearly painful emergency — are less likely than…

Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

The discrepancies are particularly egregious in certain parts of the country. As The New York…

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

A new study has found that Black students in Southern states get suspended and expelled…

Fast Food Chains Target Black Kids

Food companies disproportionately target their TV advertising for fast food, candy, sugary drink and snack…

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

It's important to recognize the fact that Black families often end up stuck with a…

Wyatt Cenac

On Being the “Lone Representative”

The Stewart-Cenac exchange illustrates what those of us who are often The Only One In…