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Smithsonian Museum Expresses Interest in Displaying Trayvon Martin’s Hoodie

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has expressed interest in acquiring and displaying the hoodie Trayvon Martin was wearing when he was murdered

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MUST WATCH: Jay Smooth Talks Don Lemon, Race and ‘Respectability’

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Jay Smooth’s latest video blog absolutely shreds Don Lemon’s horrifically out-of-touch, black youth-shaming, “pull up your pants” rant, and gives an epic shout-out to the Black Youth Project 100 and the Dream Defenders.

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Hampton U Business School Dean Doubles Down on Dreadlock and Cornrows Ban

Although the outrage over a Hampton University business school program’s no-dreadlock-or-cornrows policy continues, the school has once again doubled down: “These students choose to be in this program and aspire to be leaders in the business world. We model these students after the top African-Americans in the business world.”

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18-Year Old Gabrielle Turnquest is the Youngest Person to Pass UK Bar Exam

After graduating from college at 16, 18-year old Florida native Gabrielle Turnquest is now the youngest person to ever pass the UK bar exam.

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New LAPD Program Allows Officers to Come Face-to-Face w/ Community Members on Racial Profiling

The LAPD has announced a new program where officers can come face-to-face with community members who accuse them of racial profiling. The Community-Employee Mediation Pilot program will allow both sides to see things from the other’s perspective. Neither party is required to agree with one another; and only conflicts that don’t involve use of force, […]

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REPORT: Higher Education System Perpetuates White Privilege

A new report shows that the current state of higher education in the United States continues to perpetuate racial inequality.

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Black Leaders: Florida Boycott Will Harm African American Community in Florida

With Black people making 16.6 percent of the population of Florida, members of our own community will likely be impacted negatively by a boycott of Florida.

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Congressmen Introduce “End Racial Profiling Bill” in the Wake of Zimmerman Verdict

Representative John Conyers (D-MI) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) have introduced a new bill to stop racial profiling once and for all. And in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, the unveiling of the “End Racial Profiling Bill of 2013″ could not be more timely.

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Rick Ross Samples Rachel Jeantel in New Song

Rick Ross’ latest song expresses his outrage over the George Zimmerman verdict – even sampling Rachel Jeantel’s testimony.

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Man Accused of Murdering 17-Year Old Jordan Davis Pleads Not Guilty

Michael Dunn – the man who shot and killed 17-year old Jordan Davis over loud music – has plead not guilty of murder.

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