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Op-ed: America Is Not For Black People

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The following post was written by Greg Howard. It originally appears on Deadspin under the title, “America Is Not For Black People.” By: Greg Howard The United States of America is not for black people. We know this, and then we put it out of our minds, and then something happens to remind us. Saturday, […]

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Study: whites support harsher criminal laws if mostly blacks are getting arrested

According to a new study, white people support harsher criminal laws as long as blacks are the ones getting arrested. The findings come after whites were presented with evidence that our criminal justice system disproportionately targets black people. 

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Detroit lawyer racially profiled at Talbots

Portia Roberson, a Detroit lawyer, is the latest black person to be racially profiled while shopping. Roberson went to a suburban Detroit Talbots store to return items. Before she returned them, however, she wanted to try them on. According to her Facebook post, when Roberson emerged from the dressing room, she was confronted by police officers.

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Video: man attacked by 8 men at Detroit Pride Festival

20-year-old Christin Howard, a gay man, has always been proud of who he is. While celebrating at this year’s gay pride event in Detroit on Sunday, Howard was attacked by eight men.

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Mark Cuban admits to being a bigot, says we all prejudge people

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban made a few controversial comments on Wednesday during a conference in Nashville. During an interview with The Tennessean, Cuban pretty much stated that we all have preconceived notions, and in so many words, admitted to being a bigot.

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Report: in response to minority growth, whites becoming more conservative

Research supports the notion that by the year 2050, the nation will exist in its most diverse form ever. Whites will no longer be the majority, and according to a study conducted by the Associated for Psychological Science, the more fearful white Americans are of losing their majority status, the more conservative they become. 

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America had an African zoo captive, and he ended his life on this day

Have you heard of Ota Benga? His life and death highlights one of many racially motivated atrocities faced by people of African decent in America. The Congolese native and Mbuti pygmy was captured and part of an exhibit for the St. Louis World Fair. 

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Italian distributors apologize for highlighting white actors in ‘slave’ posters

The Italian distributor of the film “12 Years a Slave” has issued an apology for promotional posters depicting white actors as the stars of the film. The posters featured Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, despite their relatively minor roles, and not the film’s star Chiwetel Ejiofor.

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Italian poster for ’12 Years A Slave’ diminishes star Chiwetel Ejiofor, highlights Brad Pitt

“12 Years A Slave’s” true lead role goes to Chiwetel Ejiofor, who plays Solomon Northup, the film’s protagonist, but posters in Italy make him out to be anything but the star. In fact, actor Brad Pitt who plays the small role as a Canadian man who aides in the release of the enslaved Solomon Northup, is presented as the film’s lead […]

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Video: Black teens express hate, disdain for fellow blacks

In a disturbing 13-minute video, several black teenagers can been seen airing out their very hateful opinions of other blacks. One girl said, “Even though I’m dark skin, I’m not black…they’re selfish they’re ignorant…I don’t want a black boyfriend…they got that ignorant hair (points to black teen) look at him he’s on a Toshiba, when […]

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