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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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Teacher reprimanded for telling students that Santa is White

A New Mexico high school teacher has been disciplined after telling a black student that Santa Claus is white. Officials at Rio Rancho High School declined to comment on how the teacher was reprimanded, but simply stated that he had been.

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Commission files complaint against state prosecutor for misconduct, eliciting prejudice in trial

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission has filed a complaint against a Williamson County State’s Attorney for “appealing to racial prejudices” during a murder trial. The complaint states that Charles Garnati violated four rules of professional conduct during a July 2011 murder trial.

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Woman receives racist text message from limo company

A Detroit Limousine company had a few choice words for a woman who hung up on them. Candis Doss, 25, called Detroit Limo Party Bus to book a vehicle for her mother’s birthday.

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Radio Interview: The History of Blackface

Web Coordinator for the Black Youth Project, Shantell Jamison, stops by the Music Vox to discuss the recent photo of two White males dressed as George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin for Halloween and the damaging effects of wearing blackface. Listen to Shantell represent issues related to the black community each Thursday on Vocalo 90.7FM , […]

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Fraternity sparks outrage with “Hood Ratchet Thursday” party, blames blacks for making it about race

A fraternity housed on the University of Michigan’s campus is under fire for a “racially and sexually offensive party” it planned for Thursday. The event, “World Star Hip Hop Presents: Hood Ratchet Thursday,” was planned by Theta Xi.

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