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Noose Found Hanging From Tree on Duke Campus

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By diamond 11:03 am April 2, 2015 A noose was found hanging from a tree on the Duke campus Wednesday morning. A picture of the noose and statement was posted to the Duke People of Color Caucus Tumblr: “To all black students, staff, faculty, and/or Durhamites on campus and in the area: Please take care of yourselves […]

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Elite Degrees Give Black Americans Little Advantage In Job Market

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By diamond 10:46 am March 18, 2015 A new study from the University of Michigan shows that elite credentials give black Americans very little advantage in the job market. From the University of Michigan: Gaddis used a unique field experiment to test the value of different types of college degrees in the labor market for […]

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That SAE Video, Racist College Culture & Black Student Survival at University

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By diamond 9:51 am March 13, 2015 By Denene Millner I don’t know why folks are acting all shocked by this SAE video madness, as if despicably racist, nigger-filled rants by groups of white college boys is somehow new, fresh, unexpected and unique. Any human who’s ever stepped foot on the campus of a predominately […]

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University of Oklahoma Expels Two Students For Racist Chant

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By diamond 10:16 am March 11, 2015 Two members of SAE, the fraternity caught on tape singing a racist chant, have been suspended from Oklahoma University. From Reuters: The University of Oklahoma has expelled two students linked to a video showing members of a fraternity singing a song filled with racial epithets, the school’s president […]

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#BeingBlackAndMuslim

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By diamond 10:22 am February 25, 2015 By Ikhlas Saleem This past Thursday the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (Muslim ARC) relaunched the hashtag that started it all, #BeingBlackAndMuslim. What started from a couple of singular tweets, turned into an email thread, and now a 2nd year global campaign to address racism within Muslim communities and embrace […]

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New PETA Ad: Morally Reprehensible, Racially Insensitive, and Remarkably Selfish

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By diamond 11:14 am February 19, 2015 By Arielle Newton PETA, the powerful and widely recognized animal rights group, wants us to know how terrible kennels are. So, they did so by equating kennels with the Ku Klux Klan. Yea…that Ku Klux Klan; the same domestic terrorist organization that, for centuries, raped, mutilated, and lynched Black people […]

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Miss. Judge Indicted 9 Months After Reportedly Hitting Mentally Disabled Man and Yelling ‘Run, N–ger, Run’

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By diamond 3:53 pm February 16, 2015   From The Root: Nine months ago a now-former Mississippi judge is alleged to have smacked a mentally disabled man before yelling, “Run, n–ger, run.” In response to that incident, a grand jury has “served an indictment for simple assault on a vulnerable adult,” the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. There was […]

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Racism Is Keeping Black People Up At Night

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By diamond 5:02 pm January 30, 2015 Racism can have many unseen consequences. One study shows that sound and restful sleep may be a casualty of experiencing with racism on a daily basis.

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Are millennials tolerant racists?

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By diamond 3:21 pm January 28, 2015 White millennials are more prejudice than they’d like to think writes Al Jazeera.

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Black McDonald’s workers file civil rights lawsuit for firings

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By diamond 7:49 pm January 22, 2015 Former workers in three McDonald’s locations in Northern Virginia, say that they were fired for being people of color. Some were told by management that they “need to get the ghetto out of the store.”

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