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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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Report: Chicago police stop black motorists more

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:09 pm December 31, 2014 According to a new report released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, Chicago police stop black motorists more than their white counterparts. 

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Ferguson residents receive racist notes about Christmas on car windshields

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:35 pm December 30, 2014 Residents in Ferguson, Missouri found a racist Christmas letters on their car windshields last week.

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Unarmed man shot at by NYPD charged with assault after cops hit innocent bystanders

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:53 am December 29, 2014 A 35-year-old Brooklyn black man was unarmed when NYPD officers shot at him in the middle of Times Square on Sept. 14. The officers did not hit Glenn Broadnax, but struck two innocent bystanders. Somehow, Broadnax is being charged with assault for the officers’ negligence. 

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Peaceful protests follow latest police shooting in Missouri

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:25 pm December 26, 2014 Protests continued in Berkeley, Mo. following the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer earlier this week. According to reports, the protests have been peaceful. 

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FBI investigates lynching of black teen

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:16 pm December 18, 2014 The FBI is looking into the death of a black teen who was found hanging from a swing set at a trailer park on Aug. 29. 17-year-old Lennon Lacy’s death was originally ruled a suicide. 

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Pennsylvania restaurant calls customer the n-word, says it’s a ‘joke’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:42 pm December 18, 2014 A Pennsylvania restaurant says one of its employees was “joking” when they printed the n-word on a black customer’s receipt. Marquis Moore was about to consume an order of wings from Zembie’s Sports Tavern in Harrisburg when he noticed the word printed near the check number instead […]

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