Racism in America

A 78-year-old White man attending a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina was arrested and charged Thursday with assault after punching a Black Lives Matter protester in the face. John McGraw was at the Wednesday night event with several other zealous supporters of the Republican presidential hopeful when he threw the punch, WTVR reports.

Although reigning NFL MVP and Carolina Panthers superstar quarterback Cam Newton is largely out of the news cycle after his team’s Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos, he’s still making headlines. Black sportswriter Kimberley A. Martin, who covers the New York Jets, shared a letter she received from a racist reader after recently writing […]

A sit-in orchestrated by students at Providence College in Rhode Island ended late Tuesday night after a deal was struck with school leaders on how to address allegations of racism on campus. About 50 students occupied a space outside of President Brian J. Shanley‘s office for 13 hours before the agreement was signed to hear […]

In his second term, President Obama is speaking more openly about events as he wants, especially those concerning Black America.

In the wake of controversy over the Confederate flag in South Carolina, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is calling for the removal of the…

Forty-three-year-old Roosevelt Champion III – found hanging from a tree on Monday – allegedly killed himself, according to the results of a forensic autopsy released…

State and federal law enforcement agents are investigating the hanging death of a 43-year-old Black man whose body was found Monday morning outside a home…

Are you Black? Check. Do you live in America? Check. Do you fear getting shot and killed just because you’re Black? Check. Are you sick…

Where do the most racists live in America? If you’re a person of color, you might say, (clearing throat loudly), everywhere. But a new study…

The family of a former student at a Madison, Wisconsin parochial high school has filed a lawsuit against the school and its two top administrators…

Jeb Bush’s digital guru resigned Tuesday amid a firestorm of controversy after the aide’s racially insensitive comments surfaced and threatened to undermine the GOP presidential…

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) issued a stern rebuke to members of the Republican Party Wednesday after a top leader said…