Study Finds Predominantly Black Cities Top List with Most Anti-Black Tweets

A new study by the online rental service Abodo reveals the most racist cities in the United States by taking a hard look at the type of tweets residents post. Read Full Article: http://bit.ly/29u6CFv

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What the 4th of July Means to Black People

On July 5, 1852, Douglass gave a speech at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, held at Rochester’s Corinthian Hall.

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#AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile Reveal How Lynching Never Ended in the U.S.

The rate of police killings of Black Americans is nearly the same as the rate of lynchings in the early decades of the 20th century. The way the victims are …

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Prosecutors Exclude Blacks Because All-White Juries Are More Likely to Convict

According to The New York Times, a study of the Caddo Parish, Louisiana, court system has revealed prosecutors often exclude Blacks from jury trials so they …

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Poor Blacks Still Afflicted By Digital Divide, Can FCC’s Internet Subsidy Help to Narrow the Gap

Being plugged into the internet is vital in the 21st Century, but for those who need it most — whether for doing homework or looking for a job — the connection they need to survive and thrive is often too expensive. On Thursday afternoon, the FCC voted to expand the Lifeline subsidy, a program that…

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