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Tech Firm Uses White Actors to Portray Black People

Murison Inc. conducts corporate diversity training but some question its tactics.

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In Denver, Suicide Among Black Men is Soaring

Halim Ali is helping young Black men in Denver address the trauma and anger that can turn into violence and suicide.

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White Police Officer Lied on Report to Justify Arresting Black Man in California

Headline: A former police officer in La Mesa, California lied on his report to get a Black man arrested. Shocker.

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Nathanial Woods was Sentenced to Death For The Murder of Three Officers He Didn’t Shoot

 On March 5, 2020, Nathanial Woods was executed in Alabama for the murder of three white Birmingham police officers. But, he was not the one behind the gun that murdered them…

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Author Alice Sebold apologizes to Anthony Broadwater, wrongfully convicted of raping her

Broadwater’s 1982 conviction was overturned last week after authorities determined there were serious flaws in his prosecution.

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LeBron James Enters NBA’s COVID-19 Protocols, Could Miss Multiple Games

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James will be sidelined indefinitely after entering the NBA’s coronavirus health and safety protocols.

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Landlords less likely to reply to applicants with Black, LatinX names

The survey tracked over 25,000 interactions across the country between property managers and fake renters using names associated with non-White identities.

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Minnesota launches nation’s first task force on missing and murdered Black women

The new Minnesota Task Force on Missing and Murdered African American Women is underway, as members gathered for the first time Monday to discuss ways to resolve cases involving missing and murdered Black women. 

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana Chooses Its 1st Black President in Its 137-Year History

The University of Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously for Dr. Marcus Jones, who has worked at NSU for 23 years.

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123 Years Later, A Funeral Is Held for a Black Man Killed in White Supremacist Massacre

Rev. William Barber II delivered the eulogy for Joshua Halsey, telling those who gathered at the cemetery that what killed Halsey is still alive today.

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Black student reportedly tased by group of teens dressed in KKK robes

“Texas teen says he was attacked with a stun gun on Halloween by some Woodsboro High School classmates wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes.

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Minnesota police investigating racist video of teen girl encouraging Black student’s suicide

“I was angry, I was disgusted, I was sad, I was confused,” 14-year-old Nya Sigin told CNN about the vile video activist Shaun King shared.

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Women of color feel undervalued at work, Billie Jean King-backed study finds

The study surveyed more than 1,000 women who say they feel undervalued and underutilized in the workplace.

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Kim Kardashian West, J. Cole Bring Attention to the Julius Jones Case in Oklahoma as Execution Date Nears

Kim Kardashian West said she is waiting to see if Oklahoma’s Governor Stitt will stop Thursday’s execution.

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Memphis Rapper Young Dolph Shot and Killed at 36

Young Dolph, Memphis rapper best known for his feature on O.T. Genesis’ 2015 single “Cut It,” was shot and killed at the age of 36.

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Missouri judge exonerates Kevin Strickland after serving 43 years for wrongful conviction

Strickland, 62, has always maintained that he was home watching television and had nothing to do with the killings, which happened when he was 18 years old.

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Grammys 2022: Jon Batiste, H.E.R., Doja Cat Among Nominees

Lil Nas X, Kanye West, and Silk Sonic were also on this year’s list of nominations.

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Shalanda Young set to become first Black woman to serve as White House budget director

Shalanda Young set to become first Black woman to serve as White House budget director

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Opioid crisis hitting Black communities at alarming rates amid pandemic

In the thick of the COVID pandemic, deaths among Black Americans soar due to the opioid addiction crisis.

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Texas school investigating after White student attacks Black teacher in viral video

A White student slapped a Black teacher and threw a phone in her direction while cursing and yelling obscenities.

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Young Black Men in Philadelphia are Taking Charge in Reducing Gun Violence in Their City

Philadelphia nonprofit ManUpPHL conducted a study on how the gun crisis affects their communities—and how it can change.