Filipino Muslim Rights Activist Denied Entry To US

By Jigger Jerusalem and Cagayan de Oro, -

A Filipino Muslim activist has been denied entry into the United States and is believed to be held at San Francisco International Airport, a human rights group in the Philippines reported. The [...]

Banner Hang For Stephon Clark: One Month Anniversary

By Kristina Flores, Medium. -

Sacramento- On the one-month anniversary of Stephon Clark’s murder by Sacramento Police Department, concerned community members hung a 75 foot banner from Sacramento’s Tower Bridge reading “They [...]

Brazil Gov’t: ‘Probable’ Police Involvement In Franco’s Murder

By Staff,; -

Brazil's government declared Monday that human rights activist Marielle Franco was “very likely” killed by “militias,” according to Minister of Public Security Raul Jungmann. “There are basically [...]

Protests Erupt At Philly Starbucks Where 2 Black Men Were Arrested For ‘Trespassing’

By Hayley Miller, -

“Starbucks coffee is anti-black,” the demonstrators chanted Monday morning. Protesters swarmed a Starbucks in Philadelphia on Monday, days after police arrested two black men who had been waiting [...]

Cops Arrest 2 Black Men Sitting In Starbucks For ‘Trespassing’

By Hilary Hanson, Huffington Post -

A video showing Philadelphia police officers handcuffing and removing two black men from a Starbucks store has gone viral and incited allegations of racism, but the police commissioner insists [...]

The Campaign To Exterminate Muslims

By Chris Hedges, -

The Israeli army’s wanton slaughter of unarmed Palestinians trapped behind the security barriers in Gaza evokes little outrage and condemnation within the United States because we have been [...]

The Washington Post’s ‘Breakthrough’ On The MLK Murder

By William F. Pepper and Andrew Kreig, -

For the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder, The Washington Post last week overcame its tainted history of softball coverage and published a hard-hitting account quoting the [...]

Muslim Groups Awarded Damages Over Discriminatory NYPD Surveillance

By Kevin Gosztola, -

“We have been down similar roads before. Jewish Americans during the Red Scare, African Americans during the civil rights movement, and Japanese Americans during World War II are examples that [...]

If This Happened In Alabama There Would Be Uproar: In Israel, It’s The Norm

By Jonathan Cook, -

How would you describe a white town in a southern state in the United States that froze the tender for plots of land in a new neighborhood because it risked allowing blacks to move in? As racist? [...]

Court Rules EPA Unlawfully Delayed Environmental Racism Investigations For Decades

By Mike Ludwig, -

A federal court ruled this week that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated the Civil Rights Act by delaying investigations into environmental discrimination complaints for years, [...]

Racial Wealth Divide Snapshot: Women And The Racial Wealth Divide

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, -

As Women’s History Month comes to an end, we at the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative think it is important to reflect upon how racial economic inequality intersects with gender economic [...]

Black Anti-Racist Protester Found Not Guilty Of Assault Against White Spremacist

By Emily Shugerman, -

A black man who was beaten at a white supremacist rally this summer – and later charged with assault – has been acquitted on all charges. DeAndre Harris made national headlines when he was [...]

To Fight Racial Inequality We Need To Rethink Our Economy

By Lester Spence, -

Consider these three facts. African-Americans in the U.S. are 6.4 times more likely than whites to be in jail. The black unemployment rate in the U.S. is consistently twice as high as white [...]

22 Million Reasons Black America Doesn’t Trust Banks

By Marcus Anthony Hunter, -

“This bank is just what the freedmen need,” remarked President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1865, as he signed the Freedman’s Bank Act, authorizing the organization of a national bank for recently [...]

50 Years Since The Kerner Commission Report

By Tom Mackaman, -

Fifty years ago this week, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders issued its report on the wave of “race riots” that had swept the United States beginning in the early 1960s. [...]