In the high-priced Bay Area, even some households that bring in six figures a year can now be considered “low income.”
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Her Coach Told Her She ‘Didn’t Have The Right Chemistry For The Team’ Because She Didn’t Laugh At Racist Jokes
By Washington Post
Jasmine Orsted said the comments began almost immediately after she started practicing with other hopefuls seeking spots on the University of Mary Washington’s women’s basketball team.
Update: After Vox reported this story Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) released a statement saying he would close this loophole. Read the story here.
By LA Times
When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced treatment by police and the courts surely have much to do with the stubborn disparities in wealth and well-being
By East Bay Times
Private Prisons Are Facing A Class-Action Lawsuit For Violating Anti-Slavery Laws For The First Time In History
By Alternative Media Syndicate
This past summer, President Obama’s Department of Justice was directed to stop using private prisons. Besides having notoriously inhumane conditions, the private prison industry doesn’t really save taxpayers money—it just generates money for people who are in bed with private prisons.
By The Free Thought Project
Grand Rapids, MI — Outraged community leaders in Grand Rapids are demanding reform after five African American youths aged between 12 and 14 years were held at gunpoint — for no justifiable reason — as they walked home from playing basketball.
[VIDEO] White Scientist Claims Black Community is Being Deliberately Poisoned and Targeted By The Medical System
By Ear Hustle 411
A scientist who goes by the name Mike Adams, “The Health Ranger has broken the cardinal rule when it comes to snitching. He is literally exposing white America paticularly the Medical Industry and the hate they have for black America today.
By The Intellectualist
The richest large economy in the world, says Peter Temin, Professor of Economics at MIT, is coming to have an economic and political structure more like a developing nation.
By Real Farmacy
People who refuse chemotherapy treatment live on average 12 and a half years longer than people who undergo chemotherapy, says Dr. Jones.
By Life Site News
Fewer young men in the US want to get married than ever, while the desire for marriage is rising among young women, according to the Pew Research Center.
By One Green Planet
Being separated from someone you care about is one of the worst feelings. You think about them constantly, wondering when you’ll be able to see them again.
By Educate Inspire Change
The Coca-Cola Company is now in deep trouble. Many people have come to realize in recent times that products of the company do more harm to their health. In fact, all Coca-Cola products have no recorded important nutritional value.
Two Maryland Teens Could Be Jailed For 33 Years and Charged with a Hate Crime After Setting Fire To A Trump Sign
By Daily Mail
By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.
By Real Clear Policy
The rioting in Milwaukee over a police killing of an armed black man has reanimated the issue of longstanding black joblessness. Between 2010 and 2014, Milwaukee’s average rate of black joblessness was 54 percent,
A Penalty For Being Black? Toyota to Pay $20 Million Settlement for Charging Black Customers More Interest for Car Loans
By Atlanta Black Star
Institutional racism in the auto financing industry is alive and well, as it was announced that Toyota Credit, the financing arm of the automotive giant, will pay $21.9 million to Black and Asian buyers who were charged more for car loans than white customers.
Here’s the thing about realising that you shouldn’t have had kids,” says Laura*, 37, a journalist based in Los Angeles. “You can’t take the decision back.”
By Face To Face Africa
Known for its beautiful stellar beaches, world-class resorts, and unique cultures, the Kenyan coastal region is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations — not just in Kenya — but around the world.
By Urban Intellectuals
In light of Dr. Ben Carson’s nomination as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the commencement of the Trump Administration,