Tag Archives: racism

Poverty

Survey: Boston African-Americans Have An Average Net Worth Of $8 – Yes, We Said $8

By Newsweek.com

Boston’s reputation as a racist city was put to the test by The Boston Globe‘s Spotlight investigative team

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Alleged Racist Mother Of Bullied Boy Starts GoFundMe Account; Social Media Destroys Her

By New York Post

The outpouring support for a Tennessee boy who went viral tearfully talking about bullies 

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Is The Black Community Embarrassed To See Poor Black People On Television?

By Atlanta Black Star

Television is experiencing a “New Golden Age.”  Television dramas and comedies are earning high praise

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Trump Tweets His Textbook ‘MAGA’ Response To Criticism Of His Attacks On Black Americans

By Chicago Tribune

resident Donald Trump kicked off Thanksgiving Day by replying to a tweet

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The Reason Why A Lot Of White Supremacists Are Vegan

By Vice.com

If there was any doubt that there are white nationalists among us, it vanished this summer,

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Research: Prosecutors Are Offering Better Plea Deals To White Defendants

By Slate.com

Two officers escorted a young black man into the courtroom,

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Cincinnati White Man Murders Black Man For Dating His Ex

By RawStory.com

Jurors in an Ohio murder trial heard testimony about the posting of a “half naked” photo

Denny’s Fires Employees Who Told Black Customers To Pre-Pay For Their Meal

By theGrio

Denny’s has fired some of its employees at a Washington restaurant after a racist incident 

BiRacial Student Cut Off By White Mother For Defending Kaepernick

By Vibe

Growing up, Kiara Lawhon wasn’t into politics. Born to a white mother and Puerto Rican/African-American father,

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Horrible Interracial Dating Stories: Black Women Tell All

by Vice

Since America’s founding, the nation’s racism has made interracial relationships incredibly

Restaurant Owner Refuses To Serve Blacks, Asserts: “Trump Is President, I Can Say What I Want”

By Nova

“I don’t need you ‘n-words’ money, Donald Trump is President” Behney said according

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Black Man Who Advocated For Confederate Flag Killed In Car Crash

By Washington Post

Anthony Hervey was on his way home to Oxford, Miss., when the car carrying him and fellow activist

White Teens Attempt To Lynch 8-Year Old Biracial Boy

By Revere Press

A biracial child in Claremont, New Hampshire could be a victim of an attempted lynching,

Some Whites Actually Think Black People Attend College Free!

By Refinery29.com

Last night, around 9:30 p.m., I tweeted a story about my experience meeting a group of white people who thought Black people went to college for free.

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Baby Sitter Admits to Killing 7 Children, Florida Man Freed After Serving 20 Years for Her Crime.

By Daily News

At daybreak on Oct. 25, 1967, Annie Mae Richardson, of Arcadia, Fla., got up to prepare the day’s meals for her husband and seven children.

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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.

 

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According to History, African Americans Don’t Sleep As Well As Whites

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

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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.

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’12 Years A Slave’ Writer Defends Erasure of Black Women on Show About Racism

By Huffington Post

The London premiere of writer John Ridley’s new miniseries “Guerilla” grew tense after audience members questioned why he chose a South Asian woman to be the protagonist.

Alone

Keep Black Kids From Running Away By Not Beating Them

By Washington Post

Last month, a rumor that more than 500 mostly black and Latino children from the District of Columbia had been abducted and sold into sex slavery went viral on social media.