Most discussions on race focus on conflicts between whites and generalized communities of color. A new study by “The Sentencing Project” expands our awareness of the impact of racial prejudices to include differences in how African-Americans of different skin tones are treated. In their study, “The Impact of Light Skin on Prison Time for Black […]
President Obama attempted to silence the birther movement, now being malevolently led by Donald Trump, by producing his original long form birth certificate. Citing the obvious fact that “[w]e do not have time for this kind of silliness,” the harried president produced what the birthers have been crying for for almost two years. Should be […]
The city of Baltimore is suing Wells Fargo for racist lending practices according to StockBriefing.com. The company said in a statement that Baltimore has claimed racist, predatory lending practices at Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) which they say has led to increased foreclosures for a certain demographic. Read The Whole Story RELATED STORIES Wells Fargo Accepting Applications […]
VIA CNN: (CNN) — Nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner raised his hand in victory. Nearly 100 years had passed since his great-uncles, Thomas Griffin and Meeks Griffin, were wrongfully executed in South Carolina. On Wednesday, a board voted 7-0 to pardon both men, clearing their names in the 1913 killing of a veteran of […]
World-renown Harvard University professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates, Jr. was arrested by Cambridge, Massachusetts police last week while he tried to enter his own home. He cites racial profiling in the incident.