When police stop Black men, the effects reach into their homes and families

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With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

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Smartphone witnessing becomes synonymous with Black patriotism after George Floyd’s death

Protesters against racist police violence encounter police in Washington, D.C., on May 31. Mandel Ngan/AFP via…

How racism in US health system hinders care and costs lives of African Americans

Mortality rates for COVID-19 are two to three times higher for African Americans than whites. Getty…

Alliance for Justice condemns rampant police brutality

“Our nation is facing a great reckoning. The tragic murder of George Floyd last week was…

Black Americans, crucial workers in crises, emerge worse off – not better

A group of sharecroppers, evicted from their land in the Great Depression, stand beside a Missouri…

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles pushes for justice in George Floyd protests

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For many Blacks and Latinos in L.A., neighborhood conditions make safer-at-home orders harder

More than 2 in 5 Blacks and Latinos in Los Angeles County face high burdens from…

‘Everybody is a first responder’ in disasters

By Jake Goodrick, Brigette Waltermire, Natalie Anderson and Christian Gravius CARSON, Calif. – With natural disasters…

Mississippi: Home of plantation living for black families

New Orleans, LA — Dr. Antoinette Harrell, known as the “Slavery Detective of the South,” is…

Colin Kaepernick’s social clash against the NFL

Rumor has it that this workout or tryout for Colin Kaepernick was solely determined by the…

L.A. District Attorney Jackie Lacey failed the victims of Ed Buck

By Jasmyne A. Cannick and Nana Gyamfi, Esq. Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s failure to…

Children of Katrina: The Lost Years

By Sophie Grosserode and Katie Hunger | News21 NEW ORLEANS, La. — They were children and…

Hate in America: A Nation Divided

By Catherine Devine and Lillianna Byington | News21 PHOENIX — More than 2.4 million crimes, whose…

Pressley and Jayapal: Raising the Minimum Wage Is a Women’s Issue

We’ve been cheering on the U.S. women’s soccer team — first as they won the World’s…