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America In 2018: Black Man Blocked From Entering Own Apartment By White Woman

Having grown up with many black friends in London, I remember noticing at a certain age that they were treated differently by authority figures. At 13 or 14, my black friends were always disproportionately targeted by teachers for causing trouble, eyed suspiciously whenever we went into stores, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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No Donald, Your Approval Ratings With Black Americans Hasn’t “Doubled”. It Has Halved.

For reasons best known to himself, Donald Trump decided to post an easily disprovable lie on Twitter today that his approval rating with black Americans has doubled: Of course it hasn’t doubled — to the contrary, Trump’s approval rating among black Americans has more than halved since his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Black Voters (Especially Black Women) are the Base of the Democratic Party

When I wrote my article yesterday about voter suppression in Alabama, I was resigned that Yellowhammer State would elect Roy Moore – a racist, misogynistic, pedophile – to the Senate seat formerly held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But as I read reports on Twitter about the high turnout, I …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Where to Find More Diverse Stock Photos

It’s easy to find stock photos of slim white people doing stereotypical activities—women laughing alone with salad and that sort of thing. If that’s not what you’re looking for, may we suggest some of these sites that break the mold?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Betty Shelby Goes Free as Police Brutality and Racism is Found Not Guilty in America — Again

“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. So that the first problem is how to control that rage so that it won’t destroy you.” – James BaldwinAmerica’s white supremacy and state sponsored police brutality has killed us without consequence …Continue […]

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Betty Shelby Goes Free as Police Brutality and Racism is Found Not Guilty in America — Again

“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. So that the first problem is how to control that rage so that it won’t destroy you.” – James BaldwinAmerica’s white supremacy and state sponsored police brutality has killed us without consequence …Continue […]

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