Racist song about Mike Brown showcased at charity event


A California lodge is investigating a shocking incident that happened at the club last week, when a performer sang a song celebrating the death of Mike Brown–an 18-year-old unarmed black teen killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in August.

A number of retired and current cops were present at the Glendale, CA Elks Lodge at the time of the incident. 

#AliveWhileBlack responds to #Crimingwhilewhite: stories of police discrimination


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In response to an online protests where white Americans take to social media to share their experiences with police, black responders have created the #AliveWhileBlack hashtag to share less positive encounters with police.

#Crimingwhilewhite reveals just how much of a break whites gets when committing crimes. Unfortunately, that luxury isn’t available to people of color. 

Michael Brown’s stepfather apologizes for outburst after Darren Wilson decision



The stepfather of an unarmed 18-year-old black teen who was fatally wounded by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer has apologized after being accused of inciting violence during a rally in Missouri.

Louis Head is being unfairly blamed for a riot that took place in the city after a grand jury decided not to charge Darren Wilson in the teen’s death. 

Substitute teacher accused of using racial slur against black students



A Chicago suburban substitute teacher is being accused of using a racial slur against a group of eighth graders.

Four 13-year-old students at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream say they were in social studies class last Wednesday when the teach approached them and called them “African-American.” What she said after that allegedly brought some of the students to tears.