In 2013, three students were charged and found guilty in a hate crime at San Jose State University where an African-American freshman had a bike lock around his neck of misdemeanor battery, however on Monday they escaped conviction of hate crime contentions.
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.
According to a recent survey, the public has very different reactions to the recent grand jury decisions in two police-related fatalities that have sparked protests in cities across the country.
The data comes from a newly released Pew Research Survey.
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.
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.
A Republican staffer will resign after launching a verbal assault on Malia and Sasha Obama as the two appeared at the president’s annual turkey pardoning ceremony last week at the White House.
Elizabeth Lauten, who served as a communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.), created a rant on Facebook that went viral.
Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says the country today looks a lot like it did 54 years ago.
She says the country is a nation with segregated schools and racial tension.
A white man is being held in a Sacramento jail after fatally running over a black man who was handing out food to the homeless.
Joseph Paul Leonard Jr. did not hesitate to place blame the day he ran over and killed 34-year-old Toussaint Harrison on Arden Way.
Lupita Nyong’o will be featured on next month’s cover of Glamour, and the Academy Award-winning star is opening up about what some have said to her about her dark skin in her lifetime.
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.