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Gothamist

PRO-TRUMP COUNTERPROTESTERS RECEIVED NYPD ESCORT BEFORE DRIVING THROUGH BLACK LIVES MATTER MARCH. The vehicle used by a driver to plow through a crowd of Black Lives Matter marchers in Times Square on Thursday […]
Gothamist

The Atlantic

CLAUDIA RANKINE’S QUEST FOR RACIAL DIALOGUE. When Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric arrived in the fall of 2014, shortly before a St. Louis County grand jury decided not to charge Darren […]
The Atlantic

CNN

ROCHESTER POLICE COVERED A BLACK MAN’S HEAD AND PINNED HIM TO THE GROUND. HE DIED BY SUFFOCATION. Newly released police video of a March incident that led to a Black […]
CNN

Sportscasting

STEPHEN A SMITH RIPS THE STEVE NASH HIRING: ‘THIS IS WHITE PRIVILEGE.’. On Sept. 3, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they hired Nash to become their next head coach. Nash […]
Sportscasting

Essence

TYLER PERRY IS NOW A BILLIONAIRE. “Ownership changes everything,” he told Forbes. “I own the lights. I own the sets. So that’s where the difference is. Because I own everything, my […]
Essence

GQ (U.K.)

JOHN BOYEGA: ‘I’M THE ONLY CAST MEMBER WHOSE EXPERIENCE OF STAR WARS WAS BASED ON THEIR RACE’ During Britain’s Black Lives Matter rallies in June, John Boyega wrote his name […]
GQ (U.K.)

Politico

BLACK LIVES MATTER GOES BIG ON POLICY AGENDA. After three months of sustained public protest, Black Lives Matter organizers are stepping from streets and plazas into the policy arena. And […]
Politico

The New Yorker

AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY’S WHITE-SUPREMACY PROBLEM. Early on in “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,” the first of three autobiographies Douglass wrote over his lifetime, he recounts what happened—or, perhaps more […]
The New Yorker

BBC (U.K.)

BLACK LIVES MATTER PUSHES JAPAN TO CONFRONT RACISM. To many Japanese, racism towards black people has long been considered something that happens in the US or Europe, not at home. […]
BBC (U.K.)

BBC (U.K.)

‘JOHN HENRYISM’: THE HIDDEN HEALTH IMPACT OF RACIAL INEQUALITY. The stress of racial inequality can be deadly. … (W)e explore how a black American folk hero gave a name to […]
BBC (U.K.)

Yahoo!

BLACK JOGGER MISTAKEN FOR SUSPECT IN TEXAS HAS ALL CHARGES DISMISSED AFTER ARREST. Prosecutors dropped all charges Tuesday against a Black jogger who was mistaken for a domestic-violence suspect in […]
Yahoo!

WTOP (D.C.)

NATIONAL MALL AIMS TO SYMBOLIZE AMERICA’S HISTORY WITH RACE. The Smithsonian museums may be closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a new installation meant to spark discussion and reflection on […]
WTOP (D.C.)

Associated Press

BLACK FORMER FRANCHISEES SUE MCDONALD’S FOR DISCRIMINATION. More than 50 Black former McDonald’s franchise owners are suing the burger chain, saying the company steered them to less-profitable restaurants and didn’t […]
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