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Memphis man yells racial slurs, points gun, and tries to run over children at Family Dollar

Memphis man yells racial slurs, points gun, and tries to run over children at Family Dollar

A Memphis man was arrested after he yelled racial slurs, pointed a gun, and tried to run over children after an argument at Family Dollar. MPD responded to the aggravated assault in the ...

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Lowa police accused of racial profiling after detaining black driver

Lowa police accused of racial profiling after detaining black driver

Officers are accused of racial profiling after stopping a car with two Black men inside for no apparent reason. White officers stopped a car w/ 2 BLACK MEN inside for ...

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‘Two Baltimores’: DoJ investigation into police finds vast racial disparity

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The Baltimore police department regularly conducted unlawful stops and used excessive force on residents of the city, federal officials found in a civil rights probe. The damning findings by the ...

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Trump proposes racial profiling as a tactic ‘to start thinking about’

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Republicans struggled to respond to the worst mass shooting in US history on Sunday, as Donald Trump proposed profiling of Muslims by law enforcement and members of Congress gave mixed ...

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House Republicans push ‘nightmare’ abortion bill based on racial stereotypes

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A bill to outlaw abortions based on sex or race that Democratic lawmakers and advocates have called a “nightmare” made its way to the US House of Representatives committee floor ...

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Rachel Maddow: Donald Trump chose to visit cities with recent racial unrest

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A video by MSNBC host Rachel Maddow proved popular this weekend on the web. Much like a recent video by HBO host John Oliver, Maddow’s target is Donald Trump, although ...

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Racial bias evident in South Carolina criminal sentences, study reveals

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A new academic study of criminal sentencing patterns in South Carolina has found that consistently harsher penalties are applied in the sentencing of African Americans than regarding their white counterparts. ...

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Ava DuVernay backs ‘DuVernay test’ to monitor racial diversity in Hollywood

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A new test designed to challenge Hollywood’s record on racial diversity has received backing from its inspiration, the award-winning African American director Ava DuVernay. Dubbed the “DuVernay test”, the initiative ...

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Google Maps hit with White House racial slur vandalism

Google Maps, White House, racial, slur, vandalism

Racism exists everywhere on the Internet, and apparently Google Maps is no exception. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that if you surf to Google Maps, focus it on a ...

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Riots test Obama’s power to heal racial divide

Riots, Obama, power, racial, divide

No one understands the limits of a president’s power to bridge deep racial divides better than Barack Obama. As the nation’s first black president, Obama has wrestled with an enduring ...

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