Atlanta Black Star8 Major American Banks That Got Caught Discriminating Against Black PeopleAtlanta Black StarJPMorgan Chase & Co. has been accused of discriminatory practices by both the city of Miami and the city of Los Angeles after it was revealed that the nation's largest bank pushed Black and Hispanic borrowers toward risky home loan products.
SalonAmerica's “Prince” problem: How Black people — and art — became “devalued”SalonFor instance, what should we make of Prince's implicit claim that albums, books and Black people have become devalued? And since he links these claims together, what is the system that has actively participated in the devaluing of good music, good ...
Freedom Rider: Obama's Final Insult to Trayvon MartinBlack Agenda ReportHe can make jokes about black people feeding their children fast food for breakfast or admonish black men for being bad fathers but he gets love in return from the people he despises. It is an awfully vicious cycle and people like the late Trayvon ...and more »
Salon10 ways white people are more racist than they realizeSalonBlack people just edged out white people on marijuana and crack use (which incurred disproportionate sentences for decades). Yet, a 2009 Human Rights Watch study found that each year from 1980 to 2007, blacks were arrested on drug charges at rates 2.2 ...and more »
ThinkProgressTop Republican Election Official Claims Obama Could Eliminate All ...ThinkProgressAs reported by Right Wing Watch, Kansas' Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) told listeners of his radio show that President Obama could absolve black people of all crimes and refuse to prosecute them in the future. He also implied that Attorney General ...Kris Kobach's disturbing view of Presiden
Atlanta Black StarBlack People Have the Most To Lose If The Supreme Court Guts ObamacareAtlanta Black StarWhat would it mean for Black people if the Supreme Court were to rule against Obamacare? As the court deliberates and the experts begin to calculate the costs to the nation if nearly 10 million people were suddenly slammed by a change in the law, it is ...and more »
GawkerFerguson Mayor Responds to DOJ Report: We've Hired Some Black People, Did ...MediaiteThe report, released after months of investigation into the Ferguson PD's conduct after the death of African-American teenager Michael Brown, found that the police's revenue-driven discriminatory practices, including their recurrent targeting of black...Almost All Arrests in Ferguson Between 2012
Why Is Milwaukee So Bad For Black People?NPR (blog)A new report from UCLA finds that K-12 schools in Wisconsin suspend black high school students at a higher rate than anywhere else in the country, and has the 2nd-highest disparity in suspension rates between white and black students. Milwaukee, the ...and more »
USA TODAYObama signs homeland security billUSA TODAYPresident Obama signed the homeland security funding bill on Wednesday, formally ending a standoff that revolved around Republican efforts to block his immigration actions. "I want to thank members of Congress for getting us a bill that will ensure ...Immigration Executive Action Update: President Obama, Latino Lawmakers ...Latin PostObama s
Fox NewsDefense secretary takes issue with 3-year timeline in Obama's ISIS planFox NewsNew Defense Secretary Ash Carter already is showing an independent streak, speaking out against the three-year timeline included in President Obama's formal request for military force against the Islamic State. Testifying before a House subcommittee on ...and more »