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 A new report by the American Civil Liberties of Illinois revealed that police are more prone to stop Black and Latino drivers for traffic infractions than whites, reports The Chicago Sun-Times.READ MORE: Alabama's cervical cancer death rate is highest in...
 An Alabama judge decided that the removal of Confederate monuments from public property constitutes as free speech and reversed a state law that prohibited taking them down.READ MORE: Gloria Allred: R. Kelly allegedly threatened revenge porn against accuserOn Monday,...
 While the Oscars are still trying to find a host for their big night, Alicia Keys has been tapped to serve as the hostess of the 2019 Grammy awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Recording Academy, which holds the Grammys...

A new video shows a different angle of the moments right before a young Black girl was sucker punched and rendered unconscious by a 51-year-old white man outside an Asheville, N.C., mall, WLOS reports.READ MORE: Teen charged with killing...
A high school guidance counselor in Maryland has been arrested and accused of committing several egregious sex crimes against minors including rape and soliciting child pornography, according to PEOPLE.READ MORE: Gloria Allred: R. Kelly allegedly threatened revenge porn against...
 Kim Kardashian West has officially confirmed the surrogacy rumors and says she and her husband Kanye are indeed expecting their fourth child, People reports.READ MORE: After latest racist comments Rep. Steve King has committee posts revoked by congress but he's...

 A Black woman who was seen in a video being bothered by a seemingly incoherent white woman while standing in line at a St. Louis airport is explaining what she experienced in the now-viral footage.READ MORE: After latest racist...
A Chicago high school senior is charged with murder after police say he shot a transgender woman in the head last August after ending a relationship with her.--After latest racist comments Rep. Steve King has committee posts revoked by...
 Rep. Steve King is being reprimanded by members of Congress for making overt racist comments and had his committee assignments revoked on Monday.--Witnesses: Men in police garb massacred civilians in Haiti--King, 69, shocked his own Republican colleagues when he...

A Black man in Philadelphia refuses to be moved by a racist KKK recruitment flyer that he said was found on his car’s windshield.--State wants pension of man convicted of shooting at Black teen looking for directions to school--Malik...
Police have arrested a hulking 51-year-old white man who was caught on video punching a young Black girl in the face at the Asheville Mall in North Carolina on Saturday.--State wants pension of man convicted of shooting at Black...
TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue.Charges have been...
 Although Angela Davis says she was stunned when a Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award was rescinded by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute last Saturday, she said the Jewish community should not be blamed as a whole because a select...
State officials want to garnish the pension of a suburban Detroit man, who was sentenced to prison for firing a gun at a Black teen who was looking for directions to school.--PHOTOS: Issa Rae, Angela Bassett, Regina King, and...
The first trans woman to be murdered in 2019 has been identified as Dana Martin, 31, of Hope Hull, Ala., according to the National Center for Transgender Equality.--Lawyers for NFL player Eric Reid dispute league claims that his drug testing...
A student at a Maryland school stirred up quite the controversy when his SoundCloud account promoting slavery under the name Lil Plantation became popular among some of his peers, WBOC reports.--Wisconsin school refuses to punish dozens of white students...
Just in time for friday's game, a judge has rule that Maori Davenport, the Alabama high school basketball player who was suspended for a USA Basketball accounting error.--NBA stars rally around Alabama high school basketball player suspended for USA Basketball accounting...
While it may look like her life is all glam and fame, Laverne Cox knows firsthand how hard it can be for trans women to live their best lives and to find love.--Wisconsin school refuses to punish dozens of...
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios is continuing its quest to deliver high-quality content worldwide with its latest launch of a new comedy series titled: The World’s Funniest Weather.--Lawyers for NFL player Eric Reid dispute league claims that his drug testing...
The mother of Northwestern basketball player Jordan Hankins, who committed suicide by hanging in her dorm room in 2017, is suing the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority for allegedly hazing her daughter.--Motown Museum unveils artifacts to mark 60th anniversary--Felicia Hankins,...