I Came for My Tux…

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Lou Lord on a rather awkward encounter at the dry cleaners where he sets the record straight on his Jamaican ancestors.

Rachel Dolezal: Life in ‘Blackface’ and the Elusiveness of Race in America Today

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Renée Canada explores racism and identity through the lens of Rachel Dolezal.

We Don’t Need White People Pretending to be Black, We Need Freedom Fighters Ending White Supremacy

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In these Twilight Zone times of Rachel Dolezal, Chris Crass looks back on his own history of identifying with the Black radical tradition, and his role as a white man supporting anti-racism work.

From Riot to Uprising: How Baltimore Protestors Flipped the Script


Protestor poet Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum on the streets of the Baltimore Uprising

28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — William Monroe Trotter


When he found himself without any allies, he pressed on.

Segregation is Alive and Well in 21st Century America

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What are we going to do about it?

What the KKK Helped Teach me About Race in the USA

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A white poet joins the NAACP march in Ferguson, Missouri, and learns he was wrong about the role of race in this country

NAACP, KKK Hold Historic Meeting


“Peaceful.” The word used to describe last week’s meeting between the NAACP and the KKK.

Bill Introduced by Federal Lawmakers Aims to End Racial Profiling By Police


Two lawmakers joined civil rights leaders Tuesday to push a bill prohibiting law enforcement officers from engaging in racial profiling and mandating training on profiling as part of all federal law enforcement training.

Feds Won’t Go Undercover to Prove Housing Discrimination

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HUD studies have found that African Americans and Latinos are discriminated against in one of every five home-buying encounters and one in every four attempts to rent an apartment.

FBI to State of Florida: Do Not Release Evidence From Zimmerman Trial

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The gun used to kill Trayvon Martin and other evidence from the trial of George Zimmerman will be held by the Justice Department.