NAACP, KKK Hold Historic Meeting

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“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

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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.

Opinion: Rand Paul – The Bigot at the Party

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Tom Gualtieri calls out the white paternalism at work in Rand Paul’s hapless speech at Howard University.

I Was Supposed to Marry a Cowboy

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A mediation on the difference between men of action and men of ideas.

After 40 Years, North Carolina’s “Wilmington 10″ Are Finally Pardoned

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North Carolina governor calls the convictions ‘tainted by naked racism.’

Are You in the Marijuana Majority?

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An interview with drug law reform activist and Marijuana Majority board member, Shaleen Title.

The Obama Effect and Same-Sex Marriage Equality

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What are the biggest factors causing Black voters to support same-sex marriage?

Movies: From South Central to Hollywood: Black Stuntwoman Kicks Butt, Takes Names [@CijiTheGeek]

One of the most dangerous women in entertainment happens to be a sister.

When a White Boy Wears a Hoodie

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Erin Kotecki Vest believes we owe it to every child to move the discussion on race forward.

George Clooney Arrested in Sudan Protesting Genocide

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“Stop raping them and stop starving them,” he said. “That’s all that we ask.”