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Hillary Clinton to Black Lives Matter Leaders:  "Work to Change Laws, Not Change Hearts (Photo Credit: CNN Video Screengrab)

Hillary Clinton to Black Lives Matter Leaders: “Work to Change Laws, Not Change Hearts

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told Black Lives Matter leaders for the Boston chapter that they should work to “change laws” not “change hearts.” She said some people’s hearts may not change with regard to harboring racial animus. She also warned them of “lip service” from whites. Clinton met with […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections, Race in America
Report: Oath Keepers to Arm 50 Black Ferguson Protesters with AR-15 Rifles (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Report: Oath Keepers to Arm 50 Black Ferguson Protesters with AR-15 Rifles

Oath Keepers, which has been portrayed as a far-right militia group, is reportedly planning to arm 50 black Ferguson protesters with AR-15 rifles, Free Thought Project reports. Free Thought Project:  “The decision to hold the event transpired after St. Louis County officials, in violation of Missouri’s open carry law, insisted […]

by Janet Shan· · Race in America
Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dies at Age 75

Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dies at Age 75

Civil rights icon Julian Bond dies at age 75 after a brief illness, the Southern Poverty Law Center said. Bond, who was SPLC’s first president, died on August 15 at Fort Walton Beach in Florida. From his days as the co-founder and communications director of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News
Rookie Cop Brad Miller Fired Following Fatal Shooting of Christian Taylor

Rookie Cop Brad Miller Fired in Shooting Death of Unarmed Black College Student

Rookie cop Brad Miller fired by Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson in the fatal shooting of unarmed black college student Christian Taylor inside the Classic Buick GMC dealership. The police chief said Miller used poor judgement and “cascading consequences” led to the fatal shooting of the Angelo State University football player. The […]

by Joy Blake· · Officer-Involved shooting
Les Voros-Bond Blasted for Calling Black Lives Matter Protesters N*ggers in Tacoma (Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screengrab)

Les Voros-Bond Blasted for Calling Black Lives Matter Protesters N*ggers in Tacoma

Les Voros-Bond, the co-owner of Dorky’s Arcade, in Tacoma, Wash., was filmed disrupting a Michael Brown protest, even calling one of the protesters a “n*gger.. News Tribune, Voros-Bond is getting blasted on social media. As he should. He can be seen in the video using his bullhorn, smirking and dancing […]

by Joy Blake· · Race in America, Today's Headlines
Waller County Sheriff Tells Pastor Holding Sandra Bland Vigil:  "Go Back to the Church of Satan" (Photo Credit: Twitter Video Screengrab)

Waller County Sheriff Tells Pastor Holding Sandra Bland Vigil: “Go Back to the Church of Satan”

Waller County Sheriff R. Glenn Smith is letting his true colors show. He told Hannah Adair Bonner, pastor at United Methodist Church, who has been holding a daily Sandra Bland vigil outside the jail, to “go back to the church of Satan that you run.” So much for the kinder […]

by Janet Shan· · Sandra Bland
Twitter Erupts Over Tyrone Harris Jr. Shooting by Police in Ferguson (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Twitter Erupts Over Tyrone Harris Jr. Shooting by Police in Ferguson

Tyrone Harris Jr., 19, is in critical condition after being shot by police after he reportedly opened fire on a SUV with plain clothes detectives in Ferguson. Harris, a friend of Michael Brown, is said to have used a stolen gun. That didn’t stop the outrage from erupting on Twitter, […]

Scott Walker Would Rather Not Talk About "Racial Discord" in America (Photo

Scott Walker Would Rather Not Talk About “Racial Discord” in America

GOP presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker seems to think we can get rid of the racial issues confronting America by not focusing on the “racial discord.” He believes talking about it could fuel more unrest. Um, whatever.   Walker was campaigning outside a restaurant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, when […]

by political diva· · Elections
Roger Stone, Who Called Roland Martin "Quota Hire," Says He Wasn't Fired by Trump (Photo Credit: Twitter via @RogerStoneJr)

Roger Stone, Who Called Roland Martin “Quota Hire,” Says He Wasn’t Fired by Trump

Donald Trump reportedly fired campaign adviser Roger Stone, who was blasted on Twitter after calling Roland Martin and Ana Navarro “quota hires” by CNN.  Stone says Trump is “losing his grip on reality.” He said he quit, Trump says he was fired. Donald Trump, who is also feeling the heat […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Video Shows NC Cop Randall Kerrick Shooting Unarmed Black Man Jonathan Ferrell

Video Shows NC Cop Randall Kerrick Shooting Unarmed Black Man Jonathan Ferrell

A disturbing video shows Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick shooting unarmed black man, Jonathan Ferrell, 10 times as he sought help after a car crash in 2013. Three officers showed up to the scene–two black and one white. It’s no coincidence that it was the white officer who used deadly […]