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Rapper Snoop Dogg Claims Racial Profiling After Arrest in Sweden

Rapper Snoop Dogg Claims Racial Profiling After Arrest in Sweden

Rapper Snoop Dogg claims he was racially profiled after an arrest in Sweden. He believes he was a victim of driving while black, TMZ reports. TMZ reports cops say they arrested in the rapper because they thought he was driving under the influence of narcotics in Uppsala, but Snoop Dogg […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Michael Brown Art Exhibit Aims to Show Real Cost of White Privilege

Michael Brown Art Exhibit Aims to Show Real Cost of White Privilege

A Michael Brown art exhibit opened in Chicago and has raised eyebrows, though a member of Brown’s family praised it. The exhibit was spearheaded by a white woman from New Orleans who says she wants to show the real cost of white privilege. The exhibit features Michael Brown after he was […]

by Joy Blake· · Michael Brown
Albuquerque Cop Cedric Greer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Suspect After Turning Off Body Cam

Albuquerque Cop Cedric Greer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Suspect After Turning Off Body Cam

Albuquerque police officer Cedric Greer was arrested on Friday following an investigation that showed he turned off his body camera before allegedly beating a suspect, KOB4 reports. Greer is facing misdemeanor aggravated battery charges after witnesses said he repeatedly punched the suspect, who was not resisting arrest during the encounter, Raw Story […]

by Joy Blake· · Police Brutality
Cecily Strong Dings Law Enforcement Shooting Black Males at White House Correspondent's Dinner

Cecily Strong Slams Law Enforcement Shooting Black Males

“Saturday Night Live” star Cecily Strong  slammed cops at the White House Correspondents Dinner saying the Secret Service is “the only law enforcement agency that will get in trouble if a black man is shot.” #WHCD2015. Strong slammed journalists:  “I solemnly swear not to talk about Hillary Clinton’s appearance, because that […]

by Janet Shan· · Today's Headlines
Milton GA Man Douglas Laponzina Arrested After Calling Black Residents "N*ggers" & Threatening to Shoot Them (Photo Credit: Fulton County/2011)

Milton GA Man Douglas Laponzina Arrested After Calling Black Residents “N*ggers” & Threatening to Shoot Them

Milton GA resident Douglas Laponzina used racial slurs Racial hatred rears it ugly head in the north Fulton county city of Milton, Ga. Douglas Todd Laponzina, who is white, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and impersonating a public officer after he accosted three black individuals in 13000 block […]

by Joy Blake· · Latest News
White Man Attacked on STL Train After Being Asked About Michael Brown

White Man Attacked on STL Train After Being Asked About Michael Brown

Michael Brown incident A white man was attacked on a Metro-Link train in St. Louis, Mo., after he was asked about the Michael Brown shooting. Police are searching for one or more suspects in the assault. The 43-year-old victim told KMOV that a man in his early 20s asked to use his […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Michael Brown
Taraji P. Henson Apologizes to Glendale Police for Racial Profiling Claims

Taraji P. Henson Apologizes to Glendale Police for Racial Profiling Claims

Taraji P. Henson racial profiling claims “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson apologized to Glendale police for alleging her son, Marcell Johnson, was racially profiled. The actress alleged that her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop, but a video obtained by the Los Angeles Times cast doubt on her […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Taraji P. Henson Enrolls Son at HBCU After He Was Racially Profiled at USC

Taraji P. Henson Enrolls Son at HBCU After He Was Racially Profiled at USC

Taraji P. Henson’s son racially profiled “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson’s 20-year-old son was racially profiled on the campus of the University of Southern California. Her solution was to enroll him in a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). In the February/March issue of Uptown magazine, Henson said, “My child has […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Shooting Cops Isn't the First Step to Healing in Ferguson MO (Photo Credit: AP Video Screengrab)

Shooting Cops Isn’t the First Step to Healing in Ferguson MO

(OPINION) — Shooting two officers isn’t the first step to healing in Ferguson, MO. It’s a travesty. I was appalled to learn that two officers were shot. They were called in from a different police department to help with crowd control during protests outside the police headquarters in Ferguson. That […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Resigns Following DOJ Report

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Resigns Following DOJ Report

BREAKING:  Fox News is reporting that Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson will resign today following a damning DOJ report on pattern of racism rampant in his police department. This comes one day after the city manager resigned. CNN is reporting that Jackson has indicated he is willing to step down, but […]

by Janet Shan· · Race in America