Black Teen Banned From Graduation Because of His Hair — Black Video News

Mont Belvieu, TX — Deandre Arnold, a high school student from Texas, is reportedly being discriminated against because of his hair style of choice. His school, Barbers Hill High School in the city of Mont Belvieu, has suspended him and banned him from participating in his own graduation unless he cuts his locks to a…Black Teen … Continue reading Black Teen Banned From Graduation Because of His Hair — Black Video News

White Woman Who Promptly Lost Her Job After Threatening to ‘Kill N—–s’ in Unhinged Rant at CVS Escapes Criminal Charges — Atlanta Black Star

A white woman who went on a disgustingly racist rant replete with f-bombs and threats to “kill n—–s” outside a CVS Pharmacy store in Los Angeles won’t face criminal charges. 353 more wordsWhite Woman Who Promptly Lost Her Job After Threatening to ‘Kill N—–s’ in Unhinged Rant at CVS Escapes Criminal Charges — Atlanta Black Star

Prison, Profits And The Black Community — Mosi-Blog

As major cities move towards decarceration and are closing jails and prisons, smaller cities and rural communities are incarcerating people at higher rates. Image: MMG Incarceration can cost an average of $60K per inmate in some states In 2017, there were 1,549 black prisoners for every 100K black adults On any given day, U.S. jails […]Prison, … Continue reading Prison, Profits And The Black Community — Mosi-Blog

US city to pay reparations to African-American community with tax on marijuana sales — Nappy Newz

A city in Illinois has announced it will create a reparations fund for its African American community through a new tax on marijuana sales. Recreational use of the drug will become legal in the state from January and officials in Evanston, which is 12 miles north of Chicago, have voted to approve a 3 per […]US … Continue reading US city to pay reparations to African-American community with tax on marijuana sales — Nappy Newz

Opinion: Here’s why black families have struggled for decades to gain wealth — Nappy Newz

Long history of government policies that facilitated wealth for white Americans but not for blacks A mother and son in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. Black History Month has become the time to reflect on all the progress black Americans have made, but the sobering reality is that when it comes to wealth — the […]Opinion: … Continue reading Opinion: Here’s why black families have struggled for decades to gain wealth — Nappy Newz

McKinney, Texas Council Member Faces Possible Recall Over Police Remarks — BCNN1 WP

After the high-profile deaths of two North Texas residents at the hands of police officers, the lone black city council member in a conservative suburb north of Dallas pushed his colleagues to declare a “black state of emergency” this fall. Now that effort could play a role in costing him his job. During Tuesday’s McKinney […]McKinney, … Continue reading McKinney, Texas Council Member Faces Possible Recall Over Police Remarks — BCNN1 WP

D.C. Elementary School Apologizes After Asking Black Students To Portray Slaves — Black America Web

An elementary school in Washington, D.C issued an apology after giving black students an assignment stating that they had to portray slaves. Lafayette Elementary School Principal Carrie Broquard said the assignment was a mistake after teachers got carried away while teaching students about the Reconstruction Era and the Civil War. 297 more wordsD.C. Elementary School Apologizes … Continue reading D.C. Elementary School Apologizes After Asking Black Students To Portray Slaves — Black America Web