Georgia Teacher, Family Desperate to Get Home from China as Coronavirus Spreads, Claim U.S. Embassy Has Offered Little Help — Atlanta Black Star

Rapid spread of the coronavirus has stoked fear across the globe, especially in China where the deadly outbreak began and has sickened more than 77,000 people in a matter of months. 519 more wordsGeorgia Teacher, Family Desperate to Get Home from China as Coronavirus Spreads, Claim U.S. Embassy Has Offered Little Help — Atlanta Black Star … Continue reading Georgia Teacher, Family Desperate to Get Home from China as Coronavirus Spreads, Claim U.S. Embassy Has Offered Little Help — Atlanta Black Star

‘I’m Insulted. I’m Offended.’: California Mom Says Race a Factor After 7-Year-Old Black Son Was Questioned by Authorities Following Claim from White Schoolmate About a Gun — Atlanta Black Star

A California mother says she believes her 7-year-old son’s race was a factor when his elementary school called the sheriff’s department after a white peer, who’d reportedly been bullying the child, falsely accused him of having a gun in his backpack. 646 more words‘I’m Insulted. I’m Offended.’: California Mom Says Race a Factor After 7-Year-Old Black … Continue reading ‘I’m Insulted. I’m Offended.’: California Mom Says Race a Factor After 7-Year-Old Black Son Was Questioned by Authorities Following Claim from White Schoolmate About a Gun — Atlanta Black Star

For People of Color, Gentrification is More a Curse than a Blessing — BlackPressUSA

NNPA NEWSWIRE — According to a March 2019 study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), more than 135,000 Black and Hispanics around the nation were displaced between 2000 and 2012. 59 more wordsFor People of Color, Gentrification is More a Curse than a Blessing — BlackPressUSA

6-year-old Florida girl committed to mental health facility for ‘temper tantrum at school’ — Mosi-Blog

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Dx2_HU9YaSc?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Martina Falk (right) hired an attorney when her 6-year-old daughter Nadia King was committed to a mental health facility in Florida. A black Florida mother is demanding accountability after her 6-year-old daughter with special needs was committed to a mental health facility for a 48-hour psychiatric evaluation without her consent. Authorities claimed in an … Continue reading 6-year-old Florida girl committed to mental health facility for ‘temper tantrum at school’ — Mosi-Blog

Location, Location, Location:  The Cost of Racism for Businesses In Black Neighborhoods —

New research on businesses in black neighborhoods (whether black-owned or not) suggest that racism is negatively impacting their revenue growth. Click the link to learn more.Location, Location, Location:  The Cost of Racism for Businesses In Black Neighborhoods —

In True ‘Stop and Frisk’ Fashion, New Jersey Police Admit to Targeting Minority Neighborhoods in What They Call ‘Hunting at the Border’ — The Root

In today’s Water is Wet News we find, once again that when police are sent to target civilians at random, black and Latino people will overwhelmingly represent the victimized. The nation saw a prime example of this in the form of New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy which was first overseen by then-mayor and now U.S.…Read…In True … Continue reading In True ‘Stop and Frisk’ Fashion, New Jersey Police Admit to Targeting Minority Neighborhoods in What They Call ‘Hunting at the Border’ — The Root