‘It Seems to be a Pattern’: De Blasio Skips Over Highest Ranking Black NYPD Official 3rd Time in Row to Appoint White Man — Atlanta Black Star

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has passed over a Black man for the third time in a row to instead promote a white man as the city’s police commissioner. 736 more words‘It Seems to be a Pattern’: De Blasio Skips Over Highest Ranking Black NYPD Official 3rd Time in Row to Appoint White Man — … Continue reading ‘It Seems to be a Pattern’: De Blasio Skips Over Highest Ranking Black NYPD Official 3rd Time in Row to Appoint White Man — Atlanta Black Star

Like Whiteness for Chocolate: Teacher Suspended for Dressing Up as Rapper Common, Complete With Blackface — The Root

Just when you thought blackface had been relegated to old college yearbooks, a California teacher provided the latest proof of white superiority—at least in the field of “trying it”—after he wore blackface in the classroom to buttress the bona fides of his Halloween costume. Read more...Like Whiteness for Chocolate: Teacher Suspended for Dressing Up as Rapper … Continue reading Like Whiteness for Chocolate: Teacher Suspended for Dressing Up as Rapper Common, Complete With Blackface — The Root

Cities With More Black Residents Rely More On Traffic Tickets And Fines For Revenue — Nappy Newz

… the next time you get pulled over for speeding – especially if it’s for doing 55 in a 54 – you should ask yourself why it’s happening. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the last time I got a speeding ticket. It was nearly a decade ago and it’s a pretty unremarkable […]Cities With … Continue reading Cities With More Black Residents Rely More On Traffic Tickets And Fines For Revenue — Nappy Newz

A judge spoke out about racial bias. Now prosecutors are trying to get her removed from hundreds of cases. — Nappy Newz

Lori Landry is the first African American woman elected to serve on Louisiana’s 16th Judicial District Court. (Louisiana 16th Judicial District Court) As the first African American woman elected to serve as a judge in Louisiana’s 16th Judicial District, Lori Landry said she had an obligation to speak up. “I am keenly aware of the […]A … Continue reading A judge spoke out about racial bias. Now prosecutors are trying to get her removed from hundreds of cases. — Nappy Newz

Uproar as seven police officers drag a black female student of American University from her hostel — Face2Face Africa

There is uneasy tension at American University following the emergence of disturbing footage of police officers dragging a black student from her room. Students of the University Monday… 455 more wordsUproar as seven police officers drag a black female student of American University from her hostel — Face2Face Africa

#WorkingOutWhileBlack: Alabama Cops Kill Man in Front of Wife and Daughter After Someone Calls Cops on Them for Not Committing a Crime — The Root

Five Alabama police officers are on leave and one man is dead after the deceased man’s family reportedly witnessed cops shoot him at a local gym. Read more...#WorkingOutWhileBlack: Alabama Cops Kill Man in Front of Wife and Daughter After Someone Calls Cops on Them for Not Committing a Crime — The Root

Man Shot Dead by Portland Police Was Legally Blind, Struggling With Paranoid Schizophrenia, Family Says — Nappy Newz

The 36-year-old Black man shot and killed by a Portland police officer on Sunday suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and was legally blind, according to relatives. Authorities identified the man as Andre Catrel Gladen, a California native who was staying with family in Oregon before he died. Relatives told OregonLive that Gladen struggled with mental […]Man Shot … Continue reading Man Shot Dead by Portland Police Was Legally Blind, Struggling With Paranoid Schizophrenia, Family Says — Nappy Newz