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

NYPD ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Numbers Up 22 Percent in 2019 — The Root

The controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy of the New York Police Department has spent a great amount of time in the news lately as former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg—who is currently running for president—has been repeatedly called to task for the policy he supported up until recently. Read more...NYPD ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Numbers Up 22 Percent in 2019 — The … Continue reading NYPD ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Numbers Up 22 Percent in 2019 — The Root

Detroit Bank Calls Police on Black Man Who Tries To Cash Settlement Check From Previous Racial Discrimination Lawsuit — Atlanta Black Star

A Detroit man settled one racial discrimination lawsuit and found himself in another after a bank refused to cash his settlement check. On Tuesday, Sauntore Thomas went to TCF Bank in Livonia, a suburb of Detroit, to open a new savings account, deposit his checks and withdraw some spending money. 557 more wordsDetroit Bank Calls Police … Continue reading Detroit Bank Calls Police on Black Man Who Tries To Cash Settlement Check From Previous Racial Discrimination Lawsuit — Atlanta Black Star

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

‘I Was With The Store Owner Until…’: Threats to Burn Down Business Cause Colorado Antiques Store Owner to Discontinue Selling Jim Crow-Era Signs — Atlanta Black Star

An antiques store in southwest Colorado is facing backlash over its sale of racist, Jim Crow-era signs. The store owner insists the merchandise isn’t racist in nature, however, and said she has no plans to stop selling them. 642 more words‘I Was With The Store Owner Until…’: Threats to Burn Down Business Cause Colorado Antiques Store … Continue reading ‘I Was With The Store Owner Until…’: Threats to Burn Down Business Cause Colorado Antiques Store Owner to Discontinue Selling Jim Crow-Era Signs — Atlanta Black Star

49ers Suspend Radio Analyst For Comments On Ravens QB Jackson’s ‘Dark Skin Color’ — CBS San Francisco

The San Francisco 49ers have suspended a radio color analyst for remarks he made about Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson regarding the player’s “dark skin color,” the team confirmed Wednesday.49ers Suspend Radio Analyst For Comments On Ravens QB Jackson’s ‘Dark Skin Color’ — CBS San Francisco