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

When Cops Get a Taste of Their Own Medicine, Hilarity Ensues [Video]— The Root

For as much as a lot of cops spend their time looking to harass innocent citizens, we are always wishing we could see what happens when they are on the other side of that equation. Read more...When Cops Get a Taste of Their Own Medicine, Hilarity Ensues — The Root This is funny as shit. But … Continue reading When Cops Get a Taste of Their Own Medicine, Hilarity Ensues [Video]— The Root

Dear White People, The Bell Is Tolling For You!- WriteSomeShit

“First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—Because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and … Continue reading Dear White People, The Bell Is Tolling For You!- WriteSomeShit

Teen Faces Life In Prison For Killing The Man Who ‘Raped Her And Sold Her For Sex’ — Nappy Newz

A 19-year-old woman is facing life in prison for killing a man who allegedly raped her and sold her for sex after a judge ruled that she cannot use a Wisconsin law that shields sex trafficking victims as a defense. According to the Washington Post, Chrystul Kizer confessed to murdering 34-year-old Randy Volar in 2018. […]Teen … Continue reading Teen Faces Life In Prison For Killing The Man Who ‘Raped Her And Sold Her For Sex’ — Nappy Newz

How to Be a Better White Person in 2020 — The Root

Occasionally The Root will interrupt our coverage of black news, opinions, politics, and culture to openly address our white readership. In 2020, we’d like to finally have that oft-discussed “conversation about race” we hear you guys mention so often. 15 more wordsHow to Be a Better White Person in 2020 — The Root I'm usually not … Continue reading How to Be a Better White Person in 2020 — The Root

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

White Woman Acquitted of Hate Crime After Using Racial Slurs, Slapping Black Car Salesman — The Root

A pickup truck-driving white woman who “backhanded” a car salesman was cleared of ethnic intimidation charges on Monday after a judge ruled that slapping the shit out of a black man and calling him “nigger” isn’t necessarily racist if she’s upset about her trade-in value. Read more...White Woman Acquitted of Hate Crime After Using Racial Slurs, … Continue reading White Woman Acquitted of Hate Crime After Using Racial Slurs, Slapping Black Car Salesman — The Root