Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup — The Root

Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood. Read more...Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup — The Root

N.Y. Judge Who Posted ‘Make America Great Again’ Post Cries Foul About Being Forced to Resign — Atlanta Black Star

A New York judge is off the bench and will not return after state officials charged him over a social media post they say “conveyed racial/or political bias.” 453 more wordsN.Y. Judge Who Posted ‘Make America Great Again’ Post Cries Foul About Being Forced to Resign — Atlanta Black Star

Teen swimmer disqualified for fit of school-issued swimsuit — WPMT FOX43

CNN: A High School swimmer won a race, but was immediately disqualified. Not because she started early. But because the referee deemed her swimsuit to be too revealing. Brecklynn Willis was competing Friday at a meet in Achorage Alaska. The state champion won her race only to be stripped of the victory once out of … Continue reading Teen swimmer disqualified for fit of school-issued swimsuit — WPMT FOX43

Police Say White Mississippi Men Used Racial Slurs in Parking Garage Attack — BCNN1 WP

Police say three Mississippi men used racial slurs as they attacked a man in a parking garage in Memphis, Tennessee. Court documents show Christopher Elder, Joshua Matheny and Michael Matheny have been charged with civil rights intimidation and attempted robbery. An affidavit says a man was walking into a parking garage Sept. 2 in downtown … Continue reading Police Say White Mississippi Men Used Racial Slurs in Parking Garage Attack — BCNN1 WP

Parents ‘On Edge’ After Apparent Noose Found Outside California Elementary School — Atlanta Black Star

Parents in Oakland, California say they’re concerned and a little bit uneasy after a rope resembling a noose was discovered outside a local elementary school on Friday — the second in just three weeks. According to ABC 7, the latest rope was found hanging from the fence of a batting cage on the side of … Continue reading Parents ‘On Edge’ After Apparent Noose Found Outside California Elementary School — Atlanta Black Star

Mississippi Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Burning Cross Near Black Family’s Home — BCNN1 WP

A white Mississippi man received an 11-year prison sentence Tuesday for his part in burning a cross near the home of an African American family. Louie Bernard Revette, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett in Hattiesburg, the Justice Department said. Revette pleaded guilty in April to one count each of interference with … Continue reading Mississippi Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Burning Cross Near Black Family’s Home — BCNN1 WP

Young Black Man, 23, Taken Off Life Support After Allegedly Suffering Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest During Violent Encounter with Denver Police — Atlanta Black Star

Three Denver police officers are on leave and an investigation is underway after a young Black man died following a confrontation with authorities in suburban Denver.  Elijah McClain’s family took him off life support last Friday after they say a violent arrest by Aurora officers left him brain dead, according to The Denver Post. McClain was just … Continue reading Young Black Man, 23, Taken Off Life Support After Allegedly Suffering Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest During Violent Encounter with Denver Police — Atlanta Black Star