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

Los Angeles DA Drops Charges Against Black Teacher Who Punched Student Who Taunted Him, Yelled Racial Slurs  — Atlanta Black Star

Charges have been dropped against a California music teacher caught on camera punching a student who called verbally assaulted, authorities said Tuesday. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office moved to dismiss the child abuse case against… 419 more wordsLos Angeles DA Drops Charges Against Black Teacher Who Punched Student Who Taunted Him, Yelled Racial Slurs  — … Continue reading Los Angeles DA Drops Charges Against Black Teacher Who Punched Student Who Taunted Him, Yelled Racial Slurs  — Atlanta Black Star

Hispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star

A California man was found guilty of a hate crime Thursday for sucker punching a Black Whole Foods worker and leaving him with a broken nose and severe damage to two of his front teeth. 255 more wordsHispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star Just … Continue reading Hispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star

Oakland Police Notified Public Of Missing Dog Faster Than Missing Black Teen — Nappy Newz

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F686164195&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=true&show_comments=false&color=false&show_user=false&show_reposts=false Jonathan Bandabaila has been missing since May 3. It took a disturbingly long time for the Oakland Police Department to release a memo on his disappearance — a dog got more priority.Oakland Police Notified Public Of Missing Dog Faster Than Missing Black Teen — Nappy Newz

Police Commission Rules Officer Violated Policy When He Gunned Down Black Man Inside 24 Hour Fitness Gym — Atlanta Black Star

https://www.youtube.com/embed/SW2nTcLjsvY?feature=oembed An officer’s decision to use lethal force against an unarmed Black man at a 24 Hour Fitness gym facility last year was in violation of department policy, the Los Angeles Police Commission ruled this week. 744 more wordsPolice Commission Rules Officer Violated Policy When He Gunned Down Black Man Inside 24 Hour Fitness Gym — … Continue reading Police Commission Rules Officer Violated Policy When He Gunned Down Black Man Inside 24 Hour Fitness Gym — Atlanta Black Star

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

‘A Modern-Day Whites Only Pub’: Sacramento Bar’s Stringent Dress Code Criticized as Blatantly Racist — Atlanta Black Star

A Sacramento, California, bar is catching heat over its new dress code — a policy critics say unfairly targets African-Americans. BarWest, a popular burger joint and bar in the city’s midtown area, recently announced the new rules with a sign posted outside its establishment. On it, the restaurant said that sweatpants, baggy clothing, grills and … Continue reading ‘A Modern-Day Whites Only Pub’: Sacramento Bar’s Stringent Dress Code Criticized as Blatantly Racist — Atlanta Black Star