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‘New York Times’ publishes op-ed calling for the end of anti-white reverse racism

If it seems odd that an esteemed writer at the paper of record would choose to amplify a college student’s essay, it’s the latest installment in a long tradition.

What to know about the FBI’s “black identity extremists” label and the black community’s response

Will the FBI respond to the black community’s concerns and rescind its controversial counterterrorism assessment?

How the Muslim community is combatting the stigma around HIV and AIDS

Muslim Americans are not as alone as they once were when it comes to stigmatizing and lack of information regarding HIV and AIDS.

Meet Courtney Smith, a 26-year-old advocate fighting to end youth homelessness in Detroit

Smith is the founder of the Detroit Phoenix Center, a drop-in center for homeless youth.

Why are media outlets so fascinated by how normal Nazis are?

The 'New York Times' was fascinated over the weekend by the tension between being a white supremacist and a normal human being. This tension does not exist.
Nov. 27, 2017

FBI’s “black identity extremists” label is ill-advised, the nation’s largest black police group says

Black law enforcement leaders are asking the FBI to trash its "black identity extremists" counterterrorism assessment.

5 African-American churches in the same New Jersey county were vandalized in the same evening

The vandalism is being treated as a possible bias crime.

7 cities where you can find a black Santa this Christmas

From New York City to Los Angeles to Detroit, black Santa Claus is coming to town.

This is ‘Hair Nah,’ a game about black hair and white ignorance

We talked to creator Momo Pixel about the revolutionary game that black women everywhere can enjoy.

How LiAngelo Ball fell into Donald Trump’s race trap

Donald Trump has found new clout with his base by framing black athletes as ingrates. These three UCLA basketball players fell right into his hands.
Nov. 20, 2017

Transgender artists of color speak on reclaiming their resilience in powerful art project

A look at the empowering artwork reshaping the narrative around transgender lives.

Announcing Mic’s Black Monuments Project: Help us choose whom to honor

This project will identify one significant black person to represent each U.S. state and territory and design a monument in their honor.

40% of homeless youth are LGBTQ — and this organization wants to help change that

Allies Bevy Smith and Sanda Bernhard spoke to us about the importance of being a part of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Police body cams are meant to increase transparency, but officials limit access to protect officers

It's the opposite of what body cams were created to do.

Calvin Toney is the 196th known black man shot and killed by police in 2017

Police said officers engaged in a struggle with the 24-year-old black man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, before deadly force was used.
Nov. 14, 2017

Sexual assault has been ignored by administrators at black colleges in Atlanta, students say

Recent events at Spelman, Morehouse and Clark Atlanta call out administrators and campus police for failing to protect survivors of sexual assault and harassment.

How money bail impacts the lives of children with incarcerated parents

Nearly 3 million children have an incarcerated parent in the United States.

The 2017 election brought historic wins for these women of color politicians

A look at the changing face of leadership in America.

A white man allegedly killed 26 people at a Texas church, and white Americans will be fine

Muslims and nonwhite people face large-scale punishment following crimes by people who look like them. But after Texas, white life will likely continue uninterrupted.