July 13, 2017

Working Families Party endorses Randy “Iron Stache” Bryce in House race against Paul Ryan

The union ironworker has been a longtime member of the Working Families Party.

July 11, 2017

The officer who killed Philando Castile will receive $48,500 in severance pay

Yanez will also be paid 600 hours' worth of accrued comp time.
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July 2, 2017

Police charge David Desper with murder of Bianca Roberson after dayslong manhunt

Chester County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney Tom Hogan said the shooting was "a savage and senseless murder."
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July 2, 2017

Trump's CNN GIF has a racist history on Reddit

Redditor HanAssholeSolo has quite the disturbing post history.
July 1, 2017

New York lawmakers want Confederate names taken off roads

The congresspeople wrote Stonewall Jackson Drive and General Lee Avenue are a "grievous insult" to descendants of slaves.

June 29, 2017

Donald Trump claims immigration crackdown is "liberating towns" from gangs

But what Trump said just doesn't shake up.
June 27, 2017

Another sign marking a scene from Emmett Till's murder has been vandalized

It's at least the second time in the past year a sign marking Till's murder has been vandalized.
June 22, 2017

The acquittal in Sylville Smith's death shows that too little changes in Milwaukee, despite protests

The officer that shot Smith will face no repercussions in his death. Historically, few of the city's officers ever have.
June 22, 2017
June 21, 2017

Sen. Tom Cotton's intern used a mind-blowing array of slurs in front of a reporter

According to "Nate," the British are "faggots," immigrants are "these people," Paul Ryan is a "cuck" and Americans are a "superior race."

June 21, 2017

After the GA 6 special election here is one hard truth for Democrats and the faintest silver lining

Democrats have some lessons to learn before the 2018 midterm elections.
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June 20, 2017

CNN picking the wrong photo for the Paris attacks demonstrates the need for readers to be wary

One of the network's Twitter accounts used a photo of a black man's arrest in London to illustrate news from Paris
June 17, 2017

Shaunkeyia Stephens, mother of slain Texas teen Jordan Edwards, joins lawsuit against city, ex-cop

The mother of slain black 15-year-old Jordan Edwards claims police officer shot her son in cold blood and the city aided a cover-up.
June 17, 2017

Betsy DeVos' education department moves to reduce civil rights investigations in schools

Schools will no longer be required to conduct systemic reviews after allegations of discrimination or mishandling of sexual assault.
June 11, 2017

These are the elections that will determine the future of mass incarceration in America

Elections far outside of Washington will determine the fates of America's incarcerated.

June 10, 2017

"March Against Sharia" attracts white supremacists, armed militiamen

In most of the country, the poorly organized rallies were confronted with larger crowds of counter-protesters.
June 6, 2017

Flint, Michigan, official resigns after using racial slur to blame black people for water crisis

"Fucking n*ggers don't pay their bills, believe me, I deal with them," Stair says in the recording.
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June 6, 2017

Evergreen State College reopens after mass shooting threat, campus debate over safe spaces

Campus officials said there is "no indication" the death threat and campus protests against racism are connected.
June 4, 2017

Far-right activists and anti-fascist groups clash in Portland at dueling rallies

Alt-right demonstrators yelled slogans and clashed with leftist counter-demonstrators, with authorities making a number of arrests.
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May 31, 2017

Anthony Hammond charged with hate crime for allegedly stabbing black man with machete

Hammond allegedly attacked a black man in the parking lot of an apartment building, seriously injuring him while yelling racial slurs.

May 31, 2017

Judge blasts Donald Trump's deportation policy as "inhumane" in ruling

Judge Stephen Reinhardt ruled Trump had the power to deport Andres Magana Ortiz, but had a few choice words on the subject.
May 4, 2017

W. Kamau Bell explains why he interviewed Richard Spencer for 'United Shades of America'

W. Kamau Bell doesn't hold back in this interview.
May 3, 2017

The progressive political showdown you’ve been waiting for is already unfolding in Dallas

'Mic' spoke to two self-proclaimed progressives in a district Democrats didn't even challenge in 2016.
May 2, 2017

Twitter is roasting Donald Trump for clarifying he knows when Andrew Jackson died

Trump, who said Andrew Jackson was "really angry" about the Civil War, tried to clarify he knew Jackson died in 1845.
April 29, 2017

Thousands of immigrants who joined the military are struggling to get US citizenship

Joining the military was supposed to be a fast-track for citizenship — but thousands are finding that's no longer the case.

April 26, 2017

DHS opens VOICE, Donald Trump's office for crimes committed by immigrants

There's no evidence, though, that immigrants are any more likely to commit crimes than native-born U.S. citizens.
April 26, 2017

Donald Trump's White House is giving up on that border wall, for now

Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney says the White House will come back to the idea at a later date.
April 25, 2017

Donald Trump's sanctuary cities executive order blocked by federal judge

U.S. District Judge William Orrick said Trump's order was not "legally plausible" and unconstitutional in multiple ways.
April 19, 2017

Georgetown renames buildings after slaves, asks for forgiveness for its role in slavery

In 1838, Georgetown University sold 272 slaves as a means to pay off its debts.