Even where marijuana is decriminalized, police continue to target minorities for arrests

What if prosecutors just started throwing out these cases en masse?

These women converted to Islam and are not here for anti-Muslim bigotry

Mic talked to several women who recently converted to Islam.

“Ain’t I a Woman” March is a response to the whiteness of January’s women’s marches

Imani Mitchell, the president of Black Women United, said the march is a necessary addendum to the Women's March on Washington.

At four years old, the Black Lives Matter network takes stock of its work on the ground

"Despite all that we are up against given this new political landscape, we are uniquely positioned to build substantial power for black people.”

Why ‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins’ next movie is so important

It's a story that needs to be told on the big screen today.

‘Popsugar’ published an article about embracing natural hair. Zero black women were featured.

How not to support the natural hair movement, as told by one women's site.

Netflix has renewed 'Dear White People' for a second season

It's not clear exactly when the Justin Simien-created show will return, but it's due back in 2018.

Facebook moderators are trained to protect "white men" and not "black children" from hate speech

Leaked training materials show Facebook's odd calculus for figuring out who counts as a protected group.

When cops kill, paying their victims' families can be a cold, calculating process, attorneys say

Black lives are often seen as having less monetary value in the eyes of the law.

Movement for Black Lives activists disrupt Minneapolis Pride to protest Philando Castile verdict

Protesters reportedly held signs with messages like "No KKKops at Pride."

The Movement for Black Lives responds to recent claims of a fractured coalition

"We make no assumptions that everyone and everything within our movement is perfect — far from it," organizers said.

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.

Trevor Noah says he's been stopped by police "8 to 10" times in his 6 years in the US

Trevor Noah told the 'Daily Show' audience about his experience with police in the wake of the Philando Castile verdict.

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.


Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

Jurors in the 79-year-old comedian's sexual assault trial have been deliberating for more than 50 hours.

ESPN 'Celtics-Lakers' 30 for 30 doc equates extraordinary black men with less impressive white men

We've been led to believe that the 1980s were the decade of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in the NBA. But only one of them deserves that honor.

This black-owned beauty brand is selling nail polishes for women of color

"I think women of color have patiently waited on the sideline hoping the beauty industry would eventually address their specific needs."

The Kardashians are not hurting black women's feelings. But they may be stealing black wealth.

The Kardashians have built an empire based on their interpretations of black womanhood.

Justin Simien talks 'Dear White People' season 2, slavery and safe spaces

"The underlying current in America that made Trump the president was what we were talking about in the writers' room."

Yes, famous black men have spoken out against Bill Cosby — here's a list

Black men have spoken out against Bill Cosby.

Ice Cube confronts Bill Maher about his use of racial slur on 'Real Time'

Ice Cube said the slur is "like a knife."

Racist reaction to black D.Va cosplayer shows the struggles of being a nerd of color

It can be tough to be a black cosplayer.

This teen made a meme to remind black children that their features are beautiful. Now it's viral.

"I wanted people to be aware that black children grow up living in a world where the media and society constantly reminds them that black beauty isn't beautiful."

The backlash to 'Far Cry 5' is pure hypocrisy — and it's time to stop

There's an entitlement problem in gaming, and 'Far Cry 5' is dragging it into the light.

"Major Trump supporter" who allegedly killed black man had previously stabbed 2 people

Phillip Wade also had a history of making anti-black and anti-Muslims statements on social media.

Bill Cosby's rape trial: Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about Bill Cosby's rape trial.

The subtle ways tech job listings exclude women and minorities

Pay close attention.

In the last 6 months, there have been four major attacks by white supremacists in the US

Law enforcement officers see white supremacy as the largest perceived threat to citizens, according to a 2014 survey.