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education, education policy, florida, memorial attire, policy, race -

Students at a Jacksonville, Fla., high school say they’ve been banned from wearing “memorial attire”—that is, clothes or jewelry honoring a deceased love one—because local officials believe the commemorations are tied to “gang activity.”

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95, appreciation, art and activism, black nerd, black panther, comics, dead, died, race, stan lee -

When I was a kid, I didn’t live close enough to a comic book shop to get there on my bike. My parents would have to take me to Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Va., and I’d get my comics off the old spinner racks at Waldenbooks. As the years went on and specialty comic shops opened, my friends and I had a comic book ritual…

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andrew gillum, florida, florida hates us all, governor, race, recount, ron desantis -

I was at a bar once when my buddy asked me to run “shy brother” and introduce him to a woman way out of his league. I walked over and explained that my friend thought she was attractive but he was super shy. She laughed. She’d seen Five Heartbeats, and then she very politely told me that she was waiting for her…

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ALBANY, Ga.— Glenn Singfield, Sr. takes a lot of pride in the racially diverse clientele that enjoys his meals at Albany Seafood Company, a family-owned business that’s been around since 2014.

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andrew gillum, desantis, donald trump, florida, midterm elections, race, republicans for gillum -

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—One of the first things Joe Bryant did when I walked into his home was to hand me his Republican Party membership card.

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netflix, race, streaming, the chilling adventures of sabrina -

Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a show that wants you to know exactly how progressive and feminist it is. But the show’s messages about female empowerment are severely undercut by the way it mishandles one of its most prominent characters of color.

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@AP, Affirmative Action, Harvard, News, Race -

Holistic admissions is a comprehensive process where more than one reviewer considers factors beyond academic merit, including but not limited to race.

The post Harvard case could represent the end of race in college admissions appeared first on theGrio.

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Culture, Jason Whitlock, News, Politics, Race, Roland Martin, Sports, Top Stories -

Journalist Roland Martin went head-to-head last night with FOX sports journalist Jason Whitlock in a battle of ideas, on Martin’s daily lifestream show #RolandMartinUnfiltered. The two disagreed on a lot, making for a lively debate and discussion about the source of America’s problems on everything from police brutality to racism. “There are going to be […]

The post Roland Martin and Jason Whitlock battle in debate about sports, police brutality and race (WATCH) appeared first on theGrio.

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Bill, Cory Booker, Justice, Kamala Harris, Lynching, News, Politics, Race, Racism, Tim Scott, Top Stories -

This Thursday, the "Justice for Victims of Lynching" bill advanced in the Senate, as a result of efforts from three Black Senators: Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Republican Tim Scott.

The post Booker, Harris, Scott’s “Justice for Victims of Lynching” bill moves forward in the senate appeared first on theGrio.

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black poverty, black unemployment, both sides charlottesville, central park 5, kanye west and trump, nike backlash over kaepernick ad, omarosas trump tapes, race, racism, sandy hook, supreme court, tamir rice, trump tweets -

Black Americans and white Americans don’t experience race the same way. Given that, it should surprise no one that we don’t speak or think about it similarly. We have to find a way to bridge that divide.

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brett kavanaugh, brett kavanaugh confirmation, brian hundley, fourth amendment, race, race in america, race in politics -

Brett Kavanaugh is well on his way to joining the highest court of the land. While we know Kavanaugh is accused of sexual assault, how about his relationship with race?

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kotaku core, life is strange, life is strange 2, race, racism -

The first season of Life Is Strange leaned on melodrama to give some stakes to its story of a time-traveling queer girl and a potentially destructive tornado. This season’s first episode also leans into schlock, but this time, the story is about racism in America. Sometimes, that melodrama made me groan. When it…

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Bergen County, bigotry, Gov. Phil Murphy, Michael Saudino, National, News, Race, racist comments -

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is calling on a local sheriff to resign after secret […]

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Hobby Airport, Jamel Parker, National, News, Race, southwest airlines, Whites Only -

A former Southwest Airlines employee is suing the carrier for discrimination, saying the airline allowed […]

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chicago, featured, Jason Van Dyke, LaQuan McDonald, National, News, police shooting black men, Race -

CHICAGO (AP) — In front of jurors in the trial of a white Chicago police […]

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Ed Meek, Jeffrey Vitter, Mahogany Jordan, National, News, Race, university of mississippi -

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi’s journalism school apologized Thursday […]

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AncestrybyDNA, Genelex of Seattle, National, News, OMWBE, Race, Ralph Taylor -

A Seattle businessman is suing after his application to have his Washington state insurance company […]

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Brian Kemp, Local, Nationalist Liberty Party, News, Race, september, Stacey Abrams, Video -

A campaign stop for Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams quickly went left after she was […]

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National, News, Race, Sandra Bland -

An online discussion about the role of race in deadly police shootings quickly turned into […]

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Ed Meek, National, News, ole miss, Race, university of mississippi -

The namesake of the University of Mississippi’s journalism school is facing backlash after sharing a […]

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Jason Van Dyke, LaQuan McDonald, National, News, Race -

CHICAGO (AP) — A doctor testifying in the trial of a white Chicago police officer […]

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Christopher Walters, Moody High School, National, News, Nick Fuller, Race -

A photo of six white Alabama high school students with their boots pressed into the […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle, Entertainment, Harvard University, National, News, Race, september, Sports -

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among […]

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louisville, National, News, Race, Rev. Kevin Cosby -

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky police department says it’s reviewing a traffic stop involving […]

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Arlene, Boston Logan International Airport, Delta Airlines, National, News, Race, september, Teddra -

Delta Air Lines is apologizing after an employee dialed police on a Black woman following […]

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Amber Guyger, Botham Jean, Dallas police department, National, News, News Video, Race -

Dallas authorities have executed five search warrants since the fatal shooting of Botham Jean, yet […]

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featured, jon burge, National, News, Race -

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge, who was accused of torturing suspects […]

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Black Legislative Candidate, National, News, Race, september, Sheila Stubbs -

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A black legislative candidate says she feels humiliated after police in […]

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Deshaun Watson, Lynn Redden, News, Race, september, Sports -

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent […]

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Jason Van Dyke, LaQuan McDonald, National, News, Race -

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court […]

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