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New video footage has surfaced that shows a Black man in Silver Spring, Md., being arrested after walking a drunken neighbor home. Samir Ahmed discovered his drunk neighbor passed out on his lawn and decided to walk him home on November 17, according to CBS affiliate WUSA9. During the good deed, the 23-year-old ran into Montgomery County […]

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The FBI’s 2017 hate crime report released Tuesday and it confirms that Black Americans have been the most targeted victims of racial bias since the agency began collecting data on these incidents since the early 1990s, NBC News reports. “One of the things that is amazing about Black experiences in America is that the country […]

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Minnesota investigators are reviewing an incident at an Eden Prairie McDonald’s in which a white man allegedly pulled a gun on a group of black Muslims teens.

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  Less than a year after the infamous racist incident at that Starbucks in Philadelphia, Dunkin Donuts has now joined the legions of places where simply being Black and breathing is crime enough for some folks to call the police. Tirza Wilbon White visited her local Dunkin’ Donuts in Fairfax, Va., about 9 a.m. on Nov. […]

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A shopping trip to children’s clothing store The Children Place at the Capital City Mall in Camp Hill, Pa., turned ugly for Miriam Alejandro and her sister Carlita Alejandro last Thursday, when a simple request purportedly resulted in a standoff with an insulting sales associate. Miriam, who documented a portion of…

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A Harvard educated doctor believes she was racially profiled while attempting to aid a stricken passenger during a Delta airlines flight.

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TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. A Hartford, Connecticut police officer has been terminated this week after he was caught on video taunting a […]

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It looks like Apartment Patty’s soon to be ex-husband, who refers to himself as “a man of color” is at least partly Black and is fully distancing himself from her racially biased antics. Last weekend, St. Louis resident Hillary Brooke Mueller—dubbed Apartment Patty by the internet—became the latest white woman to find herself on the wrong […]

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By now you have probably heard the story of what happened to D’Arreion Toles—a black man living in St. Louis—Friday night when he returned home to the luxury apartment building he lives in.

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A key feature of burglaries is that people typically try to remove items from a home, rather than move them in. This basic fact seemed to elude Tonganoxie Police, who handcuffed a 61-year-old black man on the front steps of his new home as he wrapped up an arduous day of moving in.

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It may feel like it was three years ago that H&M got hemmed up for posting a racist photo of a young black child in a “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” sweatshirt, but in fact, it was just in January of this year—far too soon for the retail giant to get caught up in another anti-black mess.

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TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. The Detroit police chief has fired a rookie white police officer who used his Instagram account to make […]

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The University of New Mexico is investigating racist comments allegedly made by a sorority member during a Greek life event for new members, according to KRGE News. Students who were at the welcome meeting say the comments mocked the African-American speaker and came from Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority members sitting behind them, the report said. […]

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Getting out the vote means knocking on doors. And that’s what Sheila Stubbs, a 12-year veteran on the Dane County, Wisconsin, Board of Supervisors was doing on August 7. Stubbs, a candidate for State Assembly, representing Wisconsin’s 77th district, was canvassing the neighborhood in anticipation of the Democratic…

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  Robert Johnson may be one of the richest black men in the country, but that still doesn’t shield him from the every day pitfalls of racism. On August 24th, the BET Network co-founder attempted to check into his room at the Eau Palm Beach hotel in Florida after a fishing trip but was refused access […]

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An Arkansas police officer is out of a job after hurling discriminatory comments and harassing a group of Black men as they tried to shoot a music video, CNN reports. READ MORE: Omarosa says there are tapes of Trump using the n-word Demarcus Bunch said he went back to his hometown of England, Arkansas for a rap video […]

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Another day of living while Black results in the police being called on African-Americans doing simple things that anyone should be able to do. We’ve had the cops called on us for selling water, enjoying a BBQ, wearing socks at the swimming pool and now helping a homeless man.  Employees at the Mountain View, California […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Community leaders working against disparities in the criminal justice system are greeting […]

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  Ezekiel Phillips says he was peacefully chilling out in his car listening to a yoga CD when a white woman rolled up on his vehicle ready to start a world full of drama. Phillips told Fox 11 that he had just dropped someone off in Long Beach, California, and decided to take a 30-minute break before […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee agreed Tuesday to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit alleging […]

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In yet another case of racial profiling, a Black woman says she was harassed by a white pool-goer while she and her child were visiting the neighborhood

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A Pennsylvania man Tasered in the back by a Lancaster police officer while sitting on […]

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A trip to the T-Mobile store proved near-deadly for two Black men who found themselves held at gunpoint by police.

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A Toronto father is taking legal action after learning of a so-called "black list" of students at his son's high school meant to track "achievement gaps" among students of color.

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Quietly chatting with friends in a restaurant parking lot is the latest addition to a growing list of things Black folks can't sd without having the cops called on them.

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A Bahama Breeze restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio has fired a manager who called the cops […]

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Several African Americans are suing big-box stores and restaurants in Oregon, […]

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In the newest case of existing while Black, members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority say a Cleveland-area restaurant manager called police on them Tuesday after a member of their party complained she was going to leave because she was waiting too long for her bill. The woman who complained was reportedly with the 40 […]

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A Black doctor is outraged at a man she says racially profiled her when he used his SUV to block her from entering the gated community where she lives.

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In a continuation of indignities suffered by black folks who are jus trying to shop at retail outlets, two Florida women say they were racially profiled at a Walgreens store in Miramar. Crystal Davis and Santanna Neal say they were shopping at Walgreens to get beauty supplies Tuesday night when they noticed something was off, ABC 10 […]

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Lowe’s has decided to suspend its receipt-checking protocol after a Black customer recently complained about being racially profiled.

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