The Undefeated - 51 min 6 sec ago
What kind of country sees Black Lives Matter as a radical idea and Black suffering and death as unremarkable? African Americans are dying at 2 times the rate of white people from COVID-19, continuing a long history of unequal health outcomes that have seen Black people disproportionately stricken by diseases, including cancer, heart disease and […]...
Time - 2 hours 6 min ago
Americans never saw it coming. Hardly anyone in Philadelphia, the nation’s temporary capital, noticed the first to die in the summer of 1793, a few weeks after the celebration of Independence Day: a few foreigners, an oyster seller in the waterfront slums. When more poor began to die, respectable people shrugged it off as a…...
The Independent - 5 hours 11 min ago
Actor said black people are not a 'monolith'...
Forbes - 10 hours 15 min ago
Black people are 3x more likely to be killed by police than whites and more likely to be unarmed at the time of their death.
Complex - 10 hours 51 min ago
Turk's comment, which he later doubled down on, created a polarizing response from his followers.
Daily News - 10 hours 55 min ago
The Internet ad business allows companies to create "brand safe" blocklists.
NBC News - 13 hours 11 min ago
The Georgetown post will go into storage, state officials said, but could end up in a museum setting in the future.
ABC News - 14 hours 17 min ago
The name of a former U.S. Supreme Court chief justice who ruled before the Civil War that free Black people and enslaved persons were not U.S. citizens is being removed from an historic warship...
Refinery29 - 17 hours 21 min ago
There's no question about it: We're living in unprecedented times, and change is (finally) happening on all fronts locally, nationally, and globally. This season, Unbothered and Target are proud to partner on a platform to keep that momentum going by sharing the stories of Black women who are reclaiming joy, defying stereotypes, and proving that summer is definitively not canceled. Noelle Singleton is well aware of the stereotype: Black people don't swim. It's a joke shared, often...
Complex - 17 hours 22 min ago
Organizations like Black Power Naps and Nap Ministry are not apologizing for fighting to dismantle systems using sleep as a protest tool.
The Guardian - 18 hours 30 min ago
The Crown Act came into force in Virginia this week, banning racist discrimination based on hairstyles. Tell us about what your hair means to you Virginia has become the fourth US state , and the first in the south, to pass the Crown Act, banning racist discrimination in the workplace and schools against Black people who wear their hair naturally or in protective hairstyles such as braids, locs and twists. This Friday marks "Crown Day" the first anniversary of California becoming the first...
Self - 19 hours 52 min ago
The constant stress of racism takes a physiological toll on Black people in a concept known as weathering.
NBC News - 20 hours 24 min ago
In one instance, an ad agency "representing a large entertainment corporation" sent Vice a block list that included "Black people" and "Black Lives Matter."...
Time - 20 hours 37 min ago
In the summer of 1865, just after the Civil War, Union commanders in the battered port city of Wilmington, N.C., appointed a former Confederate general as police chief and former Confederate soldiers as policemen. The all-white force immediately set upon newly freed Black people. Men, women and children were beaten, clubbed and whipped indiscriminately. A…...
Self - 22 hours 22 min ago
Black people in America are grappling with systemic racism, so we asked therapists about the emotions it's normal to feel.