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Report: Racial Disparities in Arrests Persist With Legal Pot
A new report from the pro-legalization Drug Policy Alliance claims Black people were more than twic...


Missouri Police Stopped Blacks More Than Whites in 2014
The disparity in arrests has surged to its highest level since the state began tracking them....


Here's Why Trump Thinks Black People Will Like Him More Than Obama
Donald Trump says African-Americans will like him better than the first Black president of the Unit...


New Tool Calculates Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests by State in the U.S.
A new interactive tool by the American Civil Liberties Union calculates the racial disparities in m...


Study: Whites Support Harsher Criminal Laws If They Think More Black People Are Arrested
This finding directly relates to America's having the largest per-capita prison population in the w...


Commentary: The “Affluenza” Defense and Its Racial Disparity
A Texas teenager who was sentenced to probation after driving while drunk and killing four people a...


Prison Sentences for Black Men Nearly 20 Percent Longer Than Whites
Black men are getting longer sentences than white men for the same crimes, according to the U.S. Se...


Say What? Fried Chicken Causes Racial Health Disparities and Poverty?
Republican politician Vickie Marble of Colorado blames Blacks’ status in the U.S. on poor diets....


How The Wire Can Improve Black Health
Public health officials are using the iconic television show to lessen racial health disparities....


Commentary: Why HIV Testing Matters to You
Do you know your status?...


Commentary: Why Police Brutality Isn’t Just a Black Boy's Problem
#AssaultatSpringValleyHigh confirms that Black girls are vulnerable, too....


Watch Lalah Hathaway Remake Her Father's 1972 Classic 'Little Ghetto Boy'
Go behind the scenes with the soul singer for the making of the music video....


Commentary: Education Disparities Persist in D.C.
The nation’s capital now has the worst racial achievement gaps in the country when it comes to educ...


DOE Data Shines Light on Disparities Between Black and White Students
The Education Department launched a new national data pool of information aimed at analyzing educat...


Chicago's Health Disparities Are Based on Location, Not Income
Study finds that racial segregation may be the key to Chicago’s health crisis....


California Lawmakers Probe Racial Health Disparities
California state legislators have convened public hearings to examine the disparities in health and...


South African First Lady Talks Apartheid and Charleston
"This topic of racism is not heard enough in the news," she says....


How Prisons Make Black Men Sick
Infectious diseases and mental illness are serious concerns when locked up....


Black Breastfeeding Gatherings Battle Troubling Health Gaps
African-American mothers are least likely to breastfeed....


Rep. G.K. Butterfield Becomes the 24th Chairman of the CBC
North Carolina lawmaker outlines his agenda for 2015....

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