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White Kid Wears KKK Costume to School as an Assignment ... With Teacher’s Approval White Kid Wears KKK Costume to School as an Assignment ... With Teacher’s Approval

Most kids, when they get the option to choose a historical figure for a history project, choose people like Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X or Barack Obama.

‘Google the Diseases in Pools’: White Man Harasses Black Family at California Hotel Pool, Asks if They Showered ‘Google the Diseases in Pools’: White Man Harasses Black Family at California Hotel Pool, Asks if They Showered

A black family was targeted by a white man who had the nerve to ask them if they had showered prior to attempting to enjoy a day at a California hotel pool.

It’s Official: London Breed 1st Black Woman Elected Mayor of San Francisco It’s Official: London Breed 1st Black Woman Elected Mayor of San Francisco

On Wednesday, after a neck and neck race in which thousands of provisional ballots needed to be counted, London Breed officially became the first black woman elected mayor of San Francisco after her opponent, fellow Democrat Mark Leno, conceded the primary race. The election, held June 5, was so tight that the San…

Worst White Man in America Tosses Homeless Black Man’s Belongings Into a Lake Worst White Man in America Tosses Homeless Black Man’s Belongings Into a Lake

I thought it would take at least a month to find a white man worse than Aaron Schlossberg, the New York City lawyer captured on film threatening to call immigration on people speaking Spanish at a café. But America is nothing but ambitious, and somehow it managed to produce someone who undoubtedly saw what Schlossberg…

White Football Coach Accused of Using a Noose as a ‘Joke’ to Intimidate a Black Student Gets Paid Leave White Football Coach Accused of Using a Noose as a ‘Joke’ to Intimidate a Black Student Gets Paid Leave

A San Jose, Calif., high school teacher and assistant football coach has been placed on leave—but will still be collecting a paycheck—after an incident during which he allegedly simulated a noose to intimidate the lone black student among a group of football players.

‘This Is Not Your Country’: Motorist Recorded Mocking Korean-American Veteran Won’t Be Charged in Road Rage Incident ‘This Is Not Your Country’: Motorist Recorded Mocking Korean-American Veteran Won’t Be Charged in Road Rage Incident

A female motorist in Fremont, Calif., who launched into a mocking, racist tirade against a Korean-American Air Force veteran won’t be charged in an incident that is being labeled by authorities as “road rage” on the part of both parties.

Trump Called Undocumented Immigrants ‘Animals,’ and That’s Exactly What He Meant Trump Called Undocumented Immigrants ‘Animals,’ and That’s Exactly What He Meant

On Wednesday during a White House meeting with mayors, sheriffs and other local leaders from California who oppose the state’s “sanctuary” immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the borders illegally as “animals,” and that’s exactly what he meant.

Hold Up ... Did Whitey McWhiteMan Just Tell Auntie Maxine to ‘Stop Talking About Discrimination’? Hold Up ... Did Whitey McWhiteMan Just Tell Auntie Maxine to ‘Stop Talking About Discrimination’?

Although I have spent 99.9 percent of my years as a black male, during the course of my lifetime, I can remember a few rare occurrences when I had brief out-of-body experiences.

1 of 3 Filmmakers #BlackWhileAirbnb-ing Is Bob Marley’s Granddaughter; Plans to Sue Police Over Excessive Stop [Updated] 1 of 3 Filmmakers #BlackWhileAirbnb-ing Is Bob Marley’s Granddaughter; Plans to Sue Police Over Excessive Stop [Updated]

Updated: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 11:15 a.m. EDT: It turns out that one of the three filmmakers who were recently stopped by a swarm of police cars for checking out of an Airbnb is the granddaughter of the late, great reggae singer and prophet Bob Marley.

California Store Clerk Calls Cops on Black Man Who Asked for Refund; Black Man Gets Beaten Bloody  California Store Clerk Calls Cops on Black Man Who Asked for Refund; Black Man Gets Beaten Bloody 

The Merced, Calif., Police Department has launched an internal investigation after a black man was brutally beaten and injured while in custody.

New Footage Shows Cops Thought Stephon Clark Was Playing Dead, Waited Almost 5 Minutes to Help Him New Footage Shows Cops Thought Stephon Clark Was Playing Dead, Waited Almost 5 Minutes to Help Him

New footage from the police killing of Stephon Clark shows Sacramento, Calif., cops waited more than five minutes to help Clark after shooting him in his grandmother’s backyard.

I Went to UC Berkeley and Apparently Saw More Black People Than Anybody Ever Has There I Went to UC Berkeley and Apparently Saw More Black People Than Anybody Ever Has There

I recently got back from attending a race and policy symposium sponsored by the Students of Color in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy. I had the distinct pleasure of being the keynote speaker for their conference, titled, “Reclaiming Our Time: The Importance…

8-Year-Old Girl Thwarts Attempted Kidnapping at US-Mexico Border 8-Year-Old Girl Thwarts Attempted Kidnapping at US-Mexico Border

Two more minutes, and the children might have disappeared. Thankfully, because of her quick wits and courage, an 8-year-old girl was able to avert disaster, saving herself and her brother from a kidnapping at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Compton, Calif., Mayor Aja Brown Drops Congressional Bid Compton, Calif., Mayor Aja Brown Drops Congressional Bid

Compton, Calif., Mayor Aja Brown announced Thursday that she will no longer be running for the House seat in California’s 44th Congressional District. Brown’s announcement comes just one week after Stacey Dash dropped out of the same race.

Stephon Clark Shooting Video Released by Police Stephon Clark Shooting Video Released by Police

The two police officers responsible for Stephon Clark’s death in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday night shot him within three seconds of encountering him, according to video footage released by the Sacramento Police Department.

GoFundMe for Stephon ‘Zoe’ Clark, Black Man Shot in His Own Backyard, Raises Nearly $10,000 in 1 Day  GoFundMe for Stephon ‘Zoe’ Clark, Black Man Shot in His Own Backyard, Raises Nearly $10,000 in 1 Day 

The online community and beyond is rallying behind the family of Stephon “Zoe” Clark, the black man who was gunned down by Sacramento, Calif., police in his own backyard.

Report: California Police Protected White Nationalists Who Helped Them Hunt Anti-Racism Activists Report: California Police Protected White Nationalists Who Helped Them Hunt Anti-Racism Activists

When anyone insinuates that cops are racist, they’re said to be willfully painting with too broad a brush. Sure, there might be a few bad apples, but the fact that police officers stop, arrest and kill black people in disproportionate numbers doesn’t mean that all police officers target black people. If you’re going…

California Sex Offender Arrested, Accused of Posing as Private Basketball Coach California Sex Offender Arrested, Accused of Posing as Private Basketball Coach

There was something about Melvin Flemings that seemed off.

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