Fewer black US reporters than in 1968

America’s newspapers, including many that for years decried the lack of black representation in Congress, on Wall Street and in corporate boardrooms, have not increased the percentage of African-Americans in newsrooms above 1968 levels — and may have even cut … Read the rest

Hillary blames ‘mass incarceration’ for Baltimore

Hillary Clinton blames “mass incarceration” of blacks for the riots in Baltimore. She called for a re-evaluation of prison sentences.

Hillary Clinton called on Wednesday for broad criminal-justice reform, reflecting the former First Lady’s evolution from supporting the policies instituted … Read the rest

CNN blames military veterans for Baltimore

While conducting an interview with Democratic Maryland Representative Elijiah Cummings, CNN host Brooke Baldwin questioned whether the violence in Baltimore had something to do with the amount of military veterans in the police department.

“Another thing that has to be … Read the rest

Separate courts for African-Americans?

Minister Louis Farrakhan on Sunday urged the black community to unite along religious lines in order to liberate themselves, declaring the need for its own courts in light of the failure of the US judicial system.

Speaking in Detroit to … Read the rest

US civil rights march was a watershed event

by Shaun Tandon

As 250,000 people packed central Washington to push for civil rights 50 years ago, the actor Burt Lancaster opened a scroll and read a petition brought in from Paris.

The statement, signed by 1,500 Americans in the … Read the rest

Chronology of conflicts around segregation in the USA

As the USA commemorates with fanfare the so-called “March on Washington in August 1963” by black Americans, here follows some of the milestones on the road to equal rights between blacks and whites in the United States:

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Who’s killing whom? Speak up, Bill O’Reilly!

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Beggars can’t be choosers. Those who’ve never hesitated to tell the truth about the hue of hatred in America are elated. Someone more powerful has stepped up

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Blacks benefit most from self-defense law in Florida

African Americans benefit from Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law at a rate far out of proportion to their presence in the state’s population, despite an assertion by Attorney General Eric Holder that repealing “Stand Your Ground” would help African … Read the rest