Race Matters

A bake sale on Clemson University's campus was held on the first day of Black History Month in opposition to affirmative action. Cookies were sold for prices based on the buyer's race.

Memphis Police Department "shielded" white cop Preston Hemphill, unlike the Black officers involved in Tyre Nichols' death, Ben Crump said.

The white Memphis cop in the Tyre Nichols bodycam video heard hoping officers will "stomp his ass" is named "Detective Preston Hemphill," according to a new report. Only the Black cops have been fired, arrested and charged with murder.

Pinellas County school district officials announced that Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye' has been pulled from school libraries.

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump has joined the family of Keenan Anderson to represent them in a $50M lawsuit.

Maryland's new leader has a key distinction.

Journalists should be concerned about newsroom cuts, but the Black community and lovers of democracy must be alarmed, too. Here's why.

Uses of Martin Luther King’s words, especially by right-wing conservatives, are too often attempts to weaponize his memory against the multicultural democracy of which King could only dream.

Cleveland's Department of Public Safety is turning to HBCUs to fill positions in law enforcement to help police Black communities. Societal factors suggest this isn't an easy fix for police departments.

UFC's Dana White slapping his wife didn't spark a media frenzy like Will Smith's slap.

Psychologist Dr. Umar Johnson recently doubled down on his criticism of Kevin Samuels and how the relationship guru viewed Black women.

Bethune Cookman University's new head football coach likened the NFL to "fields" on slave plantations when asked about Damar Hamlin's life-threatening injury.