At Windsor Central High School in Windsor, New York, white students organized a themed event at a basketball game where they dressed as Crips and the Bloods complete with accessories that allowed them to be walking Black stereotypes without a thought in their head about the actual Black people they were caricaturing.
Outside of Baltimore’s New Shiloh Baptist Church, helicopters hovered over streets lined with residents, Baltimore City police, and National Guard troops armed with rifles, batons, and shields. Children poured out of nearby buildings in uniforms, some holding signs, others riding bikes. Just two days prior, Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the closure of the […]
Following a pattern that makes a few people uncomfortable, a man accused of three murders in New York City was sentenced to life in prison (plus some), after prosecutors used his rap lyrics against him during trial. According to Reuters, Ronald “Ra Diggs” Herron, 33, was sentenced to 12 terms of life in prison plus 105 […]
Gang affiliations are oftentimes set in stone, with members choosing sides and vowing to remain loyal to their selected group. But two members of the infamously rival gangs the Bloods and the Crips, have put aside their differences in favor of one common cause: Occupy Atlanta. According to an article written by Occupy Atlanta participant Tim […]
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