racial profiling

Based off an analysis by the American Psychological Association that looked at body camera footage from more than 100 police officers, it was revealed that Black men were spoken to with less respect and an overall less friendly tone than what their white counterparts endured.

And another one! Well-known boho-chic clothing store Anthropologie is the latest brand to be called out for their hypocritical support of the Black Lives Matter movement on social media. Dozens of former employees, influencers and customers are accusing the brand of racism in the workplace, racial profiling, and requesting black influencers to work without pay. […]

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A California woman is speaking out about being racially profiled while shopping for essentials during a coronavirus lockdown. Deja Patterson, 24, says she and her mom Theresa, and her cousin Reem, hit up a WinCo Foods in Pittsburg, California, on Monday evening and were accosted over a bag of lemons, MadameNoire reports. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  The women live […]

An Arkansas police officer has been placed on leave after putting a high school student in chokehold that was caught on camera and shared online. According to a report from KTHV, the footage went viral on Monday after the original upload was removed from Facebook. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! In the footage, Camden Police Officer Jake Perry (who is white) […]

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Black female legislators in two predominantly white Midwestern states urged their Republican colleagues Tuesday to join a national push to outlaw discrimination based on hairstyles such as braids and dreadlocks. Legislative committees in Kansas and Wisconsin held separate hearings on similar proposed revisions to their states’ anti-discrimination laws. Four black female […]

A Detroit bank has apologized to a man who attempted to cash a settlement check he’d received in a racial discrimination lawsuit. But it may be too late, as he’s already filing suit against that bank, and may soon have another check to cash. Sauntore Thomas, 44, had three checks to deposit and cash at […]

Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot blasts Amber Guyger Judge Tammy Kemp over gag order controversy.

MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) — A man stabbed five people as they gathered to celebrate Hanukkah at a rabbi’s home in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of hatred growing in America. Police arrested a […]

Seven years after George Zimmerman fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman is now suing Martin’s family, prosecutors and others involved in the case. In his suit, Zimmerman claims that the case rested on false evidence. The suit, according to the Miami Herald, claims information in a documentary about the case accuses the Martin family of engineering false […]

The family of a Black woman who was handcuffed in West Memphis, Arkansas, while mourning the sudden loss of her four-year-old daughter, are calling for police accountability. (Richard Brookshire, Twitter) As we previously reported, on Monday a Twitter user named Richard Brookshire shared a thread describing what transpired on Sunday when his sister, Shawnda Brookshire, was […]

SYDNEY (AP) — Black Eyed Peas musician will.i.am has accused a flight attendant from Australia’s national carrier Qantas of being racist and rude to him on a flight. The musician said he was met by police at Sydney Airport on Saturday after an incident with an “overly aggressive flight attendant” who he says was upset […]

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit. Some children who attended the birthday party Oct. 26 in […]