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The budget motel chain Motel 6 has recently become part of the debate over illegal immigration because of its policies. According to media outlet The Washington Post, employees at two locations in Phoenix, Arizona have been sending guest information directly to Immigration and Custom Enforcements on a daily basis. The hotels are located in a…

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If there ever was a doubt that President-elect Donald Trump helped racists think hatred was OK, just look at their kids. There have been multiple incidents of middle school and high school students displaying an uncaring attitude and hateful rhetoric that was taught at home and on TV by Trump during this election cycle. At…

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A study released on May 15, 2014, by the UCLA Civil Rights Project shows that as whole schools in America have resegregated. Today a minority student is more likely to attend a public school with a predominately minority student body. This move backwards  towards segregated schools comes almost 60 years after the Brown v. Board…

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Atlanta is No. 1 in sex trafficking, according to study An Urban Institute study of sex trafficking from 2003–2007 ranks Atlanta as the No. 1 city in the nation for sex trafficking. The study estimates that pimps in Atlanta make as much as $33,000 a week. The study examined sex trafficking in eight cities: Atlanta,…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo The Great White Way was given a dose of black magic this past week during the Apollo Music Café’s “Black Magic: A Broadway Cabaret.” The evening featured the stellar talents of Tony Award winner Lillias White (Fela and Chicago) and Chester Gregory (Dreamgirls and Sister Act) performing songs that…

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A youth-led black and brown unity march and rally took to the streets of Milwaukee on Nov. 12 to draw attention to the ills caused by the disenfranchisement and exploitation of both groups. In their call to action, the sponsoring groups, Occupy the Hood and Decolonize the Hood pointed out that, “Milwaukee has some of the…

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With the exception of the president and maybe a few Capitol Hill police and some cleaning staff, as expected, the majority of the nation’s political establishment is comprised of white men. Even the people who work for the senators and congressmen and women are mostly white, this according to the 2011 edition of the National…

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Organizers of the march on the Georgia State Capitol initially thought 2,000 to 5,000 participants would show up on Saturday, July 2. They were off quite a bit. Capitol police and organizers now estimate that between 8,000 and 14,000 men, women and children marched to protest Georgia’s new anti-immigration law, HB 87, that went into…

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This week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported some interesting findings in its 2010: American Time Use Survey (ATUS). The survey data include the average amount of time per day in 2010 that individuals worked, did household activities and engaged in leisure and sports activities. Data collection for the survey started  in January 2003…

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New census data that is more narrowly focused reveals that some urban areas have reversed the trend from majority white populations to having more minority inhabitants. New York, Washington, San Diego, Las Vegas and Memphis all now boast white minorities according to the Brookings Institute’s demographer, William Frey. In fact, white people are in the…

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