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When Columbus Short previously dated pop singer Britney Spears, her parents weren’t exactly thrilled about their fling. Now, details about her parents’ alleged remarks toward the actor-dancer are going viral. On Thursday, Feb. 25, reports began circulating about one aspect of Short’s recent interview where he revealed Spears parents once called him the n-word. Short…

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A Louisiana doctor has been identified as the man who allegedly attacked a female student-athlete at Southern University. According to WBRZ News, the woman’s attacker has been identified as 54-year-old Shane McKinney, a Baton Rouge, LA pediatrician. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, McKinney was arrested and charged with simple battery. The physician’s arrest comes just one…

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A White teacher in Florida is seeking another job after making racist statements during a virtual classroom session. The incident occurred during virtual learning at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee, Florida, according to WFTV. During a discussion in social studies class, a student commented that “some Black people live in communities where cops do not…

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The future of diversity training is in jeopardy. On Oct. 16, it was revealed that Texas State University decided to “pause” its employee diversity training, according to The Texas Tribune.  The move comes after the White House issued an executive order, which banned diversity training by calling it anti-racism, divisive, and anti-American. Signed on Sept.…

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A Black man from Galveston, Texas, is suing the Galveston Police Department after enduring inhumane treatment. Donald Neely, 44, who suffers from mental health issues, filed a lawsuit for $1 million against the department after officers on horseback pulled him down the street by a rope, according to the Houston Chronicle.  Neely’s lawsuit states that…

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California has become the first state in the nation to pass a law that would study and create proposals for slave reparations. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 3121, which will force the state to examine the history of racism in America and the systemic effects of slavery, according…

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A group of individuals who calls itself “Christian,” has decided to raise money for an alleged White terrorist. On Sept. 29, the New York Post reported that a Christian fundraising site, GiveSendGo, has raised over $500,000 for Kyle Rittenhouse’s legal defense. At press time, $524,145 has been raised. It would seem that true Christians would…

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There’s an economic cost to racism. According to a report, “Closing the Racial Inequality Gaps: The Economic Cost of Black Inequality in the U.S.,” conducted by Citigroup and released on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, the American economy is suffering due to discrimination and racist acts against Blacks. The report broke down the value lost by…

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A White graduate student resigned from a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison after lying about being Black. CV Vitolo-Haddad, who is of Italian and Sicilian descent, came clean in an op-ed piece in Medium. Writing under the name “See Vee,” Vitolo-Haddad, who identifies as nonbinary and uses the pronouns “they” and “them,” revealed…

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