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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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On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, announced a $12 million settlement with Breonna Taylor’s family in a wrongful death lawsuit. The settlement comes months after Taylor was shot and killed by Louisville police as she slept in her bed. Hours after the settlement was announced, Ben Crump, an attorney representing Taylor’s…

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Alicia Keys has admitted it is “terrifying” having Black sons in such a hostile world. The “Empire State of Mind” hitmaker — who has Egypt, 9, and Genesis, 6, with husband Swizz Beats — was pregnant with her second son in 2014 at a time of Black Lives Matters protests following the killing of an…

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A deputy in the Clayton County Sheriff’s department is under investigation after viciously beating a Black man. The incident occurred in Clayton County, Georgia, according to a social media post by Instagram user @jah.vis. According to the post, the unidentified Black man was a passenger in a Lyft Car with several family members when sheriff…

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A White professor revealed that she lied about being Black to serve as a “culture leech.” Jessica Krug shared her true identity in an article published on Medium‘s website. Krug, 38, made a living by disguising herself as a Black woman and profiting from issues that affect minorities. She holds a Ph.D. and is the…

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A White police officer in Columbia, South Carolina was reprimanded for using a racial slur, according to multiple news sources. The incident occurred at the Five Points district in Columbia where people frequent bars and nightclubs on weekends. In a video that recently emerged online, Sgt. Chad Walker, who is White, is having a heated…

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Tiffany Haddish has endeared herself to millions with her transparency, self-deprecating humor and bluntness. The Girls Trip comedic actress was no different when discussing the topic of racial animus in America. In a live interview with TMZ, Haddish’s had to pause for a quick spell when she was asked if she remains optimistic the divisions…

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Jacob Blake reportedly has been shackled to his hospital bed as he continues to fight for life after being shot seven times in the back. On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, Blake’s father, Jacob Blake Sr., spoke to reporters after he saw his son at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.  “I…

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The police chief in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is catching flack after he appeared to blame protesters for being shot. On Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, police Chief Daniel Miskinis held a news conference to discuss the arrest of the suspected shooter, Kyle Rittenhouse, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Rittenhouse, 17, drove from…

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