racial profiling

In Trayvon Martin’s Name: Words, Art and Music Inspired By the Death of the Son We All Call Our Own

Some of the finest of art is painted with the broad colors of our pain: Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit,” would not have existed if not...

– Jul 17, 2013

NYPD Stop and Frisk Practice In Action: 16-Year-old Called A “F*cking Mutt,” Threatened (VIDEO)

If you do nothing else today, press play and watch this video of a 16-year-old Harlem student named Alvin, who secretly recorded his own stop-and-frisk...

– Oct 11, 2012

“Justifiable” Stop & Search Before Tyler Perry: One Man’s Harrowing Story Of Racial Profiling

Editor’s Note: After a lengthy investigation, Atlanta police announced last week that officers who stopped and interrogated entertainment mogul Tyler Perry in February were “justified”...

– Sep 18, 2012

George Zimmerman Says Killing Trayvon Martin Was “Part Of God’s Plan” and He Doesn’t Regret It

George Zimmerman, the wanna-be neighborhood watchman who stalked, shot and killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, sparking a raging nationwide debate on race, guns and the...

– Jul 19, 2012

Bringing Up Boogie: Black Boys Shouldn’t Shoot

By BASSEY IKPI From the second my sonogram revealed I was having a boy, I vowed not to dress him like the lame little boys in...

– Aug 23, 2010