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Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores on Tuesday for anti-bias training

The Associated Press Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is...

Birmingham to Host ​​​Mass Meeting​ As ​Part​ of ​​‘Poor​ ​People’s Campaign’

Times staff report The Rev.​ Dr. William​ J. Barber, II​ and​ the Rev​ Dr.​ Liz Theoharis will​ co-lead​ a Moral​ Revival​ mass meeting​ in​ Birmingham...

Dove apologizes for Facebook soap ad that many call racist

Associated Press NEW YORK — Dove is facing heat for a body wash ad showing a black woman taking off her shirt to reveal a...

Violence in Charlottesville: What Birmingham Mayor William Bell, Rep. Terri Sewell...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Local political and civil rights leaders and members of Congress said they are disturbed by the violence that ensued during...

Trump victory brings ‘alt-right’ into full view

By Jay Reeves Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Donald Trump’s election is bringing to the fore a strain of race-based politics once so far out...

Data shows why odds of receiving death penalty are higher if...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times When it comes to capital punishment in America, blacks are nearly four times more likely to receive the death penalty...

Racism is an Excuse, Really…

by Mahari McTier My article this week is in response to a letter I read on AL.com.  After reading this, it led me to further...

Study: Black College Students Face Mental Health Crisis

Proving their intellectual worth in the face  of racism takes a mental and physical toll Staff and Wire Reports According to a recent study, black students who...

Oregon officers turn in police chief, allege racism

(CNN)Alex Stone knew he had no other choice. The police officer in Clatskanie, Oregon, filed a formal complaint when he allegedly heard the city's police...

NATIONAL BLACK PROGRAMMING CONSORTIUM RELEASES STATEMENT

New Executive Director Makes Push to Advance the Dialogue  on Race in America in Wake of Recent Attacks NEW YORK (July 7, 2015)—Leslie Fields-Cruz, executive director...

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