Racial Bias

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time Monday that indications of racial bias among jurors during a trial may result in a verdict being thrown out and a new trial.

Shea Moisture and the Perception Institute found that white women demonstrate the strongest hostility — both explicit and implicit — against textured hair.

Mourners gathered at St. Paul Cathedral on Thursday to pay their respects to Philando Castile, the 32-year-old Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. During the service, several people who were close to Castile spoke highly of his character. Rev. Steve Daniels Jr. spoke out: “Once again we have the […]

https://twitter.com/iBeKabir/status/740005897930452992   If you search for “three Black teenagers” in Google, the algorithm offers an array of mug shots. But if you search for “three White teenagers,” well, an assortment of images of smiling White girls and boys pops up. The awareness comes after Kabir Alli, 18, a senior at Clover Hill High School, in […]

A ProPublica analysis of software widely used throughout the criminal justice system inaccurately predicts future criminal activity. It also uncovered a pattern of racial bias.

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

Federal investigators visited Wake County, N.C. to investigate complaints about racial bias in the school district. This is part of an ongoing civil rights probe.

The protests on college campuses against racial bias are proving to be effective. Just days after the president of the University of Missouri resigned, Claremont…

TIME recently recognized six influential Black teenagers for their "30 Most Influential Teens of 2015"

Prosecutors in Louisiana are excluding potential Black jurors three times as often as jurors of another race by using peremptory challenges

In the wake of the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department and their racially biased procedures, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne…

A new study by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois supports what has long been suspected: that there is a racial disparity in Chicago traffic stops that disproportionately…