A long-standing point of contention for critics of “the war on drugs,” the reality of black drug offenders getting longer sentences than whites for committing essentially the same crime ends in the Sunshine State.
A tweet from a person claiming to know someone on the grand jury deciding whether to charge Police Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown has led the St. Louis County prosecutor to investigate whether jurors leaked information.
The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research honored the lives and work of Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, Rep. John Lewis, Harry Belafonte, Maya Angelou and others with its Du Bois Medal.
The daily newspaper attempts to lampoon the Secret Service’s recent security lapses surrounding the nation’s first African-American president by running a cartoon with a “joke” about watermelon-flavored toothpaste.
Children in West Africa whose parents have Ebola generally don’t have a support system because their parent or parents are dead and their extended families are too scared or don’t have the resources to take them in.