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Facebook is facing several lawsuits over alleged racial and age discrimination

Roman-Friedman is one of the lawyers who is litigating the lawsuit on Facebook for race and age discrimination. He and other lawyers are representing workers and other individuals who were denied information about economic opportunities, as well as the Communications Workers of America. ...

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Librarian participates in UNCF Mellon Faculty Institute Black Girls Write/Right the Future

     Clarissa West White, Ph.D, reference/instructional librarian, was invited to participate in the UNCF-Mellon Faculty Institute at Hampton University: Black Girls Write/Right the Future! The Institute focused on scholarly analyses of the work of Black women and girls as they dynamically explore and write about the future.    ...

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Roland Martin: Pleading Our Own Cause

Pleading Our Own Cause ...

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Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Run for Chair of the Democratic Caucus

     Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said that she’s seriously considering running for Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-highest ranking position in Democratic leadership in the United States House of Representatives. ...

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Morgan State releases study on Black female athletes pushing through racism and sexism excel

      Over the years many female Black Athletes have excelled in the games by overcoming the negativity they are subjected to. Most of them face sexist and racist attacks from people who do not appreciate the work they are doing. ...

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California Prosecutor Suspended after Facebook Comments on Maxine Waters

     The Huffington Post reports that a prosecutor in San Bernardino has been suspended following a series of social media attacks directed towards Maxine Waters, Michelle Obama, and others. Michael Selyem, the lead gang prosecutor for the county district attorney’s office, is currently under investigation, according to an official statement by authorities. The posts were brought to their attention followin ...

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Black Man Sitting Alone at His Own Apartment Pool Asked to Leave

     A Black man says he was told to leave the pool at his own apartment complex where he has been renting a unit for more than a year after an off-duty cop working as a security guard demanded he show his exact address. ...

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Delivering While Black: Cops called on 12-year-old boy on newspaper route

     The cycle of people calling the cops on African Americans seems never-ending. A 12-year-old boy was targeted while delivering newspapers on his first day covering a route in Arlington, Ohio. ...

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