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New Study: Innocent Blacks Seven Times More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Than Innocent Whites
March 4, 2021
The nonprofit legal organization committed to exonerating wrongly convicted individuals also noted that Black people are more likely to be wrongly convicted of murder when the victim is White. Among Black people exonerated of murder convictions, approximately 31 percent were wrongly convicted of killing White people. However, only 15 percent of homicides by Black people involve White victims, the National Registry of Exonerations reported. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton to serve as the next Attorney General of California
January 28, 2021
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) unanimously endorse and support Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton to serve as the next Attorney General of California. ... read more »
Boston Red Sox Hire Bianca Smith as First Black Woman Coach in Baseball History
January 7, 2021
Bianca Smith, 29, becomes the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball. She will work with the team’s infielders at the Red Sox minor league facility in Fort Meyers, Fla. ... read more »
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Black Woman, Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, Developed the Scientific Approach to the Coronavirus Vaccine
December 24, 2020
“The very vaccine that’s one of the two that has absolutely exquisite levels – 94 to 95 percent efficacy against clinical disease and almost 100 percent efficacy against serious disease that are shown to be clearly safe – that vaccine was actually developed in my institute’s vaccine research center by a team of scientists led by Dr. Barney Graham and his close colleague, Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, or Kizzy Corbett,” Dr. Fauci stated. ... read more »
Here’s what it’s like to experience survivor’s guilt amidst the coronavirus pandemic
May 1, 2020
I come from a long line of Black intellectuals.  My family members migrated across the country by wagon alongside white families, integrated classrooms and courts, and worked their way up to found a legacy at prestigious universities like Stanford and USC. Before being allowed the right to converse with white peers, my ancestors fought and died for the right to be free. A notion I often take for granted, but now feel more connected to than ever because there is a mandated stay-at-home order in the city where I live. The freedom to leave my home has been taken away from me, and I feel afraid that more of my freedoms will be taken away as COVID-19 spreads.   ... read more »
U.S. Attempt to Erase Harriet Tubman
June 13, 2019
In the fantasy of White supremacy, traitors like Jefferson Davis and other Confederates are memorialized for being freedom fighters — the freedom of whites to own black human beings and work them to death — while a woman who risked her life time and again to free enslaved people is simply dismissed. Ignored. Erased. ... read more »
#JusticeForPamelaShantayTurner Trending After 44-Year-Old Shot Five Times by Police Officer
May 23, 2019
“The ACLU of Texas calls for an independent investigation into the tragedy in Baytown and the immediate release of the officer’s body camera footage,” The ACLU of Texas Legal Director Andre Segura, said in a statement. ... read more »
5 Super Tips from a Minority Woman on How to Succeed in 2017
January 11, 2017
5 super tips on how to succeed in 2017 ... read more »
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