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Bridgeport NAACP asks DOJ to investigate police department following Lauren Smith-Fields and ​​Brenda Lee Rawls cases

Lauren Smith Fields via family lawyer(BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) -- A Bridgeport, Connecticut, chapter of the NAACP is...

Students protest book bans by distributing ‘Maus,’ ‘Beloved’

mrs/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Youth-led activist group Voters of Tomorrow plans on distributing hundreds of copies...

Six HBCUs received bomb threats Monday

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(NEW YORK) -- For the second time this month, at least six historically black universities and...

Pulitzer-prize winning Holocaust book, ‘Maus,’ joins list of banned books in libraries, schools

Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images/FILE(MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn.) -- "Maus," a Pulitzer-winning book about the Holocaust, has been banned...

‘Modern-day lynching’: Man found shot dead during trip with co-worker

Carmela King via Courtesy of Paul Jubas(VENANGO COUNTY, Pa.) -- The family of a Jamaican immigrant...

Letter from Holocaust survivor found at flea market decades later

Courtesy Chelsey Brown(NEW YORK) -- Thrift stores, antique fairs and flea markets in New York City...

‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill amendment that LGBTQ+ advocates say could out students withdrawn

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- A Florida bill that would limit classroom discussions on sexual orientation...

Black correction officer mistaken for shoplifter sues Walmart for ‘racial profiling’

Google Maps Street View(FAYETTEVILLE, Ga.) -- A Black law enforcement officer is alleging that he was...

Black man sues police after being mistaken for white ex-felon

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(NEW YORK) -- Shane Lee Brown, a 25-year-old Black man, is suing two Nevada police departments...