thejournal.io | browse concepts or read more news
Ed Gordon talks interviewing Nate Parker and O.J.
Veteran journalist Ed Gordon returns to TV Sept. 13 with “Ed Gordon,” a quarterly newsmagazine airing on Bounce TV, which features programming targeted to an African-American audience. [“Ed Gordon” will mix newsy stories with features, including a chat with Grammy-winning R&B singer Maxwell.] Gordon, 56, is a veteran of BET, CBS (“60 Minutes II”), NBC,...
86 points by New York Post | Talk radio African American Mass media Black people White American O. J. Simpson murder case White people Race
Black-focused housing at Cal State L.A. draws criticism, but it's nothing new
The debut of a new housing option at Cal State Los Angeles is attracting a lot of attention, starting with its name: the Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community. The on-campus housing is meant to gather those interested in issues concerning the black community. Twenty-four students are...
2605 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Los Angeles California Native Americans in the United States Race Hispanic and Latino Americans White American Oregon
Growth of Nevada’s Hispanic population slows, reflecting national deceleration
Clark County is now considered a slow-growing county in terms of Hispanic population growth, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.
8 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | United States Hispanic and Latino Americans Population United States Census Bureau Demography White American Late-2000s recession California
With 'Insecure,' 'Loosely Exactly Nicole' and 'Atlanta,' young black stars are taking charge of their own destiny
An African American woman from a community outreach nonprofit group is addressing a grade-school class when one student interrupts: “Why you talk like a white girl?” CLICK! A plus-sized African American woman is seducing her white on-and-off boyfriend, promising a night of carnal delight: “Come...
45 points by Los Angeles Times | African American Black people White people Race Colored Race Racism White American
Why do white men love Donald Trump so much?
Stagnant incomes are key to the story.
4090 points by The Washington Post | White people African American Black people Household income in the United States Race White American Gender Sociology
Child sexually assaulted in Albany Park store
Chicago Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a child Monday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood.
11 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Special Investigations Unit White American White Hispanic and Latino Americans Hispanic and Latino Americans North Community areas of Chicago Mexican American
Double standard: Could Obamacare be saved?
If you want to know why support for Obamacare is at an all-time high, here's one explanation:
-1 points by CNN | Black people White people Drug addiction Race Crack cocaine South Africa White American Ronald Reagan
Among white Americans, people without college degrees are driving an increase in death rates
In 2015, a pair of economists received widespread attention for their study showing that since the late 1990s the death rate has been rising for middle-aged white Americans. Now a new analysis by the same Princeton University team has identified which part of that population was driving that trend:...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | United States White people Academic degree Mortality rate White American Opioid Donald Trump Logic
U.S. Bank branch robbed in Lincoln Square
A U.S. Bank branch was robbed Thursday afternoon in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the North Side.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Special agent Bank robbery White American White people Light Bank
68-year-old man missing from Little Village
Police are looking for a 68-year-old man who went missing Saturday from the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
950 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Hispanic and Latino Americans Southwestern United States Police White Hispanic and Latino Americans White American Color New Mexico Chicago
50-year-old man stabbed in Waukegan
Police are searching for someone who stabbed a 50-year-old man Friday in north suburban Waukegan.
4 points by Chicago Sun-Times | White people Injuries Dark Horse Comics White United Kingdom Black Stabbing White American
White terror v. Muslim terror: Why doesn't Trump mention it?
Rep. Sean Duffy said Tuesday "there is a difference" between terror acts by white people and those committed by Muslims.
17836 points by CNN | Terrorism Donald Trump United States White American Federal Bureau of Investigation Southern United States Democratic Party Ivana Trump
Bank robbed in Lathrop Homes
The FBI is investigating a bank robbery Saturday afternoon in the Lathrop Homes neighborhood on the North Side.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Bank Federal Bureau of Investigation White American United States White people United Kingdom White
Fifth Third Bank branch robbed in Elgin
A Fifth Third Bank branch was robbed Friday evening in northwest suburban Elgin.
31 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Denim Bank robbery Bank White people Black White American White Cincinnati
CBS Orders Multiracial Cop Comedy Pilot From ‘Man With a Plan’ Producer
CBS has given a pilot order to “Brothered Up,” a multiracial cop multi-cam, Variety has learned. The pilot, from “Man With a Plan” co-exec producer Mark Gross, centers around to Detroit cops: an emotionally guarded African American, and an emotionally available Pakistani. The opposites have to find a way to connect as they patrol their Detroit... Read more »
21 points by Variety | English-language films American films African American Southern United States Race White American United Kingdom CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CDC: HIV treatment coming too late for many black Americans
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Although progress has been made, black people in America are still being hit harder by HIV/AIDS, a new report says.
264 points by UPI | African American Black people Race South Africa White people Afro-Latin American Negro White American
Black Lives Matter … to most young white Americans - poll
Fifty-one percent of white Americans ages 18 to 30 strongly or somewhat support the Black Lives Matter movement, according to a new poll. The movement has stronger support among African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latino/as of the same age group. Read Full Article at RT.com
690 points by Russia Today | Race White American Black people Ethnic group Racism White people African American United Kingdom
SBOE makes it final: controversial textbook officially rejected
The State Board of Education ended a months-long battle over a controversial Mexican American studies textbook Friday, officially rejecting the text critics have lambasted as erroneous and offensive.
87 points by The Houston Chronicle | United States Mexican American Race Native Americans in the United States Indigenous peoples of the Americas White American Racism New Mexico
Non-whites are not the cause of Trump voters' economic hardship
To the editor: In this article, laid-off gearbox inspector Ryan Germonto says: “More people are hating on white Americans than any other race or any other walk of life. I think white America is fed up with that.” (“Why Trump — or any other politician — can't do much to bring back manual labor jobs...
60 points by Los Angeles Times | United States White American Race and ethnicity in the United States Census White people European American Mexican American Caucasian race Hawaii
Andre Ward reflects on his struggle to become a popular champion
Andre Ward has an African American mother. He looks African American and he knows society views him as African American. As he wondered aloud about why this should influence his boxing career and shared his disappointment over what fighters of his background have to do to receive mainstream recognition,...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | Oscar De La Hoya Manny Pacquiao Mexican American Ricky Hatton World Boxing Council Hispanic and Latino Americans Juan Manuel Márquez White American
Twitter CEO apologizes for running white supremacist ad
Twitter’s Chief Executive Jack Dorsey apologized on Thursday after the microblogging service let through an ad promoting a white supremacist group. “We made a mistake here and we apologize. Our automated system allowed an ad promoting hate. Against our policy. We did a retro and fixed,” Dorsey tweeted. The ad titled “‘New Article: The United...
218 points by New York Post | Race Racism Twitter United States White American Discrimination United Kingdom Puerto Rico
Police: Duo brandished HIV-infected needle in Naperville robbery
Two people threatened employees with a hypodermic needle that they claimed was infected with HIV while robbing a pharmacy Tuesday in Naperville.
103 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Africa Race White American South Africa Hypodermic needle White people Asian Man Records Pharmacy
The big winners in the new U.S. income data? White women.
Some key details are buried in the new Census report.
17 points by The Washington Post | Household income in the United States Median household income White people Household Income Gender White American Black people
Clinton team spends $30 million to target young voters, focused on minorities
Hillary Clinton’s team is rolling out a $30 million digital ad campaign targeting young people and minorities.       
11 points by USA Today | Barack Obama Democratic Party United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton White American United States Advertising Youth
Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce endorses US Rep. Dina Titus
The Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce has endorsed U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev.
22 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada United States Asian American University of Nevada Las Vegas Las Vegas metropolitan area California Las Vegas Nevada White American
Campuses Cautiously Train Freshmen Against Subtle Insults
Many orientation programs now cover “microaggressions” in addition to addressing issues of diversity and sexual consent.
8 points by The New York Time | University White people Racism Sociology Human sexual behavior Race University of Wisconsin–Madison White American
Man sexually assaulted girl in Albany Park
Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a child in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side Monday evening. The man approached a girl in a store in the 3300 block of West Lawrence Avenue around 7 p.m., according to a news release from the Chicago Police Department. He then...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Police Chicago Police Department Police brutality White American White Hispanic and Latino Americans Hispanic and Latino Americans Detective Sexual assault