racism in America
The scrutiny that law enforcement all across the country is facing as of late is the underlying stereotype that all Black people look alike and fit the description of the common criminal.
A couple of Caucasian supporters of Darren Wilson, the cop who shot and killed unarmed teen Mike Brown in Fergurson, MO, showed amongst the predominately Black protestors for seemingly the sake of starting controversy.
T.I. may be a megastar rapper, accomplished actor, clothing designer and any other accolade you want to gloss his ego with, but he’s also a father, a role model and Black man living in America like millions of other citizens.
If the recent events in Ferguson, MO weren’t holding the credibility of those who “serve and protect” into question, then the actions of a Kansas City police officer will have you side-eyeing law enforcement in the state to no end.
The United States has made tremendous progression since the Jim Crow days but make no mistake that a pit stain still lingers on much of the south’s legacy.
There’s a not-so-surprising racial hierarchy within the justice system in the New York City area. According to a study conducted by the Vera Institute of Justice, Whites and Asians receive better plea deals, and other legal breaks than Blacks and Latinos.
For a country that celebrates its colors and independence in every facet of life, the amount of blatant racism displayed on the regular in the United States never ceases to amaze and wow. Especially in the rural areas.
The chink in the defensive armor of the Washington Washington Football Team has been exposed and now the Cleveland Indians have been targeted as the next contestant up for a racially insensitive lawsuit.
Although he previously ducked any questions about Justin Bieber and his N-word singing, Usher issued a statement about the videos that have appeared of the singer using the slur, and believes the Biebs is no racist, just a maker of poor decisions.
The man who helped mold Justin Bieber into the superstar he is today finally speaks out on the troubles following his protégé.
Many celebrities are out playing themselves by defending Justin Bieber repeat racist offenses, the Rev. Al Sharpton is from the old school and he doesn’t find that type of behavior easily excusable.