Officials: ‘White Lives Matter’ group is recruiting members in Idaho

Both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League consider the anonymous organization a white supremacist movement with neo-Nazi ties. The group promotes white pride and the “great replacement theory” — the idea that there is a conspiracy to bring people of color to the United States and European nations through immigration with the…

Dramatic Spike in U.S. Hate Crimes

New York City is on high alert after Saturday’s shooting in Buffalo. Police are increasing patrol around Black churches for Sunday service. This comes days after three Korean women were injured in a Dallas shooting. The U.S. witnessed a dramatic spike in hate crimes last year with eight of the nation’s ten largest cities seeing…

Dorothy S. Strickland Scholarship Established

Donate Here and write “Dorothy Strickland Scholarship.” Dorothy Strickland was the first African American president of International Literacy Association when she served the organization in the 1970s, a time when the field was largely dominated by white men, and she did not take this position lightly. Along with her many contributions to the field, she…

Study finds only harmful effects from Native-themed mascots – Indian Country Today

by Joaqlin EstusIndian Country Today Low self-esteem, low community worth, increased negative feelings of stress and depression. These are some of the negative psychological effects Native American mascots wreak on the well-being of Native Americans, especially youth, according to a new study. The Race, Ethnicity and Education Journal on June 8 published the study. Read the full…

Black male suicide deaths rising faster than other racial groups | cbs8.com

Researchers are sounding the alarm about the number of young Black men who are dying by suicide.  Just last week, the 26-year-old son of award-winning actress and director Regina King took his own life. Now, some in the African American community are speaking out to raise more awareness about suicide and mental health. Read the full story.