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100 days of Trump brings no regrets for supporters — and people of color are paying for it

Trump's first 100 days could be a grim preview of what's to come.

Maxine Waters' battle against powerful white men began when Eula Love was killed by police in 1979

Maxine Waters fought on behalf of a black woman who was slain by the LAPD.

Terence Crutcher's sister: "We're going to fight for a conviction."

The Mothers of the Movement said they want justice along with police reform at a civil rights convention in New York on Wednesday.

Anti-Muslim incidents at the border have spiked 1035% in Trump's first 100 days

From January to March, there were 193 anti-Muslim incidents on the US border, compared to 17 over the same period in 2016.

Marcus Scribner of ABC's 'Black-ish' is taking action to protect the environment

Too young to vote, the actor is still speaking out to his local representatives.
April 13, 2017

Jeff Sessions may have doubts about police reform agreements. But they actually do work.

Police consent decrees have given residents hope after years of unchecked abuse by officers.

Rep. Steve King said something racist again. This time he targeted a Latina constituent.

King tweeted: "Do you always lie in English?"

This 6-year-old girl created a book celebrating black indigenous cultures across the globe

This coloring book provides an alternative to public schools' curriculum on Native American and black history.

Georgia police officers who were filmed beating a black man will face criminal charges

Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Officer Robert McDonald face a felony and misdemeanor charge each.

The "We Are Sikh" campaign explains what turbans and beards mean to Sikh Americans

"Our turbans represent gender equality, racial equality and religious tolerance."
April 26, 2017

China bans Muslim names in Xinjiang province to help fight terrorism. It won't work.

This new name ban adds to a long list of China's anti-Muslim policies.

3 Muslim inmates are suing a Denver-area prison for religious discrimination

The prison guards allegedly used pepper spray, beatings and solitary confinement to intimidate the Muslim inmates.

Guards could face charges for leaving mentally ill prisoner to die of thirst

He was allegedly kept in a cell with no water for a week.

Officers in Michigan held 5 unarmed children at gunpoint, body camera footage shows

"I don't want to die," one of the boys shouted.

New Orleans is removing Confederate statues, but activists say there's a long road ahead toward racial justice

Monument takedowns are not enough to remove traces of slavery and white supremacy in the Deep South, civil rights leaders say.
April 24, 2017

Community comes together to raise money for Brooklyn Broadway Islamic Center fire damage

The NYPD and CAIR-NY believe the fire on Saturday was not part of a hate-motivated crime.

These 7 photos show the controversial New Orleans Confederate monument removal

Some believe the monuments are a tribute to southern history, but others believe they're relics of a shameful past.

This teen's prom dress features the faces of black people killed by police

Milan Morris showed up to her prom in Florida ready to make a statement.

Fox News: 7 employees join racial discrimination suit against network

A total of nine employees are bringing a suit against former Fox comptroller Judy Slater, alleging years of racial abuse.

The March for Science isn't just for science nerds. It's about social justice.

Organizers are hoping diverse voices turn this "march into a movement."