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Surprise! All-White Juries Are Unfair To Black People

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By Judge Greg Mathis Racial disparity in the court system has been a problem for many years. From arrest to trial to sentencing, many African-Americans are all too aware of the legal system’s injustices. Others, however, have failed to acknowledge them. Now, there is solid proof that racial biases can[…]

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Down Low Double Standard

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On August 12, 2004, New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey announced that he was resigning from his position due to a scandal regarding an extra-marital affair and a sexual harrassment scandal. Unlike most revelations of its kind, which typically require a public apology, a few tears, and skillful public relations work,[…]

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Gnarls Barkley

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A few days ago, I decided to pick up the Gnarls Barkley “St. Elsewhere” CD. For those that don’t know, Gnarls Barkley is a muscial collaboration between underground producer Danger Mouse and former Goodie M.O.B. front man Cee-Lo. Apparently, the group has become the new hip thing for young urbanites[…]

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Op-ed on Cosby

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My op-ed about Bill Cosby was published in today’s Baltimore Sun. It can be accessed at: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bal-op.cosby25may25,0,2536599.story?coll=bal-oped-headlines

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Rest in Peace?

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By Tonyaa Weathersbee, BlackAmericaWeb.com I guess this shouldn’t bother me. Maybe I don’t have the right to allow it to bother me. But it does. Since the crack cocaine epidemic began spawning so much carnage in black communities two decades ago, another morbid trend has evolved. In many violence-ridden places,[…]

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