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REPORT: State Court Judges Overwhelmingly White, Male

“The background of judges can influence how they make decisions and impact the public’s acceptance of those decisions.”

REPORT: Young Black and Latino Men Want to be 'Heard, Not Judged'

The report—created by a market research firm—also found that they need “trusted resources” for mental health and skills development.

REPORT: Black People Are Primary Victims of Mass Shootings

A new piece from The New York Times analyzed statistics on shootings with four or more casualties and found that—contrary to many popular depictions of mass shootings—Black people suffer disproportionately from mass gun violence.

REPORT: 'Normal America' Looks More Like a Big Diverse City Than a Small Homogeneous Town

A new FiveThirtyEight article uncovers the fallacies behind the political notion of what “real Americans” look like.

Police Confirm Gym Employees Called Cops on Seattle Seahawk Kam Chancellor

Chancellor tweeted about the incident, saying he was checking out the property with an eye toward potential ownership when two employees called the police on him. 

REPORT: To Survive, People of Color Frequently Need More Than One Job

There are not enough jobs that pay a living wage to go around.

Comedian Jessica Williams on Ferguson, Fines and The F.E.A. Party

She’s onto something.

New Study Debunks Myths of NYC's LGBT Youth Who Trade Sex For Survival

It’s the first in a series of reports that take an in-depth look at who’s living on New York City’s streets and how they’re surviving.

2013 Was the Deadliest Year of LGBT Intimate Partner Violence On Record

A new report sheds more light on the problem.

Congressional Budget Office Misses the Mark on Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage is essential to decreasing income inequality and raising the living standards of economically marginalized Americans who are disproportionately women and people of color.

As Election 2012 Nears, Hate Groups at Record High

For the third year in a row, the American radical right expands dramatically, led by the antigovernment ‘Patriot’ movement.