Study: Half of Young Black People Doubt They’ll Live Past Their Mid-30s

The recent study blames the pessimism on poverty, violence and negative encounters with law enforcement. Source: Study: Half of Young Black People Doubt They’ll Live

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#BlackOnCampus: Black Students Share Their Experiences With Racism at Predominantly White Institutions – The Root

Source: #BlackOnCampus: Black Students Share Their Experiences With Racism at Predominantly White Institutions – The Root

Va. 8th-Grader Writes Letter About Racism He Experiences at School – The Root

Za’Khari Waddy, 13, says that he has been repeatedly harassed and abused at Tabb Middle School in Yorktown, Va., including being asked if he’s going

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Land of the Free? Innocent Black Men Are Funneled into Prison Through ‘Quality-of-Life’ Crimes, Tortured Confessions – Atlanta Blackstar

Black men are still treated like slaves—over-policed, over-monitored, criminalized and punished for offenses they did not commit, or crimes that are not offenses when committed

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Ben Carson and Megyn Kelly flip out over “angry black students” creating “anarchy” on college campuses with “infantile” protests – Salon.com

Carson turns to Fox News to peddle fears of “a very dangerous trend” coming to a campus near you Source: Ben Carson and Megyn Kelly

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King: Black students hungry for an end to campus racism – NY Daily News

Black students on predominantly white college campuses regularly face overt racism at every corner. Source: King: Black students hungry for an end to campus racism

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University of Missouri protests: ‘Just a beginning’ – CNN.com

University of Missouri protesters decrying racism say the ousters of Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin and system President Tim Wolfe constitute a victory. Source: University of

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