The New York Times finally expressed remorse for publishing Alessandra Stanley’s outrageous “angry Black women” op-ed. But that's not good enough. With zero Black critics on staff and a history of highly-offensive articles receiving the green light, it is clear The New York Times has a problem.
Send a comment to the Times’ Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan, asking that she keep the pressure on The New York Times to reveal a plan to bring greater diversity to its newsroom and keep racist articles like Stanley’s out of their newspaper. More »
The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown.
Join our campaign demanding that GoFundMe return these profits and take down Darren Wilson fundraising pages. More »
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Since the tragic police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, we have heard time and time again that his brutal death unearthed the pain of old wounds. But those wounds are anything but old.
In Ferguson, Mo., and across the country, systemic racial profiling and nationwide police violence threaten the lives of African Americans—youths and adults—every day. American society is marred by implicit and explicit racial bias, which informs the actions of many police officers, with dangerous and deadly consequences for communities of color. It’s a national crisis that demands immediate federal intervention. More »