Floyd’s nephew, Brandon Williams (center), with the Rev. Al Sharpton (left) outside the heavily guarded Hennepin County Government Center, in Minneapolis, Minn., before the murder trial of Officer Derek Chauvin began, March 29, 2021.
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Research on racism and policing in the US, explained by the experts who study it.
The popular image of Black men is skewed in America.
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The image of Black men in the US is distorted by the media and selective academic studies, says a scholar who has studied Black men’s romantic lives. ‘Black love matters’ is his counter to that image.
An activist is arrested after his van was stopped by Kenosha police Aug. 27, days after police shot a Kenosha man, Jacob Blake, seven times in the back, leaving him paralyzed.
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New research on Wisconsin’s changing demographics suggests that racial integration and political polarization were a combustible combination in Kenosha, where violence erupted in August.
Even a minor arrest and no conviction can be devastating.
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Whether or not someone is eventually convicted, an arrest alone is enough to significantly impair a Black man’s job and earning prospects.
Black men are stopped by police in disproportionate numbers.
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As the country reels from a series of killings of Black men by the police, two scholars report that their research shows that stops by police of Black men can hurt their families.
Six of the author’s studies show health disparities due to both race and gender.
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The issues facing Black Americans are not confined to only racial discrimination. Gender plays a part too.
Does college hold the answer to police violence?
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When it comes to making law enforcement professionals less likely to resort to use of force, higher education goes a long way, research shows.
Barbershop Talks creates a place for Black men and boys to meet and discuss ideas about masculinity.
Barbershop Talks use the idea of the “barbershop around the corner” as a place to meet and discuss ideas and create a safe space for Black men and boys to talk openly about masculinity.
Heritier Lumumba describes his experience of racism at Collingwood Football Club in Fair Game.
Héritier Lumumba played for Collingwood Football Club until 2014, where his teammates called him “Chimp”. His experience mirrors that of many other black men in Australia, particularly in the workplace.
Jay Z, Beyoncé and daughter Blue Ivy sit court side at a basketball game in New Orleans in Feb. 2017. Jay Z opened up about his relationship with Beyoncé on his new album, “4:44.”
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In 4:44, his 13th album, Jay-z gets confessional and socio-political, challenging traditional notions of Black male bravado and masculinity.