A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.
The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.
“The two occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery,” the officer says. “The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just ‘cause of the wide set nose,” the officer continues.
Tom Angel, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell's chief of staff, sent the emails in 2012 and 2013 when he was the No. 2 police official in Burbank, California, the report says.
The drawings, which feature a Black woman saying "would you look at the time, I'm late for my abortion" while wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt and another cartoon of a garden hoe asking a Black man "who is you calling a hoe," have many students speaking out, calling the caricatures offensive.
Plus, a Georgia man believed to have gone on a shooting spree after learning his wife wanted a divorce and a South Carolina sheriff says the NAACP is as "racist" at the KKK.
The women, comprised of a mostly African-American book club, were traveling on the train and discussing a romance novel when a train employee told them they were offending other passengers with their noise level. The women were then escorted off the train to awaiting police.
The Rev. William Barber, who’s made it his mission to fight racial and political injustice as leader of the Moral Mondays movement, was removed Friday from an American Airlines flight after a nearby passenger complained loudly about "those people" and criticized the minister’s need to purchase two airline seats for himself, reports The Associated Press.