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Posted on: Oct 18, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com

Allegations of racism in NYPD's stop-and-frisk program are nothing new -- 93 out of every 100 residents were stopped by police in one community.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com

More than 30 jail employees in Los Angeles County have been disciplined for beating inmates or engaging in cover-ups over the past two years.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com

It's good to see hip-hop stars standing up against homophobia. But spreading misinformation about how AIDS is transmitted in the black community helps no one.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com

Prison officials told the LA Times they’re closely monitoring 49 inmates who have lost at least 10 pounds each.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com

After a meteoric internet-sparked rise to fame, a gifted homeless man gets help... thanks to Dr. Phil.