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Black youths less protected from antisocial behaviors than white peers

Black youths are overrepresented in the criminal justice system. Yet, says University of Wisconsin–Madison Psychology Professor James Li, they are underrepresented by research studies examining the behaviors that can lead them there, and the potential interventions to help prevent it. Most studies have focused on predominantly white adolescents.

So, using data collected from participants across nearly two decades during the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), Li and UW–Madison graduate student Ryann Morrison set out to assess the developmental trajectories of antisocial behaviors in both black and white youths. They published the results of their study today [Dec. 14, 2018] in the journal Development and Psychopathology.

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Recovery for incarcerated persons not a black and white issue

One thing I can't help but notice is that out of all the inmates participating in the program, only one is African-American while the majority is white.
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Inflatable Black Santa Claus Slashed in Yard; Neighboring White Santas Allegedly Left Untouched

A couple in Oregon believes the demise of their 8-foot tall inflatable black Santa Claus yard decoration may have been racially motivated.

The African American couple has lived in an unincorporated area outside of Portland known as Bethany for 21 years, but this is the first season they have displayed a large inflatable black Santa Claus in the front yard. Typically, they have used other traditional decorations. But when Fritz and Belinda Richard looked in their front yard Thursday morning, they found their inflatable black Santa all crumpled up, according to a report.

Closer inspection of the holiday decoration revealed that their big black Santa had been slashed.

“Somebody went out of their way to do this,” Fritz Richard told The Oregonian. “Who slashes a Santa?”

Richard’s wife,…

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South African Group Calls on Blacks to Kill White Women, Children, Their Pets


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South Africa has been roiled in a political crisis for months amid Pretoria’s plans to force white farmers to give up their homes and farms as soon as next year, in accordance with government efforts to amend the constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation.

Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has been accused of hate speech following the emergence of a clip showing him openly threatening to kill South African whites and their pets during a rally over a row with a business magnate, the country’s national media have reported.

In a speech over the weekend, the BLF leader threatened that he and his “army” would kill white people. “We’ll kill their children, we’ll kill their women, we’ll kill their…

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Fox Show's African-American Nurse to White Patient Protester: 'How Alt-Right Are You?'

Rel (Lil Rel Howery), an African-American man, is a charge nurse in a Chicago hospital. In “Hate & Hip Hop,” his patient turns out to be a racist who …
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Teachers biased against black pupils and white boys from underprivileged backgrounds, report says

Teachers in London are biased against black Caribbean and white boys from poorer backgrounds, new research suggests. 

Education think tank LKMco is calling for urgent steps to be taken to tackle the impact of social inequality on the two groups’ academic achievement.  

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