Race

mg class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-500102″ src=”http://newsone.com/files/2010/04/Harvard-Law-School.jpg” alt=”Harvard Law School” width=”500″ height=”350″ /> A student at Harvard Law School recently sent an email suggesting that Black Americans are genetically predisposed to inferior intelligence, and it’s been made public.

There were 784,764 U.S. residents who described their race as white and black in the last census. But that number didn’t include Laura Martin, whose father is black and mother is white.

While minority journalists view the historic election of the U.S.’s first Black president as a positive step for race relations, many believe that their own industry has fallen down on the job in its coverage of race relations, according to the 2010 Journalism in Color Survey on Race and the Media.

Five little words — “I forgot he was black” — have exposed a contradiction in the idea of a post-racial nation.

Via Newsone.com Chris Matthews made the “mistake” of saying that he forgot the President was Black after last night’s State of the Union address. This is coming from an Obama-lover, a fanboy, if you will. I somehow highly doubt that Matthews meant that statement in the way that most critics seem to have taken it […]

Washington Watch’s Roland Martin spoke to a panel about what dialogues about race have been looking like since the election of Barack Obama.

In this Nation Institute exclusive, reporter A.C. Thompson talks with innocent victims and ruthless vigilantes about his expose on shootings of black New Orleans residents fleeing the city in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and police misconduct after the storm. Click here for the full story. WATCH the video here: