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Don Lemon and Talib Kweli Battle in Ferguson

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As you might imagine, Don Lemon and Talib Kweli have differences in opinion when it comes to Ferguson and the death of Michael… Read More

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5 Things to Watch for in #Ferguson

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

As the eyes of America remain glued to our television sets and news sites watching the events unfold in #Ferguson, MO following the… Read More

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Death by Stereotype

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People experience the impact of stereotypes everyday.  Although all Read More

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Ferguson on Fire

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After 30 years of having an (informed) nagging distrust of police, White people and the institutions that are supposed… Read More

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From the Streets of Ferguson

by Rosa Clemente

An hour ago, a group including poet Jessica Care Moore… Read More

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An Experience with Police Brutality

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For so many of us, this summer has been emotionally intense.  Once again, we are feeling the chastening rod and road trod is… Read More

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Why the Celebrity Silence on Ferguson?

by Kyle G. Dargan

“What about your recording artists who are ‘everything’?,” asks English literature scholar Ruth Ellen Kocher… Read More

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The Ferguson/Palestine Connection

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The St. Louis County Police Department that killed Michael Brown and initially placed Ferguson on siege has trained with the Israeli… Read More

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Residents Battle for Water, Democracy and Human Rights

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The city of Detroit and state of Michigan shut off water to nearly 19,800 homes since March, with 4,481 new cancellations in July. Read More

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Artist Creates Mock Police Sketches to Address Issue of 'Wanted’ Youth

by Souleo

Over a nearly three decade period from 1980 to 2008, U.S… Read More

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