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Yusef Salaam on Kalief Browder:
'When You Get Out of Prison, You're Basically a Nobody'

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Yusef Salaam is a member of “The Central Park Five,” a group of young Black and Hispanic teens convicted of raping “The… Read More

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The modern-day social justice movement that has commonly come to be known under the "Black Lives Matter" umbrella continues… Read More

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“I sent two children to play that day and only one came back.” On November 22, 2014, Samaria Rice’s youngest… Read More

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by D. Smith

Newly released police body camera videos show a Read More

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“I was driving with a physician colleague and abortion provider to our book club, and we were both stunned and horrified,”… Read More

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Family of Timothy Ray Russell Responds to Brelo Verdict

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On Saturday, Cuyahoga County Judge John P. O’Donnell found Officer Michael Brelo not guilty of felony involuntary manslaughter in… Read More

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Lawmakers Failed Ferguson, But Our Fight Continues

by Montague Simmons

In the aftermath of Michael Brown's death at the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson– and the nationwide Black… Read More

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Taser Death of Florida Man Ruled a Homicide

by D. Smith

The family of a mentally ill Bronx man who died in NYPD custody filed a complaint on May 15 against the cops involved, claiming the… Read More

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