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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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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

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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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There’s been a lot of talk about peace lately. In the midst of the Baltimore uprisings, and over the past year of demonstrations… Read More

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