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“What if the people hurting us are the people who are supposed to protect us?” These words, spoken by a young… Read More

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One Mississippi mom is demanding answers after she went to pick up her daughter from elementary school late last month, only to find… Read More

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So far, the only recent image we’ve seen of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson has been one obtained through social… Read More

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Police in the St. Louis suburb where a White officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras. The… Read More

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