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Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

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Attorneys for a New York City policeman convicted of shooting an unarmed man to death in a public housing stairwell said he will appeal the verdict. A… Read More

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

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An Ohio police officer has been placed on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse… Read More

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Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

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A Missouri professor who was caught on video blocking a student journalist from capturing footage of a protest has apologized for her actions. Last… Read More

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Justice Department Has 'Strong' Position Against Ferguson in Lawsuit

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The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found… Read More

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The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving… Read More

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Bernie Sanders, fresh off a sweeping victory in New Hampshire, broke bread with Al Sharpton Wednesday in Harlem. The move is Sanders'… Read More

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

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A family in Austin, Tex., is questioning the circumstances behind the shooting death of an unarmed and naked teenager by a police officer. The… Read More

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

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The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems… Read More

Praying While Black: Rev. Osagyefo Sekou Acquitted

Praying While Black: Rev. Osagyefo Sekou Acquitted

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St. Louis-based Activist Rev. Osagyefo Sekou was found not guilty of all charges following his arrest in 2014. The theologian was detained… Read More

#BLM Activist MarShawn McCarrel Commits Suicide

#BLM Activist MarShawn McCarrel Commits Suicide

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A Black Lives Matter activist who was well known for his history as a leader in the movement fatally shot himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse… Read More

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