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"I Can't Breathe"
Protestors March on Staten Island for Eric Garner

by Makkada B. Selah

The National Action Network and NAACP’s  “We Will Not Go Back” march in support of Eric Garner, the Black… Read More

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Death by Stereotype

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

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

Ferguson on Fire

Ferguson on Fire

by Jamilah Lemieux

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

From the Streets of Ferguson

From the Streets of Ferguson

by Rosa Clemente

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

Why the Celebrity Silence on Ferguson?<br />

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

by Kristian Davis Bailey

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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Detroit Fights Back:
Residents Battle for Water, Democracy and Human Rights

by Kristian Davis Bailey

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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Dear Michael Brown, Morehouse Brother

by Marc Lamont Hill

August 15, 2014   Michael Brown, Our Morehouse Brother, As we begin a new academic year at Morehouse College, we… Read More

Ferguson: What's Respectability Got to Do With It?

Ferguson: What's Respectability Got to Do With It?

by Josie Pickens

I always remind myself, and those desiring to survey the history of the United States, that America is still a very young nation. … Read More

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