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Will a Federal Investigation Provide 'Justice for Mike Brown?'

by Susana Morris

In the wake of the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, leaders, from the Reverend Al Sharpton… Read More

michael brown mother Lesley McSpadden and Louis Head, the mother and stepfather of Michael Brown, on August 9th.

No More Requiems:
A Protest for Michael Brown and My Son

by Stephane Dunn, PhD

A few weeks ago this summer, on one of those perfectly sunny, sky blue early afternoons that amazingly isn’t too Atlanta hot… Read More

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#NMOS Events TONIGHT:
The Nation Rallies Against Police Brutality

by Kristian Davis Bailey

People across the country will gather tonight to honor the lives of Mike Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner and countless other victims… Read More

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ST. LOUIS IS BURNING
(And It's Been a Long Time Coming)

by Lisa Bonner

“Where is Ferguson?” As a native St. Louisian, I've been asked that question many times this week as the world… Read More

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Furious About Ferguson? Here's How You Can Help

by Brooke Obie

As you may have seen on the news (or more likely read on Twitter) by now, there is unrest going on. But I'm not talking about… Read More

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The NYPD:
Terrorists with Badges?

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

Eric Garner. Rosan Miller. Denise Stewart. Mashach Strachan. Jahmil-El Cuffee. These are just a few of the countless named… Read More

More Diversity in New York City’s Police Dept., but Blacks Lag

The Right to Resist:
How Will YOU Fight Police Brutality?

by Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele

"We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being… Read More

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Waiting in Rage:
As Another Black Teen Is Killed, Justice Feels Impossible

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Today would have been Michael Brown’s first day at Vatterott College.  As you read this, he should be sitting in a classroom… Read More

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The Dream Defenders Need Your Support Building the 'Bloc'

by Ravelle Worthington

The Dream Defenders, an organization of Black and Brown youth working to bring about social change in their community by training… Read More

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Trading Nostalgia for a New Black Activism

by Rudo Mudiwa

It's not hard to understand why some Blacks in America today long for the icons of the past.  The readily available images… Read More

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