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[Video] Officer Responds to Alton Sterling Death, Tells Bad Cops to Step Down

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A Black Cleveland police officer’s Facebook video responding to the deadly police-involved shooting in Louisiana has gone viral. The video… Read More

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I don’t remember what I was doing when George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin. I’m sure I was watching the All-Stars game, as I had done… Read More

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“But freedom is somehow always conditional here. You’re free, they keep telling us. But she would have been alive if she hadn’t… Read More

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You Can’t Be Woke and Disrespect Black Women

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If the road to hell was paved with good intentions, I had apparently packed my bags and was preparing for my departure first thing Monday morning… Read More

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For Black Americans, Gun Reform is a Civil Rights Issue

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Earlier this week, John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and civil rights icon, prompted his fellow Democratic congressmen to Read More

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Progress. There's no word America loves more to describe the racial climate in this country than progress. "We've got a long way to go… Read More

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By all accounts 16-year-old Reggina Jefferies was a promising young woman. The Oakland teen was gearing up for her senior year in high school this… Read More

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Muhammad Ali, Orlando, and the Privilege of Fear

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