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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

Furious About Ferguson? Here's How You Can Help

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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Eric Garner:
Tall, Dark, and Threatening

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Since the news of Eric… Read More

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Dave Dennis of the Algebra Project on 50 Years of Activism

by Ugi Ugwuomo

The Freedom Side - a collective of young leaders comprised of members of the Dream Defenders, United We Dream, Young… Read More

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4 Real-Life Scenarios You Might Not Have Known Were Rape

[Ending Rape 4Ever]
4 Real-Life Scenarios You Might Not Have Known Were Rape

by Lori S. Robinson

Insert yourself in these uncomfortable real-life scenarios. Are any familiar? If so, you may have been a victim of sexual assault… Read More

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