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Anti-Abortion Advocates Don't Care About Black People

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Anti-abortion advocates don’t care about Black people. They never have. And frankly, I don’t believe they ever will. I’m… Read More

Cops Forcibly Search Woman's Vagina After Smelling Weed in Her Car

Was a Black Woman Sexually Assaulted by Texas Cops Over Weed?

by Jamilah Lemieux

You ever come across a story so terrible, you try to convince yourself you didn’t actually hear or see it? I will admit that… Read More

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[FERGUSON FORWARD]
1-Year-Anniversary of Brown's Death Marked by Police Shooting

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last night, I was attending a concert in St. Louis planned as part of the commemoration of the one-year-anniversary of Mike Brown’s… Read More

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[FERGUSON FORWARD]
Thank You, Ferguson

by Jamilah Lemieux

On August 9th 2014, I was in my apartment packing for a weeklong trip to Chicago. I had been asked to host a fundraiser… Read More

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Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

[FERGUSON FORWARD]
Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

by Jamilah Lemieux

It takes little more than a cursory glance at St. Louis-natives Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton to recognize that they may… Read More

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[FERGUSON FORWARD]
Wesley Lowery on Reporting from 'a Megaphone'

by Jamilah Lemieux

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during the height of last year’s protests when he and Ryan… Read More

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What You MUST Know About Planned Parenthood and Black Women

by Cynthia R. Greenlee

The most recent anti-Planned Parenthood video took aim at Black women, communities and history. Just days after what would have… Read More

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REEFER MADNESS:
Marijuana Didn't Kill Sandra Bland

by Dr. Carl Hart

Was Sandra Bland under the influence of marijuana, and did this lead to her arrest and/or suicide? Waller County officials have suggested… Read More

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Blackface Fundraiser for Baltimore Cops Has Been Canceled

[UPDATE]
Blackface Fundraiser for Baltimore Cops Has Been Canceled

by Daniel Kerry

The venue where a former Baltimore police officer planned to perform an Al Jolson-inspired blackface routine says it will not host… Read More

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

by Jamilah Lemieux

I received a photo of an invite to a fundraiser for the six Baltimore Police officers charged in the death of unarmed 25-year-old… Read More

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