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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

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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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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

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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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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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(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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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

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