Obama Tackles Trayvon, Racial Profiling<br />
[FULL TRANSCRIPT/VIDEO]

Obama Tackles Trayvon, Racial Profiling
[FULL TRANSCRIPT/VIDEO]

by President Barack Obama

The reason I actually wanted to come out today is not to take questions, but to speak to an issue that obviously has gotten a lot… Read More

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More than 2,100 Chicago Public Schools employees could be laid off Friday morning, bringing the total number of pink slips to 3,000… Read More

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Three days after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the Rev. Jesse Jackson… Read More

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Black Women Blueprint N.Y. Tackles Sexual Violence

IT IS BETTER TO SPEAK:
Black Women Blueprint N.Y. Tackles Sexual Violence

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“When we construct universal notions of women or masculine notions of Blackness [or race]…when we claim only some… Read More

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CHARLIE ROSE: For the first time since George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering their son, Trayvon Martin's parents… Read More

John Henry Spooner, Wis. man, 76, guilty in fatal shooting of 13-year-old teen neighbor

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John Henry Spooner, a 76-year-old Milwaukee man, was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting his 13-year-old neighbor whom he… Read More

Killing in Self-Defense: You Better Be White

Only White People Can Use "Self-Defense"

by The Root

It doesn't hurt to have a little White privilege on your side. If you can get it. And George Zimmerman got the most… Read More

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