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Close to 400 People Shot and Killed by Police in America This Year

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by #teamEBONY

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Racist Death Penalty Case to be Reviewed by Supreme Court

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The prosecutors seeking to send Timothy Tyrone Foster to death row went about their job in a curious manner. During jury selection… Read More

'Thug' Is the New N-Word

'Thug' Is the New N-Word

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Chicago Cop Accused of Punching Pregnant Woman in the Stomach

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On Saturday, Cuyahoga Common Pleas Judge John P. O’Donnell ruled that Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo is not guilty… Read More

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by The Atlantic

Republican presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham said earlier this month that “Everything that starts with ‘Al’ in… Read More

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82-Year-Old Black Man Sues After Hip Broken by SWAT Team

by The Root

Herman Crisp was just sitting outside, smoking a cigarette, in late September when, he says, Georgetown, Texas, deputies in full… Read More

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