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Video Shows Sandra Bland Arrest

by D. Smith

Authorities released disturbing dashcam video Tuesday from Sandra Bland’s July 10 arrest. The officer in question can be heard… 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

Will You Finally 'Say Her Name?'<br />
Black Women Subjected to Police Brutality at Alarming Rates

Will You Finally 'Say Her Name?'
Black Women Subjected to Police Brutality at Alarming Rates

by Rachel Anspach

Sandra Bland, the 28-year old Black woman from Naperville, Illinois who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during… Read More

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MSNBC Maps 'the Geography of Poverty'

by Daniel Kerry

MSNBC’s Trymaine Lee and photographer Matt Black are collaborating to highlight the sobering truth about what it means to be… Read More

Anti-Choice Group Distorts the Truth About Planned Parenthood

Anti-Choice Group Distorts the Truth About Planned Parenthood

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Last week, an anti-abortion organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a heavily… Read More

Ferguson Activists Targeted by Aggressive Police

Ferguson Activists Targeted by Aggressive Police

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Activists from Ferguson and other parts of St. Louis say they were targeted for arrest… Read More

When Black Twitter Sounds Like Something You Don't Understand

When Black Twitter Sounds Like Something You Don't Understand

by Jamilah Lemieux

When it was announced, a few weeks ago, that the Los Angeles Times had assigned a reporter, Dexter Thomas, to… Read More

The Flag Is Down, But Nikki Haley Is Still Nikki Haley

The Flag Is Down, But Nikki Haley Is Still Nikki Haley

by Michael Arceneaux

For at least two weeks, Republicans across the country benefited from low expectations as many were celebrated for simply being shrewd… Read More

Sexual Violence and the Criminalization of Black Women and Girls

Sexual Violence and the Criminalization of Black Women and Girls

by Monique W. Morris

Last week, the Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the Ms. Foundation produced… Read More

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No, This Isn't About Celebrating the 'Black Family'

Straight Black Pride:
No, This Isn't About Celebrating the 'Black Family'

by Dani McClain

His ideas boggle the mind and turn the stomach: Homosexuality, bestiality, pedophilia and rape are all manifestations of sexual deviance… Read More

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