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"Rape" as Justification for Racism

by Slate

Amid his Wednesday night rampage at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina—killing nine people—21-year-old… Read More

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A History of Terrorizing Black Churches

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Late Wednesday, after a gunman murdered nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, many felt shock and anger that stoked memories… Read More

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Names of Victims in Church Shooting Released

by #teamEBONY

Among the nine dead at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., was the Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton… Read More

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by Ahmad Greene and Nyle Fort

“Whatever choices you make, always remember, choices have consequences,” Rev. Errol Gilliard, Pastor of the Greater Harvest… Read More

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Loretta Lynch was formally sworn in as attorney general today, after a busy two months involving FIFA, civil rights in Baltimore… Read More

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Baltimore Police Refusing to Police

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You have a choice: You can have brutal, abusive policing. Or you can have no policing at all. That’s the implied message from… Read More

9 dead in ‘hate crime’ shooting at historic African American church in Charleston

Nine Killed in Hate Crime at Black Church

by The Washington Post

Police widened the search Thursday for a gunman who opened fire and killed nine people during a prayer service at a historic African… Read More

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It's been 311 days since our fallen brethren Michael Brown Jr. was fatally shot in Canfield Apartments in Ferguson, Mo. by Ferguson… Read More

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