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by Time

Oklahoma could join a list of states where it is illegal to wear a hoodie in public, if a state senator’s proposed bill goes… Read More

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Pittsburgh, Pa., Police Chief Cameron McLay thought he was practicing an important tenet of community policing when he obliged an… Read More

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Edward W. Brooke III, who made history in 1966 when he became the first African-American to be elected to the U.S. Senate by popular… Read More

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As an organizer and activist in the Ferguson/Greater St. Louis community, I often wonder if we’re making an impact on this… Read More

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In 2014, Black people made every effort to reclaim our humanity by exclaiming the importance of #BlackLivesMatter. … Read More

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Few things matter more than race when it comes to views of police. But political views matter a lot as well. That was the… Read More

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The ghost of Rep. Steve Scalise’s (R-La.) political past made a surprise visit to the congressman’s political present… Read More

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