Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

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Respect Jill! Celebrate Beyonce! Stop Tweeting, Fab!

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past… Read More

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NAACP Supports Justice Department's Decision to Investigate Ferguson Police

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United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice will launch a broad civil… Read More

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Henry McCollum and Leon Brown Exonerated After 30 Years in Prison

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Henry McCollum, North Carolina’s longest-serving death row inmate, and his half-brother Leon Brown were released after more… Read More

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Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department… Read More

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Atlanta Mother Killed, Burned By Cop She Met Online

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An Atlanta policeman has been arrested and charged with murdering Atlanta mother Vernicia Woodard in August. A Hapeville… Read More

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Media Outlets Construct Mike Brown's (Thug) Life After Death

by Michael Arceneaux

I’m all for keeping the story of Michael Brown alive, but not in the context of creating a narrative that perpetuates the status… Read More

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Ted Wafer Sentenced

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Theodore "Ted" Wafer, a 55-year-old Dearborn Heights man whom a jury found guilty of second-degree murder Aug. 7 for the… Read More

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Kindergartner Badly Injured on Playground, School Claims Accident

by The Root

One Mississippi mom is demanding answers after she went to pick up her daughter from elementary school late last month, only to find… Read More

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New Pictures of Darren Wilson

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So far, the only recent image we’ve seen of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson has been one obtained through social… Read More

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Racism and Harassment at American Apparel

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July 22: On my first day, my manager instructs me on how to seek out potential shoplifters: "Look out for Black girls, because… Read More

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