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Charges Dropped Against Louisiana Man Accused of Shooting at Cop

A Black Louisiana man who was accused of attempted murder of a police officer had…

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Family of Florida Man Killed: ‘Something Needs to Be Done’ About Stand Your Ground Law

The family of a Florida man shot dead July 19 over a parking space dispute wants…

[THE WAY FORWARD] How Black America Can Survive, Thrive in the Trump Era

Revolutionary Black Love Will Keep Us Alive The greatest trick that White supremacy ever pulled…

Law & Order: A Look At America’s Prison System

The famous singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone once said, “Slavery has never been…

After Dallas, What Happens to Criminal Justice Reform?

When five police officers were shot and killed in Dallas on Thursday, with seven others…

Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?

Earlier this year, when San Francisco public defender Mark Jacobs addressed a group of potential…

Easter: A Social Justice Holiday — Think About It

“Oh how I love the name Jesus. It is the sweetest name I know.” Easter…

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Sandra Bland’s Mother: “There Are Some Lies Going On”

A judge has ordered the FBI to release a report of the Texas Rangers’ investigation…

[IN MY LIFETIME] Van Jones Remembers the Rodney King Verdicts

Van Jones has spent much of his life as a fighter for social and environmental…

Alicia Keys Sends a Valentine to…Rep. Paul Ryan?

Singer Alicia Keys may have what it takes to win the hearts and minds of…