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Why the Black American's Fight for Civil Rights Still Isn't Over

Terrance Hamm | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices
Terrance Hamm

On Monday a grand jury chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. Innumerable people were immediately outraged, erupting in fury. The criminal justice system must be reformed to promote civil rights for African Americans.

Celebrities React To Eric Garner's Death On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Black Voices

The death of NYPD chokehold victim Eric Garner has stirred outrage among police brutality opposition. Here are Twitter reactions of celebrities wh...

Why The Case Of The NYPD Officer Who Put A Man In A Chokehold Is 'Indefensible'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

Controversy hit the New York Police Department last week after the death of New York "gentle giant" Eric Garner, who can be seen in several videos str...

Four Emergency Workers Barred From Duty Following NYPD Chokehold Death

Reuters | Jonathan Allen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Four emergency responders have been put on modified duty while authorities investigate their respon...

Christopher Mathias

The NYPD Has A Long History Of Killing Unarmed Black Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.19.2014 | Black Voices

Eric Garner was a 43-year-old father of six and grandfather of two. The tall, 400-pound man, who was known around his Staten Island neighborhood as a ...