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Black Lives Matter Activists Protest Wedding Of Officer Who Shot Stephon Clark
By Hope Schreiber, Yahoo Lifestyle
"He's gonna remember this day for the rest of his life."
‘We Are Not A Number’: Black Activists Protest At Progressive Convention
Members of the “Black Ass Caucus” were disappointed in how Netroots Nation treated black conference-goers and panelists.
I'm Tired Of Writing About Dead Black Girls
, Guest Writer
If black women don't tell Nia Wilson's story, who will?
'Blindspotting' Writers Understand Protest Fatigue. Their Movie Could Pull Us All Out Of It.
The film, written by Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, explores the ways people express their grief when protests against brutality die down.
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NYPD Says It Will Move Ahead With Disciplinary Trial Against Cop In Eric Garner Case
The NYPD plans to pursue an internal disciplinary trial against the officer if the DOJ doesn't announce it will file criminal charges by Aug. 31.
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We Founded Black Lives Matter 5 Years Ago Today. We're Still Going.
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The movement has inspired a generation of activists and influencers.
Black Man Booted From His Own Pool
Shayne Holland was just hanging out in the pool of his apartment complex when an off-duty cop tried to force him out.
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2 Years After Going Viral, Ieshia Evans Reflects On Her Iconic Protest Photo
People have ideas about who they want leisha Evans to be. “And when they get a glimpse of who I actually am, they don’t like it.”
Cops Held These Unarmed Black Men At Gunpoint Over A False Robbery Call
Two men were shopping at a T-Mobile store when cops received a 911 call falsely claiming the store was being robbed.
Officer In Antwon Rose Shooting Charged With Homicide Following Massive Protests
The officer who fatally shot Antwon Rose II turned himself in and has been charged with homicide. Rose was running from police when he was shot three times. He’s the 490th person to be shot and killed by police.
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Antwon Rose Protests Continue In Days Following Teen’s Police Shooting Death
"Three shots in the back! How do you justify that?” they shouted a week after the unarmed teen’s death near Pittsburgh.
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Antwon Rose Protests Continue In Pittsburgh For Third Straight Night
People in Pittsburgh are calling for justice after a police officer killed the unarmed black teen on Tuesday.
Antwon Rose Jr., Who Was Shot Dead By Police, Didn't Want To Be Another Statistic
His former honors English teacher remembered his poem after she found out that he was killed.
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Can This 22-Year-Old Activist Become The Next Mayor Of Chicago?
Ja’Mal Green is known for taking to the streets during protests in Chicago. Now he wants to take Mayor Rahm Emanuel's job.
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Patrisse Cullors On The 'Legacy Of Queer Black Women' This Pride Month
The Black Lives Matter co-founder spoke to HuffPost about the importance of pride in 2018.
Chicago Police Defend Handcuffing 10-Year-Old Boy Mistaken For Armed Teen
He's "scarred for life," the child's mother says.
Kalief Browder's Brother Searches For Justice On Anniversary Of His Death
Browder spent three years at Rikers Island without being convicted of a crime.
Former Inmates Say They Were Abused By Their Guards. Now They Want Justice.
Eric Smith and Alleadhin “Ali” Qandah have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit to take on the St. Charles County Jail for alleged abuse.
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Starbucks Closes 8,000 Stores To Address Pervasive Issue Of Implicit Racial Bias
Starbucks closed 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
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Sterling Brown Arrest Footage Released
Milwaukee Police released bodycam footage showing the arrest and tasing of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown in January 2018.
White Cop Shouts At Black Suspect: 'Pretend Like We're Going To Shoot You'
"There is no excuse for such threatening statements," an ACLU attorney said.
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______ While Black: Have You Been Profiled? Share Your Story.
Black people in America have had to justify our existence in places we’ve had the right to be simply because others rejected us.
Death Of Keeven Robinson, Black Louisiana Man In Police Custody, Ruled Homicide
The officers who took Robinson into custody have been reassigned pending an investigation.
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An Open Letter To My Beautiful Brown Son On Mother's Day
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I can’t help but think of the last kiss mommies like me gave boys like you before they were taken too soon.
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My Truth About Being A Black Man And A Black Cop
, Guest Writer
My struggle has been allowing these conflicting perspectives to coexist.
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Why It Matters That A White Woman Called The Police To Starbucks
White women’s bodies, when turned against black and brown bodies, can become weapons.
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