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Ohio Cop Who Fatally Shot Walmart Shopper John Crawford III Won't Be Charged
The Justice Department said it can't prove the officer violated the slain man's civil rights.
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The Collective Déjà Vu Of Black America
We are stuck in a loop of violence and injustice.
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911 Caller Will Not Be Charged For Giving Cops Bad Info Before Fatal Police Shooting
John Crawford III was holding a toy gun when police killed him. The caller said he was pointing a rifle at children.
Are Police Officers Really Afraid?
Susan K Smith
It occurs to me that the vast number of police officers are not bad people. It is highly possible that many of these young people, most of whom are white, grow up in environments where they are told that black people are bad, that they are to be feared.
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Staggering Aerial Photos Show Nude Bodies From A Bird's-Eye View
In the 1980s, photographer John Crawford spent hours in a helicopter, capturing naked bodies from hundreds of feet away.
When Police Are Outside Agitators
Richard J. Rosendall
Contributor, Washington Blade
Police must change their perspective from enforcing to protecting. They must know and respect the communities they serve. They must not be above the law. Change will occur only if we push for it together. Let's be about it.
What We Lose When Police Blame Victims For Their Own Deaths
What this misses: Crawford was dead within one second of encountering law enforcement officers, according to a wrongful death
Retired Police Officers Applaud Arrest in SC Shooting of Unarmed Black Man
Speaker, Police Expert & Community Advocate
Now that South Carolina has taken this very important first step in arresting and charging Slager with murder, the NCLEO4J along with the Scott family and an outraged community demand justice and accountability.
'It's Not Over': Families Of Slain Black Men Call For End To Police Brutality After Shooting Of Walter Scott
Relatives of five slain black men spoke out against police brutality at a National Action Network panel this week. The names
John Crawford III: Only When Black Life Is Valued Will Black Life Flourish
Researcher, blogger, prolific tweeter (mostly about social jus...
What does it say about our nation when these facts alone are not enough to merit universal outrage?
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5 Peaceful Ways to Protest Police Brutality in 2015 and Beyond
Author of Sunne's Gift: How Sunne Overcame Bullying to Reclaim...
For many of us, 2014 was an emotionally devastating year because of the seemingly continuous news stories of unarmed citizens falling victim to lethal police brutality. Many of us protested in 2014 and yet have not yet seen the change that wanted. So what are we going to do about it?
Police Killed Tamir Rice At a Playground: Do Safe Spaces for Black Children Exist?
Janessa Elena Robinson
Writer. Digital producer. Storyteller.
Black children are not afforded the privilege of engaging in normal child-like behavior because black bodies are characterized with unwarranted threat.
Girlfriend Of John Crawford, Man Shot By Ohio Police In Walmart, Dies In Car Crash
By Reuters, Reuters
Crawford, 22, was shot after a 911 caller said a man was pointing a gun at people in a Walmart aisle in the Dayton suburb
Three Ways the Labor Movement Can Support the Call for Racial Justice Nationwide
Executive Director, United Domestic Workers of America
Here's a list of three things labor can do to support those who are leading the charge to confront racism and promote justice in our nation:
As Protests Continue, The First Family Talk 'Race' in People Magazine
Public Health & Social Media Activist
This is the first time our generation has spoken so outwardly on race relations and police brutality in the U.S., garnering both national and international press. If the Obamas are now sharing about racism, we need more than "sound-bites" and we shouldn't have to be baited or pay to read them.
This Is Why We March
Marc H. Morial
President and CEO, National Urban League
In this catalytic moment driven by cataclysmic circumstances, what we have witnessed across America since the non-indictments of officers in the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner may be new to a generation, but it is not new to a nation.
Oprah Winfrey On National Protests: 'Y'all Are Not The First To Do It '
Winfrey also shared how the march, and movie, serve as a historical reminder of great activism and highlights the tenacity
March In Washington Draws Thousands Of Protesters Demanding Justice For All
Ryan J. Reilly
"Look at the masses," she said. "Black, white, all races, all religions ... We need to stand like this at all times." Garner's
Black Men Openly Carrying a Gun in a Holster Will End Racial Profiling in America
H. A. Goodman
H. A. Goodman is an author, columnist and journalist. His YouT...
A legal, constitutionally protected way to defeat racism is right in front of us. After all, everyone can relate to not wanting to be viewed as a criminal, regardless of how they feel about climate change or taxes.
Advent, Genocide, and the Baby in the Manger
Scholar-Activist, Community-based researcher, Assistant profes...
Advent is a time of hope, and the hope of Advent is this: God with us came into this world to turn everything upside down. Only a Christ who fled a violent genocide can teach us how to end violence for good.
Cameras Won't Save Us
Remaining as objective as possible when discussing issues affecting black America is becoming more and more difficult as the number of extrajudicially killed black bodies continues to pile up.
White America's Silence Enables Black Deaths
Chicago Public Schools Social Studies Teacher, Parent, & Spou...
The reason many white people don't often think in terms of our own race is privilege. It is privilege that makes it so we don't have to think about our race every single minute of every single day.
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