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GQ Covers Colin Kaepernick
Kaep is reclaiming his protest as GQ’s “Citizen of the Year.”
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I Was A Racist Cop
Former police officer and forensics investigator
How I came to recognize my own racism, bias, and privilege as a white male.
Protests Over Death At Georgia Tech
Three people have been arrested at Georgia Tech University during protests over the fatal shooting of Scout Schultz.
In St. Louis, The Politics Of Police Reform Are Tougher Than Ever
Ryan J. Reilly
Three years after Mike Brown was killed in Ferguson, the St. Louis region is once again on edge.
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Don't Believe The Hype: Obama's Limited Restrictions On Military Equipment For Cops Were Reasonable
Roy L. Austin, Jr.
Former Deputy Assistant to President Obama for the Office of U...
Reversing the policy is yet another Trump administration decision based on alternative facts.
This Is Why We Must Continue To Say 'Black Lives Matter'
We must stop making excuses and face the reality that all too often, officers will use unnecessary force on black citizens in this country.
Jeff Sessions Is Beginning To Dismantle Even Minor Gains Made In Policing
Director of Outreach and Public Engagement, People For the Ame...
The attorney general's politics place him at odds with Black communities and, occasionally, the officers policing them.
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Oversights Of Justice
Phillip Atiba Goff
, Guest Writer
Reading the two-page edict released by Attorney General Jefferson Sessions I had the feeling I was missing something. I scoured
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Judge Approves Baltimore Police Reform Deal Over Objections Of Trump DOJ
Ryan J. Reilly
"The time for negotiating the agreement is over."
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Sessions Signals A Rollback On Justice Department's Police Reform Efforts
Ryan J. Reilly
“Since when did protecting civil rights take the back seat to making sure police officers don’t get their feelings hurt?" a former DOJ official says.
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In Trump’s America, The Future Of Police Reform Will Be Forged At The City And County Level
It will fall on local governments to forge the path forward on police reform
Maidan Year Three: Revolution Comes Full Circle Amidst Police Reform, U.S.-Trained Right Wing SWAT Force and Former Venezuela Ambassador
Author, 'Revolution! South America and the Rise of the New Left'
Ken Thompson Was No Reformer
Nicholas Nayquan Heyward Sr.
Behind the hype, Mr. Thompson was no friend to the civil rights community. He never departed from disparate, punitive treatment of poor people of color and his bias and extraordinary leniency for law enforcement officers was a continuation of the status quo -- not a break from it.
Rio De Janeiro's New Evangelical Mayor Could Threaten The City's Famed Diversity
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Why Police Reform Needs To Be An Inside Job
We'll only see change if they overhaul the culture of law enforcement.
Video Shows Black Man Being Arrested For Apparently Walking In Street
The NAACP has since slammed the police officer's actions as "dehumanizing and degrading."
Starting From A New Place In Police-Community Relations
Project for the Advancement of Our Common Humanity
The necessary foundation of any effective relationship is seeing the humanity in the other.
N.J Could Lead Nation In Police Reform.
President and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
Law enforcement must respect and honor the humanity of the people they serve. They must seek first to build community, and then join with the communities they serve to be both peacemakers and peacekeepers.
Standing Together Against Injustice
Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, a pa...
This year, as our communities get out the vote in the 2016 presidential elections, we keep in mind all these injustices that continue to plague black and immigrant communities.
Where Is Common Ground? Where Is Community?
Associate Professor of Religion, Belmont University
America must understand that Black Lives Matter is a movement born from the human spirit seeking community, harmony, and flourishing. It is biblical in its cause, revolutionary in its spirit, and democratic in its goals.
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