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Ala. Man Dead After Being Pepper Sprayed by Police

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the death of an Alabama man who was pepper-sprayed by officers. Police were called after 35 year old Anthony Dewayne Ware of Tuscaloosa

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Professor Receives Citation After Officer Said He Appeared “Nervous” at Stop Light

An Emerson College professor is fighting a criminal citation stemming from an officer’s observation that he appeared nervous at a traffic stop where he was driving without a license. Jabari

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Man Arrested at 17 Has Been Waiting 7 Years for Trial

Criminal defendants have a right to a speedy trial, according to the Constitution, but the law of the land obviously doesn’t extend to New York. On the heels of Kalief

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Two Unarmed Black Men Shot by Washington Cop While Allegedly Stealing Beer

Police in Olympia, Washington are promising a thorough investigation after two African-American men were shot while allegedly stealing beer. The black men, stepbrothers aged 21 and 24, were unarmed on

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In Response to Police Brutality, NAACP Leader Tells Blacks to Arm Themselves

In response to a number of high profile instances of police brutality committed against blacks, one local NAACP leader is calling on blacks to arm themselves. The president of an

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Georgia SCLC President: “Nonviolence Hasn’t Worked”

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was founded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an icon of nonviolent resistance, but the organization’s current president is calling for a change in

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Only Black Teacher at School Allegedly Asked to Resign Because Parents Don’t Like Black People

Much of the country is still discussing the Department of Justice’s scathing report on racism within Ferguson’s police department, but a Missouri teacher in a small town is accusing school

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Sanitation Worker Thrown in Jail for Showing Up to Work Early

A Georgia sanitation worker was sentenced to jail for picking up the trash too early. Kevin McGill was sentenced to 30 days in jail for violating a Sandy Springs ordinance

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Rev. Al Sharpton: I’m No Opportunist..There’s No Money in Police Brutality!

by Yvette Carnell Rev. Al Sharpton, a preacher without a church who has made it his life’s work to race to the camera after high profile incidents of police brutality

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Slavery Video Game Makes Learning About Oppression “Fun”

Video games almost always reflect the culture in which they were created, so it is no surprise that marginalized groups are discriminated against in video games just as they are

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