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Oath Keeper on Black Lives Matter and “Chickensh*t” Police Abuse

The Oath Keepers, a group founded in 2009 by former military and law enforcement officers, has been criticized for showing up in Ferguson, MO with rifles. One member of the

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Virginia Officers Who Arrested UVA Student Are Back on Duty

The three Virginia liquor agents who arrested a University of Virginia student have been cleared of any wrongdoing. UVA student Martese Johnson, 20, was left bloody after his arrest in

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White Town Officials in Mostly Black Area Insist That Firing First Black Police Chief Was Right Decision

Leaders in Maryland who fired the town’s first black police chief aren’t backing down from their decision. Pocomoke City is a majority black town, and now Mayor Bruce Morris, who

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Congress Has No Money for Black Community, But U.S. Gov’t Spent $3 Billion Fighting ISIS

by Yvette Carnell There are no more American priorities. Only the priorities of multinational corporations, and their proxy, who work as American politicians. Nowhere is this clearer than in the

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Why Is George Zimmerman’s Attorney Representing Family of Samuel Dubose?

by F. Palmer I just saw that the family of Samuel Dubose, the latest black person allegedly murdered by the cop in Cincinnati, is hiring Mark O’Mara as their lawyer.

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2 Cops Accuse Bus Driver of Using Profanity. Body Camera Proves They’re Lying..

Two Washington state sheriff’s deputies accused an African-American bus driver of using profanity during a heated discussion. The bus driver’s built-in camera, however, proved that the cops were both lying,

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Black Police Chief Fired for Refusing to Dismiss Black Officers Who Alleged Racism, Claim Supporters

The police chief of a Maryland town was fired for allegedly taking steps to deal with racism within his department. Supporters of the Pocomoke City chief gathered around City Hall

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For First Time Since Census Began, Number of Black Children Living in Poverty Has “Eclipsed” Whites

by Yvette Carnell As President Obama pushes for criminal justice reform, it is important to consider the state of Black America as the clock winds down on Obama’s presidency. A

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Ga. Cop Was “Justified” in Shooting Black Man in the Back, Grand Jury Decides

A grand jury has declined to indict a police officer who shot a black man in the back outside of Atlanta. As BreakingBrown previously reported, Sergeant Kenneth Owens killed Nicholas

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Eric Holder Re-Joins Law Firm Connected to Sub-Prime Crisis That Eroded Black Wealth

by Yvette Carnell Eric Holder’s old law firm kept his office warm while the U.S. Attorney worked his “temp gig” as top cop, Salon.com reports. Last year, while many African-American

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