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Cop Tries to Place Handcuffed Man Inside Squad Car With Weed Already in the Backseat

A Florida man is claiming that police tried to set him up by placing him in a squad car with marijuana already in the backseat. Torre Fulcher of Fort Myers

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Aide Attacked at Vigil for Victims of Police Shootings

Even though many Chicago residents are in an uproar over recent police killings, Mayor Rahm Emanuel hasn’t been around as of late to hear the community’s concerns. That’s because Emanuel

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3 Out of 5 Black Georgians Killed by Police Were Unarmed or Shot in the Back

An investigative report by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Channel 2 Action News revealed that an overwhelming number of Georgians killed by police were either unarmed or shot in the

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Private Prison Exec: Bad Schools, Affluence, and Loose Borders Will Keep the Money Coming In

There may be a groundswell of support behind opposition to private prisons, but private prison executives aren’t worried. As a matter of fact, one such executive was caught assuring shareholders

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Milwaukee Settles With 74 Black Men Who Say They Were Illegally Fondled, Cavity Searched by Police

The city of Milwaukee has announced a $5 million dollar proposed settlement with 74 black men who say they were illegally strip searched and fondled by police. The alleged victims

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CBC Demanding More Lobbying Jobs From Tech Instead of Investments in Black Owned Businesses

(Pictured above: CBC Chairman G.K. Butterfield) by Yvette Carnell Silicon Valley is a vast graveyard for the idea that young white millennials are more inclusive than their cigar smoking grandfathers.

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Members of CBC Among Democrats Supporting Bill That Legalizes Racial Discrimination in Auto Lending

by Yvette Carnell A total of 88 Democrats joined Republicans in supporting a bill that allows car dealers to racially discriminate against minorities. The bill would strip guidelines written by

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Untreated Dog Bite From Arrest Led to Death of Inmate, Autopsy Claims

A Florida inmate died as the result of complications stemming from a dog bite he suffered during an arrest. Max Gracia, 22, was arrested for armed robbery in August after

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$237,500 Settlement Reached in Case of Cops Jumping Black Man, While Peacefully Handcuffing White Man

A cab driver who claims to have suffered a broken elbow and kneecap at the hands of Tempe, Arizona police will receive a $237,500 payment to settle a lawsuit he

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65% of Black Kids Live in Low Income Families, 45% of Black Poor Kids Live in “Concentrated” Poverty

Racism is real, and when former tennis player James Blake was violently wrestled to the ground by an NYPD cop in a case of mistaken identity, it showed that even

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