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What the Heck Happened in Charlottesville?

It started Friday night and took over all of Twitter and the rest of the Internet throughout the day on Saturday. It ended in at least one related death and fueled a debate that is old as our country itself … Continue reading »

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Donald Trump Encourages Police Brutality

Somehow, after the nonstop news avalanche that was his presidential campaign and 6 months in the White House, Donald Trump continues to find ways to shock us. Though his statements Friday to police officers on Long Island are not surprising … Continue reading »

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Philando Castile Family Reach Settlement After Shooting-Officer Acquitted

10 days ago, police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of Philando Castile, who was riding in the passenger’s seat with his girlfriend and their 3-year-old daughter when Yanez for a broken taillight. Castile’s … Continue reading »

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Seattle Woman, Pregnant and Mentally Ill, Killed by Police

A black woman who was reportedly pregnant, was shot at least 5 times and killed on Sunday when police were called to her home for an alleged robbery; she had called them herself. The two police officers involved in the … Continue reading »

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Blue Lives Matter Asks Americans To Boycott Ben & Jerry’s For Supporting Black Lives Matter; Ben Jerry’s Say They Are Proud Of Statement

Ben & Jerry’s is not backing down from their decision to support the Black Lives Matter movement. As previously reported, on Thursday, Oct. 6, the Vermont-based company declared their support for the Black Lives Matter movement by launching their own … Continue reading »

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Blue Lives Matter Urges Americans To Boycott Ben & Jerry’s

Apparently, Ben & Jerry’s  support of the Black Lives Matter movement does not sit well with Blue Lives Matter. On Monday, the police news website posted an article asking Americans to boycott Ben & Jerry’s. The request came after the … Continue reading »

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Los Angeles Residents Call For The Resignation Of Police Chief Post Release Of Footage Leading Up To Fatal Shooting

The death of Los Angeles teen, Carnell Snell Jr., 18,  is among two fatal police shootings that sparked off angry protests in California this past week, and amplified debates over racial bias and excess force in U.S. policing. Now, a … Continue reading »

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Hillary Clinton Gives Moving Speech about Racially-Charged Police Shootings with Zianna Oliphant

Hillary Clinton’s special guest during a recent event has everybody talking. Recently, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee visited the Little Rock AME Zion Church in Charlotte, N.C. to speak about racially-charged police shootings against the African-American community. She brought up the … Continue reading »

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Another Unarmed Black Man Shot Dead By Police, This Time In San Diego

The fatal police shootings of African-American men seem endless at this point. According to NPR, police arrived to the scene in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon on Tuesday afternoon. Police had been called by the victim, Alfred Olango’s, sister, … Continue reading »

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Young Girl Makes Plea During City Council Meeting While Residents Call For Mayor’s Resignation

The tearful plea of a young girl was the climax of a very tense Charlotte city council meeting today. “It’s a shame that our father and mothers are killed and we can’t see them anymore,” said nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant as tears streamed down … Continue reading »

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