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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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Charlotte Shooting Update: Keith Scott Not Holding Gun In Newly-Released Videos

New dashcam and body-cameras videos released from the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott have people outraged. As previously reported, police in Charlotte, N.C. shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday. Police were searching for a man to serve with … Continue reading »

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Officer Betty Shelby In Tulsa Shooting Charged With First-Degree Manslaughter

Justice has, finally, been served in the wrongful death of one African-American man. On Friday, Sept. 16, Terence Crutcher’s vehicle stalled in the middle of a Tulsa, Okhla. street. Officer Betty Shelby came across Crutcher, while she was on her … Continue reading »

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Colin Kaepernick’s Peaceful Stance Is Featured On The Cover Of Time Magazine!

Author Suzy Kasem once said: “Stand up for what’s right, regardless of who’s committing the wrong.” Standing up for what you believe in may earn you some hateration, but it may also earn you respect and recognition. It’s no secret … Continue reading »

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Keith Lamont Scott Shot And Killed By Police In Charlotte; Was He Armed?

Yet another black man has been killed by police, but this is proving to be a complicated story. On Tuesday, police in Charlotte, N.C. were searching for an individual to serve with a warrant. They then saw Keith Lamont Scott … Continue reading »

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13-Year-Old Tyre King Fatally Shot By Police After He Pulled Out A BB Gun

13-year-old Tyre King was shot and killed by police after pulling out a BB gun. According to CNN, the incident began Wednesday evening. A man had told Columbus, Ohio police that a group had pulled a gun on him and … Continue reading »

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Sandra Bland’s Family To Receive $1.9M In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Sandra Bland’s wrongful death lawsuit has come to an end. In July 2015, Bland was pulled over by police for failing to use her turn signal. Due to the hostility from Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia, the officer who pulled … Continue reading »

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San Francisco 49ers Will Not Cut Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Over National Anthem Protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest will continue on into the upcoming NFL season. Kaepernick has caused quite a bit of controversy in the NFL. During recent games, the 28-year-old quarterback has not been standing up for the national … Continue reading »

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