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Diamond Reynolds Has Strength to Broadcast Live Video After Police Officer Kills her Boyfriend When Stopped for Broken Light

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BEWARE! THIS IS EXTREMELY GRAPHIC CONTENT. All I can say is God Bless Diamond Reynolds, her daughter, and may her boyfriend, Philando Castile, Rest In Peace. Diamond had the strength and presence of mind to turn her phone on to document the situation after they were pulled over for a broken tail light by a […]

Leader of National Organization of Black Men Who Love Men Calls Media Coverage of Tracy Morgan’s Skit Racially Biased Tunnel-Vision

C. Dwayne West Commentary: You Can’t Compare Police Shootings of Unarmed Men to Violence by Criminals

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C. Dwayne West / MG Media – I hear silly people comparing the senseless killings of people within select communities with the police shooting of unarmed men or boys, and in some cases, in the back! These silly people ask how can residents complain about law enforcement murdering guilty or innocent people when dysfunctional individuals […]

In Passionate Response to Recent Murders of Black Men by Cops, Black Police Officer Pleads for Biased Officers to Find Another Career

NY Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis Charged with Failure to Supervise in Connection with the Death of Eric Garner

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By Melanie Eversley, USA Today – A New York City police sergeant has been stripped of her gun and badge in connection with the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, a 43-year-old black Staten Island man who died after police to administered a controversial choke hold. Read the full story at USAToday.com (video by Newsy Newslook).

Diamond Reynolds Has Strength to Broadcast Live Video After Police Officer Kills her Boyfriend When Stopped for Broken Light

Young Black Men Killed by US Police at Highest Rate in Year of 1,134 Deaths

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The Guardian – Young black men were nine times more likely than other Americans to be killed by police officers in 2015, according to the findings of a Guardian study that recorded a final tally of 1,134 deaths at the hands of law enforcement officers this year. Despite making up only 2% of the total […]

Democracy Initiative Endorsing Organizations Celebrate Passage of  Voting Rights Restoration in Maryland

WARNING: DASH-CAM VIDEO OF POLICE SHOOTING OF LAQUAN MCDONALD (ABC News)

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Warning! This is graphic and very sad. The video shows 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being shot by a Chicago police officer. Anyone that looks at this footage would have to agree, if it were a dog they would have at least tried to help. What kind of humans can walk around and not even try to help […]

In Passionate Response to Recent Murders of Black Men by Cops, Black Police Officer Pleads for Biased Officers to Find Another Career

MSNBC Obtains Video of Linwood “Ray” Lambert, a VA Man Who Was Tased, Shackled and Died in Custody

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Responding to a call about a possibly delusional man, three VA police take Linwood “Ray” Lambert to the emergency room. When they arrive the “patient” ran off. Although he was at the door of the emergency room, the police tased him repeatedly, shackled him, and Linwood “Ray” Lambert died shortly after while in police custody. […]

California Highway Patrol Officer Beats Woman on the Side of Freeway

Filmmaker Jordan Flaherty Explores Racial and Economic Justice Issues in New Documentary Series

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Part One, Baltimore: A Moment to a Movement, exposes conditions that fueled the Baltimore Uprising; the second film focuses on reconstruction of New Orleans New York, NY – The murder of Freddie Gray while in police custody ignited the Baltimore Uprising in April. A new film uncovers deep-rooted economic issues that triggered thousands of frustrated […]

Race and Politics in a Rural Louisiana: Race and Politics in a Rural Louisiana Town Attract National Attention