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What more can be done to reduce police violence in the US? | Police | Al Jazeera

What more can be done to reduce police violence in the US? | Police | Al Jazeera

The release of a video showing the killing of Tyre Nichols by police officers has provoked widespread outrage.This content was ...
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Cooper Podcast: Empowering Black Women in the Chicago Defender

Cooper Podcast: Empowering Black Women in the Chicago Defender

For the 119th episode of the Journalism History podcast, hosted by Ken Ward, Caryl Cooper shares the career of Rebecca ...
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Chair of California reparations panel pushes for a wealth tax to pay descendants of slaves | Daily Mail Online

Chair of California reparations panel pushes for a wealth tax to pay descendants of slaves | Daily Mail Online

The chair of California's reparations panel is apparently pushing for a wealth tax, mansion tax or a property tax to ...
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Meet Bayard Rustin, often-forgotten civil rights activist, gay rights advocate, union organizer, pacifist and man of compassion for all in trouble

Meet Bayard Rustin, often-forgotten civil rights activist, gay rights advocate, union organizer, pacifist and man of compassion for all in trouble

In this Feb. 2, 1964, image, Bayard Rustin talks on a telephone from a church in Brooklyn, New York.Patrick A ...
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No, AP African-American Studies Is Not ‘Indoctrination’ - POLITICO

No, AP African-American Studies Is Not ‘Indoctrination’ – POLITICO

None of this comes as a surprise. DeSantis has built his political brand on eradicating “wokeness” in Florida’s public schools ...
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Proactive policing increases preterm birth among Black people

Proactive policing increases preterm birth among Black people

Proactive policing in the US, the kind of policing activity intended to prevent crime at officers’ discretion rather than respond ...
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ACLU Reaches Settlement With Shreveport Police Department After Officers Beat Black Man for Expressing His First Amendment Rights

ACLU Reaches Settlement With Shreveport Police Department After Officers Beat Black Man for Expressing His First Amendment Rights

First Justice Lab Settlement Announced Days After Memphis Officers Charged for Killing Tyre NicholsSHREVEPORT – The American Civil Liberties Union ...
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6th Memphis police officer placed on leave in connection with Tyre Nichols' death

6th Memphis police officer placed on leave in connection with Tyre Nichols’ death

A sixth police officer in Memphis, Tennessee, was relieved of his duties in connection with the Jan. 7 beating death ...
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The Supreme Court Is At The Heart Of America’s Racial Division

The Supreme Court Is At The Heart Of America’s Racial Division

Society needs defamation law to functionIf you are trying to make sense of how our nation has become so toxic, ...
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From the Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter – Workers BushTelegraph

Emory Douglas continues to work for justice after decades of triumphs and setbacks. He travels all over the world to ...
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How to pay for reparations in California? 'Swollen' wealth could replace 'stolen' wealth through taxes - MarketWatch

How to pay for reparations in California? ‘Swollen’ wealth could replace ‘stolen’ wealth through taxes – MarketWatch

Suggestions from the expert testimony, given at the task force’s meeting at San Diego State University on Friday, could be ...
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The Killing of Tyre Nichols Is an Indictment of the Entire Political System | The Nation

The Killing of Tyre Nichols Is an Indictment of the Entire Political System | The Nation

Protesters block traffic during a rally after the fatal police assault of Tyre Nichols, in Memphis, Tennessee on January 27, ...
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