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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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EFF Leader Explains to Parliament Why It Should Destroy the History of Its Colonizers

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Video by Protecting Africa

6 Instances Proving An Armed White Criminal Is ‘Less Dangerous’ Than An Unarmed Black Teen

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Derrick Daniel Thomas On April 21 in New Orleans, Derrick Daniel Thomas, 32, is accused of breaking into a home and committing armed robbery, stealing cash and personal items, and then firing a single shot through the living room wall, according to nola.com. As he fled the scene, he threatened several construction workers, eventually firing five gunshots at a […]

Is Harvesting Organs of Black People Becoming a Growing Problem?

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When Larry Elder Claims Racism Isn’t an American Problem, Marc Lamont Has the Most Awesome Response

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5 Ridiculous Petitions Against Celebrities Other Than Blue Ivy’s Hair Petition

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In June, a woman named Jasmine Toliver launched a ridiculous petition on Change.org to pressure music superstars Beyonce and Jay Z to “comb”  their daughter Blue Ivy’s hair. “It’s disturbing to watch a child suffering from the lack of hair moisture,” Toliver wrote on the petition. “This matter has escalated to the child developing matted dreads […]

Watch Poet-Activist Destroy ‘Black-on-Black Crime’ Misconceptions in Under 2 Minutes

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Video by redeyechicago

8 Disappointing Responses From America After The Michael Brown Killing That Should Never Happen Again

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  Blame the Victim A recurring pattern in media coverage of police brutality cases is to focus on the how the victim’s past, mode of dress,  choice of music,  friendships, behavior when confronted, etc., somehow legitimized the officer’s response. The Black community is all too familiar with the racially coded victim-blaming rhetoric, headlines and sound […]

Tavis Smiley: What’s the Use of Celebrating a Black President if Black Babies Are Being Shot Dead in the Streets?

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Video by WETA

This TV Station’s Handling of an Interview With a Black Child Is Deeply Disturbing

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Graphic Video: Police Use Excessive Force Against Elderly Woman

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Video by Heru Ptah Imhotep

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