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BlackLives Matter, Civil Rights, Libya, Racism, Slave, White Supremacy -

 Sign The Petition! (US)           Sign The Petition (UK)   The African Union on Friday called for Libyan authorities to investigate "slave markets" of black Africans operating in the conflict-torn nation, following the release of shocking images showing the sale of young men by foreign settlers and imperialist. The demand followed the release of CNN footage of a live auction in Libya where black youths were presented to north African buyers as potential farmhands and sold off for as little as $400. FILE - Guinea President Alpha Conde is pictured in Sandervalia, Conakry, Oct. 8, 2015. Guinean President Alpha Conde, who...

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BlackLives Matter, Civil Rights, Descrimination, Prison System, Pulitzer Prize, Race Riots, Racism, White Supremacy -

  Video of car hitting anti-racist protestors. Let there be no confusion: this was deliberate terrorism. My prayers with victims. Stay home. pic.twitter.com/MUOZs71Pf4 — Brennan Gilmore August 12, 2017   A man has been arrested and charged with murder after ramming his car into a group of people peacefully protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring 19 and causing a helicopter crash - also killing two.   Police said a 32-year-old woman had died and that they were attempting to notify her family before releasing more details. Col Martin Kumer, the superintendent of...

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Amerikkka, BlackLives Matter, Jordan Edwards, Police Brutality, Racism, White Supremacy -

“Jordan was a loving child, with a humble and sharing spirit. The bond that he shared with his family, particularly his siblings, was indescribable,” the family said in a statement. “No one, let alone young children, should witness such horrific, unexplainable violence.” Officers left the house and saw a vehicle backing into the street, Gonzalez said. Officers yelled for the driver to stop, but the vehicle began pulling forward to drive away. Police opened fire and a single bullet struck and killed Edwards, who was riding in the passenger seat. Police initially said that the vehicle reversed “aggressively” at the...

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BlackLives Matter, Milwaulkee Protests, Police Brutality, Sylvville Smith -

In the country's long history of racial strife, a few cities have become flashpoints: Los Angeles. Chicago. Ferguson, Missouri. Baltimore. But by many measures, there is no tougher place to be black in America than Milwaukee, where in recent days the shooting death of a black man by a police officer has led to violent protests and riots. The city of 600,000 along Lake Michigan is also the country's most segregated metropolitan area, surpassing larger, deeply divided Midwestern cities such as Chicago, Cleveland and Detroit, a 2012 Manhattan Institute analysis of census data found. The overwhelming majority of the black residents who...

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BlackLives Matter, Police Brutality, Sandra Bland -

 BREAKING: Texas Police Officer Turns On Union, EXPOSES Cover Up In Sandra Bland Death (DETAILS) Tuesday, a Texas law enforcement officer accused officials of covering up the events that led to the death of Sandra Bland last July after her arrest. In an interview with Huffington Post reporter, Michael McLaughlin, Prairie View police officer, Michael Kelley said that some portions of his initial incident report regarding Bland’s arrest were removed. The portions removed were those that gave an unflattering view of the police officer who arrested Bland. Kelly also stated that he was threatened for speaking out about what he witnessed...

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