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Ferguson activist Melissa McKinnies believes her son was killed as a result of a hate crime.

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When Brandon Frame, saw a need for more support for young black men, he started a blog to express his vision. Now that blog has turned into a non-profit and it’s changing the game. The Black Man Can inc is focused on celebrating, educating, and inspiring boys and men of color. They recently hosted the Black […]

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The Florida State's Attorney's office has filed stalking charges against 34-year-old George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Thurgood Marshall, Constance Baker Motley, and Johnny Cochran left an unforgettable mark as attorneys who fought for justice for African Americans despite the opposition. As more and more unarmed Black people are gunned down by police officers and other injustices involving the criminal justice system continue to plague African Americans throughout the country with little […]

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#BlackLivesMatter, #blackonblue, AltonSterling, Entertainment, Louisiana, Minneapolis, Minneapolis Police, Mohamed Noor, News, Top Stories -

It’s a story we’ve heard time and time again. There will be no charges in the death of Alton Sterling, 37, the father of five who was shot and killed outside of a Louisiana convenience store in 2016.The State’s Attorney General’s decision was announced nearly two years after the U.S Justice Department ruled out federal […]

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Today on The Download for March 21st: The Austin bomber is dead. Mark Anthony Conditt, 24, blew himself up with a bomb after police closed in on him on Wednesday. Authorities are unsure if he acted alone and are concerned that there may be other packages out there. While some media outlets have focused on […]

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A Queens police department of the NYPD has sparked a bit of controversy with their social media account. In celebration of Black History Month, the Twitter account of the Queens police department highlighted the contributions of Jack Johnson to the world of sports. The tweet heralded the achievements of the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion […]

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Do Black lives have a price tag attached to them? Are Black people reduced to a dollar amount as the ultimate value of their bodies? The police departments who take Black lives seem to think so, and in their eyes, our value is very low. In New York, the mother of Ron Singleton, a man […]

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Earlier this summer in Bakersfield, California, Tatyana Hargrove, a 19-year-old Black woman, was riding her […]

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In America, more frequently than any other race of people, white people kill white people. […]

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A 911 dispatcher who took a call that led to a white police officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy outside a recreation center has been suspended for eight days...

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Last week, the district attorney’s office in Los Angeles announced that they will not prosecute […]

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#BlackLivesMatter, Black lives matter, Driving While Black, Earledreka White, Houston, News, Texas, Traffic Stop, Video -

Earlier this year, Earledreka White called 911 after being pulled over for a traffic stop. She wanted another officer on scene because she felt the officer who pulled her over was harassing her...

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#BlackLivesMatter, Black lives matter, Cops, Marquell Rentas, News, Parents, Police Shooting, Trenton Nace -

Two teenage boys recently opened fire on police officers, but their parents are blaming the Black Lives Matter movement for their sons’ actions. Marquell Rentas, 17, and and his cousin Trenton Nace, 18, were arrested Friday after police in Columbia, Pennsylvania, were fired on for 45 minutes. The police were responding to an emergency call from […]

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Although the #BlackLivesMatter movement began following the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin and spread with […]

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Charles Barkley believes that the black community has “got to do better” in the wake of police shootings. “The cops have made some mistakes; black people have made some mistakes,” Barkley said on “The Dan Le Batard Show” Tuesday. “We have to sit back and be honest with each other. The cops have made some […]

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Starbucks customers are making sure that the mantra of the Black Lives Matter movement is heard, by changing their names on their Starbucks orders. Facebook user Lex Cross posted an image of his receipt online as well as the caption, “Changed the name on my Starbucks app to ‪#‎blacklivesmatter‬ so the barista has to shout it to […]

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CBS46 photographer/producer Charles Beau Menefee has been fired after a series of Facebook rants in which he berated Black Lives Matter protesters and seemed to wish death on all of them. “BLM is blocking the street… But I have a solution! How about we box everyone in and drop a f***ing bomb on it?” he […]

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#BlackLivesMatter, Dallas shooting, Dallas shooting at BLM Rally, featured, Micah Johnson, micah xavier johnson, National, News -

Micah Xavier Johnson — the accused gunman in last week’s Dallas shooting ambush that left […]

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