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A recent report published in a leading British medical journal has confirmed concerns long-held by […]

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The city of New York will pay out $4 million to the family of Eric Garner, from a $5.9 million wrongful death settlement approved by a Staten Island judge.

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The Justice Department is reportedly actively seeking to charge Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Eric Garner in the fatal chokehold.

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Renee Davis, who was five months pregnant, was shot and killed by King County sheriff's deputies on Friday in Auburn, Washington.

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Sgt. Hugh Barry, the police officer who shot and killed 66-year-old Deborah Danner, was sued twice for abuse of power prior to the incident in the Bronx.

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Deborah Danner, 66, was shot and killed after she allegedly attacked police with a baseball bat.

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Terrence M. Cunningham, the president of America’s largest police organization, issued an apology for the mistreatment of minorities.

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Keith Scott suffered fatal gunshot wounds to the back and abdomen, according to results released from an independent autopsy conducted for his family.

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After Carnell Snell, Jr., 18, was killed by LA police, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors said the movement would put increased pressure on the city.

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On Monday, Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed Eric Garner's death, was sentenced to 4 years in prison on weapon and drug charges.

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After writing his obituary, Harlem-based writer Ja’han Jones created the Black Obituary Project, which allows other black people to do the same.

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A new law signed two months ago would reclassify dash cam and body cam videos, making it harder for the public to get police to release the footage.

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This week represents a climax to a tragic American narrative decades in the making. It’s a story overrun by a ‘War on Drugs’ run wild, mass incarceration and economic inequality. African-American communities under attack from the police have seen so many die in recent years. Eric Garner, Mike Brown, and now Alston Sterling and Philando Castile are all dead as a […]

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Beyonce is now adding her voice to the chorus of black Americans who are “sick and tired of young” black people being killed at the hands of law enforcement. The note was no doubt prompted by the recent killings of Alton Sterling on Tuesday in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile on Wednesday in St. Paul, […]

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National outrage over police shootings of unarmed Black men seems to have reached the ears […]

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Police Kill Black People More Often Than Whites Just last year, 233 Black individuals lost their […]

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Race became front and center of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign as he spoke in […]

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Janelle Monáe’s support of the Black Lives Matter movement may have led the singer to […]

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