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Sixteen female West Point cadets, who took a photo with their arms raised in Black Power fists, did not violate a directive that warns against “partisan political activity” while in uniform

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Their empowering gesture may violate a Department of Defense rule that warns against “partisan political activity” while in uniform.

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In honor of Black History Month, watch the first installment of "Bridging The Gap," a series that honors the Black liberation movements of the past and present while building a bridge that will better help us understand how to propel what has become the largest Black liberation movement in recent years forward.

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The hashtag lends itself to the "strong, black woman" archetype, Dr. Linda Chavers writes in the Elle article "Here's My Problem With #BlackGirlMagic."

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Jannie Ligons, who reported Holtzclaw to the police, was joined by other victims outside of the Oklahoma County District Courthouse with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented five of the victims.

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Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty on 18 of 36 charges, which ranged from rape, sexual battery and other charges.

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