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New York AG sues NYPD over excessive force at Black Lives Matter protests

New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing New York City’s police department, citing widespread excessive use of force from the country’s most recognizable…

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Black and white school segregation has returned to 1968 levels

School segregation between Black and white students has returned to 1968 levels, even as the nation grows more diverse. Why it matters: Black and white…

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2 Louisville police officers fired over Breonna Taylor shooting

Detectives Joshua Jaynes and Myles Cosgrove have been formally terminated in connection to the deadly March 13 raid. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/2-louisville-police-officers-fired-over-roles-fatal-shooting-breonna-n1252751 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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The Southern state where Black voters are gaining in numbers, but not power

Georgia’s fast-changing demographics — its multiracial contingent of newcomers, as well as college-educated and working class urbanites and suburbanites — are a big reason why…

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Feds decline charges against officers in Tamir Rice case

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 killing of…

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2 Louisville officers in Breonna Taylor case told department intends to fire them

The Louisville Metropolitan Police Department is preparing to terminate two officers involved in the police shooting of Breonna Taylor, multiple media outlets reported on Tuesday. ……

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Hundreds march in Ohio to protest police shooting of Casey Goodson

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Columbus, Ohio on Friday evening to protest the police shooting of Casey Goodson Jr. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/529936-hundreds-march-in-ohio-to-protest-police-shooting-of-casey-goodson Droolin’…

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Forest Whitaker: ‘A lot of the issues that they were fighting for in the Sixties are the same now’

The Oscar-winning star of ‘The Last King of Scotland’ talks to Alexandra Pollard about getting inside the skin of his characters, the brutality that is…

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Grand juror in Breonna Taylor case calls Kentucky attorney general ‘a liar’

One of the grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case called Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) a “liar” for saying last month that the…

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Philadelphia police shoot man holding knife, sparking protests

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Philadelphia overnight Monday following the police killing of a 27-year-old Black man, with local authorities saying that…

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‘Well, What Do You Mean, We Can’t Join the Klan?’

On the afternoon of January 28, 1961, at the home of Minister Jeremiah X, the Atlanta minister of the Nation of Islam (NOI), Malcolm X…

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Illinois police department fires officer who shot Black couple in car

An Illinois police chief announced Friday that an officer has been fired after they shot a Black couple sitting inside their car, killing one person…

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Second grand juror in Breonna Taylor case says jury only allowed to consider wanton endangerment charges

Another grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case came forward Thursday saying the grand jury was only allowed to consider wanton endangerment charges against former…

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Race and voting in America

Americans believe that all citizens have equal access to our fundamental democratic right: voting. But the fact is racial politics still suppress votes. Source: https://www.axios.com/race-and-voting-in-america-e638c77f-db54-4d84-b7ca-faa90fdede24.html…

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Black Lives Matter launches a political action committee

On the heels of nearly six months of nationwide demonstrations that sparked an international movement against systemic racism and police violence, Black Lives Matter is…

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Outrage after police filmed kneeling on back of pregnant black woman

<p>Protests continue amid demands for Kansas City police chief to resign </p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/deja-stallings-video-kansas-city-black-lives-matter-protests-pregnant-b910258.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Jacob Blake released from hospital, enters rehab center

Jacob Blake has been released from the hospital, well over a month after he was shot seven times in the back at point-blank range by…

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Breonna Taylor’s family requests new special prosecutor to reopen case

Attorneys for Breonna Taylor’s family are calling for a new special prosecutor to reopen her case and for Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) to recuse…

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Grand jury recordings released in Breonna Taylor case

A judge ordered the recordings to be made public following a court motion filed by an unidentified grand juror. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/grand-jury-recordings-released-breonna-taylor-case-n1241803 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Black woman called police officer ‘master’ as she begged for help upside down in patrol car

<p>Shataeah Kelly repeatedly told the officer she could not breathe but was ignored</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/police-colorado-shataeah-kelly-patrol-car-video-b744533.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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California could offer reparations for black Americans

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