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Jury finds Oklahoma cop guilty of assaults on 13 black women

One victim highlighted the dilemma she faced after the assault: "What am I going to do? Call the cops? He was a cop."

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Confederate "flaggers" fight for twisted history

A slim majority of whites with a college degree see the Confederate flag as a symbol of heritage and pride, while 41 percent see it as a racist symbol.

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Alarm grows over prosecutor conduct in Tamir Rice case

The shooting of Tamir Rice occurred on the afternoon of Nov. 22 after a resident saw him waving a toy gun in the park.

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Writing black troops out of Civil War history paved way for Jim Crow

"If we don't tell our own story it will not be told."

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Protests continue in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of Jamar Clark

Jamar Clark was fatally shot by an officer of the Minneapolis police department on Sun., Nov. 15. 

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Justice prevails at University of Missouri: President Wolfe steps down

"He has not only enabled racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students."

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Lack of media attention to Holtzclaw trial: Do black women matter?

The trial of the former Oklahoma City police officer charged with sexually assaulting and raping 13 black women, began this Monday.

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Tamir Rice's family asks for special prosecutor

The family of Tamir Rice, 12-year-old Black child shot by police last November, and their attorneys denounced the nearly one-year delay in charging officers responsible.

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Sanders visits University of Chicago

"As a result of the disastrous decision in the Citizens United case, the American political system has become totally corrupted."

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Another delay in justice for Tamir Rice

"Individuals who can help move us toward an equal justice system are too busy to prioritize the death of a 12-year-old boy."

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