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This week in history: Kickass black feminist Flo Kennedy born

She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.

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Race or class: Must Bernie choose?

Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?

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Justice for Mario Woods to San Francisco Mayor: Fire police chief

"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!" 

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Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland indicted for perjury

A grand jury indicted Brian Encinia, the Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland,  on a perjury charge on Jan. 6.

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Fight continues despite miscarriage of justice in Tamir Rice case

Instead of seeking incriminating evidence, McGinty spent months finding three "experts" who never interviewed the police and could only speculate from afar.

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Tamir Rice's family mourns after non-indictment of police officers

"I don't want my child to have died for nothing and I refuse to let his legacy or his name be ignored."

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Baltimore residents push for change after mistrial in Freddie Gray killing

A mistrial was declared in the trial of Baltimore police officer, William Porter, who was charged in connection with Gray's death.

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Do elite boutiques insult immigrants, African Americans?

While boutiques may be known for elitistism, it's not uncommon for upscale stores to mishandle interactions with diverse customers.

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Justice demanded for Mario Woods, victim of San Francisco police

"He was not committing a dangerous act. We're tired of the SFPD killing black people."

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