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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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Indigenous News: treaty rights, logos, Oak Flat, mascots

Change the Mascot says about a dozen schools have dropped Native mascots over the past two years and another 20 are considering a change.

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Racial slurs have no place in football

For American Indians, the NFL season offers regular reminders that our rights still aren't fully recognized.

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Today in Native American history: Russell Means is born

This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.

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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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Native student challenges California professor who denies genocide

In 1852 the California legislature paid $1.1 million to citizen militias to hunt and kill Native Americans.

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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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