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Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers, wounds 3 others

A former Marine from Kansas City was identified as the shooter. He was killed at the scene.

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Video: Chicagoans rally for community control, disarming of police

"If the governor of Minnesota can ask the President to do something, we sure as hell can."

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“Lynching” conviction of Black Lives Matter leader seen as crushing dissent

A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.

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Horrific police killing of young Navajo mother Loreal Tsingine

Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old Navajo mother, was shot to death by police in Ariz.; Native Americans express outrage, saying it is part of genocide.

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Samaria Rice appeals for unity at Kent State commemoration

"You are not born with it, you are taught racism; let's look for a cure to racism just as we seek cures to other diseases."

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AME Church founder Richard Allen honored on a new stamp

He was an inspiring figure whose life and work helped shape American history. 

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Young black activists are in it for the long haul

Featuring a network of young leaders, use of technology, and a focus on system-wide change, the Movement for Black Lives represents a politically important moment in civil rights organizing.

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This week in history: Robert Clifton Weaver, first Black U.S. Cabinet member

Weaver noted there was a great difference between the income of most African Americans and the cost of living.

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Cincinnati community marches to demand justice for Samuel Dubose

Over 300 community members marched from the campus to the site of the fatal shooting death of Samuel Dubose to demand the release of police body camera footage of the incident.

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