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Prosecutors charge Oklahoma officer in shooting of Terence Crutcher

Tulsa officer Betty Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16.

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People of the wide world of sports, unite!

Colin Kaepernick's protest of racial injustice and police violence against African Americans has drawn more athletes into the dialogue.

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“Your voice is your vote”: DNC Black Caucus defends Black Lives Matter, Voting Rights Act

Healthcare, unemployment, student loans, and affordable housing affect communities of color. "We can't afford to sit it out. "

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Activists turn Chicago police torture site at Homan Square into Freedom Square

The occupation is one of several national protests currently being led by African-American-led organizations.

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Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings: “I can no longer stay silent”

"I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well," wrote Jordan. 

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Democratic National Convention delegates chant “Black lives matter”

"When a young black life is cut short, it's a personal loss, but it's also a loss that diminishes all of us."

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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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