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CBCF National Town Hall focuses on Black Lives Matter movement

The development of the #BlackLivesMatter movement was given intense attention from many different perspectives.


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."


Support pours in for teen suspended over clock

Obama called Ahmed's clock "cool" and said more kids should be inspired like him to enjoy science, because "it's what makes America great."


"Forward Through Ferguson": Report uncovers roots of racial inequality

The Ferguson Commission released its long-awaited report titled "Forward Through Ferguson: A Path Toward Racial Equality."


Sandra Bland’s only offense was “driving while black”

The institutionalized prejudices and distorted practices that led to her death are unacceptable in a nation of equal justice under the law. 


Angela Davis speaks on violence in America at St. Louis meeting

St. Louis area residents gathered for the Violence in America: Exposure through Truth Telling presentation keynoted by Angela Davis.


Marchers in Phoenix demand an “Arpaio-free” Arizona

"We won't have justice in Maricopa County until Federal immigration agents get out of the county jail and stop relying on prejudiced policies."


Freedom fighting: also a Southern tradition

Many white people in the South held no one in captivity. Lies and false fear, not ideals, were used to convince them to vote for leaving the Union.


Today in history: Zoot Suit riots rock L.A.

In 1943, simmering racial unease exploded as hundreds of white sailors stationed in Los Angeles stormed into East L.A. and began beating Hispanics.


Family of Tamir Rice launches petition for justice

"My 12-year-old cousin Tamir Rice was tragically shot to death by Cleveland police on November 22, 2014."

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