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A year later, some change in Ferguson but none whatsoever at Fox News

Fox News coverage of this week's events failed to place anything in context and amounted to a full-fledged attempt to stoke the flames of racism and violence.


Sandra Bland's jailers spinning autopsy results

The trooper plainly didn't like Bland's forthright defense of her civil rights; in Texas, you can be prosecuted for resisting arrest even if the actual arrest was illegal.


Justice for Tamir Rice dealt legal blow ahead of civil rights conference

An Ohio appeals court declined to force the arrest of the Cleveland police officers involved in the murder of 12-year old Tamir Rice.


Dead at 28, Sandra Bland's Texas dream turned nightmare

According to federal statistics, an African-American driver is 31 percent more likely to be pulled over for a traffic citation.


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.


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.


Chicagoans stand with Baltimore against police violence

Peaceful demonstrators gathered at a police station in the Windy City last night, giving voice to millions across the country.


Maryland protesters demand action to end police violence

Baltimore protesters chanting "Black lives matter" gathered Jan. 15 to demand that the legislature enact laws to end the plague of police killings in Maryland.


With #ICantBreathe, new movement for justice inspires

In response to the police murders of Brown and Garner and the failure of grand juries to return indictments, a new movement for justice has emerged.


"I can't breathe" march on Washington to protest police killings

The storm will hit this week when eight mothers of unarmed Black men killed by police will testify Dec. 10 in a House hearing sponsored by Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich.

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