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Daniel Shaver

A Police Officer Just Got Away With Brutally Killing An Unarmed Man (Again)

Daniel wasn’t just an unarmed man brutally shot and killed, he was an unarmed man brutally shot and killed by a police officer. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.8.17   |   SHARE
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Screenshot from "Don't Touch My Hair" music video by Solange

An Ode To Solange In Honor Of Her Revolutionary Guggenheim Performance

This year, in collaboration with the Red Bull Music Academy, Solange re-invented the Guggenheim Museum and blessed us with “An Ode To.” Read...
Africa Jackson    |   06.5.17   |   SHARE
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What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

There are things you can do to have a make an impact. I’ve compiled a list of items that you can consider: What To Do Right Now About Police Brutality Read...
Ijeoma Oluo    |   12.28.16   |   SHARE
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I was angry and felt defeated. I also knew deep in my heart that this would have never happened if I were white. Image: Thinkstock.

Using Uber While Black

I was angry and felt defeated. I also knew deep in my heart that this would have never happened if I were white. I had been using Uber for over 2 1/2 Read...
LeRon Barton of The Good Men Project    |   08.17.16   |   SHARE
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If you buy into the “colorblind” ideology, you’re directly participating in a narrative designed to cover up ongoing oppressive atrocities. Image: Thinkstock.

3 Facts You May Not Know About The Racist Origins Of 'Colorblindness'

Where did this particular ideology of not “seeing” race come from? What are the origins of “colorblindness” and what are their current consequences? Read...
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Aaron. Image: author.

The Police Shot And Killed My Friend Aaron

The only people who paid the price for Aaron's death were his family and friends. This must stop. Police should never be above the law they have Read...
Carrie Saum    |   08.10.16   |   SHARE
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Our children are fine; it’s racism that needs to shift. Image: Getty.

Fear Of The Free Black Child: Alternatives To Fear-Based Parenting Amid Police Violence

No black man, woman, or gender non-conforming person is safe from the terrorism of police brutality and racist white people’s actions against us, let Read...
Akilah S. Richards of Everyday Feminism    |   08.8.16   |   SHARE
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All police officers, no matter how well intentioned, live in — and are affected by — a society rife with racism and ableism. Image: Utility_inc/Pixabay.

Yes, Being A Cop Is A Tough Job. No, That Doesn't Excuse Incompetence.

It is a very difficult and dangerous job, and it does require officers to have the ability to make good split second decisions. None of that Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   08.4.16   |   SHARE
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