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Video shows police shot Ohio man ‘on sight’ as he leaned on toy gun in Walmart, attorney says

Surveillance video shows an Ohio man talking on a cell phone, leaning on a toy gun, and facing away from officers moments before…

In Ferguson and the Entire Nation, Institutional Racism Extends Far Beyond Law Enforcement

In Ferguson and the Entire Nation, Institutional Racism Extends Far Beyond Law Enforcement

The tragic events unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting death of a young African-American man have ignited a national conversation around…

American Fighting for ISIS Is Killed in Syria

American Fighting for ISIS Is Killed in Syria

WASHINGTON — Like many teenage boys who grew up in the Midwest in the 1990s, Douglas McAuthur McCain was a fan of Michael…

St. Paul cops allegedly taser and arrest black male for sitting in public space

St. Paul cops allegedly taser and arrest black male for sitting in public space

A video showing the arrest of a black St. Paul man for allegedly sitting in a public space and refusing to give up…

Ferguson: Straight Facts On #MikeBrown Shooting Case

Ferguson: Straight Facts On #MikeBrown Shooting Case

The police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael “Mike” Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on August 9th captured the attention of the nation. With an explosive case…

Caught On Tape: Fla. Cop Threatens To ‘Put A Round’ In Black Men During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

Caught On Tape: Fla. Cop Threatens To ‘Put A Round’ In Black Men During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

Within the last two months, Eric Garner, 43, unarmed, was killed on July 17 by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo who placed him in an…

Victor White’s Family Disputes Claim That Handcuffed Man Killed Himself

Victor White’s Family Disputes Claim That Handcuffed Man Killed Himself

The attorney representing the family of Victor White III — a 22-year-old man who authorities claim shot and killed himself while locked in…

Police Officer Accused Of Letting Dog Urinate On Michael Brown Memorial In Ferguson

Police Officer Accused Of Letting Dog Urinate On Michael Brown Memorial In Ferguson

For the past few weeks, the spot where Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson has had…

Attorney: East Point police fired Taser at man 13 times before death

Attorney: East Point police fired Taser at man 13 times before death

EAST POINT, Ga. — Only Channel 2 Action News has learned that police Tased a man in handcuffs up to 13 times before he…

Video shows police shot Ohio man ‘on sight’ as he leaned on toy gun in Walmart, attorney says

Video shows police shot Ohio man ‘on sight’ as he leaned on toy gun in Walmart, attorney says

Surveillance video shows an Ohio man talking on a cell phone, leaning on a toy gun, and facing away from officers moments before…

Squatters on the Rise in Cash-Strapped Detroit

Squatters on the Rise in Cash-Strapped Detroit

Water is not the only thing that’s becoming hard to come by in Detroit. With joblessness on the rise in a city that…

Family Thinks Otterbein Assault May Have Been Hate Crime

Family Thinks Otterbein Assault May Have Been Hate Crime

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police confirm the suspect arrested for a violent attack Thursday night on a young man in the Otterbein neighborhood near…

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  As the ongoing events in Ferguson, Missouri show us, America’s racial tensions didn’t disappear when George Wallace backed down from the schoolhouse door. Dr. King didn’t wave…

Kevin Dedner, MPH It’s different this time. That’s what we told ourselves after Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by a Hispanic man who considered him suspicious as the…

By Mary Canty Merrill, PhD Friends, someone asked me today when people (namely Blacks) are going to stop talking about Ferguson and move on.  I’ve already shared some…

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