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Rachel Lindsay discusses Gabrielle Union's tweet about Black Lives Matter [Video]

Rachel Lindsay discusses Gabrielle Union's tweet about Black Lives Matter

Former "Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay shared her experiences dealing with racism in America, her thoughts on Hannah Brown's apology and more.

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Remembering Black Women In Fight Against Police Brutality [Video]

Remembering Black Women In Fight Against Police Brutality

Black women are disproportionately victims of police brutality, but activists say they've been left behind and erased from the mainstream fight against police violence.

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Why #BlackLivesMatter Matters: Because of How Little Has Changed for People Like Me (Commentary)

why #blacklivesmatter matters: because of how little has changed for people like me (commentary)
There is so much I want to say; so much I feel I need to say. My thoughts and arguments and pleas come to me in bits and pieces, fits and starts. I’ve been trying desperately to scoop them up —..
The Wrap - Published

Time Puts Words in Iconic Red Border for First Time — Names of Black People Killed by Systemic Racism

In a sign that national unrest after the death of George Floyd is changing things both big and small, Time hit an unusual milestone Thursday: The magazine’s iconic red border had words in it for the..
The Wrap - Published

The Murder Of George Floyd Is Normal In An Abnormal Society – OpEd

There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) was murdered in broad daylight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25, 2020. The script of his death is written deep in the ugly drama of US..
Eurasia Review - Published

New video shows Sandra Bland's arrest from her perspective

New video shows a 2015 traffic stop which led to Sandra Bland's arrest and days later, her death in a Texas cell. The trooper who arrested her said he feared for his safety. But as Mireya Villarreal..
CBS News - Published

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Colorado school shooting: 2 suspects in custody; Sandra Bland filmed her 2015 traffic stop
CBS News - Published

‘Queen & Slim': How Film’s British Stars Immersed Themselves in Americana

‘queen & slim': how film’s british stars immersed themselves in americana
While Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith are British and their characters in “Queen & Slim” are American, the love story at the heart of their new movie is universal. And in taking this journey..
The Wrap - Published

Suicide rate in prisons raises alarm, calls for change

Washington D.C., Jun 27, 2019 / 11:04 am (CNA).- With suicide rates remaining high in the United States’ prison system, civil advocates are raising concerns regarding the treatment of..
CNA - Published

Investigative Network aims to bring more documentary video to local TV (but it’ll need funding first)

The video was explosive. It showed Sandra Bland — the black woman who died by suicide in a Texas jail cell after being pulled over by a state trooper who was later fired — interacting with the..
NiemanLab - Published