Daily Archives: September 19, 2016

The Killing of Unarmed Black Man #TerenceCrutcher in Oklahoma

Tulsa, Okla., police released video footage Monday that shows a white police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man — footage that the city’s police chief called “very disturbing.” “It’s very difficult to watch,” Police Chief Chuck Jordan said at … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Blacks Have Consistently Lived Under Systemic Oppression

During Thursday’s Congressional Black Caucus panel discussion addressing reshaping the criminal justice system and the role activists play in the movement to address issues affecting African-Americans, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) spoke about the oppression Blacks have faced throughout the history … Continue reading

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