Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

Saturday Open Thread | White ex-Tulsa cop gets 15 years for killing daughter’s black boyfriend

TULSA, Okla. — A white former police officer in Oklahoma was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for the fatal off-duty shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend, after four trials spanning nearly a year including three that resulted in … Continue reading

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Lizz Brown Memorial Service

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New Jersey Police Chief: “These niggers are like ISIS, they have no value

CAMDEN — A former South Jersey police chief is being charged with hate crimes and violating the civil rights of an African-American suspect during a September 2016 arrest. Frank Nucera Jr., the former Bordentown Township Police chief, assaulted the handcuffed … Continue reading

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Houston Texans NFL owner on players kneeling: ‘we can’t have the inmates running the prison’

During a closed-door meeting among NFL team owners and executives, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made a stunningly inappropriate analogy about allowing players to kneel during the national anthem. “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” said McNair, a … Continue reading

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Eminem bodied Trump during his #HipHopAwards cypher

(CNN) In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem “came to stomp,” unleashing on the President in an explosive 4.5 minute freestyle — which aired during Tuesday night’s BET Hip Hop … Continue reading

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Black Women March

A pair of simultaneous marches addressing racial injustice swept through Washington, D.C., on Saturday, with sister marches scheduled to take place in several cities across the country. The March for Black Women, protesting “state violence” and sexual and domestic violence … Continue reading

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Russians bought ads on facebook targeting black people in Baltimore and Ferguson

Ferguson and Baltimore had gained widespread attention for the large and violent protests over police shootings of black men. The decision to target the ad in those two cities offers the first look at how accounts linked to the Russian … Continue reading

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