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11-Year Old Dovonta Andrews Is Shot While Shielding 5-Year Old Friend from Bullet

11-year old Dovonta Andrews is in the hospital recovering from a bullet wound he sustained after shielding his 5-year old friend with his body.

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents Call Juror B29 Comments ‘Devastating’

The parents of the late Trayvon Martin has responded to the widely-reported revelations from Juror B29, who recently proclaimed that George Zimmerman “got away with murder,” and that she owes an apology to Trayvon Martin’s family

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5-Year Old Demonte Reilley Saves His Mom by Calling 911

When Akua McClaine began having a seizure, her son Demonte sprang into action. He immediately called 911, told the operator exactly what was going on, and gave his mother’s age, location, and medical history.

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Zimmerman Juror Says He ‘Got Away w/ Murder’

Juror B29 – the only minority juror on the George Zimmerman trial – says George Zimmerman “got away with murder,” and that she owes an apology to Trayvon Martin’s family: “I was the juror that was going to give them the hung jury. I fought to the end.”

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Tracy Martin Calls for Racial Profiling Amendment at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys

Tracy Martin was the guest of honor at the first ever meeting of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys. He spoke passionately of the need for a statute or amendment that would address racial profiling. Other concerns – including education, crime, and Stand Your Ground laws – were discussed.

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Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is 1st Female President of Morehouse School of Medicine

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice has been appointed the new President of Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Rice is the first African American woman to lead a free-standing medical school.

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STUDY: Black Students at White Colleges Fear Loss of Their Cultural Identity

According to a recent study, Black students at predominantly white universities fear the loss of their cultural identities, feel pressured to assimilate into the dominant culture, and expressed frustration with the lack of cultural understanding displayed by their classmates.

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New Poll Shows Very Stark Racial Divide on Zimmerman Verdict

A Washington Post-ABC news poll revealed a VERY stark racial divide regarding the George Zimmerman verdict, as well as race and justice in generaL. What are you thoughts on the poll, and race relations in America? Can the disparity between whites and black be chalked up to racism? Are there other factors?

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The Nation: From the Deep South to the Midwest, a Generation Demands Justice

A recent article over at The Nation shines a light on how young people from across the country are uniting, organizing, and demanding justice.

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Educator Brooke Harris Says She’s Facing Termination for Speaking Out Against EAA

Educator Brooke Harris is facing termination for allegedly helping students organize a walkout. But she says she had nothing to do with the walkout, and that shes being singled out for speaking out against the Education Achievement Authority, the organization that runs the school.

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