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Clemson University Doesn’t Care about Black People #ClemsonCripmas

The following piece is from Daily Kos. It was written by AyDeeTheGreat. By: AyDeeTheGreat Clemson University doesn’t care about Black students. It doesn’t seem to care much for any of its students who represent diverse communities on campus. I’d go even further and say the institution is not so much concerned with students at all […]

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You Probably Shouldn’t Go See Ridley Scott’s Pretty Racist ‘Exodus’ Movie

The following piece is from Medium. It was written by David Dennis Jr. By: David Dennis Jr. Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods And Kings movie is racist as shit. And it’s disgusting, lazy and a movie that people shouldn’t still be making in 2014. Wait. Let me backtrack.

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Killings by police a horrific pattern in black community

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The following piece is from the Boston Globe. It was written by Akilah Johnson and Peter Schworm. By: Akilah Johnson and Peter Schworm It feels like a one-two punch for many in Boston’s black community. First, a grand jury in Missouri declined to indict a police officer for shooting to death an unarmed black teen. […]

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The Silence of the ‘Black’ White Musicians

The following piece is from the Huffington Post. It was written by Malek Mouzon. By: Malek Mouzon I hope that by the time this article posts it no longer applies. But as of its writing, the following is a small list of musicians who have yet to make a public statement or acknowledgement of Michael […]

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White America’s scary delusion: Why its sense of black humanity is so skewed

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The following piece is from Salon. It was written by Brittney Cooper. By: Brittney Cooper The failure of a St. Louis county grand jury to indict Darren Wilson, the former police officer who killed Michael Brown, created a maelstrom of protests last week.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates: ‘Fatalism Is Not an Option’

The following piece is from Vanity Fair. It was written by Kia Makarechi. By: Kia Makarechi Protesters in cities across the United States took to the streets Wednesday night to voice their outrage at a grand jury’s decision to not return an indictment for the New York Police Department officer who chocked Eric Garner to death.

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Dear white people

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The following piece is from STL American. It was written by Jamala Rogers. By: Jamala Rogers This communique is not for the white trolls who lurk in the social media shadows, throwing racist, anonymous potshots, or the white people who’ve been publicly expressing that African Americans are savages who deserve to be shot down in the […]

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You Want A Dialogue On Racism? These Black Teens Are Living It

The following piece is from Talking Points Memo. It was written by Seth Freed Wessler. By: Seth Freed Wessler It’s like we’re waiting to get punched in the face because of something we didn’t even do.”

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Let’s talk about ‘black on black’ crime

The following piece is from The Courier-Journal. It was written by Leonard Pitts. By: Leonard Pitts OK, fine. Let’s talk about “black on black” crime. That, after all, is where the conversation seems to inevitably turn whenever one seeks to engage a conservative on the American habit of shooting unarmed African-American boys and men. So […]

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Darren Wilson changed story after Ferguson aftermath

A Ferguson, Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August changed his story following the immediate aftermath of Mike Brown’s death, according to reports. 

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