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Ohio Sheriff’s Deputies under investigation for racist texts

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Five deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department are under investigation for allegedly sending racist text messages while on duty. Sheriff Phil Plummer said two of the five deputies — Sheriff’s Capt. Thomas J. Flanders and Detective Michael J. Sollenberger, had been placed on indefinite paid administrative leave as of Dec. 1. 

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Chicago activists launch second day of protests in response to Eric Garner decision

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Demonstrators in Chicago are prepping for a second day of protests after shutting down Lake Shore Drive on Thursday in response to a group of New York grand jurors dismissing charges against the officer who fatally choked Eric Garner. 

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Attorney General Eric Holder to Cleveland Police Department: ‘You’re reckless and poorly trained’

The U.S. Justice Department and Cleveland reached an agreement to overhaul the city’s police department after federal investigators concluded that officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often. The Justice Department said the police department have endangered the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness. 

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Police officer who killed Tamir Rice was found unfit to work in 2012

A Cleveland police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who had a BB gun in his hand last month resigned from a smaller police department in 2012 after being found unfit for duty. Tim Loehmann was found the be “distracted” and “Weepy” during his firearm qualification session, according to records released from his brief […]

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#AliveWhileBlack responds to #Crimingwhilewhite: stories of police discrimination

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In response to an online protests where white Americans take to social media to share their experiences with police, black responders have created the #AliveWhileBlack hashtag to share less positive encounters with police. #Crimingwhilewhite reveals just how much of a break whites gets when committing crimes. Unfortunately, that luxury isn’t available to people of color. 

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#crimingwhilewhite reveals double standard when it comes to police

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A wave of white people are taking to social media to inform the masses about the double standard that is present when it comes to interacting with the police. #CrimingWhileWhite became Twitter’s highest trending topic in America after a New York grand jury decided to not indict a white police officer who fatally placed a black […]

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NYPD officer cleared in Eric Garner chokehold death

A Staten Island grand jury cleared an NYPD officer Wednesday in the chokehold death of 43-year-old Eric Garner during an altercation that was caught on video in July. The panel voted a “no-bill” and dismissed all potential charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo, according to sources. 

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Report: whites claim 69% of government benefits

While whites make up just 42 percent of the U.S. population, they claim 69 percent of government benefits. But if you pay attention to conservative-run media outlets, it would appear that people of color benefit the most from government programs. 

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Michael Brown’s stepfather apologizes for outburst after Darren Wilson decision

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The stepfather of an unarmed 18-year-old black teen who was fatally wounded by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer has apologized after being accused of inciting violence during a rally in Missouri. Louis Head is being unfairly blamed for a riot that took place in the city after a grand jury decided not to charge Darren […]

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College basketball player suspended after holding Mike Brown demonstration during game

A Knox University college basketball player has been suspended after holding a one woman demonstration during a game in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri protesters. 

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