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Trailer Released for Oscar Grant Film “Fruitvale”

The trailer for the acclaimed and highly-anticipated film Fruitvale has been released. Fruitvale tells the tragic story of Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer in Oakland, CA.

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Black USC Students Accuse LAPD of Racial Profiling After Chaotic Party Breakup

Students at the University of Southern California are fighting back against what they feel was a racially-biased, heavy-handed shutdown of an off-campus party.

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Gang Violence: Why it’s Time To Stop Blaming the Player and Blame the Game

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It was the wise Martin Luther King Jr. that stated, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Though explicitly referring to the active disenfranchisement of Black people in the 60’s, this powerful quote provides much truth in the context of urban violence. As a nation, our discourse on urban violence has been exceptionally skewed […]

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NY Mayor Bloomberg: Critics of Stop and Frisk are Encouraging “Lawless Mayhem State”

According to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, anyone who has criticized the city’s “Stop and Frisk” program is encouraging a “lawless mayhem state.”

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Poor Police-Community Relations Present Major Obstacle to Stemming Tide of Violence in Chicago

Poor relations between the Chicago Police Department and residents in Chicago’s most embattled neighborhoods has created a climate of anger, fear and distrust; major obstacles to stemming the tide of violence in the city.

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Mothers of Young Men Slain by NYPD Call on Artists to Submit Songs for Justice

The Justice Committee has released a video featuring mothers of young men killed by the NYPD, calling on musicians to write and submit lyrics or original songs that demand justice for their families.

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NYPD Claims Man Killed Himself by Running into Stopped Police Car, Contradicting Earlier Report

Despite multiple eye witness stories and the initial police report; the NYPD claims that Tamon Robinson killed himself by running into a stopped police car. In a police report filed just one week after the incident, it is clearly stated that the police vehicle hit Robinson.

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Word to Antoine Dodson: ‘Hide Yo Kids’ from Police in Schools!

By Maurice Green Though a trivial YouTube superstar, for the purpose of this discussion, Antoine Dodson provided some insightful advice when he said, “HIDE YO KIDS!” Why? The police have invaded our schools.

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Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale’ Gets July Release Date

“Fruitvale,” the buzz-about film chronicling the final days of police shooting victim Oscar Grant, will hit theaters on July 26th, three months earlier than expected, after garnering rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival.

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NYPD Cop Tells Innocent 13 Year-old Boy to “Stop Crying Like a Little Girl” During Stop and Frisk

During the Floyd v. City of New York Stop and Frisk trial, an officer admitted to commanding an innocent 13 year-old boy to “stop crying like a little girl” during a stop and frisk. The boy had done nothing wrong, but he was still handcuffed and detained.

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