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Ray Allen calls out Florida police for handling of home invasion

NBA player Ray Allen is calling out the Coral Gables (Fl) police for their handling of a home invasion. A group of teenagers broke into the Allens home in the early morning hours of August 14. Allen’s wife and children were in the home. Allen’s wife woke up to see the group of teenagers in […]

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In Ezell Ford shooting death, protesters continue to demand answers

Hundreds of protesters rallied outside of the Los Angeles Police Department’s headquarters over the death of an unarmed man fatally shot by police last week. Ezell Ford, 25, was killed during a confrontation with police on Aug. 11. Demonstrators called for a complete investigation into his death. 

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The price of blackness in America

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The following post originally appears on Gawker. It was written by Lanre Akinsiku. By: Lanre Akinsiku In undergrad, I drove a ’92 Ford Taurus that just hulked, tank-like, up and down the streets of Berkeley. The thing was conspicuous, an ocean liner. I was pulled over all the time, once or twice a week at one point. Often […]

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BYP Memo: The Policing of Black Communities and Young People of Color

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Eighteen-year-old Michael Brown’s murder by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has focused the nation’s attention on racial disparities in the law enforcement system. Brown’s case is not an isolated incident. Along with Brown, the cases of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis in Florida and, more recently, Eric Garner in New York and Ezell Ford […]

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Teens create mobile app to help citizens monitor law enforcement conduct

14-year-old high school freshman Caleb Christian grew concerned about the number of incidents of police abuse in the news. He knew that while there were bad cops out there, good police officers also existed in various parts of the country. The problem was that he had no way of figuring out which communities were highly […]

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Another Shooting Committed by the Biggest Gang in America: The Police

The media continues to stigmatize Blacks with full force and propaganda, convincing viewers that they are corrupt and violent. Calling Blacks thugs, further implying that our days consist of gun and gang violence thus bringing to conclusion that this is what greatly contributes to the destruction of the Black community.

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Op-ed: America Is Not For Black People

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The following post was written by Greg Howard. It originally appears on Deadspin under the title, “America Is Not For Black People.” By: Greg Howard The United States of America is not for black people. We know this, and then we put it out of our minds, and then something happens to remind us. Saturday, […]

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An unarmed Michael Brown shot by police, sparks community outrage

The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager has sparked outrage both on social media and within community in which he lived. 18-year-old Michael Brown lost his life after an alleged altercation with police in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday. 

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Report: emotionally disturbed man beat by New York police

Two FDNY EMTs who had to intervene to stop four NYPD police officers from beating a handcuffed patient on a stretcher have turned the cops over to authorities. The emotionally disturbed patient was punched multiple times in the face on July 20, according to FDNY documents. 

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White police officers arrested for murdering daughter’s black boyfriend

Two Tulsa, Oklahoma police officers were arrested Tuesday night in connection with a deadly shooting. Shannon Kepler, 54, and his wife Gina Kepler, 48, were taken into custody regarding the death of 19-year-old Jeremy Lake, a black teen who was dating their daughter.

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