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Bill Cosby: There is No Proof that George Zimmerman is Racist

According to Bill Cosby, one cannot prove that a person, Zimmerman in this case, is racist unless they say something like, “Hey, I’m racist,” and we should thus not talk about “racial stuff” regarding the reason for and outcome of the case:

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Trayvon Martin’s Father: ‘If Trayvon Was White, This Never Would Have Happened’

During an interview on the Today Show, the parents of Trayvon Martin expressed shock and dismay at the acquittal of George Zimmerman, and assert that race was most definitely a factor in their son’s slaying.

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Bakari Kitwana: Our Enemy is White Supremacy

“The verdict didn’t come as a surprise to me…Politicized by America’s attitude toward Black men throughout my entire life, I have never received any social cues from my childhood years into adulthood that this nation values the lives of Black men, or Black life in general.”

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Black Cafe Owner Posts Sign to Ward Off Racists: “f you are allergic to black people, don’t come in.”

After being repeatedly subjected to blatant racism from potential customers, a British black woman posted a sign outside of her restaurant that read: “Attention! Everyone be aware I am a black woman, and always will be. If you are allergic to black people, don’t come in….”

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Rand Paul Staffer Expressed Support for Lincoln’s Assassin; Bemoaned Diversity

A Rand Paul staffer is making headlines for expressing support for Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, wearing lots of confederate flags, and calling diversity a code word for “not white.”

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Operation Save Our Sons Launches from Jacksonville, FL

Founded by Rev. John Guns, Operation Save Our Sons aims to partner with nonprofits, schools, and police to teach young black men how to respond when confronted by police or others: “If Martin had been taught to call his father ‘a few doors away’ that night instead of getting into a confrontation with Zimmerman, his death might have been avoided, the Rev. John Guns said.”

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Offensive “Angry Trayvon” App Sparks Outrage

An offensive game about Trayvon Martin has been removed from the Google app store after widespread outrage online. Dubbed the “Angry Trayvon” app, the game allows you to play as Martin as he completes “his world tour of revenge on the bad guys who terrorize cities everyday.”

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News Flash

North Carolina 4th of July Parade Marred by ‘White History Month’ Float

A Fourth of July parade in a small North Carolina town took a disturbing turn when a “White History Month” float made its way into the parade procession.

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LeVar Burton Explains How He Avoids Being Shot by the Police

While being featured on CNN’s recent “n-word” discussion, LeVar Burton shared his protocol for dealing with being stopped by the police: “I take my hands, I stick them outside the window and on the door of the driver’s side because I want that officer to be relaxed as possible when he approaches my vehicle. And I do that because I live in America.”

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Lauryn Hill Rails Against Racism, Oppression and IRS in Open Letter

head of her three month jail sentence for tax evasion, Lauryn Hill posted a lengthy open letter on her Tumblr. In it, Hill breaks down and dismisses the concept of “reverse racism,” addresses the continued oppression of African Americans, and discusses her tax evasion trial.

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