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Florida Police Fear Rioting After George Zimmerman Verdict

The Broward County Sheriff’s Dept. has released a PSA urging community members not to riot after the George Zimmerman verdict is announced.

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Gabrielle Calhoun Beaten Unconscious by Police

Although it happened a couple of weeks ago, more attention is now being paid to Gabrielle Calhoun, a young woman who was severely beaten by members of the Bloomington, IL, police department.

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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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Mother Watches Police Shoot Black Teen Hours After Her Own Was Killed By Cops

Englewood resident Stacey Liberty watched police shoot and kill 15 year-old Michael Westley just hours after learning that her own son – 24-year old Antwoyn Johnson – had been killed by police as well.

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7 Killed, 41 Injured, In Chicago’s Most Violent Weekend of the Year

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, this past weekend was the most violent of the year in Chicago. At least 41 people were injured – 7 killed – in shootings across the city between Friday and Sunday night.

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George Zimmerman’s Father Says the “True Racists” are Black

George Zimmerman’s father Robert recently released an e-book rails against the “true racists,” African Americans.

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Multiple Shootings in Chicago

Summer has not even officially begun and yet reports of multiple people dying or being injured by gun violence that we often associated with warmer weather have started coming in. Just yesterday in Chicago, 11 people were injured and one person was killed. Here’s just a sample of what’s happening primarily on the city’s south […]

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White Supremacist Sentenced to 10 Years for Arson Attack on African American Home

Chicago-area white supremacist Brian James Moudry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting the home of an African American family on fire. Moudry splashed the house with gasoline and lit it ablaze while eight children and one adult were inside. Luckily, all were able to escape.

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LAPD Internal Review Findings: Chris Dorner’s Allegations of Racism Were Unfounded

An internal review by the LAPD found that Christopher Dorner’s allegations of racism were unfounded, and that he was justifiably fired from the force. Thoughts on these fndings? Do you trust the LAPD’s internal review process?

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CeaseFire Director Ousted After Being Charged w/ Domestic Battery

CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman has been relieved of his duties at the anti-violence organization after being charged with domestic battery last week.

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