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“Dear White People” filmmaker Justin Simien visits Logan Center - Hyde Park Herald

“Dear White People” filmmaker Justin Simien visits Logan Center - Hyde Park Herald | Political Media | Scoop.it
“Dear White People” filmmaker Justin Simien visits Logan Center Hyde Park Herald A screening of “Dear White People” accompanied by a question-and-answer session with the film's writer and director, Justin Simien, was the last event in a three-day...
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Janelle Monae & Jidenna Lead New York Protest For Victims Of Police Brutality

Janelle Monae & Jidenna Lead New York Protest For Victims Of Police Brutality | Political Media | Scoop.it
On Thursday afternoon, talented singer/songwriter Janelle Monae, her artist Jidenna, and her Wondaland collective, continued to stand with the "Black Lives Matter" movement this week during a march...
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Melbourne church vandalized for 3rd time

Melbourne church vandalized for 3rd time | Political Media | Scoop.it
Leaders of the New Shiloh Christian Center found their car wrecked and written on with the words 'Charleston 2.'
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 McKinney Police assault Black man for being on his front lawn

 McKinney Police assault Black man for being on his front lawn | Political Media | Scoop.it
Once again the police in McKinney, TX are in the news for assaulting Black people. Last month the police department received national attention and public outrage when excessive force was used on Black teens at a pool party.
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Sick, Tired, and Hopeless: Accepting the Racial Realities of Being Black in America

Sick, Tired, and Hopeless: Accepting the Racial Realities of Being Black in America | Political Media | Scoop.it
We are sick and tired of having to accept America's racism and disregard for Black lives.
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One Million Americans Are About to Lose Their Food Stamp Benefits

One Million Americans Are About to Lose Their Food Stamp Benefits | Political Media | Scoop.it
Unemployed adults without children will lose food assistance.
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John Crawford's Girlfriend Dies in Fatal Car Crash - JetMag.com

John Crawford's Girlfriend Dies in Fatal Car Crash - JetMag.com | Political Media | Scoop.it
The girlfriend of John Crawford has been identified as the woman killed in a fatal car crash on New Year's Day.
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News: The R&B World Chime in Over No Indictment in Eric Garner's Death

News: The R&B World Chime in Over No Indictment in Eric Garner's Death | Political Media | Scoop.it
Earlier today, it was revealed that a grand jury would not indict white New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo over the death of African American Eric Garner, whose death was caused by an illegal chokehold.
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Rihanna, Killer Mike, Pharrell and more react to Ferguson announcement - Rolling Out

Rihanna, Killer Mike, Pharrell and more react to Ferguson announcement - Rolling Out | Political Media | Scoop.it
Rihanna posted pics of protestors on Instagram, Russell Simmons and Pharrell voiced anger, while Killer Mike spoke to a St. Louis crowd about the Ferguson announcement
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Leaked info: Ferguson grand jury decision coming this week

Leaked info: Ferguson grand jury decision coming this week | Political Media | Scoop.it
Leaked info: Ferguson grand jury decision coming this week
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U.S. Army Training to Fight Black Americans

U.S. Army Training to Fight Black Americans | Political Media | Scoop.it
“Doomsday Disneyland” facility used as practice ground for civil unrest.
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6 Facing Loan Sharking Charges In Car Title Loan Scam - CBS Los Angeles

6 Facing Loan Sharking Charges In Car Title Loan Scam - CBS Los Angeles | Political Media | Scoop.it
Six people were facing loan sharking charges Friday for allegedly running a series of unlicensed finance companies offering car title loans.
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Officer Indicted For Killing 68-Year-Old Great-Grandfather In His Driveway

Officer Indicted For Killing 68-Year-Old Great-Grandfather In His Driveway | Political Media | Scoop.it
NORTH AUGUSTA, South Carolina (AP) — Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with a habit of ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over — an act of defiance that ultimately got ...
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'From CHI To Mizzou,' Loyola Students March Against Racism, Gentrification

'From CHI To Mizzou,' Loyola Students March Against Racism, Gentrification | Political Media | Scoop.it
Activists and student leaders demonstrated on campus Thursday, saying they too have experienced racism.
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GRAPHIC: California Police Forced To Release Video Showing Shooting Of Unarmed Man

GRAPHIC: California Police Forced To Release Video Showing Shooting Of Unarmed Man | Political Media | Scoop.it
A video showing the fatal shooting of an unarmed man at the hands of Gardena, Calif. police was released by a judge's order Tuesday - despite efforts to keep the video under wraps, the LA Times rep...
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Senate passes bill requiring teaching of Tulsa Race Riot history

Senate passes bill requiring teaching of Tulsa Race Riot history | Political Media | Scoop.it
The Senate passed a measure Thursday that would require high schools in the state to teach students about the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.
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Woman Involved in Starting McKinney Pool Fight Placed on Administrative Leave by CoreLogic Inc.

Woman Involved in Starting McKinney Pool Fight Placed on Administrative Leave by CoreLogic Inc. | Political Media | Scoop.it
Tracey Carver-Allbritton throws a punch during a fight at a McKinney, TX pool party.



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Comparing Selma To Ferguson: 'Mike Brown Is Our Jimmie Lee Jackson'

Comparing Selma To Ferguson: 'Mike Brown Is Our Jimmie Lee Jackson' | Political Media | Scoop.it
In 1965, Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot while taken refuge from violent state troopers in a restaurant in Selma, Alabama. His death ignited a 50-mile march from Selma to Montgomery, which galvanized the passing of the Voting Rights Act. As we reach the ...
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Death of Tanisha Anderson Is Ruled a Homicide

Death of Tanisha Anderson Is Ruled a Homicide | Political Media | Scoop.it
Cleveland woman died after being restrained in custody.
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Police investigating after shots fired at officers in North York

Police investigating after shots fired at officers in North York | Political Media | Scoop.it
Police are hunting for as many as three suspects, believed to be armed, after shots were fired at officers in North York Tuesday night.
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Ferguson, the protection of Darren Wilson and America's neglect of Black lives

Ferguson, the protection of Darren Wilson and America's neglect of Black lives | Political Media | Scoop.it
Ferguson, the protection of Darren Wilson and America's
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'The Movement for Racial Justice is Bigger Than a Political Party'

'The Movement for Racial Justice is Bigger Than a Political Party' | Political Media | Scoop.it
The Republican takeover of the Senate signals deep challenges that will gravely impact our families and communities. It’s a reminder that our fight isn’t over just yet-- in many ways, this…
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Michael Brown Autopsy Shows Ferguson Teen Shot At Close Range In Hand

Michael Brown Autopsy Shows Ferguson Teen Shot At Close Range In Hand | Political Media | Scoop.it
Michael Brown, the 19-year-old Ferguson, Missouri teen who was unarmed when Officer Darren Wilson gunned him down on August 9, was shot in the hand at close range, according to the official autopsy...
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J.C. Penney Appoints its First Black CEO, Marvin Ellison

J.C. Penney Appoints its First Black CEO, Marvin Ellison | Political Media | Scoop.it
For the first time in the company's 112 year history, J.C. Penney named a black executive to helm the company.
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WATCH: Ferguson flash mob interrupts St. Louis Symphony with Requiem for Michael Brown

WATCH: Ferguson flash mob interrupts St. Louis Symphony with Requiem for Michael Brown | Political Media | Scoop.it
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