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July 27, 2015

Experiencing Police Brutality Made Me An Activist

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No one I knew ever trusted the police. We never believed that they were there to protect and serve us. This became abundantly clear when I was 14 years old.

Ralkina Jones Dies In Jail In Cleveland Suburb

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Bobby Brown Speaks Out After Daughter Bobbi Kristina's Death

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Instagram Restricted Sandra Bland Hashtag To Block Hate Speech

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Snoop Dogg Claims Swedish Police Racially-Profiled Him

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Progressive Group Incorporates #BlackLivesMatter Into Endorsement Process

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Sandra Bland Wasn't The Only Woman Abused By Male Cops In Texas

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Jail Defends Procedures Amid Scrutiny Of Sandra Bland's Death

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Democratic Senate Field Shaping Up To Be Most Diverse Ever

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Celebrities Honor Bobbi Kristina Brown On Twitter And Instagram

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Jim Crow-Era Folk Artist Captures The Haunting Ways We Envision Death

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Autopsy Planned For Bobbi Kristina Brown

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Loretta Lynch: Sandra Bland Case Highlights 'Frustration' With Police

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Obama Jokes About Birth Certificate During Kenya Visit

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Here's Why We Don't Hear About More Unjustified Police Shootings

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Black Trooper In Powerful Viral Photo With White Supremacist Reveals What Really Happened

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Hundreds Mourn Sandra Bland As Questions Remain Over Her Death

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Barbershop Outreach Gets Black Boys Reading

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11 Things White People Need To Realize About Race

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How Many More Sandra Blands?

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Obama Reunites With Half-Sister In Kenya

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Jesse Williams Shares 24 Powerful Tweets On Sandra Bland's Death

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Kenyan Artist Makes Unique Eyewear Out Of Recycled Electronics

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Ramarley Graham's Mother Tells DOJ To Stop Dragging Its Feet

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Community-Led Cooking Classes In African Cuisine Are Helping People Lose Weight, Eat Healthier

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Dylann Roof Wasn’t Charged With Terrorism Because He’s White

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On the Death of Sandra Bland and Our Vulnerable Bodies

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Texas Officials Really, Really Want You To Know Sandra Bland Had Marijuana In Her System

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Uber’s Convenient Racial Politics

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Questlove Was Only 16 When He Was Held At Gunpoint By Police

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Dylann Roof Gets Famed Anti-Death Penalty Attorney For Federal Trial

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Meet Cyborg, The Badass Black Superhero You Should Know

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Jeb Bush: Martin O'Malley Shouldn't Apologize For Saying 'All Lives Matter'

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23 Black Stars Who Shined On Broadway Through The Years

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Video Shows NYPD Officers Beating Brooklyn Man After He Appears To Surrender

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White People, I Hate Talking About Race As Much As You Do

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Homeless Woman Who Picked Up An LAPD Nightstick Faces Life In Prison

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Ferguson Taps Black Interim Police Chief Who Backs Changes

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Cop Shoots, Kills Unarmed Black Man After Routine Traffic Stop

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Taylor Swift's Tweets To Nicki Minaj Are Peak 'White Feminism'

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Poet Breaks Down The Complicated Joys Of Black Motherhood

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Police Officer Shares Meal With Homeless Man To Make Him Feel like 'Just Another Person'

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100 Queer Characters Of Color Who Show Why Media Should Diversify

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Coco And Ice T Are Expecting Their First Child Together

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Dionne Warwick Remembers Bobbi Kristina Brown

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The Moment Charlamagne Tha God Stopped Defending Bill Cosby

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Patriarch Of Musical Jackson Family Suffers A Stroke

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These Photos Prove Iman Is More Fierce And Flawless Than Ever!

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Paul Mooney On Cosby's Legacy: He Got His 'N****r Wake-up Call'

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‘Empire’ Star Derek Luke Slams Followers For Criticizing Wife's Race

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'Key & Peele' To End After Current Season

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Charlamagne Tha God Weighs In On The Accusations Against Drake

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50 Cent Ordered To Pay Additional $2 Million In Sex Tape Case

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Nicki Minaj And Taylor Swift's Drama Is Officially 'Over'

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Being An Athlete Isn't Just About Playing Sports, And It Shouldn't Be

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7 South African Fashion Brands That Will Make You Swoon

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'It Takes Us' Photo Project Shows Survivors Of Gun Violence

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The Problem With Asking Football Players To Act Like White Guys

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Naomi Campbell Will Face-Off With Lady Gaga In 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

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J. Cole Joins Janet Jackson In New Video For 'No Sleeep'

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Kandi Burruss Is Pregnant, Expecting Child With Husband Todd Tucker

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Jose Antonio Vargas Discusses Unpacking Race In New Doc 'White People'

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Ohio State's Cardale Jones Destroys Man Who Thinks He Should Only Worry About Football

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NBA Hall Of Famer Dominique Wilkins Opens Up About His Personal Struggle With Diabetes

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Taylor Swift Apologizes To Nicki Minaj For 'Missing The Point'

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Trevor Noah Expected 'Backlash' Over Replacing Jon Stewart As Host Of 'The Daily Show'

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Nick Cannon Shares Selfie From Hospital Bed On Instagram

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Parents Around The World Celebrate #BumpDay With Beautiful Maternity Photos

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Azealia Banks Slams VMAs, Says 'America Doesn't Like Opinionated Black Women'

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Cosby's Lawyer Faces Call To Step Down As Chair Of Temple Trustees

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How This Hip-Hop Pioneer Demanded Her Place In The Industry

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Ulysses S. Grant Died 130 Years Ago. Racists Hate Him, But Historians No Longer Do.

Prince's 'Baltimore' Video Includes Footage From Baltimore Protests

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Piers Morgan Tells Nicki Minaj Not To Use The 'Race Or Skinny Cards'

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Bill Cosby Cut From Documentary About Stuntmen

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Ice Cube And Dr. Dre Open Up About Suge Knight's Murder Charges

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50 Cent Faked Wealth With Borrowed Jewelry And Cars

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Anthony Hamilton And Wife Tarshá Hamilton Announce Divorce

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NBA Players Don't Think Stephen Curry Should've Won MVP

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Meek Mill Says Drake Doesn't 'Write His Own Raps' On Twitter

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Shaka Zulu Conquers Caesar In 'Epic Rap Battle'

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