Why Black Lives Don’t Matter To Grand Juries

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America has an empathy problem.

5 Ways Andrew Hawkins Nails It on Protest, Police Killings, and Racism . . . In One Speech

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The Browns wide receiver eloquently urges us all to “support the causes and the people and the injustices that you feel strongly about. Stand up for them. Speak up for them. No matter what it is because that’s what America’s about and that’s what this country was founded on.”

Australia Tweeted #IllRideWithYou—and Showed Great Solidarity in a Moment of Crisis

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The trending hashtag was a vital response to a terrible situation.

A Letter To Derrick Rose That’s Really About Eric Garner

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Bradford Philen is angry about racism and white privilege; but he doesn’t want to rant. He wants to listen and be smart and recover. He urges athletes like Derrick Rose to keep pushing the dialogue.

How Unconscious Racism Kills

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An Integrative Psychiatrist on how we create racism, how our brains work on racism, and how we can train our brains to break the cycle.

My Father Beat Me For Not Being a Racist

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He didn’t know why his father wanted MLK dead, and he didn’t know what the KKK was. But he knew his father was a racist, and he wasn’t going to be like him.

Is There a White Middle Class Fad of Pseudo Civil Rights Activism?

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I have been called racist for my opinion about my local police.

White People Square Off

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The “war” stops here

To End the Brutality Against People of Color, White People Need to Start Listening

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People cling to what they believe is “true” about why Black men are targets for police brutality. But the truth is shocking, and brutal in and of itself.

From Datcher Dreams to His Americus

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Holiday reading for the winter, torched and charred.

#CrimingWhileWhite A Confession of Privilege From John

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I learned about white privilege from the streets—not the classroom.

What I Fear As A Black Man In America

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LeRon Barton talks about what he fears—not for himself, but for the boys still coming up.

What Is a Civil Rights Movement? Just Look at What People Are Saying in 2014

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21st century change. #ICantBreathe #ferguson #HandsUpDontShoot

#ICantBreathe Protests Are About Humanity. The Death of #EricGarner…That’s About Racism

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If you are not checking the ‪#‎ICantBreathe‬ photos, you are missing this generation’s civil rights movement.

Eric Garner, the American Problem and a Chance to Unite

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Awareness of police violence in America could spark a mass movement against state violence of all kinds