Black Life Matters

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August 11 would have been Michael Brown’s first day of college. Here’s how the media is more concerned with the story of Michael Brown, and less so about his life.

As a White Man, I Just Want to Say I Am Truly Sorry For Your Loss

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James Maynard believes we need to be addressing the insidious violence that exists within our own community.

#LastWords: A Tribute to Men Killed by Police

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Shirin-Banou Barghi created this series of graphics dedicated to the victims to those killed by police officers.

Stigmatization & Violence as Social Control: Fear of the ‘Other’

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Dr. Warren Blumenfeld discusses how minority groups in the US live with the constant fear of random and unprovoked violence directed against them simply on account of their social identities.

2014: Is The Black Male’s Legacy Death?

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Aleasa Word questions the dollar value attached to lives of black males and the legacy it leaves

Who Are the “Good Guys With Guns”?

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Alex Yarde wants to look beyond the next news cycle on the epidemic of unarmed killings of black males.

What Can Be Learned from Donald Sterling and Mark Cuban?

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Edmund Adjapong shares how although many Americans choose to believe that we are currently a part of a post-racial society, the comments made by Donald Sterling is a reminder that little has changed.

Seriously, Can We Stop Calling The Cops On Little Black Kids Already?

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Denene Millner recounts the story of the 11 year-old boy who was held at gunpoint by cops… for building a treehouse in his own back yard.

Kobe Bryant Needs To Have Every Seat At The Staples Center After Speaking About Miami’s Trayvon Martin Protest

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Is it time for Kobe Bryant to just keep his opinions to himself?

Cheering on the Bully and the Killer: Is That Entertainment?

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TV writer Steve Harper considers the morality of watching TV with dark themes.