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One Black Man On Grand Jury Scheduled To Hear Michael Brown Slaying Case

One Black Man On Grand Jury Scheduled To Hear Michael Brown Slaying Case

According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch the Grand Jury that will decide whether to charge officer Darren Wilson with murder is made up of nine white people and only three black people. Just one black man and two black women will be a part of the Grand Jury, which […]

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NC Teacher Raises Over $150,000 To Feed Ferguson Children

NC Teacher Raises Over $150,000 To Feed Ferguson Children

Following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, many have asked themselves how they could help Ferguson, MO – a town in turmoil. Julianna Mendelsohn, a North Carolina teacher, dedicated herself to campaigning for underprivileged students that rely on free school lunches. Due to the unrest in Ferguson after Brown’s death, the school […]

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Black Panther-Inspired Dallas Gun Club Invokes Right To Open Carry (IMAGES)

We can’t let people just come into our community, whether they are law enforcement or not, and just gun our people down and there is no accountability.”

Black men with automatic rifles slung casually over one shoulder walking around the movie theaters. Black women in restaurants with their guns on the table between them. What in hell is going on? Have black people, finally tired of being on the receiving end of the bullets, risen up? Are […]

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Officer Darren Wilson Defense Fund Outraises Michael Brown’s Memorial Fund

Officer Darren Wilson Defense Fund Outraises Michael Brown’s Memorial Fund

As the pro-Darren Wilson movement continues to pick up steam, the crowdfunded legal fund set up for his benefit has already outraised the amount of money Michael Brown’s Memorial Fund. Just three days ago an anonymous person or group calling themselves “Stand Up” set up a GoFundMe campaign to support […]

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This Is How Black Parents Talk To Their Sons About The Police

This Is How Black Parents Talk To Their Sons About The Police

High-profile tragedies such as Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin have further exposed the systemic racism that still lives within our country – young unarmed black males are disproportionately being killed. Gun violence is the leading cause of death among black children, with black teen males at the highest risk. Because black […]

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Official Ku Klux Klan Party Platform IS The GOP And Tea Party Agenda

Official Ku Klux Klan Party Platform IS The GOP And Tea Party Agenda

I have been saying for a long time that the republican and tea parties are just mouthpieces for the American white supremacist movement.  Based on a hunch, I decided to go to the official site of the KKK and read the platform of the “Knight’s Party.” You can verify that […]

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Conservative Actor Kevin Sorbo: Ferguson’s Black Protesters Are Acting Like The ‘Animals’ They ‘Truly Are’

Conservative Actor Kevin Sorbo: Ferguson’s Black Protesters Are Acting Like The ‘Animals’ They ‘Truly Are’

As people voice their reactions about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown and the resulting Ferguson protests, Facebook has become home to many vile, racist posts (like this one – from a Missouri cop). Joining the hateful conversation is conservative actor Kevin Sorbo, who took to Facebook this week to call black […]

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Officer Wilson Says Michael Brown Punched Him, Fears For His Life (VIDEOS)

“I can’t remember any time in the last 10 years, at least, where somebody’s completely gone into hiding, for fear of his life… He’s had some advice to dive down a hole and take cover for now.”

Officer Wilson says that Michael Brown did punch him. And now he fears for his life. The policeman who killed Michael Brown “can’t go out.” And he is complaining about the limitations of 24-hour protection. Tough life. At least he can bitch and moan–unlike Brown. Darren Wilson [28] texted his […]

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GOP Calls Ferguson Voter Registration Drive ‘Disgusting’; Terrified Community Will Start Voting

GOP Calls Ferguson Voter Registration Drive ‘Disgusting’; Terrified Community Will Start Voting

The executive director of Missouri’s Republican party could barely contain his rage when he learned that one of the facets of recent protests in Ferguson has been a voter registration drive. His reaction betrays a sense of entitlement that comes from living in an age of political apathy: citizens shouldn’t […]

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Nevada Tea Partier: Cops Are Scared To Shoot Black People Because Obama (AUDIO)

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Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown because Obama made him do it – or something like that.

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Alabama Teacher Has Students Re-Enact Michael Brown Killing, With White Kids As Cops Shooting Black Kids As Brown (VIDEO)

Alabama Teacher Has Students Re-Enact Michael Brown Killing, With White Kids As Cops Shooting Black Kids As Brown (VIDEO)

An Alabama elementary school teacher is under fire for sowing racial division instead of unity in the classroom after she had her students re-enact the Michael Brown shooting.

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Mother Of Tased Black Teen: The Cop ‘Was Trying To Kill My Son’ (VIDEO)

Mother Of Tased Black Teen: The Cop ‘Was Trying To Kill My Son’ (VIDEO)

Recently, an African American 18-year-old in Connecticut was tased by Hartford cop identified as Shawn Ware. The teen was unarmed, non-threatening and complying with the officer’s orders when he was tased. In the footage above, Luis Anglero Jr. is seen walking toward an officer, stopping a few feet in front of […]

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Radicalized British Man Beheads American Journalist James Foley

"Unfortunately they are amongst some of the most vicious and vociferous fighters who are out there. That is unfortunately just a part of their radicalisation."

  A British man is wearing the black Islamic garb of the militant ISIS fighters, his face masked. He stands alone in stark outline against the desert sands of Syria next to a kneeling James Foley, the kidnapped American journalist. Foley is wear a bright orange jumpsuit and awaits what he […]

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Conservative Missouri City Councilman Blames Republican Party For His Racist Facebook Posts (VIDEO)

Peter Tinsley via KFVS

A Missouri city councilman is apologizing for racist photos of President Obama he posted on Facebook a year ago. And he’s pointing the finger at the Republican Party for making him do it.

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Gun Violence Statistics Show The Risks Of Being A Black Kid In America

Gun Violence Statistics Show The Risks Of Being A Black Kid In America

Recently, the mother of Trayvon Martin – Sybrina Fulton – reached out to slain black teen Michael Brown’s family. In her letter, which was published by TIME, Fulton addressed America’s gun violence problem. Fulton wrote: “I will support you and your efforts to seek justice for your Michael and the […]

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CNN Host Don Lemon: Missouri National Guard Member Referred To Black People As ‘N*ggers’ (VIDEO)

CNN Host Don Lemon via Raw Story

Now the National Guard is involved and clearly there are racist troops who are convinced that all black people are dangerous. What could possibly go wrong?

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Missouri Cop Under Investigation For Posting Racist Messages About Ferguson (IMAGE)

Missouri Cop Under Investigation For Posting Racist Messages About Ferguson (IMAGE)

While the city of Ferguson, Mo. mourns the loss of one of its children and the nation grapples with the question of whether cops have become out of control, one Kansas City cop saw this moment as a great opportunity to wear his racism on his sleeve – posting several […]

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What Happens When Tourists See ‘Dead’ Black Body In Philly Park: Life Goes On

What Happens When Tourists See ‘Dead’ Black Body In Philly Park: Life Goes On

Over the weekend, 27-year-old black artist and Philly native Keith Wallace staged a silent protest in Philadelphia’s Love Park to make a statement about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Wallace draped caution tape around the park’s famous “LOVE” statue and laid down on the ground in front of the […]

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“Neither Of Their Deaths Shall Be In Vain”: Trayvon Martin’s Mother Writes Letter To Michael Brown’s Family

“Neither Of Their Deaths Shall Be In Vain”: Trayvon Martin’s Mother Writes Letter To Michael Brown’s Family

Losing a child is devastating to any parent. Losing your child under racially charged and unjust circumstances is even more heartbreaking. On Monday night, Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, consoled Michael Brown’s grieving parents. In 2012, Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman, who testified that the unarmed black […]

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Rich White Woman Gets Five Days Community Service For Stealing $2,000 Worth Of Merchandise: This Is Why We Protest

Image of Kate Meckler, courtesy New York Post
Image of Mike Brown courtesy IJReview

Let’s compare how justice treats young black men with how it treats rich, white women. A young black man named Michael Brown is (supposedly) accused of stealing cheap cigars from a corner store in a Missouri suburb. He’s gunned down like a dog by the local police. Meanwhile, media pundits […]

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