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2015/07/28 14:30
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On July 9, Sandra Bland drove to Prairie View, Texas from Chicago, eager for a job interview at Prairie View A&M, the historically black college that was her alma mater. The 28-year-old woman,...
2015/07/28 14:30
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2015/07/25 18:49
2015/07/25 18:49
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After a bidding war with several studios, Broad Green Pictures won the rights to the book with Destin Cretton as director and Gil Netter as producer, reports Variety. Stevenson defended the poor, the...
Read more at Digital Spy, /Film
2015/07/21 21:45
2015/07/21 21:45
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... suspect there is a cover-up here," Opal Tometi, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter, told Al Jazeera. "There doesn't seem to be clear evidence that points to any reason why she would do that to...
2015/07/19 04:22
2015/07/19 04:22
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... a truer novel than ‘Mockingbird’ | News & Observer News & Observer July 18, 2015 ‘Watchman’ a truer novel than ‘Mockingbird’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ romanticized Race at crux of...
2015/07/16 09:06
2015/07/16 09:06
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Bryan Stevenson received an honorary Doctor of Laws from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts May 28, 2015. How do you change the world? It's the question that troubles anyone who looks at...
2015/07/10 10:02
2015/07/10 10:02
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From 1877-1950, some 3,959 blacks in 12 Southern states were lynched, according to a report this past winter by the nonprofit Equal Justice Initiative. “Racial terror lynching,” as the report...
2015/07/08 22:03
2015/07/08 22:03
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Murder, theft, and other wickedness. A new report says that a stunning 95 percent of elected prosecutors in the U.S. are white and that more than 60 percent of the nation’s 50 states have exactly...
2015/07/07 19:19
2015/07/07 19:19
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Interactive Map Catalogs a History of Collective Violence Against Black Communities Ku Klux Klan rally in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 30, 1939. (AP Photo) (Slate) – Here’s a map put together by historian Liam...
2015/07/07 18:17
2015/07/07 18:17
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Why the prosecutorial makeup matters, per the release: Prosecutors decide whether a case is worth pursuing, whether a crime is a misdemeanor or felony, and how much jail time the defendant may face,...
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2015/07/05 17:14
2015/07/05 17:14
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Bryan Stevenson was driving to a jailhouse meeting in the morning gloom, through stands of loblolly pines and sweet gum trees, when he spotted the mammoth Confederate flag unfurled along Interstate...
2015/07/03 01:02
2015/07/03 01:02
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SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he has signed legislation removing the word “lynching” from the state’s criminal code following the arrest of a black activist at a...
2015/06/30 10:03
2015/06/30 10:03
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Murder, theft, and other wickedness. Final conversations between murder victims and the family members they leave behind have a way of becoming the subject of lifelong regret. Words not spoken or...
2015/06/29 12:03
2015/06/29 12:03
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Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Midway through his eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the slain pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, President...
Read more at Slate, The New Yorker
2015/06/28 13:10
2015/06/28 13:10
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CHARLESTON, S.C. » In a rambling home at the edge of a salt marsh, a proud graduate of the Citadel, the storied Southern military college whose cadets fired the opening salvo of the Civil War, was...
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