Frederick Douglass

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New Haven Independent
Cop-Community Tensions Laid Barethis. He has arrested police officers before, but it must continue.” State Rep
Cop-Community Tensions Laid Bare
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
this. He has arrested police officers before, but it must continue.” State Rep. Porter too said it’s time for action. “Frederick Douglass said, ‘Power concedes nothing without a demand,’ and I think our communities have asked enough questions,”... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Cop-Community Tensions Laid Barethis. He has arrested police officers before, but it must continue.” State Rep
Cop-Community Tensions Laid Bare
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
this. He has arrested police officers before, but it must continue.” State Rep. Porter too said it’s time for action. “Frederick Douglass said, ‘Power concedes nothing without a demand,’ and I think our communities have asked enough questions,”... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Training program recruits Baltimore teens to fire departmentstudents for careers in the department. The program, which began in 2014, offe
Training program recruits Baltimore teens to fire department
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
students for careers in the department. The program, which began in 2014, offers EMT certification training to students at Frederick Douglass High School and Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy, according to Fire Department Spokesman Samuel... Read more
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Boston Globe
Seagull flap in New Bedfordde Milo and other nude art can be very beautiful.” But he questions why New Bed
Seagull flap in New Bedford
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
de Milo and other nude art can be very beautiful.” But he questions why New Bedford, whose famous denizens have included Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville, would want to celebrate that history “with a seagull with large human... Read more
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NJ.com
The strange things each of the states in U.S. brag aboutWorld Wrestling Entertainment Delaware: Former Republican Govs. Pete DuPont an
The strange things each of the states in U.S. brag about
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
World Wrestling Entertainment Delaware: Former Republican Govs. Pete DuPont and Mike Castle D.C.: George Washington and Frederick Douglass Florida: Where LeBron James won his first two National Basketball Association championships Georgia:... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
What Republicans want you to know about every statediverse slate of millennial candidates" that "will win the state Senate this ye
What Republicans want you to know about every state
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
diverse slate of millennial candidates" that "will win the state Senate this year." "Home of that great Republican Frederick Douglass." A state that "gave LeBron James his first two championships." (Sorry, Ohio) "The No. 1 state in the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Silent march planned in Dallas by group behind rally that preceded deadly ambushaddressed by all colors and creeds." Alexander made his remarks at a strategy
Silent march planned in Dallas by group behind rally that preceded deadly ambush
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
addressed by all colors and creeds." Alexander made his remarks at a strategy meeting attended by about 75 people at the Frederick Douglass Human and Social Justice Center in southern Dallas. "Our government has failed us," he said. Police... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
What Republicans want you to know about every statediverse slate of millennial candidates" that "will win the state Senate this ye
What Republicans want you to know about every state
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
diverse slate of millennial candidates" that "will win the state Senate this year." "Home of that great Republican Frederick Douglass." A state that "gave LeBron James his first two championships." (Sorry, Ohio) "A place where it's... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Charles Pugh gets new judge in sexual assault case, remains jailedto pay $250,000 to a former student who accused Pugh in a lawsuit of sexually p
Charles Pugh gets new judge in sexual assault case, remains jailed
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
to pay $250,000 to a former student who accused Pugh in a lawsuit of sexually pursuing him during a mentorship program at Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men in Detroit in 2013. Former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh, dressed in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Tuskegee Airmen take to skieswas a pattern of violation on their part. This decision reinforced the trend of
History: Tuskegee Airmen take to skies
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
was a pattern of violation on their part. This decision reinforced the trend of white flight. July 26, 1848: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass was the only man to play a key role at the inaugural Woman’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls, New York.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
For black gun owners, bearing arms is a civil rights issuelegislators, many African-Americans now see gun ownership as an important civil
For black gun owners, bearing arms is a civil rights issue
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
legislators, many African-Americans now see gun ownership as an important civil rights cause, in the spirit of abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ comment in 1867 that a man’s rights lay in three boxes: “the ballot box, the jury box and the cartridge... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Seafaring heritage among charms of Maryland's Eastern Shoreoldest in the nation. On the courthouse grounds is a statue paying tribute to f
Seafaring heritage among charms of Maryland's Eastern Shore
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
oldest in the nation. On the courthouse grounds is a statue paying tribute to famed black abolitionist, orator and writer Frederick Douglass, who was born in Talbot County. Another beautiful stop is the small walled garden outside the Historical... Read more
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Boston Globe
The colorful history of political conventions“of deadly hostility to the best interests of the country.” A Black Lives Matte
The colorful history of political conventions
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
“of deadly hostility to the best interests of the country.” A Black Lives Matter sign would make sense in 1876, as Frederick Douglass decried Republican conventioneers for freeing the slaves without “providing means for their economic or... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
America's racial inequality starts early � in preschoolof incarcerating a juvenile in some states, a child could receive a quality pri
America's racial inequality starts early � in preschool
The Charlotte Post / Posted 6 days ago
of incarcerating a juvenile in some states, a child could receive a quality private school college education. A quote by Frederick Douglass, an abolitionist born into slavery, is still appropriate today. “It is easier to build strong children... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
My Brother’s Keeper helps kids reach potentialfocused in school, set a positive example, and provide care and support that th
My Brother’s Keeper helps kids reach potential
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
focused in school, set a positive example, and provide care and support that these kids may not be getting anywhere else. Frederick Douglass said, it is "easier to build strong children than repair broken men." We need a strategy to allow all our... Read more
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Wired News
The History of Trial by Combat, and Other Stories You Missed This Weekbring the world into peace and unity.” I’m not sure that’s how our modern conne
The History of Trial by Combat, and Other Stories You Missed This Week
Wired News / Posted 7 days ago
bring the world into peace and unity.” I’m not sure that’s how our modern connectedness will play out. But that was what Frederick Douglass predicted about the power of new technologies like photography. Jill LePore with a thoughtful look at... Read more
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The News & Observer
For black gun owners, bearing arms is a civil rights issuelegislators, many African Americans now see gun ownership as an important civil
For black gun owners, bearing arms is a civil rights issue
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
legislators, many African Americans now see gun ownership as an important civil rights cause, in the spirit of abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ comment in 1867 that a man’s rights lay in three boxes: “the ballot box, the jury box and the cartridge... Read more
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BlackNews.com
New Black History Bowtie Design Celebrates Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, And Rosa Parksneck strap. It is also pre-tied, and the print will never fade! Other bowties
New Black History Bowtie Design Celebrates Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, And Rosa Parks
BlackNews.com / Posted 9 days ago
neck strap. It is also pre-tied, and the print will never fade! Other bowties featured on the web site feature Frederick Douglass, Jackie Robinson, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and more. For more details, visit... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Escaping a Racist Childhoodcowardly; some sensible, some foolish; some arrogant, some humble; some unpreju
Escaping a Racist Childhood
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
cowardly; some sensible, some foolish; some arrogant, some humble; some unprejudiced, some racist. That, in the words of Frederick Douglass: “The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery”, and vice versa. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Search of the Shepherd - What Should Be Our Compass?country. This may appear abstract, but it can be seen clearly in little things
In Search of the Shepherd - What Should Be Our Compass?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
country. This may appear abstract, but it can be seen clearly in little things that matter. Honesty/fidelity to ethics Frederick Douglass, a former American slave and statesman of sainted memory, once famously remarked, "... life of the nation... Read more
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Black Press USA
Recent Police Shootings Show Our Nation’s Hypocrisyof Black men by police officers, 136 so far this year (about 25.3 percent of al
Recent Police Shootings Show Our Nation’s Hypocrisy
Black Press USA / Posted 10 days ago
of Black men by police officers, 136 so far this year (about 25.3 percent of all police killings). You ought to read Frederick Douglass’ speech and understand why those videos leave me with cold antipathy for “my country.” Many things have... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Charles Pugh held on $500K bond on sex chargesruined his political career. A high school student accused Pugh of sexually gr
Charles Pugh held on $500K bond on sex charges
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
ruined his political career. A high school student accused Pugh of sexually grooming him during a mentorship program at Frederick Douglass Academy, an all-boys school in Detroit. No criminal charges were issued in that case, but a civil trial... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Charles Pugh to be arraigned in Detroit todaydestroyed his political career. A high school student accused Pugh of sexually
Charles Pugh to be arraigned in Detroit today
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
destroyed his political career. A high school student accused Pugh of sexually grooming him during a mentorship program at Frederick Douglass Academy, an all-boys school in Detroit. No criminal charges were issued in that case, but a civil trial... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
A Voice From DallasChristian nation, we’ve never been a Christian nation. It’s hypocritical for us
A Voice From Dallas
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
Christian nation, we’ve never been a Christian nation. It’s hypocritical for us to say that we were a Christian nation and Frederick Douglass was a slave. How can these individuals call themselves Christians and say that they believe in Christ. So... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
After Dallas massacre, African Americans look to next stepsa T-shirt emblazoned with the name of late boxer and civil rights activist Muha
After Dallas massacre, African Americans look to next steps
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
a T-shirt emblazoned with the name of late boxer and civil rights activist Muhammad Ali, senior pastor Frederick Douglass Haynes III called for far-reaching answers. "There are wounds to our souls," said Haynes, who paid... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Talks address police use of forceIn the gym at the Frederick Douglass Community Association, Paula “Stormi” Bloc
Talks address police use of force
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 days ago
In the gym at the Frederick Douglass Community Association, Paula “Stormi” Blocker of North Toledo craned her neck to the right and pointed under her left ear. Ms. Blocker sat in the third row of a makeshift auditorium as the clock approached 2 p.m.... Read more
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The Courier
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Jay Z releases song about police brutalityhave lost loved ones to police brutality," and concluded his statement with a q
Jay Z releases song about police brutality
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
have lost loved ones to police brutality," and concluded his statement with a quote from 19th century writer and activist Frederick Douglass: "Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is... Read more
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Salon.com
A fear not shared by all Americans: The privilege of knowing you’ll never be a police brutality victimlike a central trope in African American literature. It’s found in the work of
A fear not shared by all Americans: The privilege of knowing you’ll never be a police brutality victim
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
like a central trope in African American literature. It’s found in the work of Ernest Gaines, Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, Frederick Douglass, and even in the work of eighteenth-century writers like Prince Hall. It likely resonates in oral... Read more
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Daily Mail
Professor Griff says 'white cop' accused him of 'training cop killers'and believe I’ll live, that don’t mean I will live.’ Professor Griff spoke on
Professor Griff says 'white cop' accused him of 'training cop killers'
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
and believe I’ll live, that don’t mean I will live.’ Professor Griff spoke on the topic of The Unified God Theory at the Frederick Douglass Center on Saturday, April 23. Also speaking at the event was rapper and music producer David Banner,... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Black Lives Matter style protest hits downtown Brockton FridayCourt, where speakers took turns on a megaphone. Then participants walked in th
Black Lives Matter style protest hits downtown Brockton Friday
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Court, where speakers took turns on a megaphone. Then participants walked in the streets to Legion Parkway, and headed to Frederick Douglass Park for more speeches. Page 2 of 2 - There were no problems or incidents during the Brockton protest,... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Black Lives Matter style protest hits downtown Brockton Friday nightCourt, where speakers took turns on a megaphone. Then participants walked in th
Black Lives Matter style protest hits downtown Brockton Friday night
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Court, where speakers took turns on a megaphone. Then participants walked in the streets to Legion Parkway, and headed to Frederick Douglass Park for more speeches.There were no problems or incidents during the Brockton protest, which was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Stacia Brown's 'Rise of Charm City' podcast brings fresh eyes to old favesThe Rise of Charm City" will host a night of multimedia storytelling to raise m
Stacia Brown's 'Rise of Charm City' podcast brings fresh eyes to old faves
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
The Rise of Charm City" will host a night of multimedia storytelling to raise money for its second season from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum, 1417 Thames St. Free. douglassmyers.org S... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore students headed for cultural experience in CubaHe thinks it will be "amazing to be able to swim in water that I can see throug
Baltimore students headed for cultural experience in Cuba
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
He thinks it will be "amazing to be able to swim in water that I can see through." Dom, a rising senior at Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School, and 12 other area students leave Saturday for a two-week expedition to Cuba. The trip was... Read more
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ABC News
Jay Z Releases Song About Police Brutalityhave lost loved ones to police brutality," and concluded his statement with a q
Jay Z Releases Song About Police Brutality
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
have lost loved ones to police brutality," and concluded his statement with a quote from 19th century writer and activist Frederick Douglass: "Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is... Read more
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Breitbart
Jay-Z Releases Anti-Police Brutality Anthem ‘Spiritual’is for our greatest good, but man…. it’s tough right now.” The rapper ended hi
Jay-Z Releases Anti-Police Brutality Anthem ‘Spiritual’
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
is for our greatest good, but man…. it’s tough right now.” The rapper ended his statement with a quote from abolitionist Frederick Douglass: “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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The Young Witness
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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Western Advocate
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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Kiama Independent
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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Manning River Times
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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The North West Star
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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Daily Liberal
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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The Border Mail
A guide to Harlem, New York Cityhere, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the n
A guide to Harlem, New York City
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
here, but the killjoy police chased it away. From the wide roundabout on the northwest corner of the park, turn north onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Douglass was a leader of the abolitionist movement to end slavery, and he's still widely adored... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Jay Z New Single “Spiritual” Urges Police To Stop Shooting [STREAM]where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society
Jay Z New Single “Spiritual” Urges Police To Stop Shooting [STREAM]
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 15 days ago
where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. ” – Frederick Douglass Listen below and read the lyrics to foll... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jay Z and Beyonce pay tribute to black men shot dead by US policeto families who had lost loved ones to "police brutality" and included a quotat
Jay Z and Beyonce pay tribute to black men shot dead by US police
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
to families who had lost loved ones to "police brutality" and included a quotation by African-American social reformer Frederick Douglass. Mr Sterling was shot in Louisiana on Tuesday after being pinned to the pavement by two white officers. A... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Jay Z releases song Spiritual in response to shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castileof those that had lost loved ones to “police brutality” and included a quotatio
Jay Z releases song Spiritual in response to shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
of those that had lost loved ones to “police brutality” and included a quotation by African-American social reformer Frederick Douglass. Protesters in New York on Thursday demonstrate against the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling... Read more
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