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The Fremont Argus
Bay Area police releasing information in officer-involved deathsIn the age of Black Lives Matter, where activists on Twitter quickly can turn q
Bay Area police releasing information in officer-involved deaths
The Fremont Argus / Posted 9 days ago
In the age of Black Lives Matter, where activists on Twitter quickly can turn quiet streets into organized protests and every person seemingly has a cellphone camera, the pressure on Bay Area police to deliver timely, accurate information after an... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Bay Area police releasing information in officer-involved deathsIn the age of Black Lives Matter, where activists on Twitter quickly can turn q
Bay Area police releasing information in officer-involved deaths
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 10 days ago
In the age of Black Lives Matter, where activists on Twitter quickly can turn quiet streets into organized protests and every person seemingly has a cellphone camera, the pressure on Bay Area police to deliver timely, accurate information after an... Read more
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The Daily Review
Bay Area police releasing information in officer-involved deathsIn the age of Black Lives Matter, where activists on Twitter quickly can turn q
Bay Area police releasing information in officer-involved deaths
The Daily Review / Posted 10 days ago
In the age of Black Lives Matter, where activists on Twitter quickly can turn quiet streets into organized protests and every person seemingly has a cellphone camera, the pressure on Bay Area police to deliver timely, accurate information after an... Read more
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Salon.com
“He shouldn’t be up there with Martin Luther King”: A mural of Freddie Gray with the civil rights leader provokes disgust, on my ride-along with the Baltimore PoliceThe streets are quiet tonight in West Baltimore. I’m in the backseat of a car o
“He shouldn’t be up there with Martin Luther King”: A mural of Freddie Gray with the civil rights leader provokes disgust, on my ride-along with the Baltimore Police
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
The streets are quiet tonight in West Baltimore. I’m in the backseat of a car on a ride-along with two Baltimore City police officers in late May, nearly a month after the riots following the death of Freddie Gray. There have been 26 murders this... Read more
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Yahoo News
High-tech policing: Do cities need Big Brother to lower crime? Lt. Zsakhiem James shows how software on his laptop connects him with fellow
High-tech policing: Do cities need Big Brother to lower crime?
Yahoo News / Posted 13 days ago
Lt. Zsakhiem James shows how software on his laptop connects him with fellow officers. (Gordon Donovan/Yahoo N … Before heading out on his morning patrol, Lt. Zsakhiem James makes sure... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
California bans grand juries in fatal shootings by policeGov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday making California the first state i
California bans grand juries in fatal shootings by police
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 20 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday making California the first state in the nation to ban the use of grand juries to decide whether police officers should face criminal charges when they kill people in the line of duty. The ban, which will... Read more
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The Daily Review
California bans grand juries in fatal shootings by policeGov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday making California the first state i
California bans grand juries in fatal shootings by police
The Daily Review / Posted 20 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday making California the first state in the nation to ban the use of grand juries to decide whether police officers should face criminal charges when they kill people in the line of duty. The ban, which will... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at controversial police encounters in the news. 1991 -
Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 22 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at controversial police encounters in the news. 1991 - Los Angeles - Rodney King March 3, 1991 - Motorist Rodney King is beaten by LAPD officers after King leads police on a high-speed chase through Los Angeles County. George... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in FergusonGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating t
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in Ferguson
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer one year ago ended in gunfire late Sunday as multiple shots rang out on West... Read more
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WA Today
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in FergusonGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating t
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in Ferguson
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer one year ago ended in gunfire late Sunday as multiple shots rang out on West... Read more
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The Age
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in FergusonGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating t
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in Ferguson
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer one year ago ended in gunfire late Sunday as multiple shots rang out on West... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in FergusonGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating t
'Heavy gunfire' as anniversary is marked in Ferguson
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters A day of peaceful protest commemorating the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer one year ago ended in gunfire late Sunday as multiple shots rang out on West... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Eric Garner Shaped an Anti-Violence HolidayOn the western end of Coney Island, far from the hubbub of the rides and the cl
How Eric Garner Shaped an Anti-Violence Holiday
The Atlantic / Posted 25 days ago
On the western end of Coney Island, far from the hubbub of the rides and the clam shacks, the tenants of the Coney Island Houses were celebrating the dead. It was a sweltering day—a beach day, if there ever was one. But here by the beach on this... Read more
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Philly.com
Flaming mad: Michael B. Jordan weary of answering 'Fantastic Four' questions'"I honestly couldn't tell you. I haven't really been paying attention." He bri
Flaming mad: Michael B. Jordan weary of answering 'Fantastic Four' questions'
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
"I honestly couldn't tell you. I haven't really been paying attention." He brightened, though, when asked about his role in the upcoming "Rocky" spinoff, "Creed," in which he has the title role as son of the late champ Apollo Creed. The movie has a... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Listen To The 1930s Poem That Is The Perfect #BlackLivesMatter TributeA rousing new video connects the Jim Crow-era activism of famed American poet L
Listen To The 1930s Poem That Is The Perfect #BlackLivesMatter Tribute
The Huffington Post / Posted 26 days ago
A rousing new video connects the Jim Crow-era activism of famed American poet Langston Hughes to the activism of today's #BlackLivesMatter movement. The video, published online Wednesday by the group Color of Change, has actor Danny Glover reading... Read more

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