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2014/12/19 22:53
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There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified...
2014/12/19 22:53
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2014/12/19 21:12
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Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/MCT/ Getty ImagesMichael Jordan has one of, if not the most, diversified staffs in all professional sports. I say that MJ's story is a black power story, not the black...
2014/12/19 18:44
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WASHINGTON — Race relations is back as a major national issue. A Gallup poll released Friday found 13 percent of Americans said race relations is the country's biggest problem. While that's well...
2014/12/19 13:21
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The percentage of Americans who say race relations/racism is the most important problem facing the country is at its highest point since 1992 amid the Rodney King verdict, Gallup said. Prior to this...
2014/12/18 19:32
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The Los Angeles Police Department is buying 7,000 body-worn cameras for its officers, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced this week. The decision is not directly related to the protests in Ferguson or New...
2014/12/17 17:18
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Let’s Have a Real Conversation about Race By john a. powell NNPA Guest Columnist Thousands recently took to the streets in protest and outrage following a Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to...
2014/12/17 03:06
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Los Angeles will buy 7,000 body cameras for police officers to guard against misconduct and false allegations, Mayor Eric Garcetti said. Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Animation SKG...
2014/12/16 14:25
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Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Stevie Ray Vaughn are among the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning. Just as Lehigh Valley...
2014/12/15 20:17
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Most Americans hope we never have to call the police. A call to the police usually means something bad is happening. However, we want the police if we need them. We hope that if we are in danger a...
2014/12/15 05:21
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Sen. Cory Booker is out to change the way government deals with crime and punishment, but reversing decades-old policies that many of his colleagues see as synonymous with law and order has been slow...
2014/12/14 17:17
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It began as a familiar Saturday for Tamir Rice, having fun in his local park just a few hundred yards from where he lived. Wrapped up with a hood over his head to protect himself from the winds off...
2014/12/14 04:58
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In the months since police in this city began wearing body cameras to protests, the men and women rallying against law enforcement’s use of force have all but stopped getting in the faces of police...
2014/12/13 13:29
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The issue of Black people being victims of systemic brutality, oppression and murder at the hands of the police is not limited to the United States. It is a global problem. If we are ever going to...
2014/12/13 05:21
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Protests over the acquittal of police in the deaths of two unarmed men this week remind us of the Los Angeles riots after police beat Rodney King in 1992, the Watts riots of 1965. In Shreveport, it...
2014/12/13 04:59
2014/12/13 04:59
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One morning earlier this week I was in a Cracker Barrel eating my breakfast when, two tables away, sat a guy with a close-cropped haircut talking with his wife. When she got up to look in the gift...
2014/12/12 15:28
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The Eric Garner protests are continuing, with a major demonstration at London's Westfield this week.AFP / Getty Images The official motto of the town of Ferguson is 'Proud past. Promising Future.'...
2014/12/12 15:21
2014/12/12 15:21
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Alfred P. Doblin is the editorial page editor of The Record. Contact him at doblin@northjersey.com. Follow Alfred P Doblin on Twitter. I WAS IN Los Angeles on vacation when a grand jury decided not...
2014/12/12 15:13
2014/12/12 15:13
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... -- Michael Jordan once summed up his social and political activism in four simple words: "Republicans buy sneakers, too." In a world where athletes and celebrities seem more willing to attach...
2014/12/11 20:13
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Driving while black? App developers offer advice PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their...
2014/12/11 17:04
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The top federal prosecutor for the Syracuse area has appointed the first female criminal chief of the office that covers 32 counties in upstate New York. Assistant U.S. Attorney...
2014/12/19 22:53
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