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Black is not the color of my skin. Black is the color of my fate.

Michael Brown’s case raised some important questions. But maybe Tamir Rice’s answers some of them? Tamir Rice, a 12 year old boy, was shot Saturday while playing with his toy gun in Cudell Recreation Centre in Cleveland. 1,290 more words

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Wrong place, wrong time

I wrote this in 2012 but the racial animus from the Trayvon Martin case was at such a fever pitch I never made it public. Thought I would now. 1,199 more words

11. Kendrec McDade

19-year-old Kendrec McDade was killed by Pasadena police officers after a 9-1-1 caller falsely reported that two men with guns stole a backpack from his car. 66 more words

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