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[burden of a black man]: corbin's story

“Black males, we are America’s pit bull. We’re labeled vicious, inhumane and left to die on the street,” Jordan says. “Oscar was kind of left for dead. 699 more words

Black Men

Oscar Grant's Mother: 'We Have to Be Relentless in the Vindication of Our Slain Sons'

To the Brown Family:

I give you my heartfelt condolences for your immeasurable loss as you bury and bid farewell to your son.

No words can ever assuage the pain we feel as parents when our precious children are taken away from us in such a violent, senseless manner. 595 more words

I Don't Wanna Feel…A Song For Trayvon, Mike Brown, and Countless Others

Imagine this. You wake up in the morning and start going about your day as usual. Then later in that same ordinary day you learn that YOUR son – who you have loved, fed and clothed everyday for 16, 17, 18 years or more – is violently killed. 328 more words

Dana Rice

Oscar Grant's Family In Ferguson To Support Michael Brown's Family

OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — The family of Oscar Grant has traveled to Ferguson, Missouri to offer support and advice to the parents of a black teen whose slaying at the hands of police ignited unrest. 186 more words

News

The End of Racism: Volume 3

Once again in the American lexicon, racial profiling and police brutality has reared its’ ugly head and the nation must take notice about its legacy of injustice and bias among people of color- especially young men of African- American descent. 751 more words

Commentary

Melissa Harris-Perry's Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police - video

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police

The Huffington Post  | By Jack Mirkinson -Posted: 08/16/2014 2:31 pm EDT

In a short but powerful segment on Saturday, … 213 more words

USA Politics And Economy

J. Cole - "Be Free" (Michael Brown Tribute)

J. Cole releases a deep track titled “Be Free”, This track is dedicated to Michael Brown and to every young black man murdered in America. Understand folks our voices will never be heard if we lay down silently and never speak up. 80 more words