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It’s really only this big!

During a peaceful demonstration in Cairo a mother, Shaima al-Sabbagh, was shot in the head by police and killed.

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab (above) brushed this off by stating:”whoever committed a mistake will be punished, whoever he may be”. 56 more words


Notable developments in tensions between police, communities

(AP) The killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and in New York City this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries declined to indict the officers. 828 more words

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“Selma:” Shrink-wrapped & High on Suffrage, Low on Balm By Ronald Steele

I’m sick of the Hollywierd films depicting Black life, excluding the natural context, afforded white stories, and characterizing Black people void of loving emotion, only pain, rage & anger. 820 more words

African Americans

Another night of protests after police killing of black teen in Berkeley

BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators took to the streets for a second night after a white police officer in Berkeley, Missouri, killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him. 871 more words


Black teenager 'shot dead by police' not far from the scene where Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson


  • Antonio Martin was shot and killed outside a gas station in St Louis
  • The scene is three miles from where Michael Brown was shot in August…
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Grand jury clears Houston cop in killing of unarmed black man Jordan Baker

A Houston police officer has been cleared by a grand jury in the death of an unarmed black man.

Jordan Baker, 26, was fatally shot by officer Juventino Castro in January. 263 more words


Connecticut police departments make safety changes

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Police departments across Connecticut are making safety changes after two New York police officers were shot to death Saturday inside their patrol car and a Florida police officer was shot and killed Sunday. 233 more words