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Don't Mess With The Narrative

On August 9, just a couple of weeks ago, Michael Brown was shot in the street by a Ferguson police officer.  Because Brown was an 18-year-old black male, naturally, and unarmed, he has become the newest cause in the vein of Trayvon Martin. 1,200 more words

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Cruel And Unusual

Yesterday, the State of Arizona executed double-murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood. Using a new two-drug combination, State doctors sedated Wood at 1352 and then administered the death drug. 1,091 more words

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He Was Just Here To Work

On May 19, 2013, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Phoenix police officer Daryl Raetz was finishing up a DUI arrest. While in the process of trying to get the suspect and his vehicle squared away, a green Ford Expedition sped toward the suspect’s vehicle and hit Raetz. 729 more words

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Check Your Privilege

Sierra Mannie, a senior at the University of Mississippi, penned an op/ed for her school newspaper called “Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture.” It was just… 947 more words

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Two Sides to Every Story

Last month, Mack Worley posted a video he had taken of an incident involving the police in his hometown of Vancouver, WA. The video begins with Vancouver police officers asking him – with weapons drawn – to put his rifle on the ground. 1,082 more words

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Two Sides to Every Story

Last month, Mack Worley posted a video he had taken of an incident involving the police in his hometown of Vancouver, WA.  The video begins with Vancouver police officers asking him – with weapons drawn – to put his rifle on the ground.  1,082 more words

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