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Lauryn Hill "I Find it Hard to Say"

Every time another case of police brutality happens, I think about this song. Ms. Hill wrote this in response to Amadou Diallo’s murder by cops on February 4, 1999 in which Diallo was shot 41 times. 425 more words

Notes from Vacation

ON BLACK LIVES, BLUE LIVES AND ALL LIVES

When I’m on vacation I avoid doing much writing. It’s time for me to recharge my batteries and explore some new ideas and new directions. 1,923 more words

Politics

The Blackman's Story: Part Two

FLASHBACK

The Black mans Story: Part Two

1989

“The Central Park Five”

In 2012 Sarah Burns and her husband David Mc Mahon released a documentary “The Central Park Five”. 452 more words

Drama

That time Law & Order kinda got it right

 

Law & Order ran a simple formula. Roughly the first half of each episode followed a police investigation (order) while the latter half followed a prosecution (law). 1,821 more words

Colonialism

Here Are All The Reasons Cops Have Killed Black People

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent death of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks. 282 more words

National

Here Are All The Reasons Cops Have Killed Black People

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent death of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks. 282 more words

National

Here Are All The Reasons Cops Have Killed Black People

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent death of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks. 282 more words

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