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NYPD Officer Quits To Avoid Firing In Ramarley Graham Shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys. 347 more words

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My Research on Black Male Students

I thought I knew something about black male students but I can honestly say that over the last few months my eyes have been opened in part because… 645 more words

African Americans

2/9/2017

For my research paper my topic will be researching  “Does race encourage police brutality.” At first I wasn’t sure what my research topic was going to be, then I talked with Ms. 238 more words

Andre Weighs in on Martin Luther King Day

You understand it’s interesting to me living in 2017 and with the day of an assassinated civil rights leader & icon being tomorrow, people treat it like it’s just a day off from work…a paid holiday, or don’t even realize tomorrow is a federal holiday signed off officially by Reagan. 601 more words

Drum Movie Review: "Get Out"

Ok family…it’s like this, I never heard of this movie until this past weekend. Some friends went to see Fences and they told me about a trailer for some crazy movie. 175 more words

Black Images In Media

Pursuit of Happiness: Mental Health & the Black Male

Taking a cursory look at the song lyrics of some of today’s musical artists, it is clear to see that many of them are coming from a darker place than we would expect, and have a deeper purpose than just entertainment. 915 more words

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Watch Your Step

Trayvon Martin was a touchy subject from the beginning. The age old standoff between young black males and “authority” figures was brought to light, along with a media circus intent on demonizing another black “thug”. 311 more words