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Jesse Williams Shoots Down ‘Angry’ Black Man/Woman Stereotype

Dispensing proper reasoning, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams shot down the stereotype of the angry black man/woman in today’s society.

The actor made his views known about the stereotype during a recent interview with The Guardian, according to The Huffington Post, which noted that Williams also touched on the misguided assumption that a black person’s anger is a product of being black. 204 more words


The Piano Teacher

I had heard about Michael Haneke’s “The Piano Teacher” many years ago and finally had a chance to watch it. The movie turned out to be more than what I expected. 250 more words


St. Louis County Police Urged to Strengthen Protest Planning

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police must strengthen policies for handling protests, improve training on diversity and community policing, and do a better job of hiring and promoting minorities and women, according to a report released Friday by the Department of Justice. 598 more words

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DOJ releases review of St. Louis County police

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Police Department does not represent the diversity of the population it serves, according to a newly released report from the U.S. 333 more words


FBI To Finally Collect & Publish Info About Police-Involved Fatal Shootings

Responding to long running complaints about the lack of national data available for how often police resort to deadly force, the FBI on Monday announced plans to track and publish the statistics. 204 more words


White Community Disturbed By Idea That Only Black Lives Matter

by Brady Blackburn

The Black Lives Matter movement, which began in the wake of George Zimmerman’s shooting of Trayvon Martin in 2013, has been making the news a lot lately—likely because of the near-endless fuel supplied by regular killings of African Americans by white police officers. 231 more words