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Persistence, part III: William Barber is ready

As the demonstration and discussions about the killing of Keith Scott continued, The New York Times found an activist voice to explain what was going on. 361 more words

NAACP head says shooting victim's history doesn't matter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A restraining order filed against a North Carolina man killed by police last week shouldn’t matter because officers who confronted him didn’t know about that history before he was shot to death, a civil rights leader said. 599 more words


NAACP head says victim's history doesn't matter in Charlotte police shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The local president of the NAACP says the history of the black man killed by a Charlotte, North Carolina, police officer doesn’t matter because the officers who confronted him didn’t know anything of it before he was shot to death. 100 more words


A Time of Sorrow

Can our nation really ever heal at this point? I believe that we can, and yes we surely will. The issue that we must overcome is not the one that seems to plague us, though. 468 more words


Black education leaders fight NAACP for access to charter schools

This story is from the Daily Signal, by Kelsey Harkness.


A group of 160 black education and community leaders from across the country are pushing back against an attempt by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to halt all future charter school growth.

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Cam Newton & Colin Kaepernick Set The Record Straight…AND MORE

Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick spoke out about a photo that appeared to show the two NFL players in each other’s faces. The photo made many question whether the two men were beefing over their differences regarding Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest. 363 more words