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Black Lives Matter Protests Met With Excessive Force in Minneapolis

Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Minneapolis police fatally shot Jamar Clark in the head after apprehending him for allegedly interfering with paramedics who had responded to an assault in which he was a suspect. 819 more words

Race Matters: Public Defender Now Staffing Branch Courts

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — For the first time in at least 30 years, assistant public defenders are working in the branch courthouses across Miami-Dade County. 428 more words


Diversity is not Nice

I am so excited to join the Missio Alliance writing team! I have written for them before but now, I will be contributing to their blog monthly. 218 more words

Race Matters

What’s Happening At Mizzou Happens Everywhere Every Day

The University of Missouri, nicknamed Mizzou by alumni, reached a state of civil unrest on campus this week. Black students had reason to fear for their lives after receiving repeated… 826 more words

'White People' documentary plays at Bonaventure

By Sarah Waychoff

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On Wednesday, Nov. 4, St. Bonaventure University hosted one of many talks on the subject of “Race Matters”. The program #RaceMatters was designed to start a dialogue with students on the difficult discussion of racial issues on campus. 600 more words


Waiting for Supergirl

The juxtaposition was startling and heart-wrenching.

On TV, I was watching the premier of “Supergirl,” in which a young white female superhero joyfully uses her otherworldly physical strength to defeat a supervillain and also discovers the power of her emotional resilience, cheered on by family, friends, and the rest of the world. 817 more words

This is Why We Protest

They call us the CityLine Dozen. I laughed when I heard it for the first time, because it sounds more like a donut shop than a group of racial justice activists who got  819 more words