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After Israeli police kill Ethiopian woman, community rallies to protest anti-Blackness & police brutality
Oklahoma City school to be designed specifically for homeless students
Houston police union president threatens to track civilian anti-police rhetoric after cops shot
What Future’s fear of admitting his sobriety says about our unhealthy expectation for Black pain
The importance of reckoning with anti-Black bias in the white-dominated tech world
Angola removes colonial-era law that prohibited homosexuality
Zora Neale Hurston helped create 1st mass-produced Black doll that wasn’t just a painted white one
Turning the fight to save the environment into a fight for racial justice
Comic: When white people can’t imagine a world without colonization
Former prosecutor acquits 3 cops accused of falsifying reports in Laquan McDonald shooting
Sudan arrests 28 journalists in crack down on anti-government protests
Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal granted the right of appeal by Philadelphia judge
480,000 students affected as Los Angeles teachers go on strike for better wages, conditions
#Data4BlackLives conference highlights how technology and race interact
Voting rights restored to former felons in Florida, but lawmakers may add legal hurdles
Cyntoia Brown’s clemency is a glimmer of hope for Black girls and the ones who protect them
APA says ‘masculinity identity’ is linked to homophobia and misogyny in new report
Jameek Lowery went to cops for help, warned they’d kill him on FB live, then died in their custody
2nd Black gay man has died in the home of prominent liberal donor and white gay “ally” Ed Buck
5 Israeli teenagers arrested for the fatal stoning of a Palestinian woman ahead of elections
Tennessee governor Bill Haslam grants Cyntoia Brown clemency after serving 15 years
Police still can’t find 7 y/o Jazmine Barnes’ killer as an older shooting gains suspicion
After shooting threats, lawsuits, & many celebrities refusing to appear, Lifetime’s ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ premieres
NYC to allow people to change gender or choose gender-neutral option on birth certificates
Netflix pulls episode of ‘Patriot Act’ critical of Saudi government at their request, draws criticism
Reconciling ‘glorious healing’ & the ‘loving refusal’ of intracommunal violence in an era of disposability
Organizers of California Women’s March cancel event over concerns that it’s ‘too white’
Sudanese doctors and journalists go on strike against government in midst of deadly protests
Comic: I’ll believe The Lord is against homosexuality when he tells me
Why do so many others want to claim Blackness if it means oppression?
How Black Mirror’s “Striking Vipers” episode failed bisexual men & trans women
Black military men’s bodies are the cost of their patriotism
What do you do when childhood trauma makes you close off from the care you need to heal it?
‘Fast Color’ was snubbed by Hollywood’s white male gatekeepers because it doesn’t fit their worldview
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