Claudia Rankine’s preeminent book on race in America, ‘Citizen’, has been given a chilling update. What used to be blank spaces now hold the names of black men killed by the police.
Yesterday, President Obama proposed making community college free for those “who are willing to work for it.”
Cleveland city officials released extended video that show’s police forcing Tamir Rice’s sister to the ground after they shot her brother. The video shows Rice’s sister running to his aide after hearing the gun shots. Once she approached the body, she is held down by the officers involved and eventually handcuffed and put in the back of a squad car, just feet from where her brother lay dying. The video confirms claims made by Samira Rice, Tamir’s mother.