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Man who served 15 years for killing cop exonerated after witnesses & evidence tampering revealed
Arizona wants to create a DNA database for care facilities and charge people for it, that’s a problem
Democrats pass symbolic ‘anti-corruption act’ as first action of the new Congress
NYC to allow people to change gender or choose gender-neutral option on birth certificates
To force Muslims to assimilate, Denmark requires all to shake hands in citizenship ceremonies
Senate passes the First Step Act with notable bipartisan support. What comes next?
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu endorses death penalty bill designed specifically for Palestinians
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
SCOTUS reverses lower courts decisions, sides with Trump’s Muslim travel ban in 5-4 vote
Weed legalization highlights how progressive policies deceptively re-entrench anti-Black dynamics
Erica Garner Calls Out NYC Mayor de Blasio For Hypocrisy
Beyoncé Speaks Out On North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law
Illinois passes bill making it illegal to record police
Large number of police shootings do not end with prosecutions
Man says George Zimmerman threatened to kill him
Petition: Mike Brown law would require all state, county and local police to wear a camera
League City becomes first to officially ‘ban’ undocumented immigrant children
Changes to mandatory life sentence law prompts men to ask for second chances
Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down ruling against voter ID laws
North Carolina Supreme Court hears appeals to reinstate death sentences for inmates
Report: Florida charges more kids as adults than any other state, black youth disproportionately affected
NCAA champion: ‘I go to bed starving’
Mississippi legislators pass bill making it legal to discriminate against gays
Iowa lawmakers consider tough law on HIV exposure
Residents face fine for saggy pants
Universities may see cut from budget for assigning LGBT coursework
Rev. Al Sharpton, Tom Joyner to lead Stand Your Ground protest
Man burned to death for being gay in Uganda
Man moves into lawyer’s home after being scammed
Newspaper in Uganda lists ‘200 Top Homos’
Don’t get too excited about tech advances. Many are designed to leave Black people behind
#UnderHisEye and the erasure of Black women in the carceral system
Steve McQueen’s ‘Bear’ is an exploration of intimacies among Black men
New social media checks for visa applicants show the dangerous transformation of surveillance in the US
Richard Akuson: the ‘A Nasty Boy’ editor talks the future of his queer fashion magazine and life as an asylum seeker in the U.S.
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