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Legal Equalizer App May Save Your Life When Pulled Over

Sandra Bland's death inspired the creation of a potentially life saving app

Legal Equalizer uses location services and integrates with a mobile device’s address book. Users can…

By Samara Lynn

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[WATCH] Family Settles $5.3 Million Lawsuit in Fatal Shooting Involving Police Officer

Unarmed black man killed during traffic stop; compensation includes college tuition for his children

The family of deceased Samuel DuBose has settled its lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Cops Who Shot 12-yr-old Tamir Rice Won’t Face Charges

Prosecutor Tim McGinty says evidence didn't indicate criminal conduct

An Ohio grand jury decided not to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback after…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Laquan McDonald and What My Dying Father Told Me About the Chicago Police

The tragedy of the blue wall of silence

My daddy was born and raised near Money, Mississippi, and was a teenager himself in…

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Obama on Black Lives Matter: “We As a Society, Particularly Given Our History, Have to Take This Seriously”

POTUS says concerns of activists are legitimate issues we have to addresss

President Obama opens up about his thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and the…

By Courtney Connley

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GroupMe App Used for Racial Profiling in Georgetown Shops

A messaging app is used to racially profile African American shoppers

Organized by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, Operation GroupMe’s chat sessions have generated over 3,000…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Facts About the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Statistics show nationwide epidemic of minority children directed from school to prison

School-to-prison pipeline: Statistics show nationwide epidemic of minority children directed from school to prison.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Fight Against ‘Racial Profiling’ and ‘Shopping While Black’ Continues

The line between “the suspect is a black male” and “black males are suspect” remains dangerously thin.

The line between “the suspect is a black male” and “black males are suspect” remains…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Slammer-Time! Rapper MC Hammer Arrested, Cries he was Racially Profiled

Hammer says he thought the officer was 'dangerous'

MC Hammer claims he was a victim of racial profiling after cop pulled him over…

By Makkada B. Selah

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We Are All Trayvon Martin

One tragic day in February, Trayvon Martin bought a bag of Skittles and a bottle…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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High-school junior Trayvon Martin was shot and killed on Feb. 26 (Image: File)

How the Trayvon Martin Case has Divided America

The shooting death of the Florida teen has exposed more of America's racial divide

The Grio’s David A. Love analyzes how the Trayvon Martin case has revealed racial tensions…

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Winging It: Brown (Mothers) v. Board of Education

Why are Black mothers being jailed for seeking a decent education for their children?

The rise of mothers like Kelly Williams-Bolar and Tanya McDowell being arrested for sending their…

By Caroline Clarke

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Shopping Insider: Shopping While Black

How to get the best steals and deals, for people who take their shopping seriously

I’m sure it has happened to you. You’re shopping in a store, minding your own…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Greene�s primary victory is upheld; Ethics panel scrutinizes lawmakers

The South Carolina Democratic Party’s executive committee voted Thursday night to uphold unemployed veteran Alvin…

By Joyce Jones

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Take A Stand With Your Dollars

While we are often conflicted about immigration issues, Arizona's anti-immigration law has everything to do with us

As most people know, given the generous amount of purple and gold items in my…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Liberal Dems raise eyebrow on Kagan nomination; Fattah move puts seniority rule in question

Kagan Nomination Raising Concerns Among Liberal Democrats

From the moment Solicitor General Elena Kagan was nominated…

By Joyce Jones

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Teen Violist Alleges Pittsburgh Police Brutality

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The photos taken by Jordan Miles’ mother show his face covered with…

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Talkin Points: African Americans & Africans

What you need to know

What you need to know: African Americans and Africans; racial profiling on the rise; and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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