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A judge has supported murder charges against the police officers set to stand trial for the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, NBC News reports. Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Ronald Adrine stated probable cause was found to charge Cleveland police Officer Timothy Loehmann with murder for shooting the child as he played with a pellet gun in November. […]

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Just moments after Marilyn Mosby announced charges against the six police officers involved in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, one of three co-founders of the liberation movement Black Lives Matter discussed the recent unrest in Baltimore, likening it to the 2010 massive protests against state violence in Egypt, Libya and other regions dubbed […]

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Disturbing video of a Florida sheriff’s deputy shooting a then 20-year-old in the back after he reportedly mistook the man’s phone for a gun has emerged, prompting more questions and backlash of police tactics nationwide. The man, Dontrell Stephens, was riding his bike in a South Florida neighborhood when Adam Lin, a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s […]

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On Wednesday morning, the National Action Network will kick off its 25th year with their annual national convention — a welcome unification of civil rights leaders, politicians, clergy, and community leaders. This year’s conference, held at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers from April 8 to April 11, comes amid a national conversation on […]

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The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s untimely death has drawn scores of people to Tennessee as well as a handful of other cities to mark the life of the pioneering civil rights icon in early April. From civil rights symposiums to theatrical productions, galas, film screenings and, of course, powerful speeches, folks traveling […]

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In “Part 2” of a three-part video series called “Queen For A Day,” Mildred Muhammad — ex-wife of D.C.-Sniper John Allen Muhammad — and other domestic abuse survivors share harrowing stories of domestic and sexual abuse at the hands of spouses, family members, and partners. Muhammad revealed this about her former husband: “What most people don’t know, […]

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The conference honored 213 student-athletes from 13 institutions.

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Democrats are up in arms over the Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee’s handling of the confirmation vote for Loretta Lynch, who was nominated by President Barack Obama to replace outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Supporters accuse Republicans of “slow-walking the vote,” Politico reports: Their newest evidence: the Senate Judiciary Committee’s decision Thursday to postpone voting on […]