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Another incident of police brutality has gone viral. On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, an altercation between a Black woman and a Black police officer turned violent, according to video obtained by the Miami Herald.  The issue began after the woman, Pam Anderson, 21, reportedly missed her flight at Miami International Airport and began complaining loudly.…

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Naomi Campbell is “sick and saddened” by racism across the world. The supermodel has resurrected her “No Filter With Naomi” series to talk about the Black Lives Matter movement, as she admitted she “wanted to just disappear” when she heard about the murder of George Floyd. She said: “I always knew ‘No Filter with Naomi’…

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Black children may develop negative perceptions of law enforcement due to recent incidents of police brutality. On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Stacey Pierre-Louis posted a gut-wrenching video on social media of his 10-year-old son, Eliah. While dribbling a basketball on his family’s driveway, Eliah stopped dribbling and hid behind his family’s SUV. Moments later, a…

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Ne-Yo has defended calling George Floyd‘s death a “sacrifice,” after the unarmed Black man was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis last month. The 40-year-old singer-songwriter made the remarks at a memorial service for Floyd, where he also sang Boyz II Men’s “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.” At the service,…

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George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna looked on quizzically while her mother gave a heart-wrenching description of what the death of her father would mean throughout the child’s life. Roxie Washington, Gianna’s mother, described the future. He won’t be there to soothe hurts, to answer hard questions, to host the graduation party or the wedding reception. The…

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Being a force of change in an atmosphere where anything goes can seem a daunting task and frankly not worth the time and energy. Who wants to feel like their hard work is done in vain? But when that deep-seated spirit speaks to you, what choice do you have? Curl up in a fetal position…

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Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, growing unemployment, loss of family members and police brutality, the past couple of months have been undeniably overwhelming. The uncertainty that many of us are facing right now can lead to, anger, sadness, anxiety and a world of other emotions. Although the news and social media can be trusted sources…

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