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The Edmund Pettus Bridge revealed the nature of racism in its most gruesome form. Fifty years after ”Blood Sunday,” more than 80,000 people converged on Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the anniversary of the shocking attack on peaceful marchers that led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But the mood in Selma on March 7…

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On Nov. 22, 2014, Tamir Rice, 12, was playing a solitary game of “cops and robbers” with a non-lethal pellet gun. A complainant called Cleveland police to investigate the scene and repeated to the 911 operator the gun was “probably fake.” Within two seconds of encountering the kid who stood at 5-foot-7 and weighed 195…

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Almost everyone would agree that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great man who worked tirelessly to right many of the grave injustices that Blacks faced during the civil rights era. However, when considering Dr. King’s legacy, many people often forget that he held some pretty radical views on everything from his staunch stance against the Vietnam…

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  The tragedy of the killing of Tamir Rice, 12, by Cleveland, Ohio, cop Timothy Loehmann took a shocking turn this past week. Looking into the background of Loehmann, who had only been on the force six months, it was uncovered that he was forced to resign from his previous job as a police officer in…

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