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How Response to Alton Sterling Shooting Is Different --and Maybe the Same
Society & Culture  (tags: race, police killing, government, ethics, crime, culture, police, politics, law, usa, violence, society )

Cal
- 152 days ago - csmonitor.com
A day after a black man was fatally shot by police outside a convenience story in Baton Rouge, the governor of Louisiana called on the Justice Department to investigate.
A Year After Ferguson, Here's What No One Can Deny About America
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, race, usa, culture, society )

Cal
- 484 days ago - takepart.com
It changed our country and will change many mindsâEUR"and it should.
PETITION: Take Down the Confederate Flag From the South Carolina Capitol
Society & Culture  (tags: Race, racist, racism, bigotry, culture, south, carolina, Charleston, shooting, gun, murder, petition )

Stephen
- 537 days ago - iam.colorofchange.org
To: Governor Nikki Haley and members of the South Carolina Legislature We demand that you respect all South Carolinians and use your power and influence to ensure the confederate flag is removed from the capitol grounds.
'Our Kids Are Being Killed': On Mother's Day Weekend, Moms Are Rising Up for Black Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: Rights, U.S., Race, Civil Rights, People Power )

Judy
- 576 days ago - commondreams.org
"We are healers, teachers, caretakers, givers of life, and so much more. Mothers are powerful; if we come together, we can be unstoppable." (Valerie Bell, mother of Sean Elijah Bell, killed by NY plainclothes police on his wedding day at age 23)
Suddenly, Baltimore -- Wonder Why? - Ralph Nader
Society & Culture  (tags: Rights, U.S., Poverty, Inequality, Civil Rights, Race, Baltimore )

Judy
- 576 days ago - commondreams.org
"Suddenly" the President and the press is waking up to the deplorable conditions in Baltimore. And what got their attention?
Black Lives Matter Activists in South Carolina Demand Reform After Police Killing of Walter Scott
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, police, Black Lives Matter, race, americans, freedoms, society, news, law, ethics, corruption, education, government )

Cal
- 601 days ago - truth-out.org
Cries of "black lives matter" continue to ring out across the country after new police killings of unarmed African Americans.
ACTION: Justice for Walter Scott and All Black Lives: Tell Your Governor All Police Need Body Cameras!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, black lives matter, freedoms, politics, race, justice, police, law, rights, americans, news, society )

Cal
- 602 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
All lives matter, including the black lives disproprotionately killed by the system. We need justice now - all police patrol officers in our state must wear body cameras, for both my safety and theirs!
How Chester the Puppet Sparked Battle Over Race and Free Speech in South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, race, South AFrica, South Africa, safety, ethics, culture, law, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 725 days ago - csmonitor.com
A case involving a right-wing singer and a puppet raises the question of how a 'rainbow nation' just two decades removed from a system of rigid segregation balances free speech with a persistent need to heal racial divides.
Broken On All Sides - CORRECT LINK   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Broken On All Sides, race, mass incarceration, voter suppression, slavery, prison slavery, justice system, The New Jim Crow, collateral consequences, racial inequities, minorities )

Dandelion
- 777 days ago - youtube.com
Addresses racial inequities within our criminal justice system and its devastating collateral consequences. Mass incarceration has become The New Jim Crow. It is something that has an impact upon us all, one doesn't have to be a minority to feel the pain.
The Truth About Race In America: It's Getting Worse, Not Better
Society & Culture  (tags: race, race issues, re-segregation, americans, children, education, freedoms, culture, society, politics, law, rights, government, ethics, crime, interesting, news, safety, usa )

Cal
- 928 days ago - alternet.org
Schools are resegregating, it's getting harder to vote, too many are incarcerated--America is becoming more separate and less equal.
Millennials See Themselves as 'Post-Racial.' What Does That Mean?
Society & Culture  (tags: race, surveys, generations, society, safety, politics, culture, americans, interesting, government, family )

Cal
- 950 days ago - csmonitor.com
An MTV survey finds that a majority of Millennials believe racism is fading, and that having a black president signals equal opportunity has arrived. MTV is ready to give them some perspective.
Ted Nugent Says He Learned His Nazi Rhetoric From the DEA and Texas Rangers (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Ted Nugent, republicans, dishonesty, lies, race, bigotry, society, ethics, politics, humans )

Carrie
- 1015 days ago - rawstory.com
A week after cancelling an appearance of the Erin Burnett show, musician Ted Nugent gave an extended interview with the CNN host where he compared President Barack Obama to rapists, murderers, and child molesters and took credit for getting Piers Morgan's
50 Years After The Bombing, Birmingham Still Subtly Divided
Society & Culture  (tags: race, Birminghamm bombing, race relations, USA, politics, society, ethics, culture, law, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 1178 days ago - npr.org
Fifty years ago Sunday, a Ku Klux Klan bomb at a Baptist church in Birmingham, Ala., killed four black girls and sent shock waves throughout the country.
Guns Are for White People
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, race, guns, society, culture, crime, rights, news, interesting, media, politics )

Carrie
- 1224 days ago - bloomberg.com
Everybody's white. That's the conclusion from a survey of gun magazines I bought the other day. The survey, I admit, was not conducted in accord with the best research practices: I asked the guy at the subway kiosk for as many gun magazines as...
Eliminate Racial Profiling By Law Enforcement ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, race, police, protection, racial profiling )

CherAWAY
- 1229 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
George Zimmerman's recent acquittal of Trayvon Martin's death has caused many to examine racial prejudice in our legal system. Profiling is still exercised by police, leading to wrongful arrests and mistreatment.
 

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