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  • Laquan McDonald Autopsy Report
    Laquan McDonald Autopsy Report

    Video of Laquan McDonald shooting in Chicago, Illinois. Laquan McDonald, a black teenager, was shot by a Chicago police officer 16 times. It took the District Attorney’s office over a year to charge ...

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  • Holiday Shopping: Black Barbie, Latino Barbie, or White Barbie?
    Holiday Shopping: Black Barbie, Latino Barbie, or White Barbie?

    Greenwood is a neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During the early 20th century it became known as America’s “Black Wall Street” because it was one of the most wealthy and successful black communities ...

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  • Videos Of Black Lives Matter Political Disruptions
    Videos Of Black Lives Matter Political Disruptions

    The Black Lives Matter activist movement arose in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin trial. The movement began through the copious use and spread of the hashtag ...

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  • The Racial & Identity Profiling Act of 2015 (AB-953)
    The Racial & Identity Profiling Act of 2015 (AB-953)

    On October 3 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed The Racial & Identity Profiling Act of 2015 (AB-953) into California law, which is a a data collection law to combat concerns about racial ...

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  • Top 10 Controversial Police Videos
    Top 10 Controversial Police Videos

    In today’s technologically advanced world, videos of police arrests and police shootings are becoming more numerous. The average U.S. citizen has access to a smart phone that has recording ...

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  • Top 8 Police Officer Homicide Statistics | Los Angeles County
    Top 8 Police Officer Homicide Statistics | Los Angeles County

    Given the 24 hour news cycle world within which we live thanks to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram (and on and on and on!), police shootings and deaths in police custody are gaining national attention. ...

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