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Three Words. 70 Cases. The Tragic History of ‘I Can’t Breathe.’

Three Words. 70 Cases. The Tragic History of ‘I Can’t Breathe.’

(NYT) - The deaths of Eric Garner in New York and George Floyd in Minnesota created...

Black Activists Wonder: Is Protesting Just Trendy for White People?

Black Activists Wonder: Is Protesting Just Trendy for White...

(NYT) - Though black protesters have been heartened by the many white people joining...

Suspects in Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing Are Indicted on Murder Charges

Suspects in Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing Are Indicted on Murder...

(NYT) - The three white men accused of killing Mr. Arbery, a black man who was chased...

African nations seek U.N. inquiry into U.S. racism, 'police brutality'

African nations seek U.N. inquiry into U.S. racism, 'police...

(Reuters) - African countries are lobbying to set up a U.N. inquiry into “systemic...

Walmart ends practice of locking up black hair care products sold at its stores

Walmart ends practice of locking up black hair care products...

(CNN) - Walmart says it will no longer store multicultural cosmetic products in...

Before the Death of Manuel Ellis, a Witness Told Police: ‘Stop Hitting Him’

Before the Death of Manuel Ellis, a Witness Told Police:...

(NYT) - The mayor of Tacoma, Wash., called for the firing and prosecution of officers...

Mapping US police killings of Black Americans (Statistics the US does not Show)

Mapping US police killings of Black Americans (Statistics...

(Aljazeera) - Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans...

Ferguson Just Elected Its First Black Mayor

Ferguson Just Elected Its First Black Mayor

(Huffpost) - Ella Jones will also be the Missouri city’s first female mayor. She...

Protesters in London, Berlin, Toronto take to streets in support of George Floyd demonstrations

Protesters in London, Berlin, Toronto take to streets in...

(The Hill) - Demonstrators around the world, including in London, Berlin and Toronto,...

US embassies in Africa speak up on Floyd

US embassies in Africa speak up on Floyd

(ABC) - As Minneapolis burns over the police killing of George Floyd and shock and...

90-year-old grandma tries to defuse tense confrontation between police and her grandson

90-year-old grandma tries to defuse tense confrontation...

(CNN) - When police stopped a Texas man for an alleged traffic violation, the confrontation...

When Do You Really Have to Wear a Mask?

When Do You Really Have to Wear a Mask?

Sometimes it's more complicated than a quick yes-or-no answer.