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Zero Convictions All Charges Dropped Against Baltimore Officers in Freddie Gray Case

In life Freddie Gray was an easygoing, slender young man who liked girls and partying in Sandtown, a section of west Baltimore pocked by boarded-up rowhouses and known to the police for drug dealing and

North Miami police shoot black man hands raised helping autistic man

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. — Authorities said Thursday that they were investigating a shooting Monday in which a police officer shot a man who had said his hands were empty and raised at the time.

Jesse Williams Spits Knowledge the 2016 BET Awards

Jesse Williams Spits Knowledge Like a Seasoned MC Jesse Williams speaks for us all and says what many of us have felt for a long time. Jesse Williams stole the BET Awards on Sunday night with a

Waka Flocka Flame breaks down history of the controversial 1994 crime bill

  Bill Clinton’s recent confrontation with Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia has rekindled debate about the wisdom and political realities of the massive 1994 federal crime bill. As someone who testified on the legislation in

Shaka Senghor – REDEMPTION AND REFORM BEHIND BARS IN “Writing My Wrongs”

Activist Shaka Senghor reflects on the years he spent in prison for second-degree murder and calls for criminal justice reform in his memoir "Writing My Wrongs." On a hot summer night in 1991, in a

Celebrities Partner With DonorsChoose.org Raise $14 Million In Teacher Projects

Founded in 2000 by a high school teacher in the Bronx, DonorsChoose.org empowers public school teachers from across the country to request much-needed materials and experiences for their students. Right now there are thousands of