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U.S. cops get away scott clean with taking Black life

U.S. cops get away scott clean with taking Black life

Dec. 13 | Police departments all over the country have opened outright war. It hasn’t been declared but that’s the nature of America’s new, improved racism. Back in the day, rabid dogs like George Wallace and Lincoln Rockwell came right out and said ”Ni**er.”...

National study: Young Black males 21 times more likely to be killed by police

National study: Young Black males 21 times more likely to be killed by police

Dec. 10 |   How do local police measure up?    By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Racial tensions in the U.S. have reached the boiling point in the wake of the deaths of two Black males at the hands of police officers and the announcements...

St. Louis Area Police, Protesters, Brace for More Protests

St. Louis Area Police, Protesters, Brace for More Protests

Oct. 13 | Yamiche Alcindor, USA TODAY ST. LOUIS (USA Today) — Police and protesters spent Sunday gearing up for the culmination of a weekend of demonstrations in Ferguson and across St. Louis. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File Protest organizers planned to stage...

Life is cheap

Life is cheap

Oct. 16 | It makes sense to me that the standards for a society are set by people in the highest positions of leadership and responsibility. So when the folks at the top operate in certain ways it can only be assumed it’s out of their perspective or an acceptable...

Justice demands action — not cowardice excuse making

Justice demands action — not cowardice excuse making

Sep. 19 |               I am amazed at the amount of cowardice that exists in our community. No doubt we are cowardly! I’m not being too hard. Does anyone really believe that the system that continues to allow injustice...