Black lives matter.

That’s what went through my mind on the anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre that killed an estimated 300 Black people a century ago, that burned down dozens of city blocks, that left thousands of Black people homeless, and stripped the wealth from a neighborhood so prosperous it was known as Black Wall Street. But…

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Louisiana man beaten to death by state troopers, according to lawsuit

There’s a reason the Constitution says Congress shall make no law limiting the freedom of the press. If not for a free press, we’d be unaware of all the evil that’s done with taxpayers money, in taxpayers names, and on taxpayers time. In Louisiana, for example, taxpayers paid State troopers who tasered, kicked, dragged and…

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North Carolina body cam law hides Andrew Brown video from the public

The family of Andrew Brown, the Black man killed in his car by North Carolina sheriff’s deputies, has viewed more footage from bodycams and dashcams, and they believe it shows that the shooting was unjustified. The family of Andrew Brown, the Black man killed in his car by North Carolina sheriff’s deputies, has viewed more…

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Repealing citizen’s arrest law doesn’t undo Georgia’s racism

Georgia and bigotry have a long and enduring relationship. Even with a white shooter facing hate crime charges and the possibility of the death penalty after killing six women of Asian descent and two others in the Atlanta area, anti-Black racism remains firmly entrenched. This week encapsulates Georgia’s slow progress against hateful bigotry. Consider the citizen’s arrest…

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