What must we do to get justice? That’s what I’m asking after the Kenosha Wisconsin D.A. failed to charge a white cop for shooting a Black man in the back.  The victim, Jacob Blake, had been trying to break up an argument between two women, and as he walked back to his vehicle, Kenosha police…

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I’m glad the city of Louisville agreed to pay Breonna Taylor’s family $12 million dollars. Months after Taylor was killed by police in her own home. It’s the largest settlement ever paid in the killing of a black woman by police. And as  Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said of Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, “I cannot…

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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner forced 31 people out at the District Attorney’s office, prompting criticism from some and celebration from others. In an exclusive interview with Praise 107.9 FM host and Daily News columnist Solomon Jones, Krasner explained his motivations. “We did it because this is an office in need of culture change,” Krasner…

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Blacks are 2.5 times more likely than whites to be shot and killed by police. In recent years, those statistics have roared into focus through the deaths of boys like Tamir Rice, women like Rekia Boyd, and men like Philando Castille. Their images fill the screens of our computers, televisions and phones, but we never learn what happens to…

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FERGUSON POLICE CHIEF Thomas Jackson identified the officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last Saturday as Darren Wilson. In making the announcement, Jackson reversed course on his previous decision not to release the officer’s name due to concerns for the officer’s safety in the wake of death threats. [blocktext align=”right”]Even as Ferguson Police Chief Thomas…

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