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Cracked Wide Open Around Race | The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.

Cracked Wide Open Around Race

I am deeply disappointed about the grand jury decision not to indict in the killing of Eric Garner. If a man can be choked to death as bystanders shoot v.

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Edward Alexander Bouchet was the first African-American to earn a doctorate degree, which he received for physics in 1876 from Yale. He was also the first African-American to graduate from Yale, and his was only the sixth doctorate ever awarded in the field of physics. Bouchet was one of the fe

Edward Alexander Bouchet was the first African-American to earn a doctorate degree, which he received for physics in 1876 from Yale. He was also the first African-American to graduate from Yale, and his was only the sixth doctorate ever awarded in the field of physics. Bouchet was one of the fe

‘I can’t breathe’: After indictment decision, Eric Garner’s final words become a symbol of anger, frustration #EricGarner #PinFerguson #NYC

‘I can’t breathe’: After indictment decision, Eric Garner’s final words become a symbol of anger, frustration

After a grand jury declined to indict New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo, New York explodes in frustration.

The Black Lives Matter movement is teaming up with New York-based ad agency J. Walter Thompson to create a nationwide Google Maps-based website to show shoppers where to find small businesses and restaurants owned by African-Americans. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)

Black Lives Matter movement launches website to back black small businesses

A sign rests in the rubble of a strip mall that was set on fire when rioting erupted following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

What Comes Next In Ferguson: More Protests, Cleanup, Legal Action

Louis area braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teenager, sparking a night of violent and racially charged rioting.

On Wednesday, after the announcement that NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo would not be indicted for killing Eric Garner, the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund Twitter posted a series of tweets naming 76 men and women who were killed in police custody since the 1999 death of Amadou Diallo in New York. Starting with the most recent death, what follows are more detailed accounts of many of those included in the Legal Defense Fund's tweets.

Unarmed People of Color Killed by Police, 1999-2014

Tarika Wilson, the old unarmed, bi-racial mother of six who was fatally shot by police officers during a raid-gone-wrong in early January of

The G20's Best and Worst Countries for Women Infographic

infograph showing where is the safest place in the world for women to live and work. I really thought that the US would be a bit higher, but I guess with recent right wing ignorance regarding women's rights, it's to be expected.

Police in Ferguson Missouri recently shot and killed an 18 year-old, African American  boy. The victim, Mike Brown was unarmed. This has sparked debate across the country as to whether this was simply a mistake, or a violent act of racism.

Police In Missouri Reportedly Shot And Killed An Unarmed Teenager Saturday

Police in Ferguson Missouri recently shot and killed an 18 year-old, African American boy. The victim, Mike Brown was unarmed. This has sparked debate across the country as to whether this was simply a mistake, or a violent act of racism.

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