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The Global Fight in Criminal Justice Must Be Won

Posted 01/26/2015

Beware of Using Extremists to Settle Old Political Agendas

Posted 01/12/2015

Beware of Using Extremists to Settle Old Political Agendas

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Conservative Black Sheriff Applauds DOJ Darren Wilson Decision, Slams Rights Leaders

Posted 01/22/2015

A day after it was announced that the U.S. Department of Justice is unlikely to pursue a civil rights case against ex-Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren…

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Black Head of Academy Responds To Oscar Nom Whitewash, Rev. Al Weighs In Too

Posted 01/17/2015

Predictably, after the swift and cutting backlash from the blinding whiteness of this year’s Oscar nominations – from the front lines of Twitter (see: #OscarsSoWhite) to…

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Black Hollywood Task Force Formed After Sony Hack

Posted 01/12/2015

After Sony’s embarrassing email hacking scandal laid bare Hollywood’s deep-seated race problems, civil rights leaders have formed a diversity committee to address the issue, Deadline…

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UPDATE: Obama Reacts To Revenge Shooting Of Cops, While Political Firestorm Brews

Posted 12/20/2014

UPDATED Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 10:05 a.m., E.T. – A politically divisive firestorm has erupted in reaction to the killing of 2 police officers by a…

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Eric Garner’s Daughter Defends Al Sharpton Against D.C. March Critics

Posted 12/19/2014

Eric Garner’s daughter has responded to criticism that Rev. Al Sharpton’s recent Washington march excluded young activists. Emerald Garner (pictured center), who co-chaired Sharpton’s “Justice For…

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Sony’s Hacked Racist Emails Get Top Billing Over New Movies

Posted 12/16/2014

Last week, hackers released hundreds of stolen emails between Sony executives. Several of the hacked emails have been highlighted as being racist in nature and now the…

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