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George Floyd Body Cam Footage: Did the Media Give An Accurate Account Of the Circumstances Surrounding His Death?

The police body cam footage of officers’ encounter with George Floyd was released and I have some questions—the most important of which is in regard to the media’s reporting of Mr. Floyd’s death and the circumstances surrounding it. We were led to believe that racism was the catalyst for his …

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Video: Botham Jean’s Powerful Last Message to the World

Botham Shem Jean was killed on September 6, 2018 in Dallas, TX by off-duty police officer Amber Guyger. She claimed to have mistaken his apartment for her own and thought Jean was a burglar. Guyger actually lived in the apartment below Jean, and his apartment had a bright red mat …

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Jay-Z’s Tidal & Harry Belafonte’s Sankofa.org Collab for Social Justice Film

Jay Z’s Tidal and Harry Belafonte’s social justice organization, Sankofa, have partnered to produce a new visual EP entitled, “17,” which follows a 17-year-old black male, and chronicles his experience with racial bias and police violence. Jay Z’s streaming music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, has partnered with Harry Belafonte’s social …

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3 Major Insights I Learned Over the Years While Engaging in Black Outrage of Police Brutality

Another unarmed black person killed by the police? Ok, let’s see how this plays out. Media reports killing. Policeman who does the killing is sent home on administrative leave. Even after video evidence or witness testimony saying or showing contrary, the officer is ruled to have done nothing wrong. Black people are outraged, but …

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Ex-Baltimore Cop Exposes Police Culture Of Corruption & Abuse

In this 2015 interview with Cenk Uygur from The Young Turks, ex-Baltimore cop, and marine, Michael Wood says, “The only people surprised at the [racial police corruption] are people that don’t live in the hood. Everybody else was like ‘Oh that happens?’ Of course it happens did you think the …

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