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‘Black Panther Party’ film seeks wider audience

Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is making waves in the film community. It’s been a breakout entry at the Sundance Film Festival, and has already won an award at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival in Los Angeles. ...

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S.C. cop charged with shooting Black man in back

Officer Michael Slager was charged with murder after a video of the incident revealed he wantonly shot Scott in the back. ...

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Racism and stress killing Black women

Racism and stress killing Black women ...

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The State of Black America

The State of Black America ...

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Anti-gay protest backfires at Howard University

Anti-gay protest backfires at Howard University ...

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Joint Economic Committee releases national report gauging economic challenges facing the African American community

Joint Economic Committee releases national report gauging economic challenges facing the African American community ...

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Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man

"A white police officer in North Charleston, S.C., was charged with murder on Tuesday after a video surfaced showing him shooting in the back and killing an apparently unarmed black man while the man ran away  The officer, Michael T. Slager, 33, said he had feared for his life because the man had taken his stun gun in a scuffle after a traffic stop on Saturday. A video, however, shows the officer firing eig ...

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Advocates hope Obama’s clemencies will pave way for other releases

Prisoners’ advocate groups hope President Barack Obama’s decision to grant clemency to nearly two dozen, non-violent drug offenders is just the beginning of a wave of future commutations that would disproportionately impact African Americans held in federal prisons. ...

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