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Dec 07 2015
The United States Department of Justice will investigate whether the Chicago Police Department has systematically violated the civil rights of citizens when it uses force and deadly force.NPR (Online News)
Aug 15 2014
Danny Lyon, one of the photographers whose work came to define the civil rights upheaval in the South in the 1960s, said he was struck on Thursday when he saw a news image from the racially torn suburb of Ferguson, Mo., showing four police officers arrayed in a phalanx.New York Times (News)
Dec 28 2014
Protests against police treatment of black people have laid bare growing tensions between long-standing civil rights groups that have battled discrimination for decades and new groups of leaders who want an edgier approach.
Activists who spurred demonstrations across the country after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black man in Ferguson, MoUSA TODAY
Dec 07 2015
Chicago will be the largest city police department the DOJ has ever investigated.HuffPost
Jun 19 2015
A former friend who had reconnected with the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, said Dylann Roof had become an avowed racist.CBS News (Online)
Jul 24 2016
Three years after the Black Lives Matter movement began, not everyone understands the movement’s mission. And as evidenced during the Republican National Convention, some people like Donald Trump are invested in exploiting those misunderstandings for political points.Vox
Mar 08 2015
Fifty years after a historic civil-rights confrontation at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., President Barack Obama traveled there to commemorate the marchers with a soaring speech that celebrated how far the U.S. has come, but also criticized what he considers modern-day assaults on voting rights.
Mr. Obama spoke at the foot of the bridge before some 40,000 people, at an eventWall Street Journal (News)
Dec 01 2014
After another day of mostly peaceful protests in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is scheduled to meet with civil rights leaders to discuss mistrust of police in communities of color.
A White House official said Obama will also meet elected officials, and community and faith leaders, "to discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to strengthenNPR (Online News)
Apr 08 2015
America is criminalizing Black teachers: Atlanta?s cheating scandal and the racist underbelly of education reform
Our educational system stacks the deck against Black children -- now were throwing their teachers in jailSalon
Aug 10 2022
Executing a valid search warrant, FBI agents arrived in the morning to search the office. The word “unprecedented” was on everyone’s lips. They seized business records, computers, and other documents related to possible crimes. An enraged Donald Trump denounced the FBI and the Justice Department, saying not that they had abided by the warrant issued by a federal judge, but rather that agentsThe Bulwark