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Georgia teens create app to document police encounters

A group of concerned Georgia high school students decided to channel their energy into creating an app to report police interactions in the aftermath of the police violence in Ferguson, Mo. According to a report at For Harriet: “14-year-old Parkview High School Freshman, Caleb Christian was concerned about the number of incidents of police abuse […]

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John Lewis to #Obama: Declare Martial Law, Federalize National Guard in #Ferguson

During an interview with Andrea Mitchell, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) spoke out on the situation in Ferguson, MO.  Rep. Lewis, a civil rights legend who has seen his fair share of bad law enforcement activity to say the least, called on President Obama to declare martial law and federalize the Missouri National Guard. “My own […]

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Rangel, Jeffries, Meeks, Clarke, Demand DOJ Takeover of #EricGarner Case

Today at 11:45 a.m. at One Police Plaza in Manhattan, Rep. Jeffries and four other members of the New York congressional delegation will call for the Department of Justice to takeover the Eric Garner investigation and look into “broken windows” policing. Eric Garner was killed on July 17, 2014 by New York Police Officer Dan Pantaleo […]

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Daily Beast: Democrats Pay Black Staffers 30% Less

Democrats Pay Black Staffers 30% Less The Daily Beast: Campaign staffers who are people of color routinely get paid less than their white counterparts, and are often given less glamorous jobs. How an antiquated understanding of race relations results in minority staffers getting the short shrift. If you’re a person of color hoping to get […]

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Latinas Underrepresented in Films But More Likely to Appear in Them Naked

A new study by the University of California Annenberg school has revealed that less than five percent of actors in top grossing films are Latino and that Latinas are more likely than any other women of other ethnic groups to appear partially nude or naked on screen. Latinos are now 17 percent of the U.S. […]