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Police officers watch as a demonstrator holds a sign in front of a north Minneapolis police precinct during a protest in response of Sunday's shooting death of Jamar Clark by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 18, 2015. Minnesota officials on Wednesday identified the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man as chanting demonstrators surrounded a key police station.     REUTERS/Craig Lassig - RTS7ULH

Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder of black teenager


A seventeen-year-old black teenager was shot 16 times by a white police officer in October of last year for allegedly puncturing a police car’s tire with a folding knife. Continue reading

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Police response to Texas pool party prompts outrage


Video of an altercation between a white police officer and black teenagers outside a pool in a Dallas suburb gained national attention due to the officer’s behavior. Continue reading

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“Change is coming to Baltimore”: youth debate the legacy of Freddie Gray

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Some feel that our city was misrepresented by the media, and some feel that the riots are the only way Baltimore’s distress can be heard. The issues are still there, connecting and restricting us like an invisible thread. Continue reading

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Curfew lifted, Baltimore residents move forward


Life in Baltimore is returning to normal after weeks of protest that followed the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in police custody. Continue reading

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Distrust of police was rampant in Freddie Gray’s Baltimore neighborhood


Baltimore police commissioner Anthony Bratts acknowledged that the city’s police force had failed to form a strong relationship with the community. Continue reading

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