Poet Joseph LMS Green wrote the poem "Hands" as a reaction to police violence against young Black men and the helplessness he feels in protecting his young son from such situations.
By Mary Jo Brooks
"Liberation," a poetry collection released last month, highlights why the ideas of oppression and liberation are still urgently important today.
Black men from around the nation returned to the National Mall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and call for changes in policing and in black communities.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
George Zimmerman, the Florida resident who was acquitted in the death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2013, sustained minor injures from a shooting incident Monday afternoon, the Lake Mary Police Department said.
By Joshua Barajas
The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that George Zimmerman, known for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, will not face charges.
George Zimmerman, the Florida man who was acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen in 2013, was arrested Friday, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said.
By Corinne Segal
Thousands marched in New York City and Washington, D.C. on Saturday in two of the largest protests this year against fatal shootings by police.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama has called for peace and calm in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot over the weekend by a white police officer.
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