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I've been following the events in America for the past few days. The senseles...

I've been following the events in America for the past few days. The senseless massacre of Black people. But locking arms and singing, won't solve …

I worry.

Pass it on.

Keep this going, family! Share it beyond G+ to other social media outlets. Don't talk about it.. be about it!<p>I'm all in. You?<p>✊

Right

Jul 10, 2016<p>+Lord D​ We been surviving since we were brought here...when do we stop sing about Jesus saving us and start standing up for our …

Deneen Spears-Williams

What would you call those Caucasians that exterminated over a million some so-called <b>Black indigenous Americans</b> since 1493 to 2016.. ????<br>And what …

Congratulations to her👋👋👋👋

Amen, God is good and may He continue to bless this young lady on her journey in life to prosperity and many more blessings to come!

Have a Good One!

Good morning to you all and I love you all back!!!!<p>Jul 11, 2016<p>Morning!!!! May the week be prosperous for you and your family!!!<p>Jul 11, 2016<p>Good …

Salute.

<b>Fyck the hoe-lice and those cops who stand by and watch them murder innocent unarmed people , again fyck the ho-lice</b><p><b>I approved my comment</b><p>Jul 11, …

Young black men killed by US police at highest rate in year of 1,134 deaths

Young black men were nine times more likely than other Americans to be killed by police officers in 2015, according to the findings of a Guardian study that recorded a final tally of 1,134 deaths at the hands of law enforcement officers this year.<p>The Guardian view on US killings by police: why we …

New details emerge about Army veteran who killed five in Dallas

The gunman who killed five Dallas police officers this week acted alone during the rampage and used a military-style semi-automatic rifle similar to …

Law Enforcement

Ex-cop Michael Slager sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing unarmed black man

A bystander's video showed police officer Michael Slager shooting and killing the fleeing, unarmed Walter Scott.<p>Walter Scott, a 50-year-old black man, was unarmed, facing away from a white police officer, and haphazardly attempting to flee in North Charleston, South Carolina. That didn't stop the …

Family of Eric Garner, man choked to death by NYC police, reaches $5.9M settlement | NOLA.com

NEW YORK (AP) -- The family of a black man who died after being placed in a white police officer's chokehold reached a $5.9 million settlement with …

Police killed more than 100 unarmed black people in 2015

Black Culture

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+Clint Walker​ my mom will be with Malcoms daughter soon, they are friends , I'm thinking of crashing there party just to get her input cause I am …

Obama calls for mutual respect from Black Lives Matter and police

MADRID — The Black Lives Matter movement that's arisen in response to police shootings of black men is part of a long line of protest movements that have transformed America for the better, President Obama said Sunday, defending the protests amid renewed tensions over race and policing across the …

Law Enforcement

Report: Black And White Americans Are 'Worlds Apart' On Views Of Race

As the Obama presidency draws to a close, white and black Americans are deeply divided on views of race relations in the United States, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.<p>The report, titled On Views of Race and Inequality, Blacks and Whites are Worlds Apart, found that just 8 …

Bloods and Crips Stand Together in Solidarity During Atlanta Black Lives Matter Protests

Incredible images from Friday night's Black Lives Matter protest in Atlanta show members of the Crips and the Bloods — rival gangs with a history of …

FBI ALERT - Planned "Purge To Kill All Cops" - New Black Panther Party Advisor "Attack Everything In Blue"

<b>July 9, 2016</b><p>REPOST- FBI ALERT: Planned 'Purge To Kill All Cops' - New Black Panther Party Advisor 'Attack Everything In Blue'<p><b>By Susan Duclos - All</b> …

Dallas shooting forces rare move by Obama in Spain

<b>MADRID</b> - It took the White House more than seven years to lock in Spain on President Barack Obama's foreign travel schedule. But events beyond Mr. …

8 of the Worst Countries For Black People to Travel

<b>Spain</b><p>Spain has a long-standing reputation for virulent racism, and many tourists of African descent complain of their poor reception by Spanish …

#BrownLivesMatter: Shootings of Unarmed Latinos by Police Continuously Earns Muted Reactions

While the shooting death and chokehold strangling of unarmed African American men and women by police officers has been mainstreamed, there has been …

6 Latinos Killed by US Cops This Week—and Media Ignored It

Even as the police killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling continue to stir outrage over lethal police brutality and systemic racism, the …

Lawyer: Officer who shot Philando Castile reacted to gun, not race

Jeronimo Yanez, the police officer who killed a black driver during a suburban Minnesota traffic stop this week, reacted to the man's gun — not his race — his attorney said Saturday.<p>St. Anthony Police Officer Yanez was reacting to "the presence of that gun and the display of that gun" when he …

Law Enforcement

Woman streams aftermath of fatal officer-involved shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Philando Castile's head slumps backward while he lies dying next to her, Diamond Reynolds looks into the camera and explains a Minnesota police officer just shot her fiancé four times.<p>The nation is, by now, accustomed to grainy cell phone videos of officer-involved shootings, but this …

Law Enforcement

T.I. Joins the #BlackLivesMatter Protest in Atlanta

It was a peaceful protest.<p>Rapper/actor <b>T.I.</b> took part in the #BlackLivesMatter protest on Friday joining hundreds of people marching to express their …

Three women arrested in Atlanta protests

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed called the massive peaceful protest in Atlanta "the best version of ourselves".<p>He estimated more than 10,000 people …

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdGXhSQvTKc<p>Jul 6, 2016 - Uploaded by CBS News<p>(Warning: This video contains graphic footage) New video has emerged of …