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When Police Brutality Goes Viral

With each viral video of police brutality comes a new opportunity to forge multiracial alliances to effect political change.

June 12, 2015

There’s No Such Crime As ‘Driving While White’

When is the last time you heard of a white man in a Mercedes-Benz being pulled over for driving with a broken taillight?

April 14, 2015
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Racial Pain That Just Won’t Quit

This is the week that the Confederacy, and slavery, suffered permanent defeat. Yet these two stories are reminders of both the nation’s original sin and the prejudices, pathologies, and policy failures that continue to haunt us.

April 9, 2015

Here’s What Police Were Saying About Walter Scott’s Death — Before The Video Came Out

The police characterized the shooting as a ‘traffic stop gone wrong’, but the video (predictably) tells a different story.

April 8, 2015