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Justice Department issues scathing report: Baltimore police routinely violate rights

The report fully agrees with what Baltimore residents claim to have endured for years: the racial targeting by an out-of-control police department .

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Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings: “I can no longer stay silent”

"I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well," wrote Jordan. 

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"We can't go back": Call to organize from Eric Garner's mother

The following is an exclusive article written for the Peoples World by Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner; Garner was slain by police two years ago on the streets of Staten Island.

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Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers, wounds 3 others

A former Marine from Kansas City was identified as the shooter. He was killed at the scene.

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Video: Chicagoans rally for community control, disarming of police

"If the governor of Minnesota can ask the President to do something, we sure as hell can."

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After police shootings, Chicagoans demand accountability

A broad coalition of community groups has proposed a solution for reforming Chicago's police department. 

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Teamster was one of two African-Americans shot dead

Philando Castile was a Teamsters Local 320 member and nutrition services supervisor at the J.J. Hill Montessori school in St. Paul.

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Horrific police killing of young Navajo mother Loreal Tsingine

Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old Navajo mother, was shot to death by police in Ariz.; Native Americans express outrage, saying it is part of genocide.

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Samaria Rice appeals for unity at Kent State commemoration

"You are not born with it, you are taught racism; let's look for a cure to racism just as we seek cures to other diseases."

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Mother of 27-year-old Navy vet: Virginia Beach police “executed my baby”

Gina Best said there are no words to describe her devastating grief after her daughter was shot and killed in a hail of bullets.

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