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Human Story: Jordan Edwards

This boy, fifteen years of age, was shot in the back of the head while in the front passenger seat of a vehicle leaving a house party. This boy was unarmed. He was murdered by this police officer who was fired from the police department and charged with murder.   I’m fucking tired of having […]

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Human Story: Law

It’s obvious that the legal system in the United States is designed to incriminate and incarcerate people of color. I don’t need to provide data or fact or proof. But I will.   Police are three times as likely to search cars driven by black drivers than white drivers. Further, black drivers are pulled over […]

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Human Story: Illegal Gun Trade

Let me start by reiterating: LAQUAN MCDONALD, THE 17-YEAR OLD AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE MURDERED BY POLICE IN CHICAGO IN 2014, WAS ARMED WITH A KNIFE, HE DID NOT HAVE A GUN ON HIS PERSON. That fact aside, the South Side of Chicago has an epidemic of gun violence. And these guns are coming from somewhere. […]

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Human Story: Illinois

Laquan Mcdonald was murdered by the police on October 20, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois from about ten feet away. Laquan was from the South Side of Chicago and lived in different homes and foster care situations for much of his life. He was reported to have embraced the drugs and gang landscape that makes up […]

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Human Story: Louisiana

The day before Mr. Philando Castile was shot in Minnesota, a black man named Alton Sterling was shot and killed by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In responding to a call that a man in a red shirt was selling CDs and might have a firearm, two police officers named Howie Lake and Blane […]

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Human Story: Minnesota

On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile was driving in suburban Minnesota with his girlfriend and her daughter in the car. He was pulled over for a busted taillight, although it was later revealed that he was actually pulled over for a crime committed by an entirely different black man in a different part of the […]

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Statistics

You can quote statistics all damn day but they’re never gonna change my mind. Sure, you can tell me that in the year 2015, 36 Americans were killed by guns on every average day totaling nearly 1000 for the year and I’ll still maintain that my constitutional right to have a gun is more important […]

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