He Was ‘Socializing’ With a White Woman—Then Ended Up Dead | Daily Beast In 1983, Timothy Coggins was found dead and disfigured after being dragged behind a truck and fatally stabbed more than 30 times. One of his accused killers was convicted Tuesday.

In 1983, Timothy Coggins was found dead and disfigured after being dragged behind a truck and fatally stabbed more than 30 times. One of his accused killers was convicted Tuesday.

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Obama Doesn’t Owe This Country Sh*t | The Root Barack Obama is not your Magical Negro. I know y’all want him to be, but you have to give the man a break. He just got out of one of the most abusive eight-year relationships imaginable. I’m sure he needs some time to decompress.

Barack Obama is not your Magical Negro. I know y’all want him to be, but you have to give the man a break. He just got out of one of the most abusive eight-year relationships imaginable. I’m sure he needs some time to decompress.

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Police Killings Have Harmed Mental Health in Black Communities, Study Finds | The New York Times Activists for racial justice have long expressed concern that the rash of headline-grabbing police killings of black Americans was damaging the mental well-being of African-American communities.

Activists for racial justice have long expressed concern that the rash of headline-grabbing police killings of black Americans was damaging the mental well-being of African-American communities.

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They Started School Afraid of the Water. Now They Are Saving Lives. | The New York Times Equipped with its own working swimming pool, a rare commodity today in New York City public high schools, Grover Cleveland offers lifeguarding classes that lead to Red Cross certification.

Equipped with its own working swimming pool, a rare commodity today in New York City public high schools, Grover Cleveland offers lifeguarding classes that lead to Red Cross certification.

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As Obama Presidential Center comes closer to reality, tensions on race, class surface | Chicago Tribune The Obama Foundation’s plans to build the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park have sparked a complicated, and at times emotional, conversation about race, class, segregation, privilege and power on the South Side.

The Obama Foundation’s plans to build the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park have sparked a complicated, and at times emotional, conversation about race, class, segregation, privilege and power on the South Side.

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The Forgotten Girls Who Led the School-Desegregation Movement | The Atlantic Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.

Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.

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‘It Does Something to Your Soul When Everyone Losing Their Homes Looks Like You’ | Politico In Durham, a young lawyer raised in public housing teaches elite law students to save poor people from eviction.

In Durham, a young lawyer raised in public housing teaches elite law students to save poor people from eviction.

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