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Black Lives Matter Releases Policy Agenda

It has been nearly two years since the killing of Michael Brown Jr. by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, touched off outrage and a national movement to save black lives from state violence. Now, just days ahead of the anniversary of Brown’s death, a coalition of organizations that grew from that uprising have launched a policy agenda calling for deep criminal justice and policing reforms.

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‘Soul On Bikes’ About African-American Biker Gang Picked Up For Film Adaptation

Rockmond Dunbar, the director-producer of the feature film Pastor Brown, has optioned Tobie Gene Levingston’s autobiographical book Soul On Bikes: The East Bay Dragons MC And The Black Biker Set about the rise and adventures of the infamous East Bay Dragon Motorcycle Club, the notorious all black Harley Davidson biker gang in Oakland, CA. Dunbar grew up in the Bay Area and has known Levingston, the East Bay Dragons and their exploits since his childhood.

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Why Highways Have Become the Center of Civil Rights Protest

After activists protesting the death of Philando Castile left the governor’s mansion in St. Paul, Minn., on Saturday night, they marched through the city down Lexington Parkway and then onto the highway, across all eight lanes of traffic. There, some of them sat down, a provocative gesture of civil disobedience in the face of rushing commerce.

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