Read James Blake’s Response to Punishment of NYPD Cop Who Assaulted Him | Colorlines “It is this continued failure of the NYPD’s disciplinary system that perpetuates police abuses, brutality and misconduct, and leads to the unjust killings of civilians.”

“It is this continued failure of the NYPD’s disciplinary system that perpetuates police abuses, brutality and misconduct, and leads to the unjust killings of civilians.”

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Facebook Removes Popular Black Lives Matter Page for Being a Fake | The New York Times For at least a year, the biggest page on Facebook purporting to be part of the Black Lives Matter movement was a scam with ties to a middle-aged white man in Australia, a review of the page and associated accounts and websites conducted by CNN shows.

A Facebook page that claimed a connection to the Black Lives Matter movement and had more than twice as many followers as the movement’s official page has been removed for being inauthentic, the company said.

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What next for the millions uprooted by Boko Haram? – photo essay | The Guardian Over the course of nine years, the Boko Haram insurgency has fractured families and claimed lives across the Lake Chad region, causing untold suffering. Four photographers visited camps run by the Red Cross to document the impact of a conflict that has left 8 million people in dire need

Over the course of nine years, the Boko Haram insurgency has fractured families and claimed lives across the Lake Chad region, causing untold suffering. Four photographers visited camps run by the Red Cross to document the impact of a conflict that has left 8 million people in dire need.

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Activist DeRay Mckesson sues Fox News, media personality Jeanine Pirro for defamation | The Baltimore Sun Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson has sued Fox News and media personality Jeanine Pirro, alleging she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit brought against the Black Lives Matter movement.

Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson has sued Fox News and media personality Jeanine Pirro, alleging she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit brought against the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Raising a black son in the US: ‘He had never taken a breath, and I was already mourning him’ | The Guardian Even before her son was born, Jesmyn Ward was preoccupied with one thing – how she would prepare him for survival

Even before her son was born, Jesmyn Ward was preoccupied with one thing – how she would prepare him for survival

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Black Lives Matter Is Democracy in Action | The New York Times CHICAGO — Why has this generation of black activists failed to produce a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. or a Malcolm X — a charismatic, messiah-like figure who can lead a major movement?

CHICAGO — Why has this generation of black activists failed to produce a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. or a Malcolm X — a charismatic, messiah-like figure who can lead a major movement?

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Black Lives Matter cannot be sued, judge rules after police officer takes action | The Guardian BLM is a social movement like the Tea Party and activist DeRay Mckesson’s actions amounted to protected speech, says judge in dismissing suit

BLM is a social movement like the Tea Party and activist DeRay Mckesson’s actions amounted to protected speech, says judge in dismissing suit.

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