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Ferguson Activist from Iconic Photo Found Dead In Car from Gunshot Wound – Atlanta Black Star Ferguson, Mo., activist Edward Crawford, 27 was found dead in his car Thursday, May 5, from a gunshot wound. Crawford was captured in this iconic photo throwing a police tear gas canister away from children rallying on the street during the August 2014 Mike Brown protests.

Ferguson, Mo., activist Edward Crawford, 27 was found dead in his car Thursday, May 5, from a gunshot wound. Crawford was captured in this iconic photo throwing a police tear gas canister away from children rallying on the street during the August 2014 Mike Brown protests.

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Black Lives Matter groups joining forces with wage activists – The Philadelphia Tribune A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his life.

A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his life.

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The ‘We Love You’ Project Embraces Black Men – The Root Frustrated by the recent deaths of black men at the hands of the police, Washington, D.C.-based photographer Bryon Summers felt the need to do something to change the image of black men.

Frustrated by the recent deaths of black men at the hands of the police, Washington, D.C.-based photographer Bryon Summers felt the need to do something to change the image of black men.

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She has lost four sons to gun violence. No one has gone to prison. Do these black lives matter?

BY   Petula Dvorak PUB   The Washington Post Phyllis Gray is 53 and tired. Tired of the calls, tired of the funerals, tired of T-shirts with the faces of four dead sons. Tired of no justice. She tried to lift her spirits a bit over the weekend with a new haircut, but, of course, it didn’t help. “Justice is what I want,” she told me, leaning against the fence outside her apartment building on a leafy street in Southeast Washington, where three young boys — like hers once were — played soccer on the small lawn. For the fourth time in her […]

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