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The Never-Ending Task of Shielding Black Kids From Negative Stereotypes | The Atlantic Many black parents vigilantly curate the books, movies, and toys their children are exposed to—with mixed success.">The Never-Ending Task of Shielding Black Kids From Negative Stereotypes | The Atlantic Many black parents vigilantly curate the books, movies, and toys their children are exposed to—with mixed success.

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Many black parents vigilantly curate the books, movies, and toys their children are exposed to—with mixed success.
The Never-Ending Task of Shielding Black Kids From Negative Stereotypes | The Atlantic Many black parents vigilantly curate the books, movies, and toys their children are exposed to—with mixed success." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

1,300 people held for 4 years in Louisiana jails without a trial, sheriffs say | NOLA.com The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey. ">1,300 people held for 4 years in Louisiana jails without a trial, sheriffs say | NOLA.com The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey.

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The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey.
1,300 people held for 4 years in Louisiana jails without a trial, sheriffs say | NOLA.com The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

I Am Evidence: the shocking film on the truth about untested rape kits | The Guardian In a new documentary, two film-makers bring to life the stories of sexual assault survivors let down by a fractured system">I Am Evidence: the shocking film on the truth about untested rape kits | The Guardian In a new documentary, two film-makers bring to life the stories of sexual assault survivors let down by a fractured system

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In a new documentary, two film-makers bring to life the stories of sexual assault survivors let down by a fractured system
I Am Evidence: the shocking film on the truth about untested rape kits | The Guardian In a new documentary, two film-makers bring to life the stories of sexual assault survivors let down by a fractured system" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint | Colorlines Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.">Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint | Colorlines Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.

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Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.
Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint | Colorlines Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Black With (Some) White Privilege | The New York Times How does having one white parent change that “twice as good” calculation? ">Black With (Some) White Privilege | The New York Times How does having one white parent change that “twice as good” calculation?

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How does having one white parent change that “twice as good” calculation?
Black With (Some) White Privilege | The New York Times How does having one white parent change that “twice as good” calculation? " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Black Love Experience Promises a Passport to Wakanda in Southeast | AFRO In a small corner of Anacostia where the vestiges of D.C.’s Chocolate City remain, lovers of everything black, beautiful and wondrous gathered to dance, mingle and heal.">Black Love Experience Promises a Passport to Wakanda in Southeast | AFRO In a small corner of Anacostia where the vestiges of D.C.’s Chocolate City remain, lovers of everything black, beautiful and wondrous gathered to dance, mingle and heal.

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In a small corner of Anacostia where the vestiges of D.C.’s Chocolate City remain, lovers of everything black, beautiful and wondrous gathered to dance, mingle and heal.
Black Love Experience Promises a Passport to Wakanda in Southeast | AFRO In a small corner of Anacostia where the vestiges of D.C.’s Chocolate City remain, lovers of everything black, beautiful and wondrous gathered to dance, mingle and heal." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

New Website Uplifts Black Grandmothers | The Washington Informer An assistant professor of American ethnic studies at the University of Washington has created a website dedicated to the role African-American grandmothers play in their communities and the lives of their grandchildren.">New Website Uplifts Black Grandmothers | The Washington Informer An assistant professor of American ethnic studies at the University of Washington has created a website dedicated to the role African-American grandmothers play in their communities and the lives of their grandchildren.

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An assistant professor of American ethnic studies at the University of Washington has created a website dedicated to the role African-American grandmothers play in their communities and the lives of their grandchildren.
New Website Uplifts Black Grandmothers | The Washington Informer An assistant professor of American ethnic studies at the University of Washington has created a website dedicated to the role African-American grandmothers play in their communities and the lives of their grandchildren." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Why Black People Own Guns | Huffington Post HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed.">Why Black People Own Guns | Huffington Post HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed.

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HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed.
Why Black People Own Guns | Huffington Post HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

A Mother’s Determination Withstands Years of Tumult | The New York Times The scene of unity followed some tumultuous years for the family, which experienced a period of homelessness and was briefly fractured by a jail sentence for Ms. Matthias.">A Mother’s Determination Withstands Years of Tumult | The New York Times The scene of unity followed some tumultuous years for the family, which experienced a period of homelessness and was briefly fractured by a jail sentence for Ms. Matthias.

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The scene of unity followed some tumultuous years for the family, which experienced a period of homelessness and was briefly fractured by a jail sentence for Ms. Matthias.
A Mother’s Determination Withstands Years of Tumult | The New York Times The scene of unity followed some tumultuous years for the family, which experienced a period of homelessness and was briefly fractured by a jail sentence for Ms. Matthias." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

How the news media distorts black families | The Washington Post A new study shows outlets from Fox to CNN to the New York Times are guilty of misrepresentation.">How the news media distorts black families | The Washington Post A new study shows outlets from Fox to CNN to the New York Times are guilty of misrepresentation.

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A new study shows outlets from Fox to CNN to the New York Times are guilty of misrepresentation.
How the news media distorts black families | The Washington Post A new study shows outlets from Fox to CNN to the New York Times are guilty of misrepresentation." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More