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Charlotte officer did not activate body camera until after Keith Scott had been shot - The Washington Post

Abdelrazig, left, and Ibraheem Abdelrazig visit a memorial to Keith Scott in Sunday near where Scott was killed by police in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Emery P. Dalesio) CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Crucial evidence in the police shooting death of Keith Scott is not available because one of the officers failed to activate his body camera as soon as he responded to the encounter, in violation of department policy. The department released two videos late Saturday after four days of sometimes violent ...

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Campaign Zero's New Report: Standards On Police Use Of Force Actually Work - BuzzFeed News

View this image › A graph by Campaign Zero showing police officers are less likely to be killed in the line of duty if their police departments...

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It’s beyond debate that Donald Trump is unfit to be president - The Washington Post

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Roanoke, Va., on Sept. 24, 2016 and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Orlando on S...

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Two years after Ferguson, where is the police reform? - The Washington Post

CHARLOTTE — Things would change, city officials vowed three years ago, after a white police officer shot and killed a black man seeking help after...

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Brother of Trayvon Martin Headlines National Community Engagement Tour - NBC News

Jahvaris Fulton, the brother of Trayvon Martin, testifies on Friday, July 5, 2013, in the trial of George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. Gary W....

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salon.com

Trump’s racist ruse: His farcical outreach to black voters is just white supremacy in disguise - Salon.com

Donald Trump's "outreach" to black voters is a farce. Luckily, the mainstream media is beginning to clue into the fact that when Trump speaks about...

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cbssports.com

LOOK: Tennessee fans are burning couches in celebration of beating Florida - CBSSports.com

Tennessee came back from a 21-0 deficit to beat Florida 38-28 on Saturday in Knoxville. It was the first time Tennessee had beaten its divisio...

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Amid pressure, Charlotte police release videos in shooting of Keith Lamont Scott - The Washington Post

Police in Charlotte, N.C., released video from one body camera and one dashboard camera on Sept. 24th of the fatal Keith Scott shooting. (Editor's ...

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huffingtonpost.com

The Daughter Of A Man Born A Slave Just Opened The First National Black History Museum | Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― There were plenty of powerful moments during Saturday's dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. ...

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hillaryclinton.com

There are five living U.S. presidents. None of them support Donald Trump. | Hillary for America

There are five living U.S. presidents. None of them support Donald Trump. The people who know what it takes know that Trump doesn't have it. S...

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salon.com

Come clean, racists! Closeted Trump supporters and racism-deniers are a lot more dangerous - Salon.com

I had an annoying three-and a-half-hour layover at Philadelphia International Airport. Like most grownups in such a situation, I went on a hunt for...

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opensocietyfoundations.org

Abuse of Kids in Prison: We’ve Been Here Before | Open Society Foundations (OSF)

The release August 4 of a federal report documenting near-unremitting abuse of juveniles held at New York's Rikers Island jail was greeted with c...

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newsday.com

NYC Councilman Jumaane Williams sits during pledge at City Hall | Newsday

A Brooklyn city councilman refused Wednesday to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance at a City Hall meeting, his protest over what he considers unche...

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theroot.com

Sherry Hall: Ga. Cop Who Lied About Being Shot by Black Man Faces Four Felonies

Sherry Hall, a police officer in Jackson, Ga., has been "charged with four felonies, including evidence tampering and giving false statements to in...

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rawstory.com

University of North Dakota ‘appalled’ after second racist pic in three days is exposed

Earlier this week, University of North Dakota students stole an African-American student's phone and posted photos of themselves in blackface wit...

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youthradio.org

Police And Community At Odds Over Murder of Ferguson Activist Darren Seals | Youth Radio

Darren Seals at the 2014 funeral of Michael Brown in St. Louis, Mo. Photo: Brett Myers/Youth Radio As unrest grew for the third straight night in...

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Rakeyia Scott's Slip Of The Tongue Is A Window Into The Poignancy Of Police Shootings | Huffington Post

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― When Rakeyia Scott saw cops surrounding her husband, Keith Scott, she immediately worried they might shoot him. She pulled out he...

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wsj.com

Trump’s Father Helped GOP Candidate With Numerous Loans - WSJ

Donald Trump often has said on the campaign trail that his business empire grew out of a single $1 million loan from his father. While that is a ...

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theroot.com

Witness Killed Before Testifying Against NYPD Officer

Robert Bishun Facebook Robert Bishun, 36, was found strangled in the back of his BMW in the Fieldston section of the Bronx, N.Y., Tuesda...

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theintercept.com

Students Are Pulling a Kaepernick All Over America — and Being Threatened for It

Students are being threatened with punishment for not participating in rituals surrounding the national anthem or Pledge of Allegiance — and they ...

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washingtonpost.com

‘Who is this Robert Smith?’: A quiet billionaire makes some noise with $20 million gift to the African American museum - The Washington Post

Billionaire philanthropist Robert Smith is the second-highest private donor — at $20 million — to the new National Museum of African American Histo...

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Lonnie Bunch: Even if you’re white, ‘the story of slavery is still your story’ - The Washington Post

Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Wash...

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politico.com

Bruce Springsteen on Trump: 'The republic is under siege by a moron, basically' - POLITICO

"It's a tragedy for our democracy," the rocker said. | Getty Bruce Springsteen on Trump: 'The republic is under siege by a moron, basica...

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theintercept.com

No Gun Seen Near Keith Scott’s Body in Video Recorded by His Wife Seconds After Killing

Last Updated | 4:09 p.m. Video recorded by Keith Scott's wife, Rakeyia, released to the media on Friday, appears to contradict the claim made by ...

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aworldwithoutpolice.org

Read and Share: “A World Without Police” Pamphlet – Disempower, Disarm, Disband

Read and Share: "A World Without Police" Pamphlet Like they say, each one teach one. To share the vision of police abolition with as many heads a...

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thedailybeast.com

Charlotte Police Have 7 Days Left to Release Keith Scott Videos - The Daily Beast

A new law signed by North Carolina's Republican governor will make it almost impossible to "show the tape" after next week. Until then, it's Chief ...

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ajc.com

Cop made up story about Georgia shooting, GBI says | www.ajc.com

The Jackson police officer who claimed a black man shot her last week fabricated the story and is now facing multiple felony charges, including evi...

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yahoo.com

U.S. intel officials probe ties between Trump adviser and Kremlin

U.S. intelligence officials are seeking to determine whether an American businessman identified by Donald Trump as one of his foreign policy advise...

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ebony.com

Brandon Marshall Explains Why He's Taking a Knee

It's been a whirlwind few weeks for Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall. After seeing his former University of Nevada, Reno teammate and San...

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huffingtonpost.com

North Carolina Attorney General Calls On Police To Release Video Of Keith Scott Shooting | Huffington Post

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper called on the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department to release the videos showing Ke...

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counterpunch.org

More Cops Will Worsen, Not Help, Chicago’s Violence Problem

So the Chicago is going to hire yet more cops. Five hundred more. Yet more, you say? Yes – the city already almost leads the nation in its level of...

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charlotteobserver.com

Those arrested during protest: Most local, most without criminal records | The Charlotte Observer

Most of the people arrested by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning during the sometimes violent protests u...

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nbcnews.com

Charlotte Shooting Video: Footage Shows Fatal Encounter Between Police, Keith Lamont Scott - NBC News

Unsettling footage obtained exclusively by NBC News shows the moments leading up to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N...

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usatoday.com

Release of video in police-involved shooting in Charlotte unlikely soon

Tonya Maxwell and Doug Stanglin, USA TODAY Network 12:52 p.m. EDT September 23, 2016 Police say they have arrested a suspect in the deadly shooti...

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theatlantic.com

The Smithsonian's African American History Museum Is Crushing and Triumphant - The Atlantic

How a Museum Reckons With Black Pain The Smithsonian's new memorial of African American history and culture is at once triumphant and crushing. ...

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huffingtonpost.com

Judge Who Ended New York's Stop-And-Frisk Policy Slams Trump's Idea To Bring It Back | Huffington Post

NEW YORK ― Shira Scheindlin, the federal judge who ruled three years ago that the New York City Police Department's aggressive stop-and-frisk pract...

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washingtonpost.com

Charlotte protesters ‘hate white people because white people are successful,’ congressman claims - The Washington Post

Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) For several years now, as demon...

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okayplayer.com

Common & Stevie Wonder Share Poignant New Single "Black America Again" Okayplayer

This fall, Common will return to the world of music with his eleventh (!) studio album Black America Again . The album's already seen the releas...

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theroot.com

Justin Carr: Man Shot During Charlotte Protest Has Died

Updated Thursday, Sept. 22, 8:30 p.m. EDT:  Justin Carr, 26, a man shot in Charlotte on Wednesday while protesting the fatal police shooting of Kei...

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ebony.com

Visionary African Americans Named 2016 MacArthur Fellows - EBONY

The MacArthur Foundation announced its  2016 MacArthur Fellows  Thursday and four African Americans with a diverse skillset are among the 23 people...

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usatodayhss.com

Indiana girls soccer player kneels in response to Terence Crutcher shooting in Tulsa | | USA Today High School Sports

Brebeuf senior Lauren Turner dropped to one knee during the national anthem (Photo: Varsity Views) The Brebeuf Jesuit (Indianapolis) girls soccer t...

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washingtonpost.com

Tackle racial bias in policing at the root - The Washington Post

People attend a demonstration against police brutality in Charlotte on Sept. 22, a day after a police officer there shot and killed Keith Lamont Sc...

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washingtonpost.com

In America, gun rights are for whites only - The Washington Post

A Donald Trump supporter wears a pistol on his leg during a pro-Trump rally at Settler's Landing near downtown Cleveland on July 18. (Michael Robin...

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newsobserver.com

Charlotte protesters ‘hate white people,’ NC Congressman Robert Pittenger says | News & Observer

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger says the violence in Charlotte stems from protesters who "hate white people because white people are successful and they...

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huffingtonpost.com

Why Black Studies matters in an age of liberal arts angst | Huffington Post

Hampton University junior Talia Sharpp knew she had to come correct when she told her mother about plans to switch from a business major to politic...

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theguardian.com

Tulsa police officer who killed Terence Crutcher charged with manslaughter | US news | The Guardian

The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma , on Friday has been charged with manslaughter, prosecutors announced ...

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nydailynews.com

KING: It's time for nationwide boycotts to end injustice in U.S. - NY Daily News

This will probably be the shortest piece I've ever written for the Daily News. I don't want to over-explain myself, but we've crossed a line in ...

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cnn.com

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby charged with manslaughter - CNN.com

Story highlights Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree She fatally shot 40-year-old Teren...

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theintercept.com

Charlotte Police Chief Refuses to Release Dashcam Video of Officer Killing Keith Scott

After a second night of angry protests over the fatal shooting of Keith Scott by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina, the city's police c...

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