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Cleveland boy Tamir Rice was shot once by officer, autopsy finds

    Cleveland boy Tamir Rice was shot once by officer, autopsy finds

In photo: Tamir Rice, who was shot by police in Cleveland The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired

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Witnesses: Another Unarmed African-American Shot by Police

    Witnesses: Another Unarmed African-American Shot by Police

In photo: Cedric Bartee Police have urged the public not to jump to conclusions after an officer shot an African-American man that witnesses say was surrendering. (Tele Sur, with distribution via NNPA) – An

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Protests erupt after decision in N.Y. chokehold death

    Protests erupt after decision in N.Y. chokehold death

In photo: People lie on the ground at Grand Central Terminal after it was announced that the New York City police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner is

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: White people feel targeted by the Ferguson protests — Welcome to our world

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: White people feel targeted by the Ferguson protests — Welcome to our world

By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Time Distributed via NNPA In 1971, a riot broke out at the Attica Correctional Facility in New York during which prisoners demanded more political rights and better

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NNPA President Chavis reacts to Ferguson decision

  NNPA President Chavis reacts to Ferguson decision

Statement by NNPA President, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. on Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson, MO about the Killing of

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Column: Do We Perpetuate Black Stereotypes?

  Column: Do We Perpetuate Black Stereotypes?

  Many African Americans feel like there has been an unofficial war declared on Blacks, especially young Black males. Just

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Blacks Lead Social Justice Charge on Social Media

  Blacks Lead Social Justice Charge on Social Media

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – What do “Bring Back Our Girls,” “Justice for Trayvon” and “Hands Up,

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