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Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police
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Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police

Apr 22nd 2015, 11:12 PM 22,743 Views 45 Comments

Freddie Gray died on Sunday, a week after he was arrested and suffered a severed spinal cord.

Would you like a discussion with that? Starbucks staff to talk to customers about racism
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Would you like a discussion with that? Starbucks staff to talk to customers about racism

Mar 17th 2015, 7:31 PM 14,767 Views 35 Comments

The Starbucks boss says the US needs to discuss racism more – so he’s starting with his baristas.

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting
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Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

Nov 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 12,254 Views 16 Comments

It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.

America's long history of police riots - the short version
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America's long history of police riots - the short version

Aug 19th 2014, 7:11 PM 12,000 Views 71 Comments

Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?

After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen
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After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen

Aug 15th 2014, 10:20 PM 26,322 Views 95 Comments

Police also revealed that the deceased had been suspected of an earlier robbery.

Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm
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Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm

Aug 14th 2014, 9:26 PM 12,466 Views 75 Comments

The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man
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Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

Aug 11th 2014, 10:33 AM 22,992 Views 168 Comments

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch
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Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Aug 7th 2014, 9:56 PM 19,412 Views 46 Comments

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.