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Talib Kweli Stands His Ground

By AJ Vicens Earlier this summer, when George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, there were marches across the country. But the protests largely faded out, folding in on themselves before they had a chance to create any lasting … Continue reading

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The Dream Defenders Introduce ‘Trayvon’s Law’; Talib Kweli Weighs In

By Brentin Mock For four weeks now, the youth justice alliance called the Dream Defenders in Florida have peacefully held the state capitol building captive, pushing for reforms to laws that criminalize youth of color. Today, they unveiled “Trayvon’s Law,” … Continue reading

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