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Some Key Facts We’ve Learned About Police Shootings Over The Past Year

By Gene Demby We’ve done a lot of writing and reporting at Code Switch over the last year on deadly police shootings of unarmed black people, cases that have become such a part of our landscape that they have a … Continue reading

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Who’s Accountable for Ferguson’s Crimes? No One, It Seems

By Gary Younge In the wake of the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner, Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly had some advice for black America: “Don’t abandon your children. Don’t get pregnant at 14. Don’t allow your neighborhoods to … Continue reading

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The Fight For The Soul Of The Black Lives Matter Movement

At a march in mid-December organized by Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in Washington D.C., organizers rushed the stage and claimed that the old guard was attempting to hijack the nascent Black Lives Matter movement away from its founders. “This … Continue reading

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