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The Sixties Have Returned in Ferguson

The continuing protests in Missouri show that racial segregation in the US is just as problematic as it was in the '60s.

Who's Really Dying from Guns in the United States?

32,351 Americans died from gunfire in 2011. Nearly half of them were older white men shooting themselves. 

Who's Threatening Murrieta's "Safety"?

A California city's mayor and shouting protestors claim 140 Latino women and child immigrants threaten their town's "safety." The city's own crime statistics suggest otherwise. 

Being a Young African American Basketball Player is Dangerous to Your Health

They were walking this time. But I guess it does not matter whether you are standing still, walking or just sitting. If you are a young African American man living in an urban area, you are fair game for “stop and frisk” and other methods of “preventive policing” used by police officers.

Why the Gigantic, Decades-Long Drop in Black Youth Crime Threatens Major Interests

How can such an encouraging development as a massive drop in youth crime be treated as such bad news that no one will even talk about it? It's worse than that: politicians, crime lobbies, and the news media needs black youths to be murderous thugs.

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