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When cops donate money to anti-Black murderers, the system is clearly broken

Protesters gather in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020 after Kyle Rittenhouse shot other protesters. Rittenhouse was arrested for murder, but many police support him. Image: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

It’s not often we see police officials disagreeing publicly regarding the actions of a…


Black Lives Matter protesters couldn’t get away with this

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Convicted ex-cop Derek Chauvin seemed genuinely stunned to learn he actually will be held responsible for the murder of a Black man

Protesters hold their fists in the air at a rally in downtown Minneapolis near the courthouse calling for justice for George Floyd after closing arguments in the Chauvin trial on April 19, 2021. Photo: Getty Images


A guilty verdict does not always equal appropriate consequences

Roxie Washington (L) and Gianna Floyd, daughter of George Floyd, look on during a news conference following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images


Click or bang. Black people never know how their encounter with the police will end.

U.S. Army Lt. Caron Nazario. Photo: Winsor Police


Derek Chauvin was found guilty on three counts and the nation is stunned

Rev. Al Sharpton says a prayer as he is joined by the family of George Floyd outside the Hennepin County Government Center on April 19, 2021, in Minneapolis. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images


Chicago police killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo, and some media responded by questioning Toledo’s character. Black and Brown kids deserve better.

Adam Toledo, 13, was killed by Chicago police. This group marches for his justice. Photo: Getty Images


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