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Claudette Colvin

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Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African American Civil Rights Movement. On March 2, 1955 ... Gayle, and she testified before the three-judge panel that heard the case in the ... For many years,...

Justice refused for another African American teenager? : Frost ...

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Mar 3, 2014 ... My thoughts and prayers are with Ron Davis and Lucia McBath, the parents whose teenage son was murdered on Nov. 23, 2012. Jordan Davis ...

Donald Trump Was Once Sued By Justice Department For Not ...

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Apr 29, 2011 ... Two weeks ago, when he was asked during a radio interview about whether or not he is supported by African-Americans, he sparked another ...

Two Hundred African Americans Killed in East St. Louis Riots

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Jack Johnson, an African American man born in Galveston, Texas, in 1878, began a ... Jeffries, who refused to fight black boxers, turned Johnson down and retired ... distrust of the criminal justice system among black Montgomery residents grew. ... Oriental coolieism will give us another race problem to solve, and surely we ...

Justice denied yet again | SocialistWorker.org

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Nov 25, 2014 ... DARREN WILSON has gotten away with murder--and the American injustice ... than a dozen bullets at an unarmed African American teenager, killing him, .... mobilizing the National Guard in the hopes of choking off another ...

Timeline - A History of Racial Injustice - Equal Justice Initiative

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Students at Alabama State College, a traditionally African American institution .... Another armed white mob arrived and the Freedom Riders refused to exit the bus . ..... On August 14, 1963, the day before the arrested teens were released from ...

Salt Lake City black teen shot: Police refuse to release body cam video

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Mar 1, 2016 ... USA Justice · First Look. Salt Lake City black teen shot: Police refuse to release body cam ... a 17-year-old immigrant, seen beating another man, was critically .... Strahan Says He's 'Loving' Move to 'Good Morning America'.

Justice Department Report Details How the Baltimore Police Abuse ...

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Aug 10, 2016 ... The Justice Department makes clear that African Americans in Baltimore ... More recent city and department leadership have rejected that policy, but .... In another case, a teenage boy reported that an officer “pulled down the ...

For Black Girls, Teenage Behavior Is Criminal | TakePart

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Oct 27, 2015 ... Students say the girl had her cell phone out in math class and refused to hand it over to her teacher. Niya Kenny, another student, was also arrested for crying and ... to a study released last year by the African American Policy Forum. ... Expulsion can set students on a path to criminal justice system that ...

Penny Doe v. Richardson | Southern Poverty Law Center

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The teenager had been refused admission to one school because of her homeless status and steered away from another because she is African American.

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The 14 worst cases of outright racism the Justice Department saw in ...

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Aug 10, 2016 ... The 14 worst cases of outright racism the Justice Department saw in Baltimore police ... In another incident from 2010, an African-American man stated that he ... who alleged that she was shoved against a wall after she refused to allow ... threat to an African-American teenager while booking the youth into ...

Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin : NPR

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Mar 15, 2009 ... But nine months before Parks sat down and refused to move, ... "My head was just too full of black history, you know, the oppression that we went ... Read an excerpt from Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose. ... Hoose couldn't get over that there was this teenager, nine months before .....

Lynx players won't wear Black Lives Matters shirts Tuesday ...

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Jul 12, 2016 ... The front of the black T-shirts read, “Change starts with us; justice and ... up an African American teenage boy while calling him racist slurs. ... “If [the players] are going to keep their stance, all officers may refuse to work there.”.