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Racism

Unemployment Rate Among African-Americans still High

Aug. 23,2016
A meeting held by the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee in July analyzed the state of the American economy. Some discussions held at the meeting touched on the high unemployment rate among Blacks and Hispanics.
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Police Brutality

Why Did You Shut Down Korryn Gaines’ Account? Facebook C.E.O Asked

Aug. 23,2016
“If your company agrees to censor people's accounts at the request of police — thereby allowing the police to control what the public sees on Facebook — then it is part of the problem,” a group of civil rights movements states their disappointment in Facebook.
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Activism

4,000 Crimes Goes Unpunished: Lynching In America

Aug. 23,2016
“We want to talk about the fact that these lynchings took place in the public square with thousands of people cheering them on,” Bryan Stevenson Tells CBS.
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Police Brutality

Philando Castile To Be Honored With Scholarship Fund

Aug. 23,2016
“[Castile] worked at a school, didn’t have his education license, but he definitely affected children, so we’d like [the scholarship recipient] to work on what he was: helping students,”2003 alum of St. Paul Central High School stated.
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Activism

Vacation Ends For President Obama As He Prepares to Visit Baton Rouge After Floods

Aug. 23,2016
“The president is mindful of the impact that his travel has on first responders and wants to ensure that his presence does not interfere with ongoing recovery efforts,” Press Secretary Josh Earnest states.
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Police Brutality

Two Body Cameras Recorded Fatal Milwaukee Police Shooting: A.G. Disclosed

Aug. 23,2016
According to the Wisconsin’s attorney general, the two body cameras which recorded the shooting of 23-yaer-old Sylville Smith by an officer will be withheld until the trial comes to an end.
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Police Brutality

LAPD Officer Accused Of Kicking Handcuffed Black Man In Head

Aug. 22,2016
A Los Angeles police officer is accused of brutally kicking and beating Clinton Alford who was already being restrained by other officers.
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Racism

Dylann Roof Proclaimed Being White Supremacist Through Manifestos

Aug. 22,2016
Two handwritten white supremacist manifestos were found in Dylann Roof’s car and jail cell.
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Police Brutality

Texas Detective Suspended After Inappropriate Comments About Black Teen’s Death

Aug. 22,2016
Jason Chiappardi was suspended from the Austin Police Department for making insensitive statements on Facebook about the death of an unarmed Black teen, David Joseph.
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