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Reinstate The Assault-weapons Ban Now
IN ONE WEEKEND, 31 PEOPLE WERE MURDERED and dozens more injured in two mass shootings just hours apart in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. The death toll may still grow. The shooters killed the young and old, men and women. In El Paso, the white-nat
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How Ferguson Woke Us Up
On Aug. 10, 2014, my first day of protest after the shooting of Michael Brown Jr., I stood outside the Ferguson Police Department and asked an officer why, on the night prior, he had brought German shepherds to a black community in grief, evoking the
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A Rapper’s Long Fight For Justice
ON JAN. 24, 2007, 19-YEAR-OLD ROBERT RIHMEEK Williams was arrested on his South Philly doorstep. He doesn’t recall everything that happened next because, he says, police beat him so severely that he kept losing consciousness. Facing 19 drug, firearms