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#WhiteCoats4BlackLives

#WhiteCoats4BlackLives

Medical students from more than 70 schools on Wednesday protested racial profiling and police brutality through the social media initiative #WhiteCoats4BlackLives. Hundreds of medical students wore white coats at β€œdie-ins” and other protests on campuses to spotlight racial bias as a public health issue. The medical students joined others who have demonstrated since grand juries […]

How A Police Officer Shot A Sleeping 7-Year-Old To Death

Β A Detroit police officer accused of manslaughter in the death of a 7-year-old girl will go on trial this week, as national attention remains focused on the militarization of U.S. law enforcement and police violence perpetrated against people of color. Aiyana Stanley-Jones was sleeping in her home on the east side of Detroit on the […]