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This Is What It Looks Like When New York City Erupts With Cries For Justice

This Is What It Looks Like When New York City Erupts With Cries For Justice

  Demonstrators flooded New York City’s streets Saturday afternoon and into the evening, swarming the NYPD headquarters and demanding an end to racial injustices across America. More than 50,000 individuals joined the protests, according to some estimates. β€œFor over three hours we marched throughout Manhattan with the survivors of police brutality and homicide,” said Synead […]

Tamir Rice’s Death Declared A Homicide

Tamir Rice’s Death Declared A Homicide

The death of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy fatally shot by police in November has been formally ruled a homicide, according to a Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s autopsy report released on Friday that found he was struck once in the abdomen. Tamir Rice, who was black, was shot on Nov. 22 by police responding to a […]

#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 […]

Teen Nobel Prize winner Malala’s bloodied school uniform on display

Teen Nobel Prize winner Malala’s bloodied school uniform on display

For the first time since she was attacked two years ago, the world can now see the uniform that teenager Malala Yousafzai wore when she was shot in the head by the Taliban. Malala, 17, has authorized the public display of the bloodied uniform, which includes a blouse, trousers and head scarf. It’s part of […]

Grand Jury Declines To Indict NYPD Officer In Chokehold Death Of Eric Garner

A grand jury in Staten Island voted Wednesday not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being placed in a chokehold. Garner, 43, died July 17 while he was being arrested for selling untaxed cigarettes. In a video of the arrest, […]