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WATCH: Colin Kaepernick Amnesty International Awards speech reflects on what’s at the root of resistance

Colin Kaepernick raising his fist

While accepting the Ambassador of Conscience Award, Colin Kaepernick shared his personal struggles with standing up for social injustice while kneeling during the national anthem and reveals how love has been at the root of his resistance. “I’ve realized that our love, that sometimes manifests itself as black rage, is ...

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After viral Waffle House arrest, Chikesia Clemons speaks

The gut-wrenching video of three White, male Saraland police officers in Mobile, Alabama body slamming and wrestling 25-year-old Chikesia Clemons to the ground early Sunday morning not only went viral on social media, but immediately sparked outrage. In the cell phone footage, officers can be seen choking Clemons at a Waffle House ...

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Pastor with ties to Obama and Bush turns himself in after being accused of Chinese bond scheme

The pastor of a Houston megachurch and former spiritual adviser to both Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush will turn himself in Monday on charges of taking millions from investors in a Chinese bond scheme, reports ABC News. The Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell was expected to go before a magistrate ...

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Fearless and Unstoppable: Remembering the Strength of Winnie Mandela

By midday Monday, the death at age 81 of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the iconic — and at times controversial — symbol of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, had been confirmed. And I really need folks to understand the magnitude of who (and what) we lost today. Winnie Mandela was the ...

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Jury Awards $37 Million To Family Of Korryn Gaines, Woman Killed By Police In 2016

The family of Korryn Gaines, a young woman shot and killed by a Baltimore County police officer in 2016, has been awarded $37 million after a jury ruled Friday that the officer’s actions were improper. Police say Gaines, 23, raised a shotgun into the firing position during what had turned ...

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