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Black Lives Matter is a decentralized political and social movement advocating for non-violent civil disobedience in protest against incidents of police brutality and all racially motivated violence against black people. The movement has risen to substantial prominence in recent years as it’s been met with a surge of support across all racial and ethnic groups....
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In the few weeks since the very public murder of George Floyd by a Minnesota policeman, racism in America has been a hot topic.  Protests by Black Lives Matter and supporters of all races, colors, ages, and sexes have drawn attention to not just the horrific racial motivation of the situation at hand but to...
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One of the least-discussed of manifestations of systemic racism occurs in healthcare. This “medical racism” raised its ugly head in the recent coronavirus pandemic, which ripped through the Black community at two or three times the rate it did among whites and more greatly impacted the fragile economy of Black families. Though mainstream media has...
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Cop Watching Arrest
With the George Floyd protests now spanning the entire United States, and even beyond, a disturbing pattern of police violence has been on display for all to see. Protests to call attention to an unjust killing and a pattern of racism have led to widespread chaos, with protestors often giving way to looters later in...
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When unarmed and nonviolent 46-year-old George Floyd ended up dead due to the restraining actions of several white Minneapolis police officers on May 25, 2020, a wave of protests and riots spread around the United States (and eventually many other countries as well). This level of resistance–both peaceful and violent– hasn’t been seen in the...
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Black Live Matter
Black Lives Matter has been a regularly featured movement in the national discussion since its founding in the haunting aftermath of the July 13, 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin. It’s once again been on the front pages of the nation’s newspapers and at the forefront of our collective mental...
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With so many true crime podcasts out there, it can be difficult to find the podcast you want. Especially if you’re the most interested in cases with no solution. Unsolved murder podcasts aren’t the most popular because they don’t tell the neatest story. However, for many people they’re the most fascinating. Whether you want to...
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Nine minutes does not seem like a lot of time, but for George Floyd, a Black man from Minneapolis, it was the difference between life and death, For Minnesota and many other cities around the U.S., the death of Mr. Floyd on May 25, 2020, marked the difference between peace and protest. Beginning in Minnesota...
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Events of the last few weeks have left a Black citizen of Minneapolis dead after a police officer knelt on his neck for over 9 minutes, a Black jogger shot by two armed vigilantes who thought he was a criminal, and a Black man in New York City reported to the police for telling a...
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Rather than creating a list of the most popular handful of podcasts, these are the best LGBTQ podcasts to represent the diversity of expression across cultures, countries, and even history.    On days when we feel the world isn’t changing, that eyes aren’t opening to ways to include all expressions of humanity, we can look at...
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Modern life is both beset by social issues and bustling with technological and societal change. Keeping track of recent developments and an outlook for the future can be a considerable challenge. On the other hand, it can also be extremely rewarding to find avenues in which to make a difference and insights into the countless...
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