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If All Lives Matter, Don’t Tell Me About Alton Sterling’s Criminal History, Explain To Me Why He’s Dead For Selling CDs

Alton Sterling was unarmed and selling CD's when Baton Rouge officers fatally shot him Tuesday morning.  Credit: Daily Beast

On Race and White America’s sickening obsession with dehumanizing the dead.   “He’s got a gun!” a Baton Rouge officer says, prompting his partner into an all-too-familiar position. “You f*****g move, I swear to God,” says the second officer. It’s been less than twenty-four hours since 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a …

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School To Prison Pipeline Thriving: Study Finds That Students Of Color As Young As Preschool Are Consistently Suspended More Than Their White Classmates For Similar Offenses

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Civil Rights Data Collection released grim findings Tuesday morning showing a clear racial gap in how disciplinary measures are enforced in public schools nationwide.   New findings from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) shows that the America’s public schools suspended significantly fewer students in 2014 than they did in 2012, however …

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Texas Congressman Filemon Vela Pens Blistering Letter To Trump: ‘Take Your Border Wall And Shove It Up Your Ass.’

Congressman Filemon Vela

“Before you dismiss me as just another ‘Mexican,’ let me point out that my great-great grandfather came to this country in 1857, well before your own grandfather.”   A U.S. Congressman from Texas of Mexican-American descent has penned a mercilessly unapologetic response to Donald Trump‘s overt racism toward Latinos this morning …

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Trump Defends Fraudulent University By Claiming That Those Who Were Lied To Simply Didn’t “Go Out And Make It Happen”

Donald J. Trump at a news conference in New York in 2005 where he announced the establishment of Trump University. Credit Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press

Seeking to stop the bleeding, sketchy video of happy Trump University customers is released.   Donald Trump is reeling after a federal judge in California ordered internal Trump University documents and sales “playbooks” to be released over the weekend, as part of an ongoing investigation related to multiple class action …

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