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Little To No Progress – 50 Years After Civil Rights Movement, The Median White Family Is Worth 70 Times The Median Black Family

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2015 was, by some definitions, a historic year for race relations in the United States. On one end of the spectrum, Black Lives Matter firmly established itself unequivocally as much more than a hashtag, but an organized and determined struggle to stop police terror and inequality. From the opposite side, …

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Cop in St. Paul tells drivers to run over Black Lives Matter protestors on Facebook, tells them not to worry because they will win in court

Jamine Clark points to the name of his brother, Jamar Clark, on an upside-down flag bearing names of people killed at the hands of police outside the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Minneapolis. Black Lives Matter demonstrators have set up an encampment at the precinct which is near the site of the Sunday shooting of Jamar Clark by a Minneapolis police officer.  Clark has been taken off life support. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

A police officer, identified as Sgt. Jeff Rothecker in St. Paul, Minnesota, is under investigation for a Facebook post he made on  Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday which suggest drivers encountering Black Lives Matter protestors on January 15  shouldn’t “slow down for any of these idiots who try and block the …

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#ReclaimMLK: Fox News Tells Martin Luther King Jr’s Niece That Her Uncle Would Feel Bad About ‘The War On Police’

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Well, file this one under the outlandish and bizarre, even for Fox News Networks. Speaking to Alveda King – the niece of MLK well known for her conservative views – the co-hosts of Fox and Friends suggested that the recent Black Lives Matter demonstrations scheduled throughout the country had turned the …

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Scenes From #ReclaimMLK

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"We Shall Overcome": funeral procession for racism, poverty, imperialism, gentrification #ReclaimMLK @BLM_Boston pic.twitter.com/UCuT7Kc5LT — Liza Behrendt (@lizaveta9) January 18, 2016 Via Truthout.org: Increasingly, there are calls to “Reclaim King” as a radical. It is true that his assertion of Black peoples’ right to life, dignity and reparations was revolutionary.He recognized the …

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