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Opinion | @KeishaBlain : The long history of police violence against Black and brown children — along with the repeated efforts by police officers and public officials to conceal details of these cases — underscores the inherent problem of American policing

"When will the American people realize what cellphone videos keep showing them, what body cameras keep recording...? Black and brown people’s defiance is not the problem. Our compliance is not the solution," @DrIbram  writes:

The U.S. is 1 of only 3 countries where maternal mortality rates are rising. Learn about the explicit biases embedded into our system that contribute to the maternal death rate among Black, Native American and Alaska Native women. #MinorityHealthMonth 

The U.S. is 1 of only 3 countries where maternal mortality rates are rising. Learn about the explicit biases embedded into our system that contribute to the maternal death rate among Black, Native American and Alaska Native women. #MinorityHealthMonth 

"She not only represented the advancement of our family but of the Black African American race and culture in our country. She was a reminder of how far we have come as people on this earth,” said Tanisha Patterson-Powe, Hester Ford's great-granddaughter.

This VR creator’s experience puts users in the shoes of a black American father. One scenario explores the dread of being pulled over by police

"When will the American people realize what cellphone videos keep showing them, what body cameras keep recording...? Black and brown people’s defiance is not the problem. Our compliance is not the solution," @DrIbram  writes:

@KeishaBlain : The long history of police violence against Black and brown children — along with the repeated efforts by police officers and public officials to conceal details of these cases — underscores the inherent problem of American policing.

This VR creator’s experience puts users in the shoes of a black American father. One scenario explores the dread of being pulled over by police

"For Black and brown people, this is the terror of American policing. When we do not comply, we die like Daunte Wright did. When we do comply, we die like Adam Toledo did." @DrIbram  today in @TheAtlantic :

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This February, we're celebrating the Black history makers who have helped shape and influence American culture. According to @GoogleTrends  data, these icons, events and movements are #TheMostSearched  in the U.S. → #BHM 

My Q to President Trump just now: Overall, U.S. unemployment rate fell by 1 %. Black unemployment rate went up .1%. Asian American rate went up by .5%. How is that a victory? His response to me: “You are something.” Note: It’s a crucial question.

Pres Trump claims the 1619 project distorts and "rewrites" American history. He says the project wrongly says America was founded on "oppression not freedom." Fact: At America's founding, kidnapped enslaved black people were exploited. The consequences of slavery continue today.

Happy birthday, America. Thank you for letting me live the American Dream. We must fight every day to make sure that dream is as true for a Black child born in Minneapolis as it was for a white bodybuilder born in Austria. via @attn 

To @realDonaldTrump  Through my ongoing conversations with friends, teammates, and leaders in the black community, I realize this is not an issue about the American flag. It has never been. We can no longer use the…

There is nothing new about American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people for the expansion of American imperialism.

So if African-American unemployment is now at the lowest number in history, median income the highest, and you then add all of the other things I have done, how do Democrats, who have done NOTHING for African-Americans but TALK, win the Black Vote? And it will only get better!

Focusing like a laser on the major problems of the American people: black professional athletes with opinions.

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