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One of Minnesota’s only Black police chiefs has a lot to say about the state of American policing following Derek Chauvin’s conviction.

The conviction of a white officer for George Floyd's murder raised hopes Wednesday in the Black community of a historic turning point in US justice, but the police killing of another African American casts a shadow over prospects for change

The nation’s first Black vice president was a resonant voice in a pivotal moment for American race relations. Harris, who has struggled to establish a political identity, spoke to the experience of many Americans who have faced inequity.

Floyd’s tragic death and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests evolved the discourse about structural racism in American schools.

We're proud to announce the selection of 8 Black/African American researchers to receive V Scholar Grants funded by the Stuart Scott Fund with special thanks to @bmsnews  for their $1 million contribution! Read more on the grant recipients & their research:

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"He's Black, white and Native American. We let our kids explore all of their cultures," Hope Cozart said.

Editorial: The fact that it took a case of such sheer depravity to overcome the obstacles to justice is a reminder of the routine betrayal and injustice of the American justice system when it comes to Black people killed by police.

The American Humanist Society withdrew an award given to Richard Dawkins for comparing trans people to a white person identifying as black.

The conviction of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges for pinning George Floyd's neck with his knee was already drawing renewed attention to the legal fight in the death of another Black American, Pamela Turner.

New Haven Black clergy, citing police display of gun, call for greater value placed on African-American lives


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The 13th Amendment outlawed slavery—with one big caveat: “except as a punishment for a crime.” For a century and half, that’s been used to re-enslave American citizens (disproportionately black men). So I’m introducing a Constitutional amendment to end this abomination.

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.