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Warren to black voters: 'All our fights are interconnected'
Elizabeth Warren rails against housing discrimination in message to black activists: "All our fights are interconnected"
Unarmed man killed by Sacramento police shot 8 times, 6 in the back: Private autopsy
Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man who was fatally shot by police in his grandmother's backyard, was struck eight times -- including six bullets in the back, according to a private autopsy commissioned by the family. Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing Clark's family,
Stephon Clark to be laid to rest in Sacramento amid protests over his killing
Stephon Clark, the 22-year-old black man who was unarmed when police shot and killed him in Sacramento earlier this month, was laid to rest Thursday as mass protests over his death continue in California's capital. The funeral service, which was open to the public, was held at BOSS Church in south
The death of Stephon Clark: What we know and don't know about the police shooting
Authorities are still investigating the police shooting of Stephon Clark, the unarmed 22-year-old man who was killed in his grandmother’s Sacramento backyard earlier this month. The shooting has sparked widespread protests in California and New York and responses from Black Lives Matter , the NAACP
At least 11 arrested during Black Lives Matter protest in New York
At least 11 people were arrested, most for disorderly conduct, during a Black Lives Matter protest in New York City Wednesday night as hundreds gathered to express their anger over the recent death of Stephon Clark. The protesters marched from Columbus Circle to Times Square, approximately 15 to 20
Mourners arriving for Stephon Clark's wake as protests in Sacramento continue
Mourners have arrived at a Sacramento church to grieve the death of Stephon Clark, the 22-year-old man who was unarmed when he was fatally shot by police in his grandmother's backyard on March 18. Clark’s wake is scheduled to take place on Wednesday at the Boss Church in Sacramento, and his funeral
Social activist Tamika Mallory says 'being a part of the movement wasn't optional' in her family
Tamika Mallory, a co-chair of the National Women’s March, was born and raised in the social justice movement she now helps to lead. Her parents were founding members of the Rev. Al Sharpton ’s National Action Network (NAN). Her formative years were spent tagging along to civil rights marches and
Trump Jr. on charges his father is racist: 'All the rappers, all his African-American friends ... have pictures with him'
President Donald Trump 's eldest son isn't mincing words about critics of his father who label him as a racist, implying that such a characterization is misguided, considering the commander-in-chief has had longstanding relationships with African-American public figures -- and there are photos to
Book excerpt: Jason Riley's 'False Black Power'
Reprinted with permission from “False Black Power” by Jason L. Riley (Templeton Press), 2017. A few days after Trump’s surprise victory over Hillary Clinton , I walked around New York City’s Harlem neighborhood and got reactions from a couple dozen black residents. Postelection street