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The Dallas Rally through the Eyes of One Woman

By Zaneta Williams I am a teacher. I educate, and live for the future through my children in the classroom. Perhaps that is what led me to attend the rally yesterday here in Dallas, TX, where I live. I grew …
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Owning Guns in the Name of Safety is Not Safe

By Tayllor Johnson Listening to President Obama’s announcement of his executive order on gun control regarding background checks for potential firearm purchases brought me back to my mother’s cautions to “be careful” whe...
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What if Black Males Profiled White C.O.P.S?

By Dr. Bryant T. Marks (a Black male) Heart rate increasing, palms moistening, looking straight ahead, hands precisely positioned at ten and two o’clock tighten around the steering wheel, turning down music, mind racing,...
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Save My Life: The Loud Cries of Black Boys

By Zakeia Tyson-Cross Over the last five years, increasing levels of police brutality and other forms of hate crimes took their toll on Black boys, a trend that traces back to the late 1800s. As interfaith groups, commun...