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For Blacks, traffic stops can be life or death
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Editorial
For Blacks, traffic stops can be life or death
There is such a high record of fatalities when the police pull over a car, it is not unreasonable for a driver to try to outrun the police, especially to reach a less isolated spot
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Opinion
A mind is a terrible thing to waste
We can never be safe in this country while the homicide of our people is justifiable.
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Opinion
One year later, the George Floyds continue to mount up
Cops are sending a deadly message that Chauvin will in no way change things. Their message: Police will continue to police in mostly minority communities the same way, up to and including the use of force.
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Police shootings: a vile American epidemic
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Editorial
Police shootings: a vile American epidemic
During the campaign for president, Republicans frequently asserted that Black Lives Matter protesters were a danger to public safety. While the crowds were large, the protesters were generally orderly. Nonetheless, since the racially mixed protesters were substantially Black, it was relatively easy to inflame racial fears.
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Demonstrators rally for justice on MLK Day
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Local News
Demonstrators rally for justice on MLK Day
A crowd gathered in front of Madison Park High School’s front entrance at 3 p.m., where Monica Cannon-Grant, founder of Violence in Boston, Inc., and other speakers prepared to address the group.
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America’s ugly history
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Editorial
America’s ugly history
The brutal treatment of the Native Americans established that whites could not be expected to be more cordial to blacks. Perhaps inhumanity to outsiders is a consistent element of their culture
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