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Time to take action on campus
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Time to take action on campus
Kanoute’s experience, like those of Lolade Siyonbola (an African-American student at Yale who was reported for napping in a common room) and Kanewakeron and Skanahwati Gray (Native American brothers who were questioned by police during a college tour in Colorado), is part of a deeply troubling pattern of suspicious neighbors, classmates and passersby calling the police on people of color for going about their everyday lives.
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Are whites too quick to call 911?
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Are whites too quick to call 911?
Oumou Kanoute, a black sophomore at Smith College, was quizzed by a police officer and a college employee as she studied in a dorm dining hall, after another employee reported a suspicious person laying down in the cafeteria to police.
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Anti-violence protestors decry Boston police inaction
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Anti-violence protestors decry Boston police inaction
Anti-violence activists rallied in Franklin Park on Friday evening, demanding strategic action and increased accountability from the Boston Police Department, amid reports of racial disparities between homicide arrest rates for white and black victims. 
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Pressley, Capuano debate in Roxbury forum on racial justice
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Pressley, Capuano debate in Roxbury forum on racial justice
At-large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley faced off against 7th Congressional District Rep. Michael Capuano at a forum on racial justice issues last Friday. Hosted by Roxbury Community College and moderated by Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins, the debate was a chance for voters to distinguish between the two progressive candidates with similar platforms.
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