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The News Media Whitewashed Police Brutality for Decades. Here’s Why We Believed Them.

Reporters have often blindly parroted law enforcement’s version of events, marginalized Black and Brown voices, focused on violence rather than protesters’ demands, and used irresponsible language when covering police brutality.

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I’m a Black Prepper. This Is What Freedom Means to Me.

I don’t harbor fantasies of being free myself. A free world for Black people must be created from scratch and, even in a best-case scenario, there will be no place for me once that bitter and bloody work is done.

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McConnell’s Quest to Transform the Courts Is Nearly Complete

Senate Republicans are closing in on what matters most to them: leaving no judicial vacancy behind. If confirmed, Cory Wilson will be Trump's 200th nominee.

In this June 6, 2020, file photo, demonstrators protest near the National Archives on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Juneteenth 2020 will be a day of protest in may places Friday, June 19. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
The Case to Make Juneteenth, the Realest Celebration of American Freedom, a National Holiday

Currently, 47 states and the District of Columbia recognize Juneteenth in some way.