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Beyond Barack Obama: Is America Ready for a New Political Party?

Posted July 23, 2012 by Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

As whites lose their demographic majority over the next 30 years, is it possible for a new multi-racial coalition to effect a major political realignment?

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22,000 Were Arrested for It, And It Was Perfectly Legal

Posted April 30, 2012 by Dax-Devlon Ross

Why did it take almost 30 years to stop the NYPD from arresting thousands of poor, mostly black, people under three void laws?

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After a Lynching, He Donned His Bejeweled Turban & Fought Back

Posted April 2, 2012 by Sean Yoes

Baltimore played an important role in the launch of civil rights movement. And in a time of crisis, eccentric faith healer Kiowa Costonie played an important role in Baltimore.

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After the Riots, London Reflects on Racial Profiling

Posted March 25, 2012 by Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi

Racially motivated stop-and-frisk is not just a policing tactic favored in America. It’s a strategy for controlling people of color in the West and a major precipitator of the UK’s August riots.

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Gary, Indiana Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is the first black female mayor in Indiana.
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After Michael Jackson: Can Gary’s New Black Mayor Restore It to Glory?

Posted March 12, 2012 by Candace Buckner

Born in Gary, educated at Harvard, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has a mission: revitalizing a one-time economic powerhouse now best known as the birthplace of Michael Jackson.

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