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3 Things You Can Do to End Police Killings and Fix the Criminal Justice System

Matthew Cooke | Huffington Post | December 10, 2014

The reality is this: As an American you're way more likely to be shot by a police officer or arrested on false charges than you are to be attacked by a terrorist or contract ebola. And if you're black or brown, the chances increase exponentially. So it's good we're talking about issues that really affect us -- and not just distracted by the standard fare that sells commercial advertising on the 24-hour news cycle.

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Australia's Boom Is Anything But For Its Aboriginal People

John Pilger | The Guardian | April 28, 2013

Eleven miles by ferry from Perth is Western Australia's "premier tourist destination". This is Rottnest Island, whose scabrous wild beauty and isolation evoked, for me, Robben Island in South Africa. Empires are never short of devil's islands; what makes Rottnest different – indeed, what makes Australia different – is silence and denial on an epic scale. Read More »

Farm-To-Table In Communities Of Color

Grace Bello | The Atlantic | April 10, 2013

Yuppie-style food activism gets more complicated in communities where farming comes with historical baggage. Read More »

Is Medical School Just For Rich Kids?

Pamela Wible | KevinMD.com | May 26, 2014

This will be my last email to you because I am giving up on my dream of being a doctor.  I’ve contacted so many colleges and medical schools hoping to find one that would help me become a doctor for my tribe...

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The History Of Surveillance And The Black Community

Nadia Kayyali | Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) | February 13, 2014

February is Black History Month and that history is intimately linked with surveillance by the federal government in the name of "national security."  Indeed, the history of surveillance in the African-American community plays an important role in the debate around spying today and in the calls for a congressional investigation into that surveillance. [...] Read More »

Violent Video Games Might Make White People More Racist

Rachel Feltman | Quartz | March 21, 2014

You’ve probably heard that violent video games can make you more violent—and you’ve probably rolled your eyes at the news. But it’s more complicated than that: Playing violent video games can make Caucasian players have racist, intolerant thoughts...

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