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Nashville Might Have Finally Found a Way to Hold Police Accountable for Killing Unarmed Black Men

In February 2017, 31-year-old Jocques Clemmons was pulled over in a routine traffic stop by Metro-Nashville Police Officer Joshua Lippert. It was just before 1…

How to Kill a Black Man Twice in America: The Botham Jean Story

On September 6th, a warm Thursday night in Dallas, Botham Jean was shot and killed by his neighbor — a cop. There’s no good way…

Ben Carson’s Former Campaign Head Is Exploiting #MeToo to Scare Black Voters

You probably don’t know GOP Rep. French Hill, who’s running in Arkansas’ Second Congressional District. But you may have heard a radio ad supporting him…

Terence Nance’s ‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Is a Very Intentional Statement About Being a Black Man in…

2018 is the year of surreal blackness. So far, we’ve had Boots Riley rearranging minds in the multiplex with his hyper-smart critique of capitalism Sorry…