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Book review | With Unbound, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke explains why she felt the need to reclaim the movement
Arts & Culture

Book review | With Unbound, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke explains why she felt the need to reclaim the movement

"If these white women start using this hashtag, and it gets popular, they will never believe that a Black woman in her 40s from the Bronx has been building a movement for the same purposes, using those exact words, for years now."

Black burial spaces, scattered across US, tell the story of country’s past of cemetery segregation
Lifestyle

Black burial spaces, scattered across US, tell the story of country’s past of cemetery segregation

As these burial grounds for the dead mirrored the racial divisions of the living, Black communities organised to defend the dignity of their deceased and oppose racist cemetery policies.

Latino, Black neighborhoods in US states struggle with disparity in COVID-19 testing facilities
World

Latino, Black neighborhoods in US states struggle with disparity in COVID-19 testing facilities

As the pandemic explodes in diverse states like Arizona and Florida, people in communities of color who have been exposed to the virus are struggling to get tested.

Milwaukee shooting: 17 arrested amid violent protests; suspect was armed, say Wisconsin cops
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Milwaukee shooting: 17 arrested amid violent protests; suspect was armed, say Wisconsin cops

Six businesses were burned in the Milwaukee unrest that spilled past midnight Sunday. Seventeen people were arrested and four officers were hurt from flying concrete and glass.

Michael Brown supporters disrupt another govt meeting in Ferguson
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Michael Brown supporters disrupt another govt meeting in Ferguson

Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old loudly disrupted another government meeting on Tuesday, renewing calls to remove the county prosecutor investigating the case and vowing political retaliation against an elected official tied to the prosecutor.

Ferguson teen had his arms raised when cop shot him: New witnesses
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Ferguson teen had his arms raised when cop shot him: New witnesses

Two newly discovered witnesses of last month's fatal police shooting in Ferguson in the US state of Missouri said that the officer shot Michael Brown when the latter had his arms raised and had surrendered.

Ferguson: Protesters turn hostile at first council meet since Michael Brown death
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Ferguson: Protesters turn hostile at first council meet since Michael Brown death

Efforts by city leaders to repair the local government's fractured relationship with its residents in the St Louis suburb where an unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer got off to a rocky start on Tuesday at the first public meeting of elected officials since Michael Brown's death.