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Fired Florida police officer with history of violence says calling black people ‘monkeys’ isn’t racist

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office in Florida fired a member of the force for posting overtly racist comments on his Facebook page, on which he listed the police department as his employer.
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Two gunmen dead in Texas after opening fire at Mohammed art show organized by anti-Islam hate group

Police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that was organized near Dallas by an anti-Islamic group and billed as a free-speech event.
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Open carry activists — strapped with guns — crash police brutality protest in Dallas

On Friday, four groups of protestors converged in downtown Dallas, Texas: moms mad about lethal police force, immigration reform advocates, police enthusiasts, and advocates of being able to carry firearms in public.
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‘Help Spread the Word of White Revival:’ KKK sponsors another billboard in Arkansas

The Ku Klux Klan paid to put up a billboard in Russellville, Arkansas that reads 'It’s Not Racist To ? Your Own People.'
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Silicon Valley rejects Carly Fiorina presidential run: She takes ‘it’s OK to fail a tad too literally’

“She put herself ahead of the interests of the company and I fear she would do the same as president,” said Jason Burnett, a grandson of the late HP co-founder David Packard and a member of the Packard Foundation board of trustees. “I don’t want her to do harm to this country.”
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The truth about trailer parks: Poor forced to live among sex offenders and felons as owners cash in

Sex offenders have been good for park owner Lee financially, with park occupancy running at “1,000%”. She rents trailer pad spots for about $325 a month. The trailers are either owned by the tenant or rented from a third party. Many trailers are divided into three bedrooms, for which tenants are charged $500 a month per room.
Kwame Rose of Baltimore confronts Fox News' Geraldo Rivera on April 28, 2015. [YouTube]

Baltimore protester who confronted Geraldo: Fox News personalities are the real ‘outside agitators’

"Outside agitators such as Fox News came onto the scene trying to exploit the situation. I don’t care about the people watching Fox News, but I will not let you report lies about the people of this city,” Kwame Rose explained.
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WATCH: Unprovoked Baltimore cop pepper sprays passive protester wearing ‘F*ck the police’ t-shirt

In dramatic footage captured by the Associated Press, an unidentified Baltimore protester wearing a “F*ck the police” t-shirt is pepper sprayed before being dragged to the ground by his hair.
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The slow poisoning of Freddie Gray — and the hidden violence against black communities

The life of Freddie Gray, and of so many others, was endangered many times over by numerous forms of systemic racism before it was finally taken in the custody of police.