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WATCH: Whoopi Goldberg Slams Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Over his ‘Planet of the Apes’ Racism Claim

Whoopi Goldberg was among many who thought Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson took things a bit too far by accusing filmmakers behind “War for the Plant of the Apes” of invoking his image by dressing one of the apes in a blue vest similar to one he often wears.

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Black Lives Matter Leaders Sued Over Baton Rouge Police Shooting That Left Three Officers Dead

A police officer wounded in a shooting rampage in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last year that left three officers dead sued Black Lives Matter movement leaders on Friday, accusing them of inciting violence that spurred the attack. (more…)

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Sister of Sandra Bland says Weakened Law in Her Name Is ‘Gut-Wrenching’

The sister of Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational traffic stop with a white state trooper, says it is "gut-wrenching" that lawmakers stripped police reforms from a bill named after her sibling and are now pushing a weakened compromise that "painfully misses

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Yale PhD Candidate Roger Baumann Asks What Are ‘Political’ Black Churches?

Much attention has been given to white evangelical congregations and parachurch groups in studies of so-called “political churches” and politically active Christians. While studies of such white evangelical congregations have been at the forefront of scholarly attention to religious politics, the historic participation (and debate over the participation) of black

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No, Violence In the Black Community or Any Community, Should Never Be Normalized

Pervasive police abuse of Black people, young Black males, especially, is being documented as never before. As a result, the nation is more aware of the problem; whether or not this results in sustainable change in policy and practice remains to be seen. However, starting with Trayvon Martin’s murder, which

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