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# race-in-america - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police
# Freddie Gray
# Freddie Gray

Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police

Apr 22nd 2015, 11:12 PM 22,741 Views 45 Comments

Freddie Gray died on Sunday, a week after he was arrested and suffered a severed spinal cord.

# race-in-america - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Would you like a discussion with that? Starbucks staff to talk to customers about racism
# Race In America
# Race In America

Would you like a discussion with that? Starbucks staff to talk to customers about racism

Mar 17th 2015, 7:31 PM 14,762 Views 35 Comments

The Starbucks boss says the US needs to discuss racism more – so he’s starting with his baristas.

# race-in-america - Monday 24 November, 2014

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting
# Michael Brown
# Michael Brown

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

Nov 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 12,251 Views 16 Comments

It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.

# race-in-america - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

America's long history of police riots - the short version
# The Clash
# The Clash

America's long history of police riots - the short version

Aug 19th 2014, 7:11 PM 12,000 Views 71 Comments

Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?

# race-in-america - Friday 15 August, 2014

After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen
# Revealed
# Revealed

After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen

Aug 15th 2014, 10:20 PM 26,318 Views 96 Comments

Police also revealed that the deceased had been suspected of an earlier robbery.

# race-in-america - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm
# Race In America
# Race In America

Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm

Aug 14th 2014, 9:26 PM 12,464 Views 75 Comments

The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.

# race-in-america - Monday 11 August, 2014

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man
# Ferguson Missouri
# Ferguson Missouri

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

Aug 11th 2014, 10:33 AM 22,991 Views 168 Comments

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.

# race-in-america - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch
# Race In America
# Race In America

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Aug 7th 2014, 9:56 PM 19,410 Views 46 Comments

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.