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Omar Suleiman: The End of Racism (VIDEO)

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info-pictogram1 A khutbah about ending racism. The comments on statuses about #Ferguson, like they were during the Trayvon case, are precisely why it’s so essential we fight racism at its core in our communities. What are some practical ways we can bridge the gap between various races in our communities?

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Four Cases Of Police Brutality And Racism You Need To Know (Video)

info-pictogram1 It’s been more than 20 years since the police beating of Rodney King led to the L.A. riots. More recently, protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, and all around the United States are furious over the police shooting of yet another unarmed black man — Michael Brown. AJ+ takes a look back at some of the most infamous police brutality cases that inform us now.

Talib Kweli: The Point That Went Missing concerns the debate with CNN

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By: Talib Kweli Greene

When I left for Ferguson, MO my intention was to only deal with the people in the community. My intention was not to participate in spectacle. But we all know what the road to hell is paved with. After receiving several phone calls from a producer at CNN, I decided to use my “fame” to shed light on the police aggression that the peaceful protestors and the community of Ferguson were facing.

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Documentary: Ferguson – City under siege (Video)

info-pictogram1 Fault Lines travelled to Ferguson to witness the demonstrations and the subsequent heavy-handed police reaction – and to find out how Brown’s killing sparked something bigger, exposing tensions that have been bubbling beneath the surface for years.

Ferguson and the media (Video)

info-pictogram1 Listening Post examines racial conflict and social divisions in the US and how those issues are reported. Helping us to understand how the media reported Ferguson are: Mikki Kendall, a writer; Lizz Brown, a columnist for the St Louis American; Byron Tau, a reporter for Politico; Rashad Robinson, the executive director of Color of Change; and Ash-har Quraishi, a correspondent for Al Jazeera America.

The Trews: Russell Brand – Welcome To The Sean Hannity School Of Bullying (Video)

info-pictogram1 Sean Hannity is at it again, this time in a condescending interview with a local Committeewoman in Ferguson, St Louis, following protests over the shooting of teenager Michael Brown.

The Trews: Russell Brand – Is White Supremacy The Real Offender? (Video)

info-pictogram1 This episode focuses on the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, St Louis, where demonstrations continue following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and now a second African-American man.

Michael Brown shooting: Ku Klux Klan raises ‘reward’ for officer who shot unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri

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By: Heather Saul

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk

The Missouri chapter of a faction of the Ku Klux Klan is allegedly raising money as a reward for the white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson a week ago.

On its website, the South Carolina-based New Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) has published a series of racist posts describing Brown as “a black punk” and “not a good kid”, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hate Watch (SCPLCHW) blog has reported.

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W. Kamau Bell On Being Black In America (Video)

info-pictogram1 The fatal shooting of Michael Brown has led to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the United States over police brutality and racism. Comedian W. Kamau Bell, star of the FX show “Totally Biased,” gives us his thoughts on what it’s like to be a black man in America today.