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Chicago's violent year hit a deadly milestone on Monday when the city saw its 435th homicide, matching last year's entire count.
September 14, 2012
Ebony's R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy says rappers like Chief Keef are merely symptoms of the greater problems for black men in cities like Chicago.
by Anita Powell onAugust 23, 2012
The police shooting of strikers reveals how money and power divide the country.
by Mariame Kaba onJuly 16, 2012
Mariame Kaba, on her website Prison Culture, explores the concept of a "violence matrix."
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 3, 2011
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Try to think of any other time that a white politician was so bracingly direct when speaking to his mostly-white constituency about racism.
June 22, 2010
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May 27, 2010
Ethnic strife in the north has forced some Ghanaians into Togo.
May 26, 2010
The president is attempting to boost border protection along the U.S. southern border.
May 25, 2010
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