The week of October 4, 2015

Black Lives
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How we know Black Lives Matter is winning

By Alicia Garza

When those in power try to discredit and distort your movement, it’s because they’re afraid.

Features

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For true liberation, Black Lives Matter is not enough

By Douglas Williams

The Black working class needs more than a narrow, single-issue campaign. We must think bigger.

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How I talk to white people about racism

By Clay Rivers

Speaking to one another with respect and care.

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Can SAE ever overcome its racist past?

By Samantha Rogers

After a viral video showed its members chanting a racial epithet, one fraternity tries to clean up its act.

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Black trans lives matter

By Cherno Biko

To be black and trans is to live in a constant fear of persecution.

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7 hard lessons learned from Ferguson

By Derrick Clifton

One year later, these are the things worth remembering.

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Your Facebook is probably segregated

By Gillian Branstetter

The online echo chamber is more dangerous than you think.

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The surprising truth about the ‘war on cops’

By Patrick Howell O'Neill

The ‘war on cops’ is a myth—and these are the numbers that prove it.