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Millions March protestors chant for justice in New York

A young girl’s mother encourages her to participate in the march by chanting “I can’t breathe.”

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Features Editor

December 16, 2014

Thousands of people gathered in New York City this Saturday, December 13th and marched from Washington Square to the New York Police Department to protest against police brutality.

Ferguson: what do we do now?

Photo by Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press/Tribune News Service, Formerly MCT Campus

December 6, 2014

Justice isn't justified By Alexia Vickers: Staff Writer An 18 year old boy shot and killed in cold blood. Mike Brown’s life has been shooed away by a jury of nine Caucasian jurors and 3 African Americans. Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the act of killing an unarmed teenager. I don’t underst...

Being black and the deadly stereotypes

Being black and the deadly stereotypes

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

December 6, 2014

As an African-American and a citizen of the United States of America, I am considered a threat. The color of my skin has the ability to make an armed police officer feel unsafe. I am capable of drawing negative attention from cashiers at CVS as I walk out empty handed, concluding I’m a thief. Equating...

Ferguson decision stimulates discussion at Staples

Ferguson decision stimulates discussion at Staples

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014

Yesterday, a grand jury in St. Louis County declined to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer from Ferguson, Missouri who allegedly shot and killed the unarmed 18-year-old man, Michael Brown. According to CNN, the jury declared this an act of self defense, therefore, no charges were held against him. Many...

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