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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 21: A young man gestures as he and others participate in in a protest at Marshall Park September 21, 2016 in Charlotte, NC. The North Carolina governor has declared a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte after clashes during protests in the city in response to the fatal shooting by police officers of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott at an apartment complex near UNC Charlotte. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Social Influencers Use The #MannequinChallenge to Take on Police Brutality

This week’s internet sweeping trend has resulted in the mass communication of an important message. The #MannequinChallenge hashtag is filled with humorous tidbits of random stand-still activity. But internet actress, writer, and director Simone Shepherd teamed up with a few talented actors to demonstrate what happens when African Americans are stopped by police. Appropriately titled #BlackAndBlue,…

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Watch Dev Hynes’ Unfeigned Tribute To Murder Victims on ‘Conan’

Dev Hynes, known musically as Blood Orange, epitomizes shameless bravery and unapologetic pride both in and beyond his musical creativity. Another obvious certainty is that he has a heart of gold. Last night the fearless trailblazer performed on the Conan show where he paid tribute to murder victims Philando Castile, Hande Kader and Terrence McCrary…

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Audio: Chris Brown, “A Lot of Love” & “My Friend”

Police brutality has been the cause of at least 136 Black deaths in 2016 according to a project by the Guardian, which tracks police killings in America. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were recently added to that list in less than 48 hours apart. In the wake of this senseless bloodshed, Chris Brown releases two new tracks with intentions…

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