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# freddie gray
Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police
Freddie Gray died on Sunday, a week after he was arrested and suffered a severed spinal cord.
# race in america
Would you like a discussion with that? Starbucks staff to talk to customers about racism
The Starbucks boss says the US needs to discuss racism more – so he’s starting with his baristas.
# michael brown
Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting
It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.
# the Clash
America's long history of police riots - the short version
Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?
# revealed
After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen
Police also revealed that the deceased had been suspected of an earlier robbery.
# race in america
Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm
The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.
# ferguson missouri
Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man
An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.
# race in america
Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch
Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.