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#race in america

# race-in-america - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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 - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Would you like a discussion with that? Starbucks staff to talk to customers about racism Race In America This post contains a poll

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.

# race-in-america - Monday 24 November, 2014

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.

# race-in-america - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

America's long history of police riots - the short version

Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?

# race-in-america - Friday 15 August, 2014

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 - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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.

# race-in-america - Monday 11 August, 2014

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.

# race-in-america - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.