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Yes, Black People Are Beaten in America

January 10, 2015 // Newsweek Polska - Poland - Polish

<i>Barack Obama maintains that since he began his reign, race relations in the U.S. have improved. American society holds the opposite view.</i> According to the president, the mass protests of African-Americans against police brutality that have already lasted for half a year should not overshadow the general [Read more]

Justice and Race in the United States

December 6, 2014 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

The grand jury of a Missouri town decided not to prosecute a white policeman, Darren Wilson, who had killed Michael Brown, a young black man. Beyond the outrage incited in the little town of Ferguson due to the inconsistencies in evidentiary standards that free Wilson, there is a fundamental issue that persists in a [Read more]

Racial Tension in the US

December 6, 2014 // Diario de Cuyo - Argentina - Spanish

The spike in racial violence in the United States stemming from the November 24 verdict in the small city of Ferguson extended to 170 cities around the country, including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Washington, Boston and Philadelphia. It relented a bit over Thanksgiving weekend, a family festival in North America, [Read more]

Sick Standards

December 3, 2014 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

The grand jury in the Michael Brown case has determined that the use of excessive force is a legitimate legal defense. The decision impacts mainly people of color.

The End of the Obama Optimism

November 26, 2014 // Ottawa Citizen - Canada - English

But Obama came to office on a tide of optimism that old problems could be solved with innovative solutions... YES WE CAN, the slogan went. Apparently, we can’t.
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