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Being There While Black

July 15, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

Philando Castile has become the 123rd black person to fall victim to police gunfire since the beginning of the year in the United States.

US: The ‘Paradise’ of Poor Children

June 19, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Approximately 20 percent of the young population is poor, and among the black population, that number reaches almost 50 percent. For a nation so rich and powerful, this is a disgrace.

In Baltimore, Season 6 of “The Wire” Is Playing Out

May 11, 2015 // Liberation - France - French

<b>The series was criticized for not showing the inhabitants' resistance to the mechanisms of relegation. Now, season six of "The Wire," in which the population finally rises up, is playing out.</b> On Saturday, April 25th and Monday, April 27th, the poor neighborhoods of Baltimore were the scenes of uprisings after [Read more]

Rampant Police Violence in Baltimore

May 3, 2015 // Berliner Zeitung - Germany - German

The police authorities in the USA must be better controlled and better equipped. Only in this way can the often excessive violence against blacks, like in Baltimore or Ferguson, be checked. Like the pictures show: houses and cars burn, policemen flee from stone-throwing demonstrators, the heavily armed National [Read more]
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