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One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate purpose

May 25, 2021 9:20 am

One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate

We know that the work of dismantling systemic racism and confronting anti-Blackness is far from over. The words of the nine local folks whose pieces we've excerpted here stand to remind us that there is no more important work to be done.
As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men purpose

Mar. 30, 2021 7:30 am

As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men

The Conversation's Catesby Holmes highlights stories that offer expert analysis and key background on police violence, Derek Chauvin’s record, and racism in U.S. law enforcement.
As the mother of Black sons, this is what I’m feeling in the wake of another killing purpose

Nov. 2, 2020 12:00 pm

As the mother of Black sons, this is what I’m feeling in the wake of another killing

"I could never take for granted that my three boys would return home each night. They are men now, but I still don’t sleep," says contributor Lynette Hazelton in this personal column.

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