/Now in Racial Justice

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John Boyega Discusses Race, Sci-fi in New GQ Cover Story

The Nigerian-British actor opened up being a Black man in sci-fi and fantasy franchises and 'Detroit,' his upcoming film about police violence during the city's 1967 unrest.

Roy Oliver. Mug shot photos of White man in black and gray stripped top.

Texas Cop Who Killed Jordan Edwards Charged With Murder

Dallas County district attorney on Roy Oliver: He is “very, very likely a danger to the community.”

A sign displayed in a front yard request that residents keep fro playing in the dirt or mulch at the West Calumet Housing Complex on September 4, 2016, in East Chicago, Indiana.

READ: Racism's Role in the Fight to Save Children From Lead Poisoning

Lead expert David Rosner to ThinkProgress: “The rest of the country basically saw it as an idiosyncratic thing, affecting just a few Black kids and Hispanic kids and therefore unimportant.”

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WATCH: Lakeith Stanfield Fights Wrongful Murder Conviction in 'Crown Heights' Trailer

The "Atlanta" star portrays Colin Warner, a Trinidadian-American teen falsely convicted of murder and seeking exoneration for his two-decade incarceration.

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