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Members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force stand outside of a press conference regarding the San Bernardino, California, shooting on December 2, 2015.

The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force is Monitoring Standing Rock Water Protectors

Civil rights attorney Lauren Regan: "The idea that the government would attempt to construe this indigenous-led nonviolent movement into some kind of domestic terrorism investigation is unfathomable to me."

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READ: Series Exposes the Roles Race and Hate Play in Law Enforcement

The Intercept published data from classified FBI documents that it says shows White supremacists are embedded in police departments across the nation and that the Bureau continues to profile suspects based on race and religion.

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Several Mosques Receive Same Threatening Letter, CAIR Calls for Federal Probe

The letter, which threatens that President-elect Donald Trump will "do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews," was sent to mosques from Rhode Island to California.

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FBI, SPLC Reports Detail Increase in American Hate Crimes

The Southern Poverty Law Centered counted 201 hate crimes in the days immediately following the general election.

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DOJ Replaces Team Investigating Eric Garner's Killing

The federal civil rights investigation into Garner's killing by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo was apparently slowed down by disputes between FBI investigators and Justice Department prosecutors over whether or not to bring charges against the involved officers. 

Activists Sue FBI, DHS for Movement for Black Lives Surveillance Info

Color Of Change’s Brandi Collins “It is clear the Department of Homeland Security and FBI are continuing their disturbing legacy of employing secretive surveillance tactics with murky legal parameters to chill The Movement for Black Lives.”

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FBI, DEA, U.S. Attorneys to Receive Mandatory Implicit Bias Training

Attorney General Loretta Lynch: “Today’s announcement is an important step in our ongoing efforts to promote fairness, eliminate bias and build the stronger, safer, more just society that all Americans deserve.”

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Omar Mateen's Alleged Former Lover Describes Pulse Massacre as 'Revenge' for Rejection

"He adored Latinos, gay Latinos, with brown skin—but he felt rejected," the man told Univision.

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Feds Release Transcript From Omar Mateen's Phone Calls With Orlando Police

The Department of Justice and FBI released a full transcript—rather than the previously announced version with redacted sections about Mateen's allegiance to ISIS—after criticism from lawmakers.

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What You Need to Know About the Orlando Massacre, the Latinx LGBTQ Community and Islamophobia

From Coalición Unida to the Justice Department to the Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity, here is the conversation surrounding the mass murder of members of the Latinx LGBTQ community.

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Coalition Says FBI Identification System is Racially Biased

A group of 45 civil, human and privacy rights organizations urges the DOJ to give citizens more time to comment on a proposed rule that would exempt the system from federal privacy laws.

FBI Cracks San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone, Drops Suit Against Apple

Many cricitized the FBI over concerns of privacy violations.

ICYMI: You Must Read the Letter Activists of Color Wrote to Support Apple Against the FBI

Signed by Shaun King, Opal Tometi and others, the letter criticizes the FBI's insistence that Apple remove security protections to investigate suspects' Apple products. 

This Documentary About a Black Muslim Teenage Girl Accused of Terrorism Airs Tonight

"Adama" airs on World Channel tonight at 8 p.m. EST. 

The FBI is Now Investigating the Flint Water Crisis

Will the feds uncover criminal violations?

Oregon 'Militia' Leaders Arrested, One Killed

But armed members are still occupying federal buildings on the wildlife refuge.

Obama Administration Announces Gun Control Measures

President Barack Obama: "Second amendment rights are important, but there are other rights that we care about as well, and we have to be able to balance them."

Armed Men Take Over Federal Building in Oregon

Twitter promptly dubs them #YallQaeda and asks what would happen if the men were Black.

That Time the FBI Tweeted About Martin Shkreli and the New Wu-Tang Album

Yeah, that happened. 

Feds Say San Bernardino Shooters Did Not Belong to a Terrorist Cell

And the FBI will reportedly bring charges against a friend of shooter Syed Rizwan Farook for purcashing some of the weapons used in the massacre.