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How City Planners Are Battling Rising Temps Across Nation

Global warming is causing major climate shifts. Now, cities are making major changes to protect their most vulnerable residents.

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Dallas Police Turn to FBI After Second Black Trans Woman Killed

Police chief asks for assistance to look for evidence of hate crimes in the homicides of Chynal Lindsey and Muhlaysia Booker.

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WATCH: #TrumpProtests Take Over Streets Nationwide

From New York City to Los Angeles, Americas are expressing their displeasure with the election of Donald Trump.

Why Some Officers Who Kill on the Job Return to Work Right Away

LAPD officer Eden Medina killed Omar Gonzalez and Jesse Romero less than two weeks apart this summer. A new Los Angeles Times article tries to answer why Medina was back on the job so soon after the first shooting.

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Cable Company Investigating Racist Messages Sent to North Texas Customers

Several Charter Spectrum customers received the messages, which contained racial epithets and White supremacist references, through their set top boxes on Tuesday. 

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STUDY: Police Body Cameras in Danger of Being Used as 'Instruments of Injustice'

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examined body-worn camera policies in 50 municipalities. It was not impressed.

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WNBA Fines Teams, Players for Protesting Violence By and Against Cops

WNBA leadership commended the players’ activism, but fined them for breaking league dress protocol.

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Minneapolis Police Union 'Commends' Officers Who Abandoned Posts Over Basketball Team's Anti-Violence Stance

Before Saturday’s game, players from the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx wore warm-up outfits honoring Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and the five fallen Dallas police officers.

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks at Memorial for Slain Dallas Officers

Former President George W. Bush is also slated to speak at the service, which starts at 1:40 p.m. ET.

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Member of Dallas-Based Black Gun Ownership Advocacy Group Says 'City Has Failed'

Yafeuh Balogun, a member of the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, criticized Dallas officials for incubating the environment of injustice in which Micha Xavier Johnson allegedly shot and killed five police officers.

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Dallas Shooting: Officials Say Shooter Was Upset With White Cops, Black Lives Matter

Police Chief David Brown on alleged suspect Micah Xavier Johnson: “We won’t militarize our policing standards, but … we are not gonna let a coward who would ambush police officers change our democracy.”

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WATCH: The Story of Ahmed Mohamed Told Via Trap Music and Magical Realism

Creator Jamel “Jam No Peanut” Mims says the video is part of a larger ‘trap transmedia” project on young victims of police brutality.

Dallas Mayor 'More Fearful of Large Gatherings of White Men' Than Syrian Refugees

Mike Rawlings attacked Islamophobic hysteria and hypocrisy on MSNBC

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Ahmed Mohamed's Former Teacher: 'He Was A Weird Little Kid'

A telling, if occasionally tone-deaf, interview with one of Ahmed Mohamed’s junior high school teachers paints a portrait of a ferociously bright student with a knack for confronting authority. 

Student Leader Who Helped Elevate #IStandWithAhmed Talks Race in Irving

Karime Alvarado, a 16-year-old organizer at the school where authorities mistook Ahmed Mohamed’s clock for a bomb, speaks with Colorlines about their town’s surprising diversity, challenging school officials and what youth activists should do next. 

Zuckerberg, Obama and More Stand With Ahmed

Officials at his school and Republican presidential candidates, however, do not. 

Video: Dallas Teens Talk McKinney

Campers at Dallas’s Black Academy of Arts and Letters address fear and anger in the aftermath of McKinney police violence. 

Video: Teen Arrested at McKinney Pool Party Tells His Side of the Story

Check out an interview with Adrian Martin, the one person police arrested at the McKinney pool party. 

Facing Race 2014 Plenary Livestream: 'The Next Fifty'

This year and next we will celebrate the anniversaries of major racial justice victories like the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts. In this plenary, big thinkers will reflect on trends and strategies for the next half century.

Facing Race 2014 Livestream: 'Roots and Wings: Southern Histories, Legacies and Innovations for the Future'

Leaders from the South will offer their insight on some of the challenges and opportunities facing the region and our movements to achieve racial justice and equity.