Korryn Gaines

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Facebook Must Protect Its Black Users [OPINION]

“The platform is a safe space for White supremacists to spew anti-Black vitriol, organize Klan rallies, and encourage physical violence against Black people without reprimand from Facebook.”

No Charges for Cop Who Killed Korryn Gaines

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has requested an independent review of the Baltimore County Police Department.

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Korryn Gaines' Family to Sue Baltimore County for Wrongful Death

Attorney Jimmy A. Bell: “Apparently, police didn’t feel like waiting it out any longer. Their inconvenience was worth more than her life.”

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Q&A: Marc Lamont Hill on Michael Brown, Imperfect Victims and Getting Past Survival Mode

Two years after the Michael Brown was shot to death by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, the TV host, professor and writer Marc Lamont Hill shares why he dedicated his latest book, “Nobody,” to the 18-year-old, what’s changed in Ferguson and why we need to reframe how we see Black women’s encounters with police.

In Defense of Korryn Gaines, Black Women and Children [Opinion]

America’s investment in policing and prisons prevents our ability to create systems of safety and protection for Black families. Given this, we must question the means Black parents have to protect their children. 

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World Reacts to Korryn Gaines' Death at Hands of Police

Twitter user @Delo_Taylor: “‘She shouldn’t have put her child in that situation.’ What situation? They were in their own home where they should’ve been.”