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From the Web: Black Lives Matter Edition

From the Web: Black Lives Matter Edition

Special edition of link lot: because I could not go another week avoiding the sh*t that's going down.

  1. This watchdog site keeps a list of police killings that have happened since May 2013.
  2. An interactive database of police killings that shows Native Americans and Black Americans are most likely to be killed by police.
  3. An analysis of data on police killings—and a lesson in how math works (samples must be normalized before they can be compared).
  4. Another breakdown of data on police killings that shows black people are more likely to be stopped, searched, and shot by police (even when they are doing nothing threatening).
  5. One of my favorite men-of-few-words says all that needs to be said about Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem.
  6. Why we need White America to participate in the conversation about police violence.
  7. A thoughtful and informative audio piece on black officers from Code Switch.
  8. Constructive proposals to end police violence in America.
  9. Some info on getting involved with Black Lives Matter.

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