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Cambridge police investigating after officer hit black Harvard student

A video of a Cambridge Police Officer punching a black Harvard student while he was physically restrained has prompted an investigation, the result of which will be made public, Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern assured. Cambridge Police officers responded on Friday night to multiple 911 calls...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 5:15pm

Black Lives Matter accuses the NRA 'inciting violence' against black people with chilling video

Black Lives Matter is calling for the NRA to take down the chilling ad they say is a call for “inciting violence against people who are constitutionally fighting for their lives.” And they published a video of their own. “We demand that the NRA immediately remove their dangerous...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:55am

Muslim teen who wrote #BlackLivesMatter 100 times on college application gets into Stanford

A New Jersey teenager took his activism to one of his college applications, and it resulted in his being accepted into California’s prestigious Stanford University.    Ziad Ahmed, aka Ziad the Activist, is an American-Muslim teen who lives in Princeton. Where the application for...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:49am