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'We Want Transparency, Not Cover-Up": Jesse Jackson Gave Eulogy for Alabama Man Killed by Cops

Following the funeral of Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., a press conference on Monday called for justice as forensics revealed he was shot in the back.

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Over 1,000 people were in attendance at Boutwell Memorial Auditorium in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday to mourn Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. and demand justice regarding his police-related death. Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. accompanied the family and delivered the eulogy.

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Black People Are Being Poisoned in Alabama. Is Louisiana Next?

Protests of big business and government inaction persist against allowing people to become diseased and disposable.

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Ten days of protests continue in Louisiana over crude oil pipeline preparations by residents and activists as big oil business stands to infiltrate and bring deadly toxins into Black communities like St. James — nicknamed "Cancer Alley."

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Black Twin Sisters Compete for Office in Opposing Parties

Hundreds of Black women are running for office in 2018 and Jessica Ann Tyson and Monica Sparks have made it a family affair, although from across the aisle.

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Twin sisters Jessica Ann Tyson and Monica Sparks see eye to eye on many topics, but politics isn't one them.

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The University of Alabama alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, a predominantly Black fraternity, is suing after a venue turned them away for being an "all Black group."

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Sessions Wants Blacks ‘in the Back of the Bus,’ Says Congressman

America was "great" before people had civil rights, according to Trump's camp.

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A Democratic lawmaker stands behind his comments that Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III wants to "Make America Great Again" by sending the nation decades back to when people didn't have basic civil rights.

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Black Woman Arrested at Waffle House Dragged to Ground, Breasts Exposed

Chikesia Clemons will not be voted "citizen of the month," but the police were not perfect either.

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The arrest of a 25-year-old Black woman at a Waffle House in Saraland, Ala., resulted in her on the floor with her breasts exposed. Some citizens echoed the acts of protesters of a Philadelphia Starbucks by holding a sit-in in the parking lot of the Waffle House.

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We Don't Need 'Lady Teachers' With a Gun, Says State Rep.

The majority of "our ladies," and women teachers, "are scared of guns" and should not be trained in firearms, according to Alabama State Rep. Harry Shiver (R-Stockton).

Alabama State Rep. Harry Shiver (R-Stockton); Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School student and activist Emma González / REUTERS

A state representative from Alabama doesn't believe "lady teachers" should — or want to — carry firearms.

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Log Cabin Republicans Blindly Back Trump

As Trump's GOP twists gay hating into "religious freedom," LGBT Republicans are living in the Trump Twilight Zone.

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A decision by the Alabama Republican Party to bar openly gay Jason White from running for sheriff is just another chapter in the cautionary love story between gay Republicans, their political party and their sexual orientation.

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The National Impact of the Election of Doug Jones

Alabama state representative claims start of progressive movement.

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Ever since Doug Jones upset accused sex offender Roy Moore in early December, pundits and party leaders alike have grappled with the question of whether this was a deformation of Moore or the change of political tide. Last Thursday while filling in for Rachel Maddow, Joy Reid spoke with Democratic Alabama State Rep. Merika Coleman on MSNBC after the state court threw out Moore's complaints that challenged the validity of the election results because the former Alabama chief justice filed it in the wrong court.

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Doug Jones Selects a Black Chief of Staff

Dana Gresham, a former Obama official, will be the only Black chief of staff for a Democratic senator.

Doug Jones, the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in a quarter century, has tapped Dana Gresham to become his chief of staff. In his new role, Gresham will be the only Black chief of staff for a Democratic senator.

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Doug Jones: It's Time to 'Move On' From Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Trump

It's time "to work with some real issues that are facing the country and not worry about getting at odds with the president," according to Jones.

Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones / REUTERS

About a week after defeating an accused sexual predator in the Alabama Senate race, Democrat Doug Jones has suggested America "move on" from sexual harassment accusations against President Donald Trump.

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Pro-Trump Radio Host's Rumor Blacks Bused to Alabama to Vote Slammed on Twitter

"I rode in a multicolor WV Bus and voted 34 times (30 for Jones, 3 Michelle Obama, 1 for myself of course)," a Twitter user mocked.

The 30 percent Black-voter turnout in Alabama's special senate election resulting in Democratic candidate Doug Jones' victory is unfathomable to some, like Republican candidate Roy Moore, who lost but refuses to concede, and pro-Donald Trump online radio host Bill Mitchell who has decided to spread rumors.

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