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May 4, 2015

From Justice for Freddie Gray to Undoing Racism

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We should not have to take to the streets every time a Black person is killed by police. Demanding accountability for individual injustices is very important. But we also need to use our voices and our power to change the systemic, structural inequality that will continue to result in police violence and abuse against Black people.

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