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Judge Carlton Reeves, sentencing three white men to prison for the murder of a black man in Mississippi, delivers a powerful speech on the legacy of lynching

In the early hours of June 26, 2011, 18-year old Deryl Dedmon, who had been drinking with friends, drove his pick-up truck over a man by the name of James Craig Anderson in Jackson, Mississippi, killing him. Dedmon was white. Anderson was black. Dedmon fled the scene of the crime, but, thanks to surveillance camera […]

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Marky Mark v. Tom Cruise: Battle of the Deluded Narcissists

Hate crime perpetrating underwear model turned actor Mark Wahlberg is in the press today. It appears as though he “lost his shit” during a live Q&A when the moderator indirectly referenced a comment made by Tom Cruise, about how his job is, in some ways, like “fighting in Afghanistan.” Wahlberg, who portrays a Navy SEAL […]

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