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Legendary civil rights activist, Rosa Parks, artifacts have been auctioned off for a reported $4.5 million according to a lawyer involved in the sale, the Associated Press reports.
A Florida man, who went on a shooting rampage Friday killing three people, may have killed more had he had not been struck accidentally by a truck, police told 10 News.
Daniel Holtzclaw, the Oklahoma City police officer who was arrested in August and charged with sexually abusing eight black women, has supporters online who have raised more than $7,000 according to MLive.com.
It’s no exaggeration to refer to the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hands of a Ferguson, Mo., police officer, the treatment of protesters and civilians by a militarized police force in in its aftermath, and the context of racial inequality in which they all happened as an American tragedy.
This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black in Western Art Archive at Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute, part of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.