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America needs reminding: 'Black lives matter'
America needs reminding: 'Black lives matter'

To the editor: Frankly, I am tired of seeing black women crying over the loss of their sons. It is gut-wrenching to see signs carried by small black children that read, "Black lives matter." ("As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful," Nov. 25) Time and time again, police across this country are able to kill black and brown males with impunity. In July and August alone, at least five unarmed African American males were killed by police: Eric Garner (July 17), John Crawford (Aug. 5), Michael Brown (Aug. 9), Ezell Ford (Aug. 11) and Dante Parker (Aug. 12). This is on top of several other disturbing incidents. This country has gone to great...

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