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Black Yale grad student records police interrogation for napping in a common dormitory room

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A Black graduate student fell asleep in the common area of her dormitory. She awoke to a racially charged encounter, but invoked a promise she made to herself after seeing what happened to motorist Sandra Bland years before in a Texas traffic stop.

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‘Devil at my door’: family of Korryn Gaines awarded $37 million in police shooting

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It took a jury of six women less than three hours to rule on Friday that the family of Korryn Gaines will be awarded $37 million in damages for the 2016 police killing of the Baltimore County woman and for wounding her then 5-year-old son, Kodi Gaines, who was struck twice by officer’s gunfire.

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