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Somali-Canadian Man Dies from Severe Injuries Inflicted During Arrest By Police

Think Canada offers a sanctuary from anti-blackness and police brutality? Think again.

UPDATE: CBC News reports that Abdirahman Abdi has died from his injuries, according to his family. Ontario's police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, has confirmed Abdi's death. A family representative says the hospital waited 45 minutes before informing Abdi's family that he had died.

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Sudanese Model Ajak Deng Recounts Her Frightening Experience with Police Brutality

“I had to go through this alone. I have to be the strongest black wom(an I can be by myself.” (Read the transcript inside)

Sudanese supermodel Ajak Deng, who announced earlier this year that she’s done with the fashion industry because of “fakes and lies” but then reversed her decision to quit a week later, has turned her attention police brutality in light of the recent killing of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man from Baton Rouge, by police.

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