Cathy Cohen is a political science professor at the University of Chicago. She is founder of the Black Youth Project, which is affiliated with the Black Youth Project 100.
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Sunday, April 12, 2015
The New Civil Rights Movement Doesn’t Need An MLK
Trayvon Martin . Michael Brown . Eric Garner . Tamir Rice . And now Walter Scott . These names mark iconic deaths — unnecessary, violent ends for black men and boys in America. Often missing from this list but equally important are black women and girls — Renisha McBride , Aiyana Jones or Sakia...