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After being accused of inadequately representing the interests of blacks during his presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders took the major step of publishing a detailed platform articulating his views on the chronic violence inflicted upon Americans of color both physically and via the nation's political, legal and economic systems.


When John Carlos raised his fist in a salute at the 1968 Olympic Games, he encouraged untold numbers of people to continue fighting for racial and economic justice. Today, he says, the control corporations exert over professional athletes makes such an act impossible to imagine.

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