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Pete Buttigieg (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, Pool) 

In the crowded 2020 field, the growing crowds at Buttigieg's events have been overwhelmingly White. Can he win over Black voters who are key to a Democratic victory in 2020?

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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks to court in Minneapolis. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP, File) 

After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a Black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed White woman.

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The Broward County Chapter of the NAACP will lead a march and rally to demand the termination and criminal prosecution of two Florida sheriff deputies.

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Rabbi Yonah Fradkin said: "... We strongly believe that love is exponentially more powerful than hate. We are deeply shaken by the loss of a true woman of valor, Lori Kaye, who lost her life solely for living as a Jew."

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Prominent black Democrats say that the1994 crime bill, which Biden helped craft, led to the mass incarceration that has disproportionately hurt people of color.

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Abigail Disney (Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia) 

Disney Heiress Abigail Disney is the latest critic of the vast disparity between workers and business executives.

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New research has revealed that 78 percent of African Americans believe the country has not gone far enough on the issue of making sure Blacks have equal rights with Whites.

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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, (AP Photo/Michael Wyke) 

Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color

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Democratic president candidate, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) 

After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the "shame" he felt that some White people "kind of looked the other way during these lynching incidents."

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An estimated 62 million Millennials – adults ages 20 to 35 in 2016 – were voting-age U.S. citizens in the nation’s electorate in 2016.

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