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Police kill black women too—and we don’t talk about it enough

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Police Kill Black Women Too—and We Don’t Talk About It Enough

#SayHerName cofounder Andrea Ritchie thinks coverage about police brutality is missing some important stories.

| Thu Jun. 11, 2015 6:00 AM EDT

Penn State student Zaniya Joe wears a piece of tape over her mouth that says “Black Lives Matter” at a protest in December.

During protests that shook Baltimore in April, Freddie Gray’s name became a rallying cry in calls for criminal justice reform nationwide. But how many of us have heard of Rekia Boyd, the 22-year-old unarmed black woman who was fatally shot by a police detective in Chicago back in 2012? Just five days before demonstrations erupted for Gray in Maryland and then across the country, a judge acquitted the Chicago detective who killed…

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