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Rest In Power: New Project Allows Black People Write Their Own Obituaries Before Cops Kill Them

New Project Allows Black People Write Their Own Obituaries The Black Obituary Project is a collection of pre-written obits to put a spotlight on the anti-Black violence and growing surge of police brutality. HuffPo recently featured the project’s creator on
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