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Chadwick Boseman, left, and Sterling K. Brown are excellent in “Marshall,” which describes a crucial case in the career of civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall. (Courtesy Barry Wetcher/Open Road Films)

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SFPD Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, who will be speaking at the symposium. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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San Francisco police officials have been pushing for officers to be equipped with Tasers, arguing that the devices would have prevented recent officer-involved shootings. (File photo)

Mayor Ed Lee backs Tasers for police in wake of Mario Woods killing

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In this image released by NBC News, former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal appears on the "Today" show set on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in New York. Dolezal, who resigned as head of a NAACP chapter after her parents said she is white, said Tuesday that she started identifying as black around age 5, when she drew self-portraits with a brown crayon, and "takes exception" to the contention that she tried to deceive people. Asked by Matt Lauer if she is an "an African-American woman," Dolezal said: "I identify as black." (Anthony Quintano/NBC News via AP)

Rachel Dolezal was asked if she tried to mislead Howard University

SPOKANE, Wash. — Rachel Dolezal faced tough questions about her racial identity…

In this image released by NBC News, former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal appears on the "Today" show set on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in New York. Dolezal, who resigned as head of a NAACP chapter after her parents said she is white, said Tuesday that she started identifying as black around age 5, when she drew self-portraits with a brown crayon, and "takes exception" to the contention that she tried to deceive people. Asked by Matt Lauer if she is an "an African-American woman," Dolezal said: "I identify as black." (Anthony Quintano/NBC News via AP)
In this March 2, 2015 file photo, Rachel Dolezal, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, poses for a photo in her Spokane, Wash. home. Dolezal is facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she is white but has portrayed herself as black. PHOTO: COLIN MULVANEY/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW VIA AP FILE PHOTO

Head of Spokane NAACP quits amid furor over racial identity

Rachel Dolezal resigned as president of the NAACP's Spokane chapter Monday amid…

In this March 2, 2015 file photo, Rachel Dolezal, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, poses for a photo in her Spokane, Wash. home. Dolezal is facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she is white but has portrayed herself as black. PHOTO: COLIN MULVANEY/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW VIA AP FILE PHOTO
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LA NAACP head quits amid fury over Sterling honor

The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP has resigned…

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NAACP wants felony charges for SJSU hate case

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NAACP keeping up pressure in Trayvon Martin case

NAACP President Ben Jealous said Monday his organization collected petitions with more…

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With bigotry and distrust for all

Her father was murdered by a white man in front of three…

NAACP will vote today on whether you are a racist

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