[07.15.16] PushBlack Now

1. Obama Becomes First Sitting President to Publish an Academic Paper. [via Mic]

President Obama has made history by becoming the first sitting President to publish an academic paper. The paper addresses how the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare’) has been successful and gives guidance for next steps the future president should take.

Read here: http://bit.ly/29CZlhd

2. The Majority of Police Have Been Killed by White Men.
[via News One]

71% of police officers shot in America have been by white men, yet there’s been minimal news coverage when it’s a white shooter.

Read here: http://bit.ly/29H7hxH

3. 811 People Have Died While Incarcerated Since Sandra Bland’s Death. [via AlterNet]

Just two days ago, the nation remembered Sandra Bland on the anniversary of her death. Since her death became national news, 811 people that we know about have died in jail.

Read here: http://bit.ly/29XRU6D