Cop Resigns After Instructing Motorists to Run Over #BLM Activists

Cop Resigns After Instructing Motorists to Run Over #BLM Activists

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A Minnesota police sergeant who told drivers to run over Black Lives Matter protesters in a Facebook comment has resigned. Last month, Jeffrey Rothecker… Read More

Pope Suggests Contraception in Zika Crisis

Pope Suggests Contraception in Zika Crisis

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Pope Francis has suggested that women threatened with the Zika virus could use artificial contraception, saying there’s a clear moral difference… Read More

Poll Reveals States With the Most Politically Engaged Blacks

Poll Reveals States With the Most Politically Engaged Blacks

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To say that the Black vote matters is an understatement. Just about every potential nominee has vied for the Black vote, with the exception of Donald… Read More

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Chicago Police to Release Police Shooting Footage Sooner

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The city of Chicago said it will start releasing footage of police shootings more quickly, as activists critical of how authorities… Read More

Laquan McDonald Coalition Calls for Special Prosecutor

Laquan McDonald Coalition Calls for Special Prosecutor

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A coalition of elected leaders, activists and attorneys filed a petition asking that a special prosecutor be appointed to take over the case of Laquan… Read More

UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali Dies

UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali Dies

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Former United Nations secretary general Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died. He was 93. Boutros-Ghali, who was the first UN secretary… Read More

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Report: Blacks Choosing Low-Paying Majors

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African Americans are graduating from college at a historically higher rate, but according to new research, they are choosing majors at the low end… Read More

Officials: Justice Antonin Scalia Died of 'Natural Causes'

Officials: Justice Antonin Scalia Died of 'Natural Causes'

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes and no autopsy was necessary, a judge has told The Associated Press. Presidio… Read More

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

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Attorneys for a New York City policeman convicted of shooting an unarmed man to death in a public housing stairwell said he will appeal the verdict. A… Read More

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

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An Ohio police officer has been placed on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse… Read More

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