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Second Trial for Jordan Davis' Killer Nearing End

by JET

Michael Dunn was shooting to kill, not defending himself, when he fired at 17-year-old Jordan Davis after the two had an argument… Read More

Califorina Eliminates Crack/Cocaine Sentencing Disparities

California Ends Disparities in Crack and Cocaine Sentences

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California has eliminated the legal distinction between cocaine and crack for purposes of criminal sentencing. Governor Jerry Brown… Read More

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Cop Who Shot and Killed Black Man Indicted

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Ernest Satterwhite, a 68-year-old Black great-grandfather, was shot to death after a slow-speed chase as he parked in his own driveway… Read More

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Just when it appeared that the Downtown building would fall into the hands of a New York City developer or be sold at sheriff sale… Read More

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It goes without saying that “thug” is a loaded word, which in our politically correct, post-racial society, has become… Read More

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by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Current trends show that 1 in 3 Black males can expect to go to prison… Read More

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Black womanhood = criminal perversion. This equation leapt to mind in wake of allegations of harassment claimed by Daniele Watts… Read More

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President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in… Read More

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The police, in Goffman’s portrayal in On the Run, are at full-fledged war with residents. They beat up people under… Read More

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Once Again, Stats Show That Black Girls Are Not 'Just Fine'

by Monique W. Morris

Did you know that Black girls are often steered away from rigorous math and science courses in high school, which has later repercussions… Read More

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