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Emanuel AME Church Appoints New Pastor

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The Charleston, S.C. church where nine… Read More

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Detroit 'Sick-out' Movement Gains Momentum

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Teachers in Detroit are planning to protest outside of a court where a judge is to hear arguments in a case that could force teachers to stop boycotting… Read More

Flint Water and Detroit Schools: The Link Between Two Crises

Flint Water and Detroit Schools: The Link Between Two Crises

by Bankole Thompson

The crisis in Flint which has Michigan’s government looking everywhere for solutions is fueling demonstrations being staged by teachers in Detroit… Read More

Laquan McDonald: 2 Officers Removed from Street Patrol

Laquan McDonald: 2 Officers Removed from Street Patrol

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Two Chicago police officers involved in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald have been placed on desk duty. In December, the… Read More

Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced to 263 Years in Prison

Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced to 263 Years in Prison

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A former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping and sexually assaulting several women as he patrolled a low-income neighborhood in the city… Read More

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Actor Will Smith Joins Wife in Boycotting Oscars

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Will Smith says he will not attend this year's Academy Awards ceremony. Joining his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and others, Smith is protesting… Read More

Tamir Rice Case Grand Jury Never Voted on Charges, Report Says

Tamir Rice Case Grand Jury Never Voted on Charges, Report Says

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The Cleveland grand jury that declined to charge two police officers in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice never actually took a vote on… Read More

Flint residents Marcus Shelton, from left, Roland Young, and Darius Martin walk on an ice-covered street as they retrieve free water. AP

Flint Water Crisis Deserves Visit from President Obama

by Bankole Thompson

President Barack Obama is in the Motor City today for the the 2016 North American International Auto Show where he will tout his administration’s… Read More

Michigan Gov. on Flint Water Crisis: 'I Let You Down'

Michigan Gov. on Flint Water Crisis: 'I Let You Down'

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he has failed the residents of Flint, but pledged to take new steps to repair the city’s drinking water crisis. Gov… Read More

Report: Jurors Were 1 Vote Shy From Acquitting William Porter

Report: Jurors Were 1 Vote Shy From Acquitting William Porter

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The jury in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer William Porter was one vote shy of acquitting him of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old… Read More

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