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“Wrong is wrong: justice needs to be served,” is a statement that my client Jannie Ligons made when she was interviewed shortly after… Read More

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris has long been tipped as a future leader. And If she can win the Democratic primary, in a liberal state where… Read More

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In America, we are adroit and professional when it comes to labeling, separating, classifying and naming. It’s part of our… Read More

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

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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

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Today marks the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which constitutionally affirmed a woman’s right to end her unwanted pregnancy. Within that… Read More

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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has surprised many pundits as of late (and, perhaps, the leadership of the Democratic Party)… Read More

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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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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

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