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Attorney-general nominee Loretta Lynch’s confirmation hearing took place in January. The full Senate has yet to vote on the nomination. (Andrew Harnik/For The Washington Post) African American and...
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ROGERS -- The City Council hasn't taken action to appoint a city attorney more than two months after Ben Lipscomb received $390,000 to resign from the post. Lipscomb resigned in January after...
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. » He did not fire a shot. He is black, not white. But Clarence W. Habersham Jr., the first officer to arrive on the scene after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black...
2015/04/18 06:02
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen filed legislation this week that would...
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Ranjana Natarajan, director of the Civil Rights Clinic at UT-Law A recent hunger strike at a Karnes County detention facility has reaffirmed opposition to the practice of profit-driven prisons...
2015/04/18 04:14
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My favorite kind of conversation is the kind that manages at the same time to give me the most enjoyable and most meaningful moments in life. The week before last, I had that pleasure once...
2015/04/18 02:29
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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was honored on Friday for his stance against same sex marriage. The Coalition of African American Pastors presented Moore with their first ever "letter from a...
2015/04/18 01:58
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A Rocklin Unified School District teacher accused last year of subjecting special-needs students to physical and psychological abuse faces criminal charges. The Placer County District Attorney’s...
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State and Lowcountry leaders took on the issue of police body cameras, in a public forum at North Charleston City Hall Friday. State Rep. Wendell Gilliard organized the event in the wake of the fatal...
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... new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total 2015-04-17 20:41:08 Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over 2015-04-17 20:39:04 American pleads not guilty to terror...
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Two Arlington Heights police officers have been found guilty of constitutional violations and ordered by a federal jury to pay a resident $80,000 in damages for illegally searching his home and...
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HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has knocked down a conservative court challenge to new protections Houston officials granted gay and transgender residents. State District Judge Robert Schaffer ruled Friday...
2015/04/18 00:27
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Hubble remains a sophisticated eye on space The countdown to the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope has begun. On April 24, 1990, the telescope left Earth in the bay of...
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In the past two years, this country has held events commemorating 50 years since the triumphs and key struggles of the Civil Rights movement: the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act and, most...
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A judge has thrown out evidence against a Phoenix restaurant owner targeted in one of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration crackdowns, ruling that investigators made erroneous statements...
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced today the results of a ninety-day internal review of the Department of Justice’s trainings on racial bias and use of force. The review included...
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As the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy to help quell riots in Ferguson, Missouri, that raged sporadically last year, the guard used highly militarized words such as "enemy forces" and...
2015/04/17 22:43
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The University of Minnesota wants to find a new home for its track and field teams, soon to be displaced by the school’s ambitious $190 million athletics village, by the end of June. Several...
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DANBURY -- At first sight, city schools don't seem to fare well in a new study saying the state's public schools have made "clear progress" in reducing desegregation. Less than a quarter of the...
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A rolling tour of Topeka's Civil Rights history is planned for next week. Buses will depart at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 25 from the Brown v. Board of Education National...
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