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Vail Daily
10 for 10: Decade of innovation for Damian Woetzel with Vail International Dance FestivalDance Festival, the Dance Theatre of Harlem is a multicultural dance institutio
10 for 10: Decade of innovation for Damian Woetzel with Vail International Dance Festival
Vail Daily / Posted 13 hours ago
Dance Festival, the Dance Theatre of Harlem is a multicultural dance institution founded 40 years ago after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to provide children, especially in Harlem, an opportunity to learn about dance.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh Police Chief urges communities and police to find common ground at Democratic National ConventionPittsburgh police chief urges communities, police to unite at DNC | TribLIVE P
Pittsburgh Police Chief urges communities and police to find common ground at Democratic National Convention
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Pittsburgh police chief urges communities, police to unite at DNC | TribLIVE Pittsburgh police chief urges communities, police to unite at DNC For daily updates from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland from Trib reporters, go to the Off... Read more
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USA Today
For black cops in America, a twofold burdenBlack officers around the country are now more than ever torn between being a c
For black cops in America, a twofold burden
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Black officers around the country are now more than ever torn between being a cop and standing up for what is right. Being a black cop today has become both a symbol of what is wrong with the system and a sellout (turning a blind eye to abuse) to... Read more
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Reuters
Can Roger Ailes help Trump win like he helped Nixon in 1968?Richard Nixon stands on his motorcade car during a ticker-tape parade in the Ch
Can Roger Ailes help Trump win like he helped Nixon in 1968?
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Richard Nixon stands on his motorcade car during a ticker-tape parade in the Chicago Loop. His wife Pat Nixon waves beside him, September 4, 1968. National Archives Roger Ailes, then-chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations, at a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Life poured out like water on America's streetsHow can anyone ever explain this to Mason? He’s only 4 months old, so that mom
Pitts: Life poured out like water on America's streets
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
How can anyone ever explain this to Mason? He’s only 4 months old, so that moment still lies years in the future. Still, at some point, too soon, he will ask the inevitable questions, and someone will have to tell him how his dad was shot to death... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd at the en
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd at the end of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?WASHINGTON: To hear Donald Trump tell it, America is a sick, dystopian mess, mi
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON: To hear Donald Trump tell it, America is a sick, dystopian mess, mired in urban violence, terror threats and other woes that he and only he can fix. But a day after accepting the Republican nomination for president, Trump drew scorn on... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?WASHINGTON - To hear Donald Trump tell it, America is a sick, dystopian mess, m
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON - To hear Donald Trump tell it, America is a sick, dystopian mess, mired in urban violence, terror threats and other woes that he and only he can fix. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses delegates on the final night... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?Daniel Woolls | Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses delega
Trump depicts United States of Armageddon, but do facts add up?
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
Daniel Woolls | Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses delegates on the final night of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on July 21, 2016 -AFP photo WASHINGTON: To hear Donald Trump... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Differentways, the America Trump will address differs vastly from Nixon's America. By th
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Different
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
ways, the America Trump will address differs vastly from Nixon's America. By the time of 1968's Republican convention, both Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy had been assassinated, and destructive riots had torn through major U.S.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Differentways, the America Trump will address differs vastly from Nixon's America. By th
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Different
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
ways, the America Trump will address differs vastly from Nixon's America. By the time of 1968's Republican convention, both Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy had been assassinated, and destructive riots had torn through major U.S.... Read more
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NBC News
#BlackMoneyMatters: Bank-Ins May Be The Way to EmpowermentOneUnited Bank, which bills itself as the first black owned internet bank, says
#BlackMoneyMatters: Bank-Ins May Be The Way to Empowerment
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
OneUnited Bank, which bills itself as the first black owned internet bank, says that in the wake of recent protests over police-involved deaths of black men, business has increased tenfold. "We've had a surge," Williams said."When I say surge, I... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
How 2016's tumultuous political climate mirrors the dramatic...This probably sounds familiar. But it is in fact a description of the cultural
How 2016's tumultuous political climate mirrors the dramatic...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
This probably sounds familiar. But it is in fact a description of the cultural cauldron that was boiling over during the 1968 presidential contest, most famously at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. That event -- punctuated by... Read more
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Variety
How 2016’s Tumultuous Political Climate Mirrors the Dramatic Scene of 1968It’s a presidential election year. The country is roiling. There’s violence in
How 2016’s Tumultuous Political Climate Mirrors the Dramatic Scene of 1968
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
It’s a presidential election year. The country is roiling. There’s violence in the streets and a growing menace overseas. As the convention unfolds, authorities brace for unrest. The national mood can only be described as grim. This probably sounds... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pitts: Cop killers serve no causeHow can anyone ever explain this to Mason? He's only 4 months old, so that mom
Pitts: Cop killers serve no cause
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
How can anyone ever explain this to Mason? He's only 4 months old, so that moment still lies years in the future. Still, at some point, too soon, he will ask the inevitable questions, and someone will have to tell him how his dad was shot to death... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Party conventions have a long history of getting out of controlThe Republican National Convention in Cleveland begins today amid heightened te
Party conventions have a long history of getting out of control
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican National Convention in Cleveland begins today amid heightened tensions over race, police violence and one of the most divisive presidential candidates in decades. As party representatives try to prevent a floor fight over the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Fears Of Violence At Cleveland Convention Stir Memories Of Chicago In 1968as well. Yet the threat of terrorism is only one reason this convention feels
Fears Of Violence At Cleveland Convention Stir Memories Of Chicago In 1968
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
as well. Yet the threat of terrorism is only one reason this convention feels like a target. There is the specter of assassination that has loomed over American politics since the martyrdom of the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln,... Read more
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Salon.com
I don’t know much, but I know why black lives matterThis piece originally appeared on Philando Castile and I share birthdays in Ju
I don’t know much, but I know why black lives matter
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Philando Castile and I share birthdays in July. This year, I celebrated mine with friends and family. But Castile’s friends and family are mourning his death — he was killed by a police officer in the St. Paul,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Former US Sen. Robert Morgan of Lillington diesRobert Morgan, former US Senator from North Carolina, dies | News & Observer J
Former US Sen. Robert Morgan of Lillington dies
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Robert Morgan, former US Senator from North Carolina, dies | News & Observer July 16, 2016 4:51 PM Morgan was senator from 1974 to 1980 Morgan also was state legislator, attorney general and SBI... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Charles Town, WV vigil decries police violence, violence against policeGeorge Rutherford, the longtime president of the Jefferson County, WV chapter o
Charles Town, WV vigil decries police violence, violence against police
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 days ago
George Rutherford, the longtime president of the Jefferson County, WV chapter of the NAACP, knew he wanted to take some action to protest last week’s sniper attack that killed five white police officers in Dallas. He quickly organized a peace vigil... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
You didn't ask but ... Someday all of us may truly be ‘free at last’You didn't ask but ... Someday all of us may truly be 'free at last' Posted Ju
You didn't ask but ... Someday all of us may truly be ‘free at last’
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
You didn't ask but ... Someday all of us may truly be 'free at last' Posted Jul. 15, 2016 at 2:10 PM Posted Jul. 15, 2016 at 2:10 PM On the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite made an announcement to his stunned... Read more
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Billboard
Marvin Gaye's Family On Board for 'What's Going On?' Documentaryadded. What's Going On? was released at the height of the Motown era during a
Marvin Gaye's Family On Board for 'What's Going On?' Documentary
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
added. What's Going On? was released at the height of the Motown era during a tumultuous time in America which saw the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Vietnam War. The documentary is expected to go into production this year... Read more
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Island Packet
Why has this man photographed the Bluffton Parkway Flyover for the past four years?278. He shivered through walks in the cold, baked in the summer. Construction d
Why has this man photographed the Bluffton Parkway Flyover for the past four years?
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
278. He shivered through walks in the cold, baked in the summer. Construction delays tested his resolve. But he kept walking, kept shooting. He was curious. Opie, the reporter Bridges’ home in Old South Villas off Buckingham Plantation Drive... Read more
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USA Today
'No ordinary times:' NAACP convention returns to CincinnatiCINCINNATI — Noah Sherman is a big young man with a dark brown complexion. He k
'No ordinary times:' NAACP convention returns to Cincinnati
USA Today / Posted 14 days ago
CINCINNATI — Noah Sherman is a big young man with a dark brown complexion. He knows what that means when he goes out into the world. "I am perceived as scary," said Sherman, who at 19 stands 6-foot-7 and weighs 260 pounds. "I have to come into a... Read more
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Mashable
Family-approved Marvin Gaye documentary in the worksthe making of his 1971 album What's Going On.The pivotal Motown album was large
Family-approved Marvin Gaye documentary in the works
Mashable / Posted 14 days ago
the making of his 1971 album What's Going On.The pivotal Motown album was largely a response to the Vietnam War and assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. In a joint statement, Gaye's children said, "we look forward to being a part of... Read more
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Breitbart
The Nuclear Option — An American Catastrophe: Racially Fueled Riots SpikeThere can be no dispute that Barack Obama was forced to wade through unpreceden
The Nuclear Option — An American Catastrophe: Racially Fueled Riots Spike
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
There can be no dispute that Barack Obama was forced to wade through unprecedented bigotry in his speedy ascent to the most powerful perch in the world. His predecessor, George W. Bush, called it the “soft bigotry of low expectations.” A street... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A documentary on Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' will feature never-before-seen footageThe creation of Marvin Gaye’s seminal 1971 release, “What’s Going On,” will be
A documentary on Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' will feature never-before-seen footage
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
The creation of Marvin Gaye’s seminal 1971 release, “What’s Going On,” will be traced in an upcoming documentary. Titled “Marvin, What’s Going On?” the film is the first to be approved by the family of the late revered soul singer. The documentary,... Read more
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Fortune
Donald Trump Expects More Violence Between Police and Blacksthe law and order candidate,” an echo of Richard Nixon’s response to protest vi
Donald Trump Expects More Violence Between Police and Blacks
Fortune / Posted 15 days ago
the law and order candidate,” an echo of Richard Nixon’s response to protest violence that broke out in 1968 following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Like Trump, Nixon was a Republican running for president at the time. “It’s time... Read more
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Variety
Marvin Gaye Documentary Movie ‘Marvin, What’s Going On?’ Cued Upalbum, which was recorded at the height of Detroit’s Motown era, was set agains
Marvin Gaye Documentary Movie ‘Marvin, What’s Going On?’ Cued Up
Variety / Posted 15 days ago
album, which was recorded at the height of Detroit’s Motown era, was set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Gaye produced an album that “challenged America and the world to self-reflect, going... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Trump talks about violence, friction in U.S.VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump talks about violence, friction in U.S.
KWWL Iowa / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Donald Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksIn an interview Monday with The Associated Press, the presumptive GOP nominee s
Donald Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, the presumptive GOP nominee struck a balance between the law-and-order rhetoric he has espoused during his campaign and an appreciation for the concerns held by African-Americans nationwide about the... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation’s African-American community are “far worse” than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week’s slaying of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Trump: Relations between police and African Americans 'far worse' than people thinkVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump: Relations between police and African Americans 'far worse' than people think
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation’s African-American community are “far worse” than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week’s slaying of... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Donald Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksIn an interview Monday with The Associated Press, the presumptive GOP nominee s
Donald Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
Northwest Herald / Posted 15 days ago
In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, the presumptive GOP nominee struck a balance between the law-and-order rhetoric he has espoused during his campaign and an appreciation for the concerns held by African-Americans nationwide about the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between poli
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacksVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Donald Trump says he believes relations between police an
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks
Bluffton Today / Posted 15 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of five... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summerVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations betwe
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summer
Marshall Independent / Posted 16 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summerRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump. AP FILE PHOTO VIRGINIA BEACH,
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summer
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. AP FILE PHOTO VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation’s African-American community are “far worse” than people think, predicting that protests... Read more
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Breitbart
Palin to ‘Sick’ MSM: Stop Claiming Black Lives Matter ‘Thugs’ & ‘Rioters’ Are ‘Peaceful’Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has a stern and simple message for the mains
Palin to ‘Sick’ MSM: Stop Claiming Black Lives Matter ‘Thugs’ & ‘Rioters’ Are ‘Peaceful’
Breitbart / Posted 16 days ago
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has a stern and simple message for the mainstream media—stop spreading the false narrative that Black Lives Matter agitators are “peaceful.” In an interview with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump predicts more protest violence, bills himself as 'law and order' candidateDonald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's
Trump predicts more protest violence, bills himself as 'law and order' candidate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of five police officers in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump predicts more protest violence, bills himself as 'law and order' candidateDonald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's
Trump predicts more protest violence, bills himself as 'law and order' candidate
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of five police officers in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump predicts more protest violence, bills himself as 'law and order' candidateDonald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's
Trump predicts more protest violence, bills himself as 'law and order' candidate
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of five police officers in... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summerVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations betwe
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summer
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation’s African-American community are “far worse” than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week’s slaying... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summerVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations betwe
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summer
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summerVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations betwe
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summer
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation’s African-American community are “far worse” than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week’s slaying... Read more
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