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AP Poll: No improvement in racial attitudes

November 2, 2012

Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the US elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice toward blacks whether they recognize those feelings or not.

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“Stop and Frisk” has to stop!

June 10, 2012

Last year in New York City, police stopped and interrogated black men and boys between the ages 14 and 24 a total of 168,126 times. The total population of black men and boys aged 14 through 24 in New York City is 158,406. 

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Primary Election shows power still held by “Old Guard”

April 29, 2012

There were at least a dozen contests pitting long-term incumbents against young upstarts or all-out battles to fill vacant seats left by State Representatives who had exited early to seek other elective offices. Only in the 182nd District where Brian Sims apparently has beaten veteran legislator Babette Josephs, 71…

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New claims cast Trayvon Martin as the aggressor

April 1, 2012

A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging the man’s head on the ground, according to the watch captain’s account of the confrontation that led to the shooting.

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