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New Orleans PD under fire in corruption case

July 25, 2011

In New Orleans’ federal courthouse, five police officers are currently facing charges of killing unarmed black civilians who were escaping floods from the failed levees that buckled during Hurricane Katrina. The police are also charged with conspiring to cover up their crimes.

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Bachmann criticizes black farmer settlement

July 25, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann pointed to one program in particular Monday when talking about wasteful government spending: a multibillion dollar settlement paid to black farmers, who claim the federal government discriminated against them for decades in awarding loans and other aid.

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Black pols against CA

July 17, 2011

The California Redistricting Commission (CRC) has been considering a move that would cripple African American political power.

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Guilty plea in black cemetery desecration case

July 17, 2011

The former manager of historic black cemetery, Burr Oak will spend 12 years in prison after she pled guilty to her lead role in a grave-desecration scheme that netted her more than $100,000 in cash, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced.

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My New D-Word for Tavis and Cornel

July 10, 2011

About a month ago, I wrote a blog about Tavis Smiley and decided to table it because I said some things I didn’t want to publish. You’re probably thinking I went too hard him, but no. In reality, I hadn’t gone hard enough – and I knew it.

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Obama urges supporters to regain 2008 energy

July 10, 2011

Even as President Barack Obama’s re-election effort is powering toward an impressive early fundraising haul, campaign officials are trying to reassure donors who have concerns about a range of policy decisions and pace of change during Obama’s first term.

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Court overturns ban on video game sales to kids

July 5, 2011

The Supreme Court ruled last Monday that it is unconstitutional to bar children from buying or renting violent video games, saying government doesn’t have the authority to “restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed” despite complaints…

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