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NY Gov. Paterson commutes man’s sentence

January 3, 2011

New York Gov. David Paterson commuted the sentence last Thursday of a black man imprisoned for the racially charged shooting death of a white teenager on Long Island, a decision in the final days of his administration that infuriated the lawyer who prosecuted the case.

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Detroit NAACP may lose building

December 23, 2010

Officials with the branch, which made news last month when it disputed reports that its status had been suspended over paperwork and dues, said that the tax issue — the branch also owes $38,969 for 2009 — is under appeal before the Michigan Tax Tribunal in Lansing.

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IRS targeting minorities?

December 12, 2010

Is the Internal Revenue Service targeting African-American and Hispanic taxpayers? That’s the conclusion of a new study titled “IRS Enforcement’s Impact on Minority Communities,” conducted by Thomas M. Evans, CEO of TaxLifeboat, a firm that advises taxpayers on resolving their problems with the IRS.

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Study: Boys more likely to witness violence than girls

December 12, 2010

A new study from the University of Chicago focuses on how Black teens on the city’s South Side cope with violence in their communities. It’s called African American Adolescents Living and Coping With Community Violence on Chicago’s Southside.

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Will the “One Team Tour” save an NFL lockout?

December 12, 2010

With the possibility of a lockout looming in less than 90 days, both the NFL Players Association and NFL owners are in a race against time to come up with a new collective bargaining agreement and to make sure that there will be football in 2011.

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