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Week In Review

Daunte Wright’s mother detained after recording traffic stop

May 13, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Katie Wright holds the hand on her injured wrist before a news conference Thursday, May 5, 2022 outside the Brooklyn Center Police Station in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Katie Wright, the mother of Daunte Wright, said she was injured while she was briefly detained by one of the same department’s officers after she stopped…

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Biden taps 1st Black woman, LGBT White House press secretary

May 13, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: White House press secretary Jen Psaki talks about incoming press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre during a press briefing at the White House, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) By Zeke Miller ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden last Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary,…

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With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

May 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Shannon Brewer, Jackson Women’s Health Organization director, sits in her office at the Jackson, Miss., clinic on May 19, 2021. She believes politicians advocating to end abortion are also trying to eliminate resources for single mothers. As a Black woman and a mother of six, she said she understands the experiences of women…

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A key inflation gauge jumped 6.6% in March, most since 1982

May 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Digital displays are illuminated to mark the prices for the various grades of gasoline available from a pump at a Circle K station Friday, April 22, 2022, in south Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) By Christopher Rugaber ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — An inflation gauge closely tracked by the Federal Reserve surged 6.6% in March…

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Till relatives seek accuser’s prosecution in 1955 kidnapping

April 29, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., Emmett Till’s cousin, speaks to reporters and students, during a press conference at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism where members of Till’s family commented on the final investigation report of his murder, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, in Evanston, Ill. The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it is ending its…

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Melissa Lucio faces execution. What to know about her case

April 29, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: John Lucio, with his wife, Michelle Lucio, prays with Jennifer Allmon, right, Executive Director of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, before a hearing by the Interim Study Committee on Criminal Justice Reform about his mother, death row inmate Melissa Lucio, at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. A…

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Police stops of Black people often filled with fear, anxiety

April 21, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A TV display shows video evidence of a Grand Rapids police officer struggling with and shooting Patrick Lyoya at Grand Rapids City Hall on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Lyoya, 26, was shot and killed about 8:10 a.m., on April 4, after what police said was a traffic stop. (Grand Rapids Police Department) By…

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Police official on leave amid probe over Ronald Greene death

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Louisiana State Police Lt. Col. Doug Cain, the agency’s second in command, confers with Gail Holland, a Louisiana State Police attorney, while testifying Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Baton Rouge, La., before a legislative panel conducting an “all-levels” probe into the fatal 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene. (AP Photo/Jim Mustian) By…

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America’s homeless ranks graying as more retire on streets

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Lovia Primous, 67, walks across the street from Ozanam Manor temporary housing for people 50 and up, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, in Phoenix. A stroke started 67-year-old Army veteran Primous on his downward spiral, costing him his job and forcing him to sleep in his Honda Accord. He was referred to the transitional…

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Biden aims at ‘ghost gun’ violence with new federal rule

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A 9mm pistol build kit with a commercial slide and barrel with a polymer frame is displayed during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 11, 2022. President Joe Biden announced a final version of its ghost gun rule, which comes with the White House and…

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