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12:36 PM / Sunday September 15, 2019

Week In Review

Slashed Muslim taxi driver to visit NYC mayor

August 29, 2010

Michael Enright once volunteered with a group that promotes interfaith tolerance and has supported a proposal for a mosque near ground zero — an experience distinctly at odds with what authorities say happened inside a city taxi.

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NAACP: Father’s only crime is being Black

August 29, 2010

The North Carolina and Georgia State Conferences of the NAACP, joined by the National NAACP, held a press conference tomorrow on the steps of the Georgia State Capitol to address the wrongful conviction of John McNeil by the Georgia system of ‘justice.’

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Meek beats Senate Primary challenger

August 29, 2010

Veteran Sen. John McCain sailed to nomination for a fifth term Tuesday over an Arizona challenger with tea party support, but big-spending political novice Rick Scott beat an insider in Florida’s Republican gubernatorial primary as voters split on the merits of establishment candidates vs. outsiders.

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Abbey Lincoln: A jazz singer who went her own way

August 23, 2010

In a career spanning half a century, Abbey Lincoln turned her back on the image-makers who wanted to turn her into a Marilyn Monroe in sepia. Instead, she chose to go her own way as an uncompromising jazz singer, songwriter, actress and civil-rights advocate.

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Rangel: ‘Don’t leave me swinging in the wind’

August 16, 2010

The New York Democrat and 40-year House veteran had a sharp message in dismissing fellow Democrats who, worried about election losses, want him to quit: “If I can’t get my dignity back here, then fire your best shot in getting rid of me through expulsion.”

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House ethics panel outlines charges against Waters

August 16, 2010

The House ethics committee announced three counts of alleged ethics violations against California Democrat Maxine Waters, including a charge that she requested federal help for a bank where her husband owned stock and had served on its board.

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Family: Racism caused Conn. gunman to snap

August 8, 2010

Union representatives and his supervisors showed a video of Omar Thorton stealing beer from the distributor where he worked. Busted, he didn’t put up a fight, company officials said. He quietly signed a letter of resignation and was headed for the door when he pulled out a gun and started firing…

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Recent News

Entertainment

‘I was stupid’: Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college scam

September 13, 2019

By COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days...

Commentary

To Be Equal: After Labor Day – Commit to raising full-time workers out of poverty

September 13, 2019

By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM  “The strongest middle class the world has ever known was not built...

Color Of Money

Three emerging smart home trends of 2019

September 13, 2019

BPT If you’re building a new home, you want it to be stylish, functional, and of course,...

Health

Six keys to the best possible stroke recovery

September 13, 2019

Strokes change more than 795,000 lives in the United States each year.  In fact, according to the...

Travel

The Two Brown Crayons Tour

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Wilson Peak and the San Juan Mountains, Colorado  (Photo: Robert Cicchetti / shutterstock) By Andrea...

Go With The-Flo

Kerry Washington at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of her movie “American Son”

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kevin Hart has...

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