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12:01 AM / Friday November 22, 2019

Week In Review

S.C. politicians suffer foot-in-mouth disease

June 13, 2010

Whatever it is, there’s something going in South Carolina that’s making its politics and politicians crazy. The latest case in S.C. of foot-in-mouth disease occurred last Thursday when Republican State Sen. Jake Knotts scored a racist two-fer…

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Helen Thomas retires in flap over Israel remarks

June 13, 2010

Longtime Washington journalist Helen Thomas abruptly retired last Monday as a columnist for Hearst News Service following remarks she made about Israel that were denounced by the White House and her press corps colleagues.

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Mayor: Detroit has no answer for killings

June 6, 2010

State and local leaders have called for a federal investigation following the death of second-grader Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was asleep on a sofa at home when police busted in with guns. At least one bullet was fired that struck the child in her neck and traveled to her brain…

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Fired teacher apologizes for recorded beating

June 4, 2010

A teacher who was recorded on cell phone video beating a student apologized last Friday, saying she was “without excuse” for the attack on the 13-year-old. Science teacher Sheri Lynn Davis, who was fired by the charter school over the attack…

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Wright: ‘Obama threw me under the bus’

June 4, 2010

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor, said in a letter obtained by The Associated Press that he is “toxic” to the Obama administration and that the president “threw me under the bus.”

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Barrier-breaking jazz star Lena Horne dies at 92

May 18, 2010

Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her plaintive, signature song “Stormy Weather” and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not socialize with them, has died. She was 92.

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Arizona gov. signs bill targeting ethnic studies

May 18, 2010

Gov. Jan Brewer’s signature on the bill last Tuesday comes less than a month after she signed the nation’s toughest crackdown on illegal immigration — a move that ignited international backlash amid charges the measure would encourage racial profiling of Hispanics.

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NYC bomb suspect nabbed aboard Dubai-bound plane

May 9, 2010

A U.S. citizen who had recently returned from a five-month trip to his native Pakistan, where he had a wife, was arrested at a New York airport on charges that he drove a bomb-laden SUV meant to cause a fireball in Times Square, federal authorities said.

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