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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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