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  • The Stan Simpson Show: Health Care Jobs, Hartford Shelter, Future Of The Media

    In the first segment, Stan talks with Scot X. Esdaile, president of the Connecticut chapter of the NAACP, and Muhammad Ansari, president of the Hartford chapter of the NAACP, about racial disparities in jobs held in the health care field.
  • Civic Leaders Ask For Justice, Dialogue After Hartford Taser Shooting

     Civic Leaders Ask For Justice, Dialogue After Hartford Taser Shooting
    HARTFORD — Several community organizers held a press conference on the steps of City Hall Tuesday afternoon asking for justice to prevail and charges to be dropped against a city teen who was shot by a police Taser last month. "A good cop on a...

    Texas voter ID law: Discriminatory or common sense?

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas Lawyers from the U.S. Department of Justice, joining several civil rights groups, told a federal judge Tuesday in South Texas that the Texas voter identification law violates the Voting Rights Act by harming blacks' and Latinos'...

    Texas voter ID trial opens in U.S. court

    (Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas heard arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it an attempt at suppressing minority...

    Compton Unified policy on rifles draws criticism but isn't unusual

    At a quiet July school board meeting, Compton school police chief William Wu matter-of-factly explained that his officers would need AR-15 semiautomatic rifles to adequately protect students and staff from a heavily armed shooter if such a nightmare...