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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.
  • Hitting this season's commencement circuit: convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

    PHILADELPHIA Invitations to speak at commencement typically go to prominent politicians, A-list celebs or, occasionally, a bureaucrat with a free weekend. Students at a Vermont college have gone a different route. They've invited a convicted cop killer....

    Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...

    U.S. Supreme Court votes 5-4 to delay start of early Ohio voting

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cut back on early voting in Ohio by preventing people from casting in-person ballots this week in the lead-up to the Nov. 4 midterm elections. The Supreme Court voted 5-4 along ideological lines to...

    For Ferguson's police chief, Michael Brown shooting put him at odds even with community supporters

    FERGUSON, Mo. After weeks in the background, Police Chief Thomas Jackson thrust himself into the national spotlight this week with a videotaped apology to the family of Michael Brown and to protesters who felt their rights were violated. Officer Darren...